RULES BOOK

 Kickboxing Rules

WORLD MIXED MARTIAL ARTS CHAMPIONSHIP

AMATEUR – TOURNAMENT RULES

 Kickboxing

© Copyright 2015 (Victor Popescu)

CONTENTS

Introduction:

This Rulebook replaces all previously issued rules. It also reflects the official WMMAFC Amateur Competition Rules.

These current rules are valid for all members. Consideration can be given to local legal requirements and

obligations if required.

The official language of the IRC is English. This Rulebook can be translated in to other languages by the IRC. In

case of any discrepancies, the official English version shall prevail.

Without the specific written consent of either WMMAFC or the IRC, this Rulebook shall not be copied, published or

distributed. This includes electronic, digital, physical or any other duplication forms.

This Rulebook can be ordered free through the official website of the WMMAFC

WORLD MIXED MARTIAL ARTS FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIP

Rules & Regulations

Dear Reader,

We are very pleased to release the 4.3 version of the Rules & Regulations governing the  World Mixed Martial Arts Championship. This is definitely the most comprehensive Mixed Martial Arts Tournament Rule Book available today, and we are proud to make it available for your use. It was only made possible by the hard work and dedication of individuals from around the globe. In particular we would like to thank all individuals for their special contributions to this addition:

Victor Popescu (RO)

Ghena Flocea (MD)

-Kickboxing

All rules and regulations contained within this document are intended for use at WMMAFC sanctioned events. In this case, they must not be deviated from, except in extraordinary circumstances and with the written permission of the IRC or Chief Referee (Supervisor) of the tournament. The Chief Referee’s interpretation of these rules will be the only interpretation accepted in the event of a query/complaint regarding correct implementation of any rule (IRC).

The World Mixed Martial Arts Fighting Championship Rules and Regulations may also be used for non-sanctioned events. In this instance, we would ask that the promoter or user of these Rules & Regulations include the following line in their promotion “This tournament will be governed by the current Rules and Regulations of the World Mixed Martial Arts Fighting Championship.”

The World Mixed Martial Arts Fighting Championship Movement is constantly evolving. And as we continue to grow our membership and expand our events, our need to revise the Rules and Regulations will continue. Please check back with us periodically to ensure that you have an up to date copy of our Tournament Rules and Regulations.

Yours truly,

Victor Popescu

WMMAFC World President

PART 4

– Kickboxing

ARTICLE 24.

GENERAL KICKBOXING RULES

Divisions:

Gender – Every division will be divided into Male and Female categories.

Age Divisions from 7 to upper 45 years:

(Full contact categories from 15 to not older than 55 years)

Description Age Grouping
Children U10
Youth U14
Junior U18
Adults – 35
Veterans +35
Masters +45

Grade Divisions – Due to the diversification of a mixed martial arts event, the color of a belt, Japanese Kyu ranking or any other grouping may not apply to all. The following guide will serve as the basis for determining the appropriate grade division of an individual. Years of experience will be the common factor for determining a competitor’s eligibility in an event:

Description Martial Arts Years Experience WMAC Belt Colour
Intermediate 1 to 3 years Yellow – Blue
Advanced Over 3 years Red – Brown
Black Belt Varies Black

Weight Divisions

– Weight division will be as outlined in the individual event

Weighing-in

 All contestants will be weighed in.

 The contestant will bring his/her passport/Martial Art License or national photo identification card for members of the host nation to the weighing-in.

 The weighing-in of contestants is handled by the head registrar in collaboration with the arranging and recording group and under the supervision of the members from the Referees/Rules Commission.

 Contests shall be weighed at the time of the official weigh-in. The weighing-in of each contestant shall be completed within an hour. Contestants shall be bare of any clothing or only have their undergarments on when being weighed.

The contestants must bring all sparring equipment to the weigh -in. Their equipment will be inspected and if it is not up to WMMAFC Standards, the contestant will have until the start of their match to replace it with the appropriate WMMAFC approved gear.

