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Main Rules and types of Equipment for Freestyle Wrestling


Wrestling is a combat sport played on an octagonal mat with a circle in the middle. It is one of two types of wrestling that are featured at the Olympic Games, the other being Greco-Roman Wrestling, and it is one of the most popular. At the highest level of competition in Freestyle Wrestling, competitors are authorized to grip opponents below the waist and use their legs for both offensive and defensive actions. The sport includes features from a range of other disciplines, such as sambo, judo, and traditional wrestling, into its gameplay.


Players and equipment for Wrestling

Two performers compete in a Freestyle Wrestling match on top of a huge mat with eight sides, which is disputed on the floor. The combat circle is defined as a circle drawn inside the octagon, and it is the area where the fight will take place.

Singlet Freestyle Wrestling Uniform:

One of the most common types of Freestyle Wrestling uniform is known as a singlet, and it is generally constructed of Lycra or spandex so that it may be worn snugly against the skin, allowing for maximum flexibility for the athlete and the least amount of grip for the adversary.

Athletes Shoes for Wrestling:

Specially constructed wrestling shoes are also worn by wrestler athletes during competitions, which allow them to maintain their grip and mobility while competing on top of the enormous spongy mat. Rubber soles are commonly used in the construction of these shoes.

Important Rules of Freestyle Wrestling:

  • Locking in a leg scissor technique to the head, neck, or torso of an opponent is prohibited by the rules of athletic competition. Scissor movements on the legs or arms, on the other hand, are permissible.
  • If a wrestler is deemed passive, he or she will be placed on a thirty-second shot clock until the match is over. A point is granted to the opposing competitor if neither athlete manages to score any points during the thirty seconds allotted. A caution will also be issued to the athlete who is acting passively.
  • An athlete will be disqualified from the competition if they are given three cautions during a battle.