Wrestling is one of the few sports that can be traced back to the beginnings of recorded history there are cave drawings in france that are over 15,000 years old babylonian and egyptian and babylonian relief’s depict wrestling bouts where wrestlers are using most of the holds known to the modern-day sport. The early history of sports often involved the preparation and training for war or hunting hence there were sports games that involved the throwing of spears, stakes, and rocks, and of course lots of play-fighting.
The sport of wrestling has come a long way since it was practiced by our earliest ancestors, becoming a more formal and organized representation of the world's oldest form of competition. Wrestling and grappling sports have a long and complicated history, stretching into prehistoric times many traditional forms survive, grouped under the term folk wrestlingmore formal systems have been codified in various forms of martial arts worldwide, where grappling techniques form a significant subset of unarmed fighting (complemented by striking techniques.
Wrestling is a combat sport involving grappling type techniques such as clinch fighting, throws and takedowns, joint locks, pins and other grappling holdsthe sport can either be theatrical for entertainment (see professional wrestling), or genuinely competitivea wrestling bout is a physical competition, between two (occasionally more) competitors or sparring partners, who attempt to gain and. Wrestling: wrestling, sport practiced in various styles by two competitors, involving forcing an opponent to touch the ground with some part of the body other than his feet forcing him into a certain position, usually supine (on his back) or holding him in that position for a minimum length of time. Wrestling may seem like organized fighting but there are various forms of the sport here’s a look at a few wrestling styles folkstyle (scholastic) is the style common to high school and college competition in the united states as the name implies, the style was developed in the us, and is not.
Vince mcmahon – wwe when it comes to modern pro wrestling, there isn’t a single promotion today that is more popular than the mighty wwe this is all pretty much thanks to its visionary owner vince mcmahon who not only managed to make a great entertainment business, but also created “mr mcmahon”, one of the most memorable characters in the history of professional wrestling.
Women’s wrestling is one of the fastest growing sports at the scholastic and collegiate levels the nwca is committed to growing women’s wrestling from the grassroots level to the colleges.