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Starting out in Wrestling
Posted on January 4, 2012 , by junowebdesign
If you have decided this year that you want to begin a new hobby or sport, firstly well done and hats off to you, not only will you be gaining new skills, levels of fitness and strength, you will meet new people and gain confidence in yourself.
The sport of wrestling has been around for thousands of years and one of the popular sports offered to juniors and seniors through high school, college and university.
So if you feel that you would like to feature on the mat like you wrestling idols you are going to need some kit and My Wrestling Room has everything you need, whether you are a total beginner or an old hat when it comes to wrestling.
For training it is always advisable, if anything, to have a decent pair of shoes. Wrestling sneakers allow your foot to be supported around the ankle and top of the foot as well as giving maximum flexibility at the sole, where you will need to stick to the mat and used all of your body strength against your opponent.
You can find a huge range of youth wrestling shoes. We suggest the Asics Gel Matflex 3Gs, a great all round shoe that comes in at a fantastic price.
Senior Wrestlers if you are a beginner, pick the Adidas Tyrint V, another great all rounder at a fantastic price.
You shouldn't be spending hundreds of dollars on equipment if you're not sure whether you will like the sport, but after your first season or semester it will be worth investing in a decent pair of wrestling shoes as the first item of your wrestling gear.
Further on down the line if you are dedicating time and effort to the sport, the more technical and expensive wrestling shoes will make an incredible difference to your performance.