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Deals on Wrestling Shoes and Gear

Looking for a great deal on youth wrestling gear? Wrestling shoes and headgear are usually lightly used during the season. A pair of shoes can last a long time (if your wrestler’s foot stopped growing). Shoes and headgear are usually only used on the mats. and singlets are only used in meets and tournaments. So, you should expect the “used” …

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Coaches Tournament Info

A few notes for the NVWF Tournaments: Wrestling will usually start between 10-10:30 am… If your kid is older and does not have to weigh-in until later, there is no need to show up early while the younger kids are weighing in. After the early weigh ins the kids will get on the mats and warm-up while we are waiting …

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Why Wrestlers Make the Best Employees

-Forbes Magazine Two wrestlers fight for a takedown. Within that takedown are many lessons that can translate into the boardroom. (Photo credit: Available_Light) “More enduringly than any other sport, wrestling teaches self-control and pride. Some have wrestled without great skill—none have wrestled without pride.” ~ Dan Gable Today’s workforce is extremely competitive. When comparing resumes it’s easy to get lost …

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CAWL Team Wrestle-Off Rules

Wrestle-Offs: How are CAWL team positions determined? A wrestler does not automatically receive the right to wrestle-off for a CAWL team position. It is always the coach’s discretion as to which wrestler will compete and represent the Highlanders. This decision will be based on a team first policy- simply stated: “What is best for our team?” Wrestling for the Highlanders …

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Stafford Wrestling a pipeline for future stars

By BRIAN WRIGHT For the Stafford County Sun All great athletes start with an early influence. For wrestlers in the area, many start as part of the Stafford Highlanders Wrestling Club. This nonprofit, which was founded in November 1994 and is a member of the Northern Virginia Wrestling Federation (NVWF) as well as the Capital Area Wrestling League (CAWL), is …

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The Benefits of Wrestling: Why You Should Wrestle

There are plenty of benefits awarded to the wrestlers who dedicate themselves to the sport. It’s obvious that wrestling develops a physically strong base, but it also teaches lessons that can be translated into other aspects of life once a wrestler’s career is over. If you’re uncertain about whether or not you or your child should wrestle, this guide offers …

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10 Reasons Why Kids Should Wrestle

Wrestling is a great sport that teaches athletes so many valuable lessons about sport and life in general. Dan Gable, legendary University of Iowa coach, World, and Olympic Champion; is quoted as saying “Once you have wrestled, everything else in life is easy.” I still think that life can continue to throw powerful punches and challenges, however, I am in …

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