WMAC Code of Conduct for Officials
The following is the Code of Conduct we expect from ALL WMAC officials, regardless of country or martial arts style.
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WMAC CODE OF CONDUCT
- At all times AMAC officials will respect the rules and regulations set out by the AMAC & WMAC tournament organisers.
- Give all athletes a fair go regardless of their gender, ability, martial art and cultural background or religion.
- Remember all officials set an example. Behaviour and comments should be positive and supportive.
- At all times officials of AMAC & WMAC will be totally non-bias in their rulings and decisions during & outside of competition.
- Encourage the spirit of the competition rather than the errors
- Respect the rights of all coaches, instructors and athletes wishing to lodge a protest after competition.
- All protests will be bought forward to the National Technical Commissioner, State Technical Commissioner or Marshal and/or State Tournament Director. All protests will be heard amicably, fairly and non-biased.
- At all times all referees, judges, officials regardless of their martial art background will always show courtesy and respect to each other, including athletes, coaches & parents on and off the competition arena
- An AMAC Official will always represent him/herself with honour and respect when acting on behalf of the AMAC organisation.
- No official will be able to use the name of AMAC at other tournaments to gain access to a protest and/or lodge a protest.
- No AMAC official will discredit a fellow Martial Artist(s), Athlete(s), Coach(s) or Club(s) at any time.
- All officials will take directions from the State Technical Commissioner and/ or the National Technical Commissioner when attending AMAC tournaments and seminar/workshops.
- AMAC officials acknowledge attendance to all workshops and tournaments is mandatory in order to achieving a higher Class of accreditation.
- Failure to comply with the above Code of Conduct may result in expulsion from the NTC.