Status and prospects of free wrestling in Ukraine

Латишев, Микола Вікторович and Шандригось, В.І. and Блажейко, А.І. (2022) Status and prospects of free wrestling in Ukraine Єдиноборства (2(24)). pp. 96-116. ISSN 2523-4196

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Purpose: to analyze the state of freestyle wrestling in Ukraine and identify ways to further develop this sport. Material and methods. The following common methods were used in thestudy: analysis of scientific and methodological literature and Internet sources; analysis of official documents; methods of mathematical statistics. The performances of athletes of the national team of Ukraine in freestyle wrestling in official competitions, statistical materials of the Ministry of Youth and Sports of Ukraine, the Wrestling Association of Ukraine are analyzed. Results: analysis of performances at official international competitions revealed that the national wrestling team of Ukraine has always claimed medals in official international competitions and during the years of independence won 202 medals at European championships, 78 – at world championships and 12 medals at the Olympic Games, which testifies to the competitiveness of Ukrainian athletes in the international arena. The development of freestyle wrestling in Ukraine with the direct participation of the Ministry of Youth and Sports of Ukraine is the Wrestling Association of Ukraine, which is a member of the International Federation "United World of Wrestling" UWW. Ukraine lacks modern, high-quality and affordable sports infrastructure, which is the basis for wrestling. This is a problem of the sport, which has accumulated over the years and significantly slows down its development. The main subjects of the development of freestyle wrestling in Ukraine are CYSS, SDYUSHOR, SHVSM and specialized sports facilities, which are financed from both the state budget and local budgets and ensure the formation of the Olympic reserve. 22,732 people are involved in regular freestyle wrestling classes in Ukraine, of which the main share falls on students of CYSS, SDYUSHOR – 73,72 %. There are 233 wrestling departments (1,659 study groups of various qualifications) in CYSS and SDYUSHOR. It has been established that the number of CYSS and SDYUSHOR departments has decreased over the last year, however, the number of study groups has increased. Freestyle wrestling was conducted by 884 employees, of which 723 (81,7 %) coaches carried out the training process in CYSS and SDYUSHOR: 487 full-time coaches, of whom 325 (66,74 %) have a coaching qualification category. It was found that out of the total number of full-time coaches, 64,68 % are persons aged 30-60, young people under 30 are 18,89 % and 16,43 % are specialists aged 60 and older, which indicates the need to involve young coaches for freestyle wrestling. The system of wrestling competitions in Ukraine is determined by the Unified calendar plan of physical culture and sports activities of Ukraine, which is formed on the basis of the international calendar UWW and contains official competitions (qualifying for international competitions) among all age groups, training camps, departmental competitions, tournaments of various ranks among all age groups. Conclusions. Analyzing the state of wrestling in Ukraine, in order to improve the organizational and managerial structure, infrastructure, increase the coverage of the population for wrestling, improve staffing, logistics and improve the system of wrestling, we have identified a number of priorities that already being implemented.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: wrestling; development; infrastructure; CYSS; training groups; coaches; sports competitions; sports facilities
Subjects: Статті у наукометричних базах > Index Copernicus
Статті у журналах > Фахові (входять до переліку фахових, затверджений МОН)
Divisions: Факультет здоров’я, фізичного виховання і спорту > Кафедра фізичного виховання і педагогіки спорту
Depositing User: Микола Вікторович Латишев
Date Deposited: 16 Nov 2022 08:53
Last Modified: 16 Nov 2022 08:53

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