Advanced School for Coaches Coming in December

By Tim Foley

United World Wrestling is offering coaches from 2016 World Cup qualifying nations to participate in the Advanced School for Coaches held in December 4-6 in Tokyo, Japan. All styles will be covered separately, but held simultaenously at the Ajinomoto National Training Center .

The coaching course will work to help coaches introduce more high-scoring techniques and to make the sport more exciting for wrestlers and spectators. Innovation in training and techniques for improving on-the-mat wrestling are key to growing the sport aroung the world. The course will be led by some of the world's top coaches, analysts and referees: Terry Steiner – FS/FW (USA); Batbayar Buyanedelger–FS/FW (MGL); Ivan Ivanov – GR (BUL/USA); David Lopez – video analyst (MEX): Harold Tunnemann – video analyst (GER); and Referees Commission Representative - Ibrahim Cicioglu (TUR) 

The qualifying National Federation must send a request with application forms for coaches attending this event to the Regional Development Officer, Asia – Andrey Vorontsov: [email protected]  The application form can be downloaded here:

The fee for attending the course is $70 USD per day (meals, accommodation, and local transportation included) along with a particpation fee of $150 USD. All fees must be paid to the Japanese Wrestling Federation.

**(as a part of United World Wrestling commitment to gender equity, female coaches are exempt from the participation fee)