IMMAF-WMMAA Reaches 100 Licensed Coaches Milestone

Pictured: IMMAF director of development Andrew Moshanov (center) alongside Austrian national team coaches, Michael Ettl (left) & Gerhard Ettl (right) Last week IMMAF-WMMAA reached the milestone of confirming the world’s first 100 certified MMA coaches, recognised under the sport’s global governing body. “Coaches are the backbone of a sport,” IMMAF development…

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Founding IMMAF President August Wallén Responds to Members on Youth MMA Rules

IMMAF founder and now Honorary President, August Wallén, today issued this response to concerns raised by some members about the modification of amateur MMA rules for under 18s competition: Although the overall response has been positive to the IMMAF – WMMAA board decision to prohibit head strikes in under 18s competition,…

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Marc Goddard Joins IMMAF – WMMAA Administration as Director Of Regulatory Affairs.

The unified global governing body for MMA (mixed martial arts), IMMAF – WMMAA, is proud to announce that renowned referee Marc Goddard will be joining its administrative team as Director of Regulatory Affairs. Marc Goddard has served in a voluntary capacity on IMMAF’s Regulatory Affairs Committee since 2012 and already…

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GAISF to make decision about MMA membership status

Tomorrow, Monday 28 January, the Global Association of International Sports Federations (GAISF) will decide whether to accept IMMAF‘s application for Observation Status. Meanwhile, the World Anti-doping Agency has filed a response to IMMAF’s legal suit against it in the ordinary Swiss courts. IMMAF’s case disputes WADA’s rejection of its application to be a…