USA Wrestling Copper Level Third Edition

This course is a self-paced online course designed to be taken by individual coaches.

Priced at $40.00, this version of the Coaching Youth Wrestling online course is a component of USA Wrestling's Copper Level coaching certification. Included in your course registration is the updated third edition of the Coaching Youth Wrestling text.

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Course Format

Included in your course registration is the updated third edition of the Coaching Youth Wrestling text. After registering for the course, you will be sent the text along with course-access instructions. Please allow five to seven business days for shipping.

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Full Course Description

When coaches are prepared for the challenge of working with young wrestlers, everybody wins. Set the foundation for a win-win season with the newest version of the Coaching Youth Wrestling Online Course:

- Learn the fundamentals of folk-style wrestling for wrestlers ages 14 and under, as well as effective methods for teaching and shaping wrestling skills.
- Gain an understanding of the rules and equipment, and learn how to provide for the safety of your wrestlers.
- Learn strategies for effective communication and motivation and ways to keep practices fun and effective.
- Get prepared for match day with information on coaching during matches and developing season and practice plans.
- Earn USA Wrestling Copper Level certification.

The newest version of the Coaching Youth Wrestling online course includes updated and expanded information on coaching top and bottom techniques and attacks and counterattacks. Plus, video demonstrations allow you to view how each wrestling skill should be taught and performed, while interactive scenarios throughout the course help you check your learning and critique your techniques.

Filled with skill-development activities and age-specific coaching tips, the Coaching Youth Wrestling online course will help you keep practices fast-paced and fun. You’ll find specific activities that teach wrestling skills within the context of matches—eliminating the monotony of drills. A straightforward discussion of weight classes and important safety considerations prepares you to help your wrestlers make weight using safe, age-appropriate methods. In addition, administrative forms, safety checklists, and practice plans keep you organized.

The Coaching Youth Wrestling online course was developed by Human Kinetics Coach Education with the expertise of USA Wrestling. Priced at $40.00, the Coaching Youth Wrestling online course is the last step in achieving USA Wrestling Copper Level coaching certification. Included in your course registration is the updated third edition of the Coaching Youth Wrestling text. As you progress through the course, you’ll read excerpts from the book before completing units and activities.

As a coach, you want to spend time with your athletes, not in a classroom. Work at your own pace within the Coaching Youth Wrestling online course—and take your new skills to your next practice!

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