Coach Heitchew

Bad Weather and Practice

DO WE PRACTICE IN BAD WEATHER? USUALLY _ YES !!! In the event of bad weather – please be careful getting to the facility. Practice and events are never mandatory, so please use your own discretion when it comes to traveling in unfavorable conditions. Your family’s safety is our first concern. We are not affiliated with any “County or School …

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Spirit Wear Orders for 2015-16

The store is open to buy additional highlander gear. CLICK HERE or click “shop” at the top of the page. Highlander spirit wear must be ordered by November 29th 2015 so that we can receive it before the holiday. This years new gear is called BLACK OUT – consisting of a black highlandr T-shirt and black mesh practice shorts. Reminder …

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Things you should know for the wrestling season

THIS IS INTENDED FOR PARENTS of HIGHLANDER WRESTLERS (Beginner/Intermediate) Our style of wrestling in the Fall and Winter: Folkstyle / Collegiate – Wikipedia We are part of: The Northern Virginia Wrestling Federation (NVWF) 1) Tournaments (Federation – included) – We have 9 Tournaments scheduled for this season. They are listed on our website. You have already paid for them with …

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USAW Cards and Training

This is intended for all Highlanders and VWA coaches (updated 9-2018) You are required to have a USAW background check to coach wrestling during the Season. (It’s $15 ) We recommend the USAW coaching membership/card which includes a background check. There is a small extra cost for a coaching card, but these cards get you into many events free, receive …

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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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Folkstyle Wrestling Rules Made Simple

The object of the sport of wrestling is to put your opponent on his back — to pin your opponent. A pin (or fall) is when you put your opponent on his/her back with any part of both shoulders or both shoulder blades of your opponent in contact with the mat for two seconds. When you pin your opponent, the …

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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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Wrestling Review – Reminders

Reminders: Always land or turn on your stomach if you are taken down Never reach back Always have hand or wrist control On the bottom keep your head up On the bottom build back to your base During matches – look at your coach (not your mom and dad or the ref) when on the mat for advice Review proper …

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