Coaching Essentials
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This course will help you prepare to officiate wrestling matches. The course contains material suitable for officials at the high school level and covers NFHS (National Federation of High Schools) mechanics. You'll learn your officiating responsibilities including pre- and post-match procedures and enforcement of safety and equipment rules, and the mechanics of officiating wrestling, including hand and body signals. In this course, you'll learn how to:

We hope this online course will give you a bit of the wisdom it's taken most officials years to learn. This course not only helps you to learn the basics of officiating, it gives you a chance to run through various situations, to apply the rules and make decisions. The time you spend here will be a great investment in your future success as an official.

Included with this online course is the book, Officiating Wrestling, by the American Sport Education Program, the Officiating Wrestling CD containing video clips, and the NFHS Wrestling Rules Book.

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