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Wrestling is a type of combat sport involving grappling type techniques. Wrestling is a physical competition usually between two people with the objective of gaining a superior physical position over your opponent.

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A bout is over when one of the wrestlers has both of their shoulders touching the mat simultaneously and his opponent is forcing this to happen. A difference of 10 points can also stop a match.

three points

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These points are given to a wrestler who is able to take his opponent from a standing position to an immediate position of danger.


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This is the official who his in charge of keeping the time. He declares the time every minute and will ring a bell at the end of the bout.


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This is a word used by the referee to indicate a pin or a fall. The referee says the word then raises his hand, looks to the judge or mat chairman for confirmation, strikes the mat with his hand and ...

two points

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Two points are given for putting the other wrestler into a rolling fall or if the other wrestler forms a bridge with both their elbows and shoulders. See Rules of the Game.

verbal warning

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This is when the referee will warn a wrestler for misconduct and will give out a caution if it happens again.

weight limits

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There are various weight categories that wrestler wrestle under. The categories range the way from 105 pounds to 286 pounds.

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