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USA Wrestling Weekly broadcast kicks off with updated news and features every week

By Gary Abbott USA Wrestling | Jan. 18, 2011, 2:45 p.m. (ET)
USA Wrestling Weekly, a new half-hour news broadcast, will be produced on a weekly basis starting this week.

It is presented in a news format, and will provide updated information on USA Wrestling activities, as well as a variety of feature segments.

The show is moderated by veteran wrestling broadcaster Scott Casber and is scheduled for distribution each Friday.

"USA Wrestling is extremely excited about this new product" said USA Wrestling Executive Director Rich Bender." We are confident it will provide an additional platform to promote athletes and tell the USA Wrestling story worldwide."

The first episode is being released today, and will be available for viewing on TheMat.com, which is USA Wrestling's website. It will also be posted on USA Wrestling's YouTube Channel and archived on USA Wrestling's UStream Channel.

In addition, USA Wrestling Weekly will be offered to a variety of websites, and will also be available to television networks across the nation.

News items about USA Wrestling will be extensive, including updates on Team USA, international and national events, new and exciting programs and much more. Included in many of these news reports will be video footage and audio clips.

Regular features will also be included in the show. The Wrestling Greats segment will tell the story of a past or present American wrestling star, featuring action footage. The Technique segment will provide quality instruction on wrestling moves and strategy designed to help current wrestlers to improve their performance.

USA Wrestling staff will participate extensively in creating the content for the show.

The production of USA Wrestling Weekly is handled by Takedown Wrestling Media, which produces a variety of other wrestling broadcast products. The Lead Producer for the show is Shawn Van Leeuwen of Takedown Wrestling Media.

Wrestling fans are encouraged to visit TheMat.com and other media outlets on a weekly basis to find out what is going on with USA Wrestling.

Feedback is encouraged, and should be sent to Gary Abbott of USA Wrestling at gabbott@usawrestling.org.




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