Diploma in Wrestling Management

This innovative and cutting edge curriculum from Skillanation gives you the complete range of knowledge and skill-sets to help you learn and achieve an industry body Diploma certification and turn you in to a certified Wrestling Professional.

Through the course of 10 months you will learn:

1. Wrestling Marketing

How to market Wrestling successfully to various stakeholders. How to create effective presentations to project value and ROI to sponsors. Case studies from India and abroad. The business model of the Pro Wrestling League. Understanding models of revenue generation through Licensing and Merchandising. Using research metrics in Wrestling. Media rights and the role of Television broadcasting and Web streaming in Wrestling.

2. Wrestling Management

Principles of Management in Wrestling. The growth trajectory of Wrestling in India and abroad. Understanding Court Management. Fan management and offline engagement and rewards programs. Team Management. Management case studies of Wrestling Events. Managing Public Relations and Advertising strategies of a Wrestling Club and Academy. Management of Wrestling Federations. Leadership Management. Managing Budgets and Cash Flow for Wrestling Clubs and Training Academies. Taxation in Sport – Wrestling and allied verticals.

3. Evaluating Player Performance and Enhancement

Technology-aided parameters and metrics in evaluating performance at various age groups. Building a performance step up program through a non-stop interactive feedback loop. Forecasting the peaking of highly talented Wrestling players through data aggregation and mining. Implementing a fitness and conditioning program for Wrestling Players. Injury prevention, mitigation and First Aid.

4. Operations Management

Planning and Execution of Wrestling Events. Match Day Experience. Facility Management in Wrestling. Logistics Management for Clubs and Events. Organising world class mega events in Wrestling. Optimising the performance of a Wrestling Academyl. Staffing and organisational role structure in a Wrestling Club. Planning and organising a Grassroots Development Structure – Local, City, State & National.

5. League and Franchisee Management

Event Management in IPTL. Structure of Leagues in India vis-à-vis international leagues. Managing and optimising Revenue Streams of a Franchisee Team in a League. Understanding the Player Auction/Team compositions.

6. Analysing Match Performance

How to use visual data capture and analytical software to analyse match performance. How to catalogue and reference match performances to track progress over a period of time.

7. Player Management and Representation

Responsibilities and governing regulations of an Agent. How to enter in to representation contracts and agreements. Representations and Endorsements.

8. Human Body Movement Analysis and Enhancement

Understanding the Human Body from a Wrestling perspective. Kinesiology: The movement of the human body for maximum efficacy. Sports Drugs and Nutrition. Physical and mental conditioning and recovery. Psychological elements impacting Wrestling.

9. Sports Law

Agreements and Contracts in Wrestling – National and International. Creating and protecting your Intellectual Properties. Understanding the provisions of law related to insurance, bodily harm, reputation, child rights and gender discrimination in Wrestling.

10. Digital and Social Media Marketing in Basketball

Digital Marketing of Wrestling Events. Fan acquisition and engagement through social media. Creating value on Digital Platforms for sponsors.

Internships & Placements

Internships opportunities: During the course you will get options to work on Wrestling Tournaments and Grassroots Development Programs.

Placements: A Student + Management Placement Cell will be constituted upon commencement of the course and will take down the placement preferences of the students. Interviews for job placements will be set up by this Placement Cell.

Three Study Options for India’s first and only Diploma in Wrestling Management

Full Time

Monday to Friday ; 4:30PM to 8:30PM

Fees: Rs. 295,000 (inclusive of 18% GST) applicable from 18th January 2019.

Choose this option if you want to spend time doing a lot of intensive Wrestling work with Clubs, Federations and Leagues. This is an intensive track which allows college students who finish college around 1 or 2 in the afternoon to spend their weekday evenings learning and working in the Wrestling diaspora. It is also ideal for those who are working in the mornings and afternoons but free from 4pm onwards or those currently not working neither studying.

Part Time

Mon, Wed and Thurs; 6:30PM to 8:30PM

Fees: Rs. 145,000 (inclusive of 18% GST) applicable from 18th January 2019.

The curriculum is the same as full time but the time spent on practicum is less because this option is mostly chosen by those who are already working in Wrestling such as School Wrestling Coaches, Wrestling Academy trainers/coaches and people doing a job. You learn as much as the Full Time students do but you have the time in the day to continue doing what you are doing. You also get a chance to try out what you learn in your day job on a daily basis.


At your convenience through Video Tutorials, Online Practical Monitoring & Online Project Submissions

Fees: Rs. 95,000 (inclusive of 18% GST) applicable from 18th January 2019.

This option is ideal for those who are living outside Mumbai. We have students from cities around India and abroad as well choosing this option because it allows them to pass out with a Diploma in Wrestling Management by choosing their own study time through video tutorials and online practical monitoring and submissions. You will scheduled activity lists supplemented with project courseware and submission deadlines. You will also be able to undertake practical training in your city and submit your learning outcomes online.

Admission Procedure


For Diploma Certification: 12th Class Education completed in any field

For Post Graduate Diploma Certification: Graduation completed in any field

Aptitude Test: You have to obtain a minimum of 50% in the aptitude test. Questions are cognitive in nature and as it is a multiple choice assessment you only have to choose the right answer. No negative marking.

Prior registration for the Test is essential. Please call on 8454 833377 to register or send an email to join@skillanation.com

If you reside outside Mumbai then you can choose to give an ‘Online Test’. Please indicate this preference when you call or send an email for the Test.

Fees for the Test is Rs. 1000 (includes 15% service tax) to be paid at the time of giving the exam