Hygiene – Wrestling is very close contact sport there for illness, and skin infections can be spread easily if preventive measure are practiced. To prevent and contain the spread of skin infections, please practice the following:  This applies to all age levels.

  • Wrestlers should shower each night after practice and as soon as possible after meets or tournaments. You can use antibacterial soap, or using Head and Shoulders shampoo also works.
  • Wear clean practice close each practice.
  • Keep finger nails, clean and cut.
  • Wash all tournament clothing after each tournament before wearing again. That includes sweatshirts, and shorts.

Health & Hygiene:  Wrestling Skin Infections article

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