So, here we go. Finally the real reason why you want to raise the weight class weight. So upper classmen can cut to the lower weight. We shouldn't as responsible coaches, parents or fans try to encourage all of this "weight cutting". It is unhealthy and discourages more kids from participating in our sport. That is a fact. Any idea how often I have to answer that criticism? Up north it's almost accepted in the south it is the dirty phrase that keeps football players and others from trying our sport. I have to refer the critics to my parents. They are the ones that can validate the fact that I discourage this practice.
Now, more than ever, upperclassmen can't cut to the smallest weight classes.