Officiating Wrestling is available now on NFHSLearn.com. The sport of wrestling goes back tens of thousands of years, but the value of the sport today depends greatly on interpretation, so a referee’s judgment must be based on proper knowledge of the rules and their implementation. This important course is designed to help you, as a wrestling official, understand the rules and their application. Your ability to properly apply these rules will create confidence in yourself and those who rely on your to officiate this sport.
Course comes with
1. Course Introduction for Wre...1 Sections
2. Pre-Meet6 Sections
- Pre-Meet Intro
- Random Weight Class
- Health and Safety procedure/weigh-in
- Locker room visit - uniforms & equipment
- Floor inspection
- Pre-meet conference
3. Referee Mechanics and Start...6 Sections
- Mechanics and position intro
- The Whistle, Wristbands and Flip Disc
- Neutral Start
- Referee's Starting Position
- 27 Official Wrestling Signals
- Mechanics of Injury, Blood and Recovery Time
4. Supporting Points1 Sections
- Supporting Points
5. Boundary Line1 Sections
- Boundary Line
6. Takedowns/Escapes/Reversals4 Sections
- Takedowns/Escapes/Reversals Intro
7. The Fall and Near Fall6 Sections
- Chapter 7 Intro
- Rule 5-11-2a
- Holding Near Fall Points
- Fall In and Out of Bounds
- Fall with Blood Injury and Penalty Situations
- Fall with Blood Injury and Penalty Situation
8. Stalling3 Sections
- Stalling intro
- Neutral Stall Tactics
- Offensive Stall Tactics
9. Potentially Dangerous1 Sections
- Potentially Dangerous
10. Illegal Holds/Maneuvers1 Sections
- Illegal Holds/Maneuvers
11. Misconduct/Unsportsmanlike ...1 Sections
- Unsportsmanlike Conduct
12. Assistant Referee1 Sections
- Assistant Referee
13. Conclusion1 Sections
This Course Includes
- Approved for 2 Clock Hours
- Certificate of Completion
- Additional Resources
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