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NWCA to Launch Advanced Tech Solution for Weight Certification with InBody and Trackwrestling

The NWCA develops a technologically advanced solution with partners InBody and Trackwrestling that helps coaches, athletic trainers, and athletic administrators improve the efficiency of the weight certification program. Manheim, PA., December 11, 2019 - Wrestling weight certifications cost a lot of resources and time, and they are a significant source of...

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The NWCA Partners with EarSplintz to Combat Cauliflower Ear

Manheim, PA - The National Wrestling Coaches Association announced that EarSplintz would be their Official Cauliflower Ear Prevention Partner. "We are excited to work with EarSplintz to provide educational information to our member coaches and the greater wrestling community to help protect athletes across the country. This new partnership aligns with...

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NWCA announces Defense Soap partnership

Manheim, PA – The National Wrestling Coaches Association is announcing a terrific new multi-year partnership with Defense Soap® to fight skin infection and raise awareness through the dissemination of educational content via blogs and materials available on the NWCA website.  To heighten the awareness, Defense soap will be a presenting...

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Resilite’s Zip Mat Continues to Change the Sport and Receives U.S. Patent

Northumberland, PA:   Resilite, the industry leader in wrestling and athletic mats, is excited to announce the Zip Mat, using their innovative, Resi-Lock Connection System has been awarded a United States Patent, 10,081,952; for this unique mat connecting system. This patented connection technology is the first and only interlocking mat connection...

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National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) Selects Theraworx® as its Infection Prevention Product Partner

Asheville, NC (October 6, 2016) – Avadim Technologies Inc. (“Avadim”), a life sciences company delivering Pathogenesis Based Therapies (“PBTs”), is pleased to announce that the NWCA has selected Theraworx® and its patented protocols as its infection prevention product partner. Previously, 2% and 4% Chlorhexidine Gluconate had been the associated partner for the...

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Concussions in Wrestling

As with any injury in sports, the most important prevention is to have a plan before the injury occurs. In the heat of a wrestling match, parents and coaches sometimes become overwhelmed by the moment, rendering decisions based upon the score and the intensity. There is no place for uncertainty...

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Choosing the Right Medical Pathway (Athletic Injuries)

By Vincent Hudson PhD, DPT, MBA, ATC Any challenge for the coach, parent and athlete following an injury is to attain proper information to help all involved come to a clear and concise plan of care. To accomplish this, there must be a prepared pathway predetermined before an injury occurs....

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