REFS | Ring Experienced Fight Specialists

 

SEMINAR | REFS_Ring Experienced Fight Specialists

 

REFS' certified seminars may be hosted by any organization, provided that it agrees to fulfill the requested provisions. As the seminar host, you are responsible for ALL of the following resources and amenities:

    DAY 1 :

    1. A meeting facility large enough to accommodate the anticipated number of attendees, complete with tables and chairs
    2. Audio-Visual equipment required for seminar presentation(s)
    3. All travel expenses for a minimum of two (2) instructors, including round-trip airfare, hotel accommodations and rental car or other ground transportation.

    DAY 2 :

    1. A matted area large enough to accommodate those in attendance
    2. Audio-Visual equipment required for seminar presentation(s).

 

ONE-DAY SEMINAR >

TESTING >
REFS will administer a separate test for both judges and referees. Taking the test is optional, however, all those who elect to take the test and score a minimum 90%, will be entered into the REFS database. When contacted by an Athletic Commission, Native American Entity, Promoter or other Regulatory Agency requesting qualified officials, REFS may provide the name and contact information of those certified as a REFS judge or referee.

 

TWO-DAY SEMINAR >
  • Minimum three (3) hour ‘hands-on’ mat session, demonstrating all submission holds, refereeing mechanics and positioning.
  • Review and demonstration of objective signs which warrant a restart.
  • Approximately six (6) hours of classroom instruction for both judges and referees.
  • Video presentation covering all of the Unified Rules and Regulations used by all major promotional organizations as well as State Athletic Commissions.
  • Scoring criteria for judges, shorthand scoring keys, and examples of how to employ the Ten Point Must scoring system are covered.
  • Video demonstration of proper body positioning and ring mechanics for referees will be discussed.
  • Miscellaneous medical information pertinent to referees will be discussed.
  • Fight videos, which demonstrate the numerous ways that a contest can be terminated, will be examined and discussed.

TESTING >
REFS will administer a separate test for both judges and referees. Taking the test is optional, however, all those who elect to take the test and score a minimum 90%, will be entered into the REFS database. When contacted by an Athletic Commission, Native American Entity, Promoter or other Regulatory Agency requesting qualified officials, REFS may provide the name and contact information of those certified as a REFS judge or referee.

 

HOSTING FEES >
  • Hosting Fees for seminars conducted within the Continental United States are priced in US dollars.
  • Hosting fees for seminars conducted outside the Continental United States are subject to negotiation, and must be agreed upon prior to any booking.

  • Additional hosting fees and pricing information is available upon request.

 

CANCELLATION POLICY >     Minimum 72 hour notice by phone and/or E-mail !