About British Wrestling

Coaching FAQs

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What attributes are required of BWA National Coach?
  • Must have attended FILA Coaching Course
  • Ability to manage and motivate the World Class Programme athletes
  • Ability to command the respect of the athletes and retain good discipline
  • Good technical coaching skills and ability to bring in the latest techniques from overseas
  • Ability to create successful coaching programmes and individual schedules with impact
  • Good negotiator, e.g. for competition logistics
What coaching requirements/ qualifications are needed to coach at any regional, national or international level?

Minimum Coaching Level 3. The BWA’s Coaching Structure is currently under review. It is likely that it will be aligned to both UKCC standard and FILA Master degrees

Does the BWA have a selection process in place when choosing the coaches to assist or deliver regional or national training squads?

Not currently. The BWA’s Coaching Structure is currently under review. It is likely that it will be aligned to both UKCC standard and FILA Master degrees.