About British Wrestling

British Wrestling (BWA) is the National Governing Body for wrestling in the UK, including the Olympic and Commonwealth styles of wrestling and other styles within the remit of United World Wrestling, as well as other indigenous forms of wrestling.  

The British Wrestling Association Ltd is a company limited by guarantee, incorporated in 2008. It has, as its voting members, the three English regions (North, Midlands and South) and the home countries of Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland. British Wrestling has a network of clubs, coaches and individual members across the voting members providing access to the sport throughout Britain.  

British Wrestling represents Great Britain internationally and is a member of United World Wrestling, British Olympic Association and Commonwealth Games Council. British Wrestling is recognised by Sport England and UK Sport and operates as both the British and English governing body enabling synergy of effort to support and govern wrestling.

British Wrestling owns and operates its own facility based in Salford. With space for two wrestling mats, a strength and conditioning area, changing rooms and the national office, the facility is a hub for wrestling activity in the UK.

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