Coronavirus Updates

All the latest updates and advice from British Wrestling as we respond to the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. 

The situation relating to coronavirus (COVID-19) is fast-moving and so our primary advice to affiliated clubs, competitions and members is to follow the relevant guidance from the Government – available here:

Below are all updates provided on the coronavirus pandemic and in the right-hand sidebar are current Return to the Mat guidelines and resources. We also advise clubs to use the NHS Covid-19 App to help the track and trace effort. This can be found here


Return to the Mat – Update

Following yesterday’s announcement (9th July), British Wrestling welcomes the return of indoor sport and the potential for our members to Return to the Mat from 25th […]

Response to Government Announcement on Indoor Sport Facilities Remaining Closed

It is with great frustration and a lack of understanding that British Wrestling confirms that the expected first phase of our Return to the Mat has […]

Return to the Mat Plan and Further Cancellations

As the lockdown restrictions continue to be lifted slowly for the safety of the whole population a reminder that at this time no physical contact training […]

Training the Mind Whilst not on the Mat

British Wrestling is always looking out for ways to support our members, coaches and volunteers. We’ve been able to put together some free courses that will […]

How British Wrestling is Supporting You

Whilst we’ve not been able to get on the mat or support and deliver the competitions and courses we had planned due to the coronavirus pandemic, […]

Coronavirus Update on Return to the Mat

Following the Government’s announcement’s latest updates on the coronavirus pandemic, it is clear that some elements of the lockdown are being relaxed. However, there are still […]

Further Impacts Of Coronavirus – British Senior Championships Postponed

Wrestling in the UK continues to be impacted by the Coronavirus outbreak, in response to the continuing restrictions in place to deal with the pandemic British […]

Funding Support for Coronavirus Impact

British Wrestling is aware that a number of clubs and gyms are suffering during the Coronavirus pandemic. There is a variety of support available from the […]

Club and Coach Support During Coronavirus Pandemic

Last Updated: 1st April 11am British Wrestling is working hard to support clubs and coaches during the Coronavirus pandemic.  We are working closely with Sport England […]

British Wrestling Update on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Following the government’s announcement this afternoon, British Wrestling is encouraging all clubs to cancel training sessions until further notice in line with advice to stop non-essential […]


Today, Saturday 14th March, British Wrestling has decided to postpone the English Junior Championships scheduled for Saturday 4th April in anticipation of government advice on mass […]

British Wrestling Update on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

All sports have been in regular contact with the British Olympic Association (BOA), UK Sport and Public Health England over the past couple of weeks regarding […]