ABC Certified Officials Training
Approved MMA Trainers
Herb Dean – both Referee and Judge
Marc Fennell – Referee
Nelson “Doc” Hamilton – both Referee and Judge
Robert Hinds – both Referee and Judge
Kevin MacDonald – Referee
John McCarthy – both Referee and Judge
Upcoming Training Opportunities
Big John McCarthy’s COMMAND Training Judging Course
The next COMMAND course has now been confirmed for Friday, November 15th through Sunday, November 17th, 2013 in Valencia, California. This is the FIRST EVER Hybrid course over a 3-day period where participants have the option of taking the Judging course, the Referee course or both courses. In addition, there is a One-Day Re-Cert Referee course for those individuals that have already passed the COMMAND Referee course and need a refresher course as part of their Commissions requirements (Valid 2 Years). The days and cost of each course are as follows:
- 2-Day Judging Certification: Friday & Staurday $500.00
- 3-Day Referee Certification: Friday through Sunday $600.00
- 3-Day Referee & Judging Certification: Friday through Sunday $900.00
- 1-Day Referee Re-Certification: Saturday Only $150.00 (For previously certified COMMAND Referee’s Only, Vaild for Two Years)
This course has limited space and is filled on a first registered, first served basis. For further information please visit www.mmareferee.com or call 661 257-3220.
MMA Judge & Referee Training Taught by Herb Dean
Certification Course schedule:
MMA Official 1 – November 8, 2013, 8 am – 5 pm (class meeting time is subject to change)
MMA Official 2 – November 9, 2013, 8 am – 5 pm (class meeting time is subject to change)
MMA Shadow Event Official Course – November 9, 2013 “In the cage” and event logistics training at a live event.
Training Location: Pasadena, CA.
Passing MMA Official 1 course earns Certification for MMA Judging Training
Passing MMA Official 1 & 2 earns Certification for MMA Referee Training.
Course cost is $600.00 per day.
All program details are on the website at http://herbdean.com/refereeschool. Please call 626-692-7837 for more information.
Sunday, November 24th in Raleigh, NC MMA Referee Course by Kevin MacDonald
The Referee Training Course is a full day of instruction (9+ hours) which includes powerpoint presentation, video analysis, question and answer discussion, scenario training, and in the cage positioning instruction.
Students will be provided with a training manual which covers all topics taught in the course.
Students who successfully complete the Referee Training Course will be given a Certificate of Completion for documentation and, if state regulations permit, students may be invited to shadow professional referees at live MMA event(s).
After passing the Referee Training Course and shadowing referees at a live event(s), referee candidates will have the tools necessary to step into the cage under supervision and gain invaluable real bout experience.
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