IMMAF Judges & Referees Course: Luxembourg

The Luxembourg MMA Federation (FLMMA) is to host the next IMMAF Certification Course for officials. Conducted by IMMAF Regulatory Committee member and UFC referee, Marc Goddard, the international level course provides valuable theoretical and practical training for experienced MMA officials. Those who successfully complete the course will progress to earn…

Marc Goddard: Unifying IMMAF & ABC in certification of MMA officials

Renowned MMA referee and head of the IMMAF Technical Committee, Marc Goddard, shared insight on recent developments with the USA’s Association of Boxing Commissions (ABC), who he explains have expressed an interest in developing further education and certification for MMA officials, based on the official IMMAF certification courses designed and…

IMMAF officials certification course: Northern Ireland

Picture: UFC referee Marc Goddard briefs officials ahead of the practical assessment at an IMMAF certification course in Prague, Czech Republic. The next IMMAF international amateur MMA referees & judges certification course is scheduled to take place from Saturday, September 17th to Sunday, September 18th, 2016, in Ballymena, Northern Ireland.…

Ask Goddard

#AskGoddard: IMMAF certification courses for referees and judges

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HZ0T_kkKkdg Filmed on the morning of UFC Fight Night on February 27th in London we put fan questions to IMMAF regulatory affairs consultant and renowned UFC referee Marc Goddard. In this episode of #AskGoddard Marc discusses the importance of the IMMAF Progression Scheme and certification courses for both experienced and less…

Marc Goddard: IMMAF courses will help leading promotions select officials

Picture: Marc Goddard addressing experienced referees and judges from across Europe at IMMAF’s first certification course for MMA officials in Prague. Last year saw the launch of IMMAF‘s official certification course for referees and judges, which welcomed candidates with various levels of experience from several countries to undergo coaching and assessment.…