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Some Aides to Help Improve your Officiating Skills
  • NFHS Officiating Principles Course  This is an online course, at your own pace, applicable to officials for any sport.  The NFHS sponsors this course through the American Sport Education Program (ASEP).  Very good course for any official, regardless of experience.  The course costs $50 and you also get the book, Successful Sports Officiating.  Completion of the course also gets you listed on the National Officials Registry.

  • NFHS Officiating Wrestling Methods Course  This is an online course, at your own pace, for Wrestling Officials.  The NFHS sponsors this course through the American Sport Education Program (ASEP).  The on-line course is available now.  Cost for the course is $75 and includes the Officiating Wrestling Book, an a interactive CD and the current NFHS rules book.  This is a well thought out course and a great refresher before the start of a new season.


Wrestling Officiating Methods Course Link

  • Officiating Wrestling  Developed by the American Sport Eduction Program and the NFHS.  It is the only book on High School Wrestling Officiating that I'm aware of.  Applicable to all wrestling officials and a very good product.  It also has a section explaining officiating the International styles of wrestling.


  • The Art of Officiating Collegiate Wrestling  Written by veteren NCAA Finals Official, Jim Ramirez.  This is the first book on wrestling officiating.  Very helpful with a lot of good techniques.


  • Folk-Style Officiating Mechanics/Stalling Videos 

    The Colorado Wrestling Officials Association has produced a quality set of DVDs perfect for new and veteran officials as well as coaches.  The instructional DVDs are facilitated by former NCAA official Dave Frisch. Both DVDs cost $32 plus shipping and handling.


    Send Check to:


    Colorado Wrestling Officials Association Executive Secretary

    Wilbert (Rocky) Boyd

    3945 Landing Drive #E5

    Fort Collins, CO  80525

    E-Mail: wlboyd@comcast.net



A DVD for officials. Cost is $19.95.  A 5 minute sample of the DVD is on YouTube.Com: http://showyourpins.com/youtube.html

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