Author Topic: Update on High School Wrestling Participation  (Read 438 times)

Offline Jtm

  • Schoolboy
  • Posts: 49
  • #dontbealemming
    • View Profile
    • LevelChanger
Update on High School Wrestling Participation
« on: September 28, 2019, 05:54:58 PM »
NFHS released new data a few months ago.  We took another look at wrestling participation focusing on boys.
Jack Moses
Takedown Scoring and Stats
Takedown LIVE

Offline RYou

  • Get a Job
  • *
  • Posts: 14363
  • 3 out 4 voices in my head want to sleep
    • View Profile
Re: Update on High School Wrestling Participation
« Reply #1 on: September 28, 2019, 07:56:44 PM »
From 1991 through 1997 there was a 14% percent decline in the overall US birth rate.  Those years include your recent grads.  If you compare it to the prior study's decline of 5.4 percent in participation in wrestling on a birthrate basis, participation has actually increased in those early years.

So last year participation numbers inb=ceased.  Note the increase in the birth rate in 2000 and 2001.  Those are your current juniors and seniors  the birth rates in 2003, 2004 and 2005 are even higher so you can epect a similar increase in participation when studied next year.