About British Wrestling

Strategy FAQs

What is the BWA Mission and what are the objectives?

BWA Mission

‘To provide opportunities for the peoples of the United Kingdom to become involved in amateur wrestling and for those who actively participate in the sport, help enable them to realise their full potential. To strive to ensure the future of British Wrestling by achieving world class performance, increasing participation, revenue and public visibility.’

BWA Objectives

  1. To develop an infrastructure capable of absorbing sustained growth in participation
  2. To increase participation in wrestling
  3. To increase the number of athletes eligible for progression onto the National Performance Programme

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What is the secret to success in British Wrestling?
  • To develop an infrastructure capable of absorbing sustained growth in participation
  • To increase participation in wrestling
  • To increase the number of athletes eligible for progression onto the World Class Performance Programme
  • Achieve world class performance, which will increase public visibility, revenue and participation
What engagement has there been with coaches, athletes, and parents on the future direction for British Wrestling?

The BWA mission has been established for some years.  Engagement with coaches, athletes and parents is a continuous process taking advantage of when individuals get together at championships, coaching courses, and etc.

Historically, the BWA Council acted as a forum to discuss these issues.  Under the new constitution, the Nations & Regions Committee has a remit to contribute to the setting of the BWA Strategy whilst bringing an awareness of the issues impacting the Nations & Regions that constitute the BWA.