This Girl Can Wrestle
This Girl Can Wrestle is British Wrestling’s commitment to growing and developing girl’s and women’s wrestling across the UK. This page will continue to feature opportunities and projects to engage more women and girls in wrestling a sport that builds confidence and self-esteem.
The British Wrestling Association is proud to be working in partnership with Wrestle Like a Girl for the ‘This Girl Can Wrestle’ Campaign in an effort to drive the growth of girl’s and women’s wrestling throughout the UK.
This free program will take place virtually from December 8 2020 – May 15, 2021 and is open to girls aged 8 and over of all experience levels. Over the twenty-four weeks, student-athletes have the opportunity to participate in practices and special events to deepen their knowledge about the sport of wrestling while building a community and gaining life skills.
To mark the completion of this program, British Wrestling and Wrestle Like a Girl will host a Celebration Festival honouring the parents, coaches, and community who make sport possible.
To sign up for your free spot please fill in the form below and you’ll receive the Zoom link every Friday prior to the session.
This Girl Can Wrestle – FREE Coach Education Seminar
British Wrestling’s partnership with Wrestle Like a Girl has brought a free online CPD workshop for everyone who is looking to bring more people into wrestling. It is mainly aimed at coaches however we are opening it to everyone.
Covid19 has shaped a new reality for each of us. Although our new normal has created barriers to continue the things we love, it has also created opportunities for us to hone in on what is truly important and sparked creative thinking. Through this 90 minute continuing education workshop, participants will learn:
- Strategies to recruit and retain female athletes, coaches, and leaders.
- Creative solutions to adapt in person programming to an online platform
- Tips to strengthen communication and engagement within your community
If you are interested in taking part please sign up to the workshop below. The workshop will be hosted by Wrestle Like a Girl via Zoom. Once registered you’ll receive your log in details closer to the time of the workshop.