Wrestling Queensland will be hosting a Level 1 Coaching Accreditation course and is calling for nominations for attendees. The date is not finalised, but the course will be held at Lang Park PCYC before the end of 2021 provided there are no restrictions on community sports or gatherings for COVID-19.
To nominate, please complete a nomination form and email to Bob Franklin at firstname.lastname@example.org.
There are a number of requirements for accreditation – including membership to Wrestling Queensland, online training courses, current first aid qualification, blue card and background check. Nominees are encouraged to complete all available requirements as soon as possible.
Please note the following:
- The course is level 1, which is beginner coaching. It is suitable for those new to Wrestling and/or coaching.
- On completion of the course, successful assessment of workbook, supervised coaching under a senior coach and completion of all requirements, participants will be accredited as a Level 1 Wrestling Coach.
- The course covers a range of modules including the history of wrestling, rules and regulations, standing wrestling/par terre wrestling theory and practice, sport specific skills, session planning and risk management.
Wrestling Qld Inc has limited stock of Asics Singlets for sale in Men’s sizes M, L, XL and XXL. Reversible Red/Blue to United World Wrestling requirements.
$80.00 each, with singlets available for trying on at the Lang Park club (please contact ahead of time).Read More
Coach Walter will no longer be running the Thursday evening Lang Park PCYC Freestyle Wrestling class due to work commitments. Coach Shad will be running the sessions.
Freestyle Wrestling Classes will resume at Lang Park PCYC on Saturday 17th April 10:30am.
State Government COVID-19 restrictions will be easing on Thursday 15th April however the evening class will not be running on this day due to the Broncos game.
Nominations close Wednesday 4th of November for the 2020 Australia Open at Nerang PCYC.
The event will be held 7th of November and is Freestyle only.
Note that all competitors must be current financial WQ Inc members. Memberships are now done via the Revolutionise platform.Read More
Wrestling Australia has moved to the online platform Revolutionise for all memberships and competition nominations. Please use the link below to register/renew as a member of Wrestling Queensland Inc.Read More
New restrictions have been applied to gatherings in Queensland due to the confirmed COVID 19 cases.
At the time of writing (23/08/2020), the Queensland Government has confirmed that these restrictions do not apply to WQ Inc activities or training (“Community Sport”). Please note that existing safety measures must be followed and it is critical that people are excluded from attending who have:
- COVID 19 or had contact with someone who has.
- Flu-like symptoms.
- Travelled internationally.
- Travelled to a COVID 19 hotspot.
- Visited a location listed on the contact tracing website.
As of 19th of March 2020, Wrestling Queensland Inc has recommended all clubs suspend training as part of precautions against the spread of Coronavirus, with this suspension to be reviewed on completion of the Easter Holiday period.
In the interest of safety, WQ Inc is continuing to recommend all training be suspended as per guidelines by State and Federal Health departments and with the ongoing closure of indoor sports venues as part of Federal ‘place of social gathering’ restrictions.
Full statement can be viewed here
As some of you are aware, there are media reports of confirmed Coronavirus cases from attendees of a ‘Wrestling Competition’ at Edmonton PCYC.
Please note that this was a Professional Wrestling event held by the Pro Wrestling Power organisation and is not in any way related to Freestyle or Greco Roman Wrestling or associated with Wrestling Queensland Inc or any member clubs.Read More
As of Thursday 19th March 2020, WQ Inc is recommending that all clubs suspend training until the end of the Easter School Holidays (19th of April 2020). A letter from WQ Inc President Bob Franklin can be found here.
All training sessions are suspended for the Lang Park PCYC club.
The suspension of training and events will be reviewed at the end of the Easter Holiday period.
Wrestling Australia Calendar has been released for 2020. Wrestling Queensland Website and Facebook will be updated with information on the events and nomination details as they become available.
|13-15 March||Africa & Oceania Olympic Qualifier||Morocco|
|22 March||United for Wrestling Championship||Perth|
|20-22 March||Wrestling Referee Course||Gold Coast|
|22 March||Girls Into Wrestling, Australian Open||Gold Coast|
|17 May||National Championship||Sydney|
|25 July||Australian Open||Gold Coast|
|2-8 August||Olympic Games||Tokyo|
|19 September||Australian Golden Boots||Gold Coast|
|4 October||Youth National Championship||Melbourne|
Lang Park PCYC Friday night classes will now be running at the new time of 6:00pm Thursday nights, due to frequent Friday night closures for stadium events.
Thursday classes will be run by State Coach Yuri Markov and are open to all ages and experience levels.
Full class times are available here.Read More
Nominations are open for the Girls Into Wrestling Australia Open in Nerang August 31st.
This is a competition open to female competitors of all ages with current financial membership with their State Wrestling Association.
Registration for this event is online only, full details of the event and registration are at the following link:
Nominations are now open for the 2019 Australian Youth National Championships in Brisbane Sunday October 6.
This event will be Freestyle only with divisions running from 6 years of age up to Juniors (19 years).
Full details are nomination form is at the following link.
Competitors must be current financial members of their State Wrestling Association and all nominations must go through your State Association and not direct to Wrestling QldRead More
Nominations are still open for the 2019 Golden Boots Wrestling Competition at Nerang PCYC on Saturday June 22nd.
Full details and registration through the smoothcomp website.Read More
Thanks to everyone who gave up their weekend for the Wrestling coaching course at Lang Park PCYC. Some travelling a very long way to attend. It’s great to see so much enthusiasm for grass roots Freestyle Wrestling in Queensland.
The Level 1 Coaching Course is nationally recognised under the NCAS and presented by Wrestling Queensland Inc. The course is suitable for people new to coaching and the Olympic styles of Wrestling and is the first step to becoming certified as a Level 1 Wrestling coach.Read More