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The Commission is committed to providing ongoing training and development for the combat sports industry.

This Industry Development Series event will cater for current and aspiring referees, judges and timekeepers focusing on Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) where the following topics will be discussed:

  • review of unified rules
  • 2nd referee duties and body/hand wrap/glove checks
  • judging criteria and official documents
  • simulated contests with emphasis on:
    • contest walkout to completion
    • enclosure positioning
    • fouls
    • stoppages
    • contestant warnings
    • doctor checks and stoppages
    • judging criteria
    • match Scoring
    • timekeeping.

Presenter

Matt Wynne is an Australian mixed martial arts referee. One of the most experienced referees to emerge from Australia. Matt has acted as the head referee on Eternal MMA, Domination MMA and ISKA events. Matt commenced officiating in Queensland in 2002 and has trained, competed and coached in MMA, Muay Thai, Kickboxing, Judo and Submission Wrestling and has held a black belt for the last 11 years in BJJ.

Pre-requisites

Current or aspiring to become referees, judges and timekeeper.

Participant requirements

  • SAFE WA App
  • training clothes
  • training gear (gloves, shin pads, mouth guards and towel)
  • water.

Registration

Register by 27 October 2021 by emailing combatsport@dlgsc.wa.gov.au

Contact

Telephone 61 8 6552 1604
Email combatsport@dlgsc.wa.gov.au
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When

Cost

Free

Where

UFC Gym
Unit 2/38 Erindale Road
Balcatta WA
Page reviewed 26 August 2021