The Coalition to Legalize Mixed Martial Arts in New York is proud to bring you an Association of Boxing Commissions approved MMA judge and referee training course instructed by 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 the New York City Region.
This course is suitable for current and aspiring officials, coaches, fighters, MMA
journalists and fans. Whether you want to simply educate yourself, better understand
our sport, or want to pursue work as an MMA official, this course is for you. If
you are an ABC licensed official that needs to re-
The course will be given at: Tiger Martial Arts. 3058 Hempstead Turnpike. Levittown, NY
*A meet & greet is being planned for the evening of February 16th. More information on that coming soon!
MMA Referee and Judge Course
Saturday, February 16th 10am -
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 10am -
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.
Bellator Color Commentator Sean Wheelock sits in on Darce Side Radio to talk about this training!
We are very honored to have some very important special guests in attendance at this training! Speaking at this training will be Michael Mazzulli, Director of the Mohegan Tribe Department of Athletic Regulation. Also attending will be New York’s own UFC fighter Al Iaquinta and veteran referee “Big” Dan Miragliotta