Advanced School for Coaches Coming in December

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)