Bulldog Armwrestling continued its aggressive development of Arm wrestling in India with it’s ”URPA Referee Certification Seminar”, held on 16th March 2019 at The Chancery Pavilion, Bengaluru, India.
The Seminar Director, Zil Fadli from Malaysia who is the Head referee and technical director for URPA (Unified Rating of Professional Armwrestling), spent a day with the attendees, taking them through the competition rules and PAL President- Igor Mazurenko, enlightened them on battle techniques and power drills.
The 1-day referee certification seminar was sanctioned by the Professional Armwrestling League (PAL). Around 30 Indian arm wrestlers attended the very first URPA referee certification program in India. The seminar consisted of discussion and demonstration of rules, written tests, and practical tests. Anyone interested in becoming a qualified arm wrestling referee was welcome to attend this event.
“The coaches and referees after they have been trained will enhance steady nationwide development and competition quality. Bulldog Armwrestling will not relent on it’s efforts to promote and develop the sport of arm wrestling nationwide, making it the preferred and the most played sport in India. We will continue to invest our time and resources until our goals are reached”- Ronnie Sehgal, CEO of Bulldog Armwrestling.
REFEREE CERTIFICATION RESULTS
Some of them attendees were experienced, while others were just starting their professional careers an arm wrestler. The agenda of the seminar included completing tests and discussing practical matters. At the end, the participants were tested and those who passed the test, will be now be eligible to referee in future arm wrestling championships, across the globe.