Really??They going to wrestle? Or get trophies? Then say novice team tournament if it is. And what club kid is sucking 12 lbs at a beginner tournament?What good would a club team like Westshore, BTW, or Palmers do against tiny school based clubs who may only have a majority of first or second year wrestlers on the team? We are talking possible kindergartners on a team.
Maybe he wants them to experience what it’s like to be on a high school team when they are older and help them fall in love with the sport? Not have a club kid who is 10 cut 12lbs to wrestle a kindergartner at 45lbs. And make them hate it the rest of their lives. I can’t believe you even asked this question. There’s plenty of opportunities for “club” kids. Not near enough for beginners or novice wrestlers which is a majority of what school teams are made up of.
Really??They going to wrestle? Or get trophies? Then say novice team tournament if it is. And what club kid is sucking 12 lbs at a beginner tournament?
They wouldn't.Why would a club team want to wrestle in a community event, just to win a trophy? Community youth programs are good for building that program as it allows those gets to grow together. There are plenty of club level events out there.
If you believe or complaint that sport of wrestling is dying a slow death, let this attitude be exhibit A.Why no club teams? You want good compitetion let everyone wrestle. What is your reason? You don't want compitetion?
If you believe or complaint that sport of wrestling is dying a slow death let this attitude be exhibit A.
Agreed Luc.Build a foundation, make it fun, develop a love for the sport. I’m not saying give everyone a trophy, I’m saying give every a chance to be successful, and not make it a job too early. .