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8/23/17
Lowell Wrestling 2017-18 Season


Wrestling demonstrations: to all PE classes on Thursday, Aug. 24

Pre-season conditioning will begin next week (the week of Aug. 28)

Official practices begin on Tuesday, October 10.



Wrestling is one of the oldest sports on the planet and an original Olympic sport. It is a combat sport where matches are done individually at tournaments as well as team competition dual meets.



It doesn’t matter whether you are big or small or anywhere in between. There are 14 weight classes starting at 106 lbs (boys)/101 lbs (girls) and ending at 285 lbs (boys)/235 lbs (girls). It also doesn’t matter if you are stocky or lanky. There is no specific wrestling body type.



There are no try-outs. If you come to practice and work hard in practice…you are on the team. We do not care if you’ve never done a sport or thought of yourself as an athlete. Our training is very physically demanding, and we have a team of coaches with state, national, and international-level competition experience to forge warriors out of any girl or boy with the determination, dedication, and will to be one.



Lowell Wrestling expects to have 20 returning wrestlers this season (13 boys and 7 girls). We hope to gain at least 15 new wrestlers.





Our season

end of August – mid-October: pre-season conditioning

mid-October – end of November : just practices

December – beginning of February: tournament competitions

January – mid-February: CIF SF Section dual meet competitions

end of February: CIF Girls State Championships

beginning of March: CIF Boys State Championships





To participate in Lowell Wrestling or any other high school sport, there are



1) Complete and pass a Pre-Participation Physical

2) Submit a Parental Consent Form

3) Submit an Anti-Steroid Agreement

4) Submit a Cardiac Arrest Info Form

5) Submit a Concussion Awareness Form



You can download all the forms you need from the Forms section of our site (http://lowellwrestling.com/forms/)



 



Some Wrestling Facts




  • There are around 260,000 high school wrestlers competing at 11,000 high schools in the country.

  • Girls wrestling THE fastest sport among female high school athletes in the country with a 169% growth in the last five years.

  • If you are a football lineman, step right up. There are dozens of former high school and collegiate wrestlers playing in the NFL today.



    “I would have all my offensive linemen wrestle if I could.” – John Madden – Hall of Fame NFL Coach


 

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