About the course

Our online WUMA referee course is for anyone wishing to become a WUMA judge/referee.

Our insurers demand that all judges and referee's are qualified and certified for their role.


Cost:

£39.50 - You have 30 days to complete the online course.


Eligibility:

Must be 18 years of age. Must be the grade of brown belt/or equivalent or above.


Discipline:

Kata/Forms/Patterns/Breaking, semi-contact points, light-contact continuous.


Curriculum:

 7 module online course, practical assessment, certification.

We do not require seasoned WUMA referee's to complete practical assessment.


Grading System:

A-Class grade (referee standard): You will achieve this grade if you have completed 50 hours of practical judging/refereeing.

B-Class grade (judge standard): You will achieve this grade once we have signed you off as competent. 

Practical assessment must take place at a WUMA event.

Course Preview

  • 1

    Introduction

    • Introduction

  • 2

    Module 1 - Officials

    • Requirements for Officials

    • Officials Roles

    • What Makes a Good Referee?

    • Module 1 Test - Officials

  • 3

    Module 2 - Pre-Fight

    • Safety Equipment

    • Competitor Presentation

    • What is Semi/Light Contact

    • The Difference Between Semi & Light Contact

    • Module 2 Test - Pre-Fight

  • 4

    Module 3 - Scoring

    • What is a Point?

    • Scoring Systems

    • Judge & Referee Commands/Signals?

    • Module 3 Test - Scoring

  • 5

    Module 4 - Rules

    • Coaches & Parents

    • Pre Fight Rules

    • During Competition Rules

    • Post Fight Rules

    • Grey Area Rules

    • Flexible Rules

    • Module 4 Test - Rules

  • 6

    Module 5 - Warnings & Disqualification

    • Warning System

    • Area Warning System

    • Causes for Warnings/Minus Points/Disqualification

    • Levels of Disqualification

    • Module 5 Test - Warnings & Disqualification

  • 7

    Module 6 - Medical Team & Injury

    • Medical Team

    • Rules for Injury

    • Module 6 Test - Medical Team & Injury

  • 8

    Module 7 - Kata/Forms/Patterns/Breaking

    • Pre Rules

    • Creative Categories

    • During Rules

    • Judging

    • Scoring

    • Module 7 Test - Kata/Forms/Patters/Breaking

  • 9

    Mock Examples

    • Mock Examples