About British Wrestling


For British Wrestling Policies:-

  • Please see the links and documents to the right
  • Anti-Doping: Below statement and the links and documents to the right
  • Equality: Below information and the links and documents to the right
  • Codes of Conduct: Below information and links


In the area of Anti-Doping: -
British Wrestling adopts in full the policies replicated to the right of the UK Anti-Doping Organisation (UKAD).  Individuals in any doubt, should consult the UKAD site and information on their site takes precedence. For a list of "Frequently Asked Questions" on the British Wrestling website about anti-doping, please follow this link

Click this link to be taken to the official website of UK Anti-Doping.


In the area of Equality: -
British Wrestling is fully committed to the principles of equality of opportunity and is responsible for ensuring that no job applicants, employees, workers, office holders, volunteers, participants or members are unlawfully discriminated against because of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

British Wrestling's full Equality Policy can be found via the link on the right-hand-side of this page.  British Wrestling roles specific to Equality, are listed below:-

Chief Executive
Overall responsibility for the implementation of this Equality Policy

Colin Nicholson
Board "Equality Champion"
Ensures that equality is included as an agenda item at Board meetings when appropriate and that the Board takes equality issues into consideration when making decisions
British Wrestling Equality Officer
Overall day-to-day responsibility for the implementation of this Equality Policy and for achieving any equality related actions resulting from it. The Equality Officer's work programme will be amended to reflect this
All Stakeholders
Have the responsibility to respect, follow and promote the spirit and intentions of British Wrestling's Equality Policy
 All Stakeholders


Codes of Conduct and Ethics: -

  • Code of Conduct - Board (link)
  • Code of Conduct - Coaches (link)
  • Code of Conduct via Competition Regulations (link)
    • Athletes      p13
  • Code of Conduct via Child Protection Implementation Procedure (link) NB: This document is soon to be reviewed
    • Coaches      p32 (superceded by link above)
    • Athletes      p35
    • Spectators  p36
    • Parents       p37