Scientific Commission

Daulet Turlykhanov Kazakhstan President
Takeshi Kukidome Japan Member
David Curby United States Member
Bahman Mirzaei Iran Member
Boris Podlivaev Russia Member
Harold Tünnemann Germany Member
Mario Baić Croatia Member
Barna Tibor Hungary Member
Celal Taskiran Turkey Member
Didier Sauvaire France Member
José Maria Lopez Guillon Spain Member
Ioannis Barbas Greece Scientific Consultant

Tasks and Duties

Promotion of wrestling research

  • Organize research activities at major wrestling competitions and training centers.
  • Form collaborative arrangements that will provide the Commission with increased access to expertise and other research resources.
  • Identify wrestling researchers and scientists at an international level.
  • Build a communication network so that wrestling researchers may communicate and share ideas.

Distribution of Wrestling Scientific Knowledge

  • Organize wrestling scientific congresses, seminars and workshops.
  • Publish a wrestling scientific journal.
  • Provide a wrestling scientific portal and discussion forum to enable communication between wrestling scientists, coaches and athletes.
  • Provide for the distribution of the most up to date knowledge of training practices to ensure the health of our athletes
  • Support wrestling-related educational activities in collaboration with academic institutions and universities (e.g. on-line advanced degree programs).
  • Build a database of wrestling-related research articles.
  • International Network of Wrestling Researchers website

Scientific Support

  • Provide scientific information for  United World Wrestling Bureau and the other  United World Wrestling Commissions.
  • Provide scientific information for National Wrestling Federations.
  • Develop the curricula of training and certification programs for all Federations to use with the various level of coaches-basic to advanced degrees.
  • Complete other relevant tasks as assigned by the  United World Wrestling Bureau.