Objective. Development of scientific and methodical bases for individualization of wrestlers’ preparation with account for their predisposition to one of the typical wrestling styles.
Methods. Analysis and generalization of the data of scientific and methodical literature, competitive activity, pedagogical testing, modelling, system-oriented analysis-synthesis.
Results. It has been demonstrated, that according to the results of competitive activity analysis, each highly skilled wrestler may be referred to one of the seven typical fighting styles. Theoretical model of typical fighting styles genesis with determination of their model characteristics has been elaborated as well as the methods of revealing young wrestlers predisposition to a definite style and controlling its development. The conception and program of wrestler preparation individualization have been created.
Conclusion. The program of preparation individualization should be specified by the coach for each typical fighting style in accordance with the stage of style development and the current requirements of the competitive activity.