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Freestyle wrestling is a style of amateur wrestling that is practiced throughout the world. Along with Greco-Roman, it is one of the two styles of wrestling contested in the Olympic gamesAmerican high school and collegewrestling is conducted under different rules and is termed scholastic and collegiate wrestling.

Freestyle wrestling, like collegiate wrestling, has its greatest origins in catch-as-catch-can wrestling and, in both styles, the ultimate goal is to throw and pin your opponent to the mat, which results in an immediate win. Freestyle and collegiate wrestling, unlike Greco-Roman, allow the use of the wrestler's or his opponent's legs in offense and defense. Freestyle wrestling brings together traditional wrestling, judo, and sambo techniques.

According to wrestling's world governing body, United World Wrestling (UWW), freestyle wrestling is one of the four main forms of amateur competitive wrestling that are practiced internationally today. The other main forms of wrestling are Greco-Roman and grappling (also called submission wrestling). The Executive Board of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) recommended dropping wrestling as a sport from the 2020 Olympic Games, but the decision was later reversed by the IOC.


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San Diego - Imperial Counties Kids Wrestling Association (SDIKWA) is a 501(c)3 non-profit corporation that was established in April of 1993 to promote the sport of wrestling in the San Diego and Imperial Counties.  SDIKWA endeavors to educate the public in wrestling by providing well-planned and safe activities and to improve the overall quality of wrestling in the area.  In the context of its specific purpose, SDIKWA organizes and oversees wrestling tournaments and wrestling related events throughout the year.  SDIKWA is funded through Member Club dues, tournaments, fundraising events, donations/sponsorships, and similar activities related to the sport of wrestling.

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California USA Wrestling is the official governing body for amateur freestyle and Greco-Roman wrestling in the Golden State. Here you can find state championship schedules and results, local association events, wrestling books, search our database of wrestling clubs, visit cool wrestling links, see our photo galleries, and more.

California USA Wrestling is the National Governing Body for the Sport of Wrestling in the State of California and, as such, is its representative to USA Wrestling. Simply, California USA Wrestling is the central organization that coordinates amateur wrestling programs in the State of California, and works to create interest and participation in these programs.

California USA Wrestling has more than 19,000 members. These members include athletes of all ages, coaches, officials, parents and fans striving together to strengthen the sport. Each year, California USA Wrestling charters over 400 wrestling clubs and sanctions over 200 local, state, competitions.