Practices – What to Wear and Bring
Wrestling is one of the few sports that requires almost no equipment to participate in practices, and very little equipment for tournaments.
At practice the kids need nothing more than shorts, a t-shirt and socks. Try not to wear clothing to practice that is too loose or baggy, because sometimes hands and fingers get caught up in the baggy clothes. Bring a refillable water bottle.
wreSTL provides members with wrestling shoes on loan. Regular outside shoes are not allowed on the wrestling mats, as this causes damage to the mats, and can spread dirt and skin diseases. Socks must be worn with wrestling shoes and should be crew/tall socks.
Here are a few things to remember when choosing practice attire.
- No Jewelry or Watches or Glasses
- No Zippers or Buttons or Snaps
- No Bare Feet
- Cover Skin Scratches or Scabs
- Have clean workout clothes, separate from school clothes