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Lithuania International Camp July 2021

Lithuania International Camp July 2021

We would like to introduce You the international wrestling training camp, which took place at Druskininkai Sports Center on July 3-14. The camp was attended by 84 athletes from 11 countries (LTU, NOR, DEN, FIN, GER, SWE, EST, CZE, ROM, POL and MDA). The workouts took...

UWW/ISF U15 World School Sport Games

UWW/ISF U15 World School Sport Games

UWW/ISF U15 World School Sport Games Article Information   ISF was hosting this event for the very first time.  ISF coordinated with the Serbian Ministry of Sport, the Serbian School Sport Federation and the local National Federations to organize these games for...

Tunisian Wrestling Federation Hosts a Refereeing Course

Tunisian Wrestling Federation Hosts a Refereeing Course

A refereeing course was held on the 13th of February 2021 in Tunisia by Kamel Bouaziz, UWW Educator and vice-chairman of the UWW Refereeing Commission. This course was centred on the changes of the wrestling rules recently approved by the UWW Technical Commission....

Pakistan Wrestling Federation hosts a National Coaching Course

Pakistan Wrestling Federation hosts a National Coaching Course

The Pakistan Wrestling Federation organized on the 9th of December 2020 in Lahore, a National Coaching enrichment certificate program for its wrestling coaches. 35 coaches from all the affiliated units of the Pakistan Wrestling Federation benefited from this course....

Ukraine Wrestling Federation Back to Education

Ukraine Wrestling Federation Back to Education

KIEV, Ukraine (November 2) -- The long journey to open up wrestling education activities is underway in Ukraine, with the recent delivery of the United World Wrestling Technical Courses for Coaches Level 1 and Level 2 last week in Kiev. The courses, comprised an...

UWW Donates Wrestling Mats to Uruguay

UWW Donates Wrestling Mats to Uruguay

Under the GRASSROOTS Program, the Uruguayan Wrestling Federation officially presented the wrestling mats recently donated by UWW. This important ceremony was attended by the highest authorities of the Government of Uruguay and the Chairman of the Uruguayan Olympic...

Poland Hosted Level 1 Referee and Coaches Course 2020

Poland Hosted Level 1 Referee and Coaches Course 2020

CETNIEWO, Poland (July 28) -- The long journey to open up wrestling activities is underway in Poland, with the recent delivery of a national coaches and referee course last week in Cetniewo. The course, attended by 18 coaches and referees, was organized for the...

Women in Wrestling Global Forum 2019

Women in Wrestling Global Forum 2019

ISTANBUL (November 29) -- Fresh from completing a full week of leadership activities at the Women in Wrestling Global Forum, several key members of the wrestling community offered their feedback forum dedicated to the empowerment of women in the sport to balance...

Barbados Hosts UWW’s Caribbean Super Week

Barbados Hosts UWW’s Caribbean Super Week

Thirty-six participants from six Caribbean countries, including Barbados, Guyana, Jamaica, Suriname, The Bahamas, and Haiti, took part UWW's Caribbean Super Week, March 18-24. Introduction to Refereeing, UWW Technical Course for Coaches Level 1, National Federation...

Camp for Upper-Weight Women in Finland 2019

Camp for Upper-Weight Women in Finland 2019

KUORTANE, Finland (May 20) -- A training camp for women’s wrestling was organized at the Kuortane Olympic Training centre with 46 athletes and coaches from 18 countries participated in this camp. United World Wrestling provided financial assistance to 11 athletes from...

National Course in India 2019

National Course in India 2019

Introduction to Refereeing 2019 was held in New Delhi 10-12 June 2019, 19 referees including 4 female referees took part in this course.

More than Medals (2019) – Pan Americas

More than Medals (2019) – Pan Americas

12 nations with a total of 60 participants took part from 21-26 June 2019, Mexico City, Mexico. 8 athletes obtained medals at the Pan American Championships. An environmental education activity ‘Wrestle Green’ was carried out during the camp. Young athletes from...

More than Medals (2019) – Asia

More than Medals (2019) – Asia

70 participants from 11 nations took part from 8-14 July 2019 in Burabay, Kazakhstan and was an outstanding success. It was also the first time, DPR Korea took part in the programme. It provides unity and cultural exchange among the future generations.

New Zealand hosted Coaches and Referees Courses

New Zealand hosted Coaches and Referees Courses

A Technical Course for Coaches Level 1 and an Introduction of Refereeing course have been held in Karapiro, New Zealand from 14 – 18 Oct 2019. 17 coaches and referees attended the course, 7 of which were females. This course is funded by Olympic Solidarity and United...

More than Medals (2019) – Africa

More than Medals (2019) – Africa

14 nations with over 50 participants took part from 1-7 April 2019 in Hammamet, Tunisia. In 2019, UWW introduced the sport for climate actions programme, named Wrestle Green, in collaboration with the International Olympic Committee. Athletes learn about climate...

Olympic Solidarity Course in Namibia

Olympic Solidarity Course in Namibia

A Technical Course for Coaches Level 1 was organized in Windhoek, Namibia on 1-7 June 2019. There were 15 participants in this course including 2 female coaches.

Wrestling Level 2 Course held in Italy

Wrestling Level 2 Course held in Italy

The Italian Wrestling Federation and Italian Olympic Committee hosted a Technical Course for Coaches Level 2 from 29th of April to 3rd of May 2019 in Rome, Italy. 33 coaches attended this course.

More than Medals (2019) – World

More than Medals (2019) – World

5-11 August 2019 in Sofia, Bulgaria with a total of 37 participants from 12 nations attended the World edition. The UWW level 2 coaches course was introduced to the participating coaches.