A Basic Guide to Wrestling
Griffin Pub., 1997 - Sports & Recreation - 117 pages
This outstanding paperback series examines the sports of the Olympic Games in clear, easy-to-understand language. This series introduces families to Olympic sports, explains how and when each sport is played, what to watch for as a spectator, and how to get involved as a participant. Includes photos of top athletes in each volume. This series is suitable for all ages and neither assumes nor requires prior knowledge of athletics. Each volume contains a glossary of terms unique to that particular sport. Technical words are italicized for easy reference and explained in the text. Each volume explains the clothing and equipment needed to participate.
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