Definition: the sport or activity of grappling with an opponent and trying to throw or hold them down on the ground, typically according to a code of rules.

Related signs: GAME, SPORTS.

Written ASL

[Note: ASL writing is not an official standard. This sign language writing remains in a state of open space to allow room for experiment, evolution, and improvement.]

ASL written for WRESTLING

Written ASL digit for "WRESTLING". The middle digit indicates an interlock of the fingers. Digit contributed by Todd Hicks in the ASLwrite community, 2017.

Deaf Culture and tidbits

Famous Deaf Wrestlers in History

Matt Hamill (1976-present), an American three-time NCAA Division III National Champion in wrestling; the subject of a movie The Hammer (2010) about about his life and wrestling career.

Louis Long (1976-) is an Deaf American professional wrestler known as "The Silent Warrior".

David "Silento" Rodriguez of California; Alan Kilby from England in the 1960s; "Silent" George Hubert in the 1950s...

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