SAFE MMA ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

THURSDAY 26TH FEBRUARY 2015, CENTRAL LONDON

INCLUDES PRESENTATION OF NEW FIGHTER MEDICAL PASSPORT SOFTWARE

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(London.10th January 2015) Safe MMA holds its second Annual General Meeting on the evening of Thursday 26th February 2015. The Central London venue is to be confirmed shortly according to numbers. Please reply to press@safemma.co.uk to confirm your attendance and for further details.

2014 has been another successful year for Safe MMA with founding promotions BAMMA and Cage Warriors continuing under its auspices, and new promotions coming on board including Fight UK and AON MMASafe MMA Ireland has been developing at a pace with Battlezone among the latest promotions to join; and with a FREE “Injuries inMMA”* seminar day hosted by Professor Healy and John Kavanagh coming to Dublin on 24th January Safe MMA has informed the United Kingdom MMA Federation in its development, as the fledgling governing body has taken the first steps towards sanctioning in the UK, in partnership with promotions Fight UK and BAMMA. Requests to sign up to the project have equally come in from other countries abroad, with discussions in progress.

In March 2014, an open Medical Professionals Focus Group saw the further development of the Safe MMA medical examinations and the introduction of standardised guideline suspension periods. Safe MMA continues as a democratic, community project open to expert advice and opinion for its growth, and the AGM marks the next occasion where issues can be publicly raised and developments voted on.

AGENDA FOR THE SAFE MMA ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING:

Items expected on the Safe MMA AGM agenda include, among other topics:

  • a presentation of a new medical passport software that is in late stages of development
  • the introduction of Safe MMA courses 
  • the issue of medical safety in Amateur MMA

If you would like any items to be added to the agenda please contact press@safemma.co.uk

There will also be the opportunity for new members to be voted to the Safe MMA board. If you are interested in a position and believe you have skills to contribute that will benefit the project please email press@safemma.co.uk.

/ENDS

*About “Injuries in MMA”, Dublin

FREE EVENT FOR FIGHTERS & COACHES

In support of Safe MMA, Professor Dan Healy and coach John Kavanagh are pleased to announce an “Injury Prevention in MMA” seminar day for fighters at the Royal College of Surgeons in Dublin, Ireland, on 24th January. The emphasis of the event is on positive safe training with the aim of teaching about risk in a helpful and factual way. Read more here:  http://bit.ly/1w59Cw4

 

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