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Wrestling Rules and Basics in 10 Minutes with SportSpectator

SportSpectator guide to wrestling
What are takedowns, reverses, and escapes? How are points scored in wrestling? What is the par terre?The SportSpectator Wrestling Guide answers these questions and more! Below is the free online version of our printed educational brochure. Testimonial
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Fan's Guide to Wrestling Rules and Basics Page 1 of 5 (History)

wrestlers1- History & Object
2- Essentials (Scoring, Etc.)
3- Mat Diagram
4- Fouls
5- Glossary of Wrestling Terms


Wrestling is arguably the first form of human competition, and is even referenced in cave drawings. Olympic wrestlers were living legends in ancient Greece, and wrestling continues to be a popular Olympic sport. The popular style of wrestling in the United States, known as “Folklore” or “Collegiate Style” wrestling, differs from the Olympic styles and is outlined in this guide.

Object of the Game

To simultaneously pin both of an opponent’s shoulders to the mat for two seconds.


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