Wrestling is a popular sport which is a form of struggling type practice such as clinch fighting, throws and take-downs, joint locks, pins and other grappling holds. The term wrestling is an Old English word still in use in the English language to describe hand-to-hand combat.
A wrestling bout is a physical contest, between two contestants or sparring partners, who attempt to achieve and sustain a finer position. There are a extensive variety of methods with changeable rules with both traditional historic and modern styles. Wrestling methods have been included into other martial arts as well as military hand-to-hand battle systems. Wrestling provides the benefits augmented self-responsibility, self-assurance and exposure to new erudition experience both on and off the mat.
Wrestling is not a highly complex sport. But, due to bodily contact, rules do subsist to give a flaxen contest and to make sure the protection and health of the contestants. A moderator, timekeeper and scorekeeper are essential to conduct an official match. The match is divided into three periods. Matches begin with wrestlers on their feet, facing each other in a "neutral position" with no advantage to either one. The second and third periods can start with a coin toss determines which wrestler gets his choice of position. Winners are determined by points accumulated during the entire match.
Wrestling Freestyle is a discipline of wrestling where the object is to hold the shoulder of one of the competitor to the ground. Freestyle Wrestling is said to be originated from US and Great Britain by the name of "Catch-as-catch-can". Almost all holds and techniques are allowed in Freestyle Wrestling. Wrestling Freestyle was first introduced in 1904 Olympic Games. ExCel is going to host Olympic Wrestling events including Wrestling Freestyle competition from 5 August to 12 August 2012 in London 2012 Olympics. 344 athletes will compete in the wrestling event for 18 medals. Olympic Wrestling Freestyle Tickets are available at Sport Ticket Exchange.