An Insider's Guide to Wrestling (Sports Tips) (Paperback)
This highly practical guide to wrestling begins with a brief history of the sport that traces its origins to ancient Egypt, Greece, and Rome. Its account of the modern history of the sport and how it came to the United States is no less fascinating. The rules of wrestling are explained, including legal and illegal holds, and the most influential wrestlers are profiled. All the information that young athletes need in order to participate effectively in the sport is here, including nutrition, how to prepare your body for the rigors of the sport, and where to go for training.