What will I need for Wrestling practice ?
Provided - You will be issued head gear, but you may want to purchase your own. Coach suggests that you wait until after the season starts and get opinions from other wrestlers as to which brand of head gear to buy. He recommends that you NOT buy headgear with velcro. His favorite headgear is the classic four strap Cliff Keen or Brute style headgear.
Shoes (REQUIRED for Practices)
They are available at any good sporting goods store. (like Big 5). There are also are plenty of outlets for wrestling equipment on line.
You will need a jock strap or tight fitting briefs. BOXERS WILL NOT DO.
If you have braces you are required to wear a mouth piece. They are available at any good sporting goods store. (like Big 5). There are also are plenty of outlets for wrestling equipment on line.
Make sure you have your own water bottle. The is a water fountain inside the wrestling room. You will want your water bottle when we practice out doors.
You may want to purchase one or two knee pads (keep it simple. There are some wild knee pads out there).
Tshirts & shorts (REQUIRED for Practices)
Provided - You will be given 5 practive t-sirts and 2 pair of Shorts. Keep a few CLEAN!! t-shirts and shorts in your locker so that you have more than one on hand. They get sweaty quick.
Team Singlet & Warm-ups
Provided - You will be issued a team Singlet, Warm-up Jacket and bottom (that must be returned at the end of the season.