Thursday, December 13, 2012

UPDATED: February 2013: ABC Approved MMA Judge and Referee Course in Levittown, NY!

The Coalition to Legalize Mixed Martial Arts in New York is proud to bring to Levittown, New York an Association of Boxing Commissions approved MMA Judge and Referee training course with Robert Hinds (veteran referee, judge and ABC certified trainer) and Sean Wheelock (veteran referee and Bellator color commentator)! 

This is the first time this training has ever been offered in New York State.

This course is suitable for aspiring referees & judges, coaches, fighters, MMA journalists and fans. Whether you want to simply educate yourself, better understand our sport, or aspire to work as a ref or judge, this course is for you.

Saturday, February 16th, 2013 at Tiger Martial Arts:
10am - 6pm (check in at 9am): ABC approved MMA judge training course. This interactive training includes lecture, discussion, demonstration, video review and a final exam. Subjects covered include requirements, Unified Rules scoring system & judging criteria, scoring of rounds, bout decisions, challenges, and ethics.

Sunday, February 17th, 2013 at Tiger Martial Arts:
10am - 6pm (check in at 9am): ABC approved MMA referee course. This interactive training includes lecture, discussion, demonstration, video review and a final exam. Subjects covered include the Unified Rules of Mixed Martial Arts, pre/during/post fight duties, communication, mechanics, injuries, decision making, challenges, results, ethics.

We are very honored to have two very important special guests in attendance at this training! Also speaking at this training will be Michael Mazzulli, Director of the Mohegan Tribe Department of Athletic Regulation and Melvina Lathan, Commissioner of the New York State Athletic Commission!

*A UFC on Fuel viewing party is being planned for the evening of February 16th. More information on that coming soon!

*Stay tuned to find out what other special guests will be participating in the course!

Check out this interview with Sean Wheelock about this event on Darce Side Radio!

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For more information and to register, visit: www.nymmatraining.com

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