Appetite for a Comeback – Part 3: Charlotte discovers new career path as certified cutwoman

Pictured: cutwoman Charlotte Lewis readying an MMA competitor. By IMMAF.org lead writer, Jorden Curran After her fast paced teenage years spent as a martial arts competitor, Charlotte Lewis joined Britain’s Royal Air Force at the age of just 19, continuing her adventurous and extrovert life journey. A tragic workplace accident saw her confined to…

Angelo Tarantini pioneers ‘new generation of cutman’ in Italy.

By IMMAF.org lead writer, Jorden Curran International cutman Angelo Tarantini (pictured above) was featured in Italy’s S&H Magazine on January 10, in an interview highlighting the importance of using certified and professional seconds for martial arts events. Tarantini served as a cutman at IMMAF championships throughout 2017, including the European Open,…

IMMAF certified courses provide education and progression for cutmen and cutwomen

The IMMAF certified Cutman Course is brought to you by Joseph Clifford, who graduated with a BSc. Applied Health Sciences, Dip. Physical Therapy and is a Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist. He is a member of: The Irish Physical Therapy Association, The Irish Exercise Teachers Association and the National Strength…

IMMAF Cutman Certification Course: Grade C

Joe Clifford’s Grade C Cutman Course is hosted in Dublin, taking place at the renown Emergency Services Training Institute in Ballymount. Grade C is entry level and is content approved by independent medical organisation SafeMMA & the International Mixed Martial Arts Federation (IMMAF). The course itself was born out of…

Cutman Diary: ‘Epinephrine is a PED yet it’s given the blind eye’

By IMMAF.org lead writer, Jorden Curran In a series of new ‘Cutman Diary’ articles IMMAF.org talks to up-and-coming cutman Liam Bowes (pictured above at the 2017 IMMAF European Open). For near five years the 21-year-old has dedicated himself as a protege of top flight MMA and boxing cutman Joe Clifford, through years…

QWICK-AID® SPONSORS CUTMEN FOR 2016 IMMAF EUROPEAN OPEN CHAMPIONSHIPS

QWICK-AID® SPONSORS CUTMEN FOR  2016 IMMAF EUROPEAN OPEN CHAMPIONSHIPS IN PARTNERSHIP WITH CUTMAN JOE CLIFFORD (London. 9 November 2016) Qwick-AID® is generously donating all-natural hemostatic bandages for use by the cutman team for the 2016 IMMAF European Open Championships, under IMMAF Cutman Educator Joseph Clifford. The event, which takes place…

Joe Clifford discusses the impact of cutmen at the Rio Olympics

On October 9 the IMMAF International Cutman Certification Course Grade C will be on offer in Manchester, UK, in partnership with accredited cutman Joe Clifford. The one day course is designed as an educational resource promoting athlete safety and duty of care to coaches working in MMA clubs and anyone…