Wrestling is one of the most diverse sports in the world with nearly 200 countries participating worldwide. Wrestling was presented during every modern Summer Olympics except in Paris 1900.
Wrestling builds determination, zeal, perseverance, and Wrestlers are known for their hard work ethic.
The Gauteng North Wrestling Association is affiliated with the South African Wrestling Federation (SASF).
The SASF has been re-incorporated into organizations such as: SASCOC (SA Olympic Body), CALA (African Body) and UWW (United World Wrestling).
Wrestling provides opportunities and involvement for the whole family.
Boys and girls participate in wrestling, while parents can get involved in aspects such as coaching, team management, administration, and refereeing.
Wrestling is practiced in the following age groups:
- Long Term Development Programme (Bulletjies) – 5 to 8 years old Beginners.
- Schools Youth U/9 to U/15.
- Presidents Schools
- Presidents Juniors
- U/17 Years Old (Cadets)
- U/20 years old (Juniors)
- Senior – 20 years and older.
- Masters – 35 to 60 years old