Welcome to the Medical section of the British Wrestling website, designed for all the wrestling family, wrestlers, coaches, officials, medical staff and the general public alike. The safety, health & well-being of members and participants is British Wrestling’s top priority and we work to make the sport as enjoyable and safe as possible for all involved. 

Our Anti-Doping page contains all the information and links you need to help keep wrestling clean and protect the integrity of our sport. 

Competition Medical Regulations are published here as guidance for competition organisers to ensure our competitions are run in a safe and hygienic environment. 

Concussion guidance and return to sport protocols for those participating at the grassroots of the sport from athletes, coaches, club members, family members and members of the public.

Support and signposting for help with your mental health and wellbeing.

All our coronavirus guidance, updates and Return to the Mat resources are available to download. 

Advice on identifying and treating Ringworm, a common skin condition found in wrestling. 

Guidance and advice on hydration for wrestling. 

Information on weight management and the dangers of weight cutting for wrestling.

British Wrestling will continue to update this page with medical information to maintain the safety, health & well-being of all involved in wrestling. 



Competition Medical Regulations



Mental Health and Wellbeing

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Ringworm Awareness

Alex Harry CWG

Hydration for Wrestling

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Weight Management