Folk style Wrestling
By: Cole Campagna
Heritage of wrestling
Folk style wrestling has a rich heritage dating back to the founding days of the U.S and has touched every part of american life. Although Folk style is an evolved form of Greek wrestling, its rules were established in the 19th century by a french soldier named exbroyat.
Three of the Six types of Wrestling
Folk style wrestling is the fifth most popular sport in american high schools and the most commonly practiced style of wrestling in the U.S.
Rules and Scoring
--Take down: 2 points
--Escape: 1 point
--Reversal: 2 points
--Penalty: 1-2 points
A-Illegal Holds: 2 points
B-Unnecessary Roughness: 2 points
C-Unsportsmanlike conduct: 2 points
D-Stalling: 2 points
E-Technical Violations: 2 points