Refer to NYS
green books for detail on proper mechanics when making calls.
kids report to table
decide period duration – i.e. 1-1-1, or 1-1.5-1.5, etc. Observe 45 min.
rest between bouts for those wrestling twice at same meet.
set the line-up and verify weights.
with uniforms but make sure the uniform is not a hindrance to either
wrestler. Long sleeve shirts are not permitted at any time.
coaches on OT
w/kids to prevent injury - watch headlocks. Call potentially dangerous
situations to prevent injury.
moving. Move kids into position quickly.
points(hand held high) and verbally call points as they are awarded.
and decisive in your calls.
position sequence -knees, waist, elbow.
wrestlers to become stationary. Give verbal SET command and blow whistle.
Hands: Be lenient, but be in position to observe.
close on referees position.
from wrestlers for best view and to observe positioning and any
know when a slam has occurred.
Start 2 min.
recovery clock if injury is result of an illegal hold.
min. injury clock if injury is not from an illegal hold.
table has clock available before meet starts.
a takedown: Control on mat -- hip to hip. An overhead cradle from the
front is not a takedown unless wrestlers are broken down and hip to hip.
Situation: Look for choke hold and stop if necessary. Get in position to
observe imminent fall.
until you are sure to prevent any confusion.
be in rear standing position.
hands(around body or both legs): Allow defensive wrestler the opportunity
to complete his move. If unable to, stop match.
Count slow on
5 count: Make sure it is 5 seconds. Hold points until pinning situation
Be verbal on
count so coaches and wrestlers hear. Let wrestlers know when they have
earned 3 points.
important job is to protect the wrestlers. Watch edge calls and prevent
wrestlers from contacting floor. Keep tables away from mat.
trapped in a standing position should be stopped as potentially dangerous.
A match is
comprised of 16 bouts at the JH level. Forfeits count as a match in the 16
total. Extra bouts beyond 16 are paid at 1/16 of the dual meet fee for
each bout over 16.
must be worn on top/bottom when braces are present.
Call when you feel it is occurring.
careful. If head is posted, stop match and call as potentially dangerous.
Be in position to prevent injury.
adjourned at 8:20 PM.