||From a neutral position (both standing with neither wrestler having control) a wrestler gains control over
his opponent down on the mat.
||When a defensive (bottom) wrestler gains a neutral position and his opponent has lost control.
||When the defensive wrestler comes from the bottom position and gains control of his opponent, either on
the mat or in a rear standing position
||2 or 3
|When near fall criteria is met for 2 seconds. Near fall criteria is:
- when any part of both shoulders or scapula of the defensive wrestler are held for a least 2 seconds
within four inches of the mat;
If near fall criteria is met for two continuous seconds, 2 points are awarded when
- or when one shoulder or scapula is touching the mat with the other shoulder or scapula held at an
angle of 45 degrees or less.
defensive wrestler is out of the predicament. If near fall criteria is met for five continuous seconds
a 3 point near fall is awarded when the defensive wrestler is out of the near fall situation.
|A wrestler is awarded point(s) for technical violations or infractions of the rules committed by his
opponent. These points are awarded according to the penalty chart.