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VADA MISSION STATEMENT

The Voluntary Anti-Doping Association is an independent organization founded to offer and promote effective anti-doping programs in boxing and mixed martial arts.

Through voluntary participation, VADA aims to help protect the health and safety of athletes who are willing to demonstrate their commitment to clean sport.

VADA will provide confidential counseling and referral assistance to athletes at risk for performance enhancing drug and harmful supplement use.
VADA aspires to educate participants, commissions and the public about the risks of using performance enhancing drugs as well as the benefits of utilizing effective nutrition and training practices.

Important Forms

VADA Prohibited Substance List
This document contains the primary Official Prohibited List(Substances and Methods) of the Voluntary Anti-Doping Association.

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Whereabouts Policy  All athletes registered under the VADA program are required to comply with the terms of this Whereabouts policy.

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Athlete Application for Program Admission Form

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Posted by on Jul 5, 2016 in Latest News | Comments Off on Al Bernstein’s #Boxing Hangouts – with Guest Dr. Margaret Goodman 2.0

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Posted by on May 6, 2016 in Latest News | Comments Off on THE WBC CLEAN BOXING PROGRAM

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Posted by on Aug 24, 2015 in Latest News | Comments Off on WBC (World Boxing Council) joins forces with VADA

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Posted by on Aug 22, 2015 in Latest News | Comments Off on The Physician and Sports Medicine: “Determining Brain Fitness to Fight” by Dr. Tad Seifert et. al

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Press Release: Dr. Edwin “Flip” Homansky named Chairman.

Posted by on Dec 21, 2014 in Latest News | Comments Off on Press Release: Dr. Edwin “Flip” Homansky named Chairman.

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