Nominations for Level 1 Coaching Course

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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.



A letter from State President Bob Franklin can be found here.  There will be a cost of $100 for attendance and attendees must be members of Wrestling Queensland (click here for online membership).



To nominate, please complete a nomination form and email to Bob Franklin at



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 click here for full details of accreditation requirements



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.
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