 The weighing-in will start from the lighter weight categories. A contestant, whose weight does not conform to the requirements of the category and cannot make weight within the time limit of the weighing-in, shall not be allowed to compete.

  Scoring – Scoring will be as outlined under the individual event (25.16).

ARTICLE 25.

LIGHT CONTACT KICKBOXING

Competition Description

– Light Contact Kickboxing is a controlled contact sport

– Semi Contact. Semi-contact means that the maximum blow would only touch the surface of the clothing or protective equipment with no penetration.

  Divisions:

Men/ Women U10 -25kg, -30kg, -35kg, -40kg, -45kg, -50kg,+50kg
Men U14 -40kg, -45kg, -50kg, -55kg,-60kg, -65kg, -70kg, +70kg
Women U14 -40kg, -45kg, -50kg, -60kg, +60kg
Men U18 -40kg, -45kg, -50kg, -55kg,-60kg, -65kg, -70kg, +70kg
Women U18 -40kg, -45kg, -50kg, -60kg, +60kg
Men +18 -60 kg, -65 kg, -70 kg, -75 kg, -80 kg, -85 kg, -90 kg, +90kg
Women +18 -50 kg, -55 kg, -60 kg,- 65 kg, +65 kg
Men +18 -60 kg, -65 kg, -70 kg, -75 kg, -80 kg, -85 kg, -90 kg, +90kg
Women +18 -50 kg, -55 kg, -60 kg,- 65 kg, +65 kg
Men Veterans/ Masters -75 kg, -80 kg, -85 kg, +85kg
Women Veterans/ Masters -55 kg, -60 kg,- 65 kg, +65 kg

Weight divisions may be combined at the discretion of the Supervisor with the approval of the WMMAFC.

  Team Divisions

(Team Fight & Tag Team):

25.2.1.1 Age – Under 10 years, Under 14 years, Under 18 years, Adults, Veterans, Masters
25.2.1.2 Gender – Male Teams and Female Teams , Mixed Teams
25.2.1.3 Weight Divisions – There will be no weight divisions.
25.2.1.4 Number of Competitors – 3 Persons , Mixed Teams 3+1 Person
25.2.1.5 Scoring – Teamfight:
Each member of the teams must spar against the others and the team with the most

points will be declared the winning team. In the case of a tie on points, one member of each team will square off, and the winner of this match will be declared the winning team.

Scoring – Tag-Team:

In one round they can change not more then two times per touch gloves. The rest is the same as Team-fight.

Rules – As per Light Contact Kickboxing Rules. Round time = 1 min.

Uniform

– Competitors must wear a Martial Arts Bottoms with a Martial Arts Top, or T-Shirt. Competitors are not required to wear a belt during their match unless wearing a Traditional Gi. Competitors are not permitted to wear any costume/theatrical dress, mask or other items, including jewellery which is not in keeping with the practice of traditional Martial Arts. Competitors with long hair must to use a plain hair tie. Competitors are not permitted to wear any kind of glasses.

Competition

Area

– The competition area will be as outline in Article 3.3. (Mat 6/6 meters or Ring = upper U18 )

 

Entering & Exiting the Contest Area

– Competitors will be indicated as to the point which they are expected to enter, and may only enter or exit the area at this point.

Before the Competitors begin their match, the Main Referee of the area will check that all Judges and Score Keepers are ready and that the area is clear of obstruction. When satisfied that all is in order he/she will raise his/her hand to indicate to the competitors that they should begin when ready. At this point they should make their way to their starting positions.

Before the start of each round, the contestants will bow to each other.

When the result of the match is announced, the contestants exchange their positions. After the announcement, they bow to each other, and bow the judge on the platform with the judge returning the bow. Then the contestants bow to each other’s coaches, and the coaches return the bow. The contestants will then exit at the point designated for existing.

Referees/Judges

– The match will be judged on a continuous basis by 2 judges seated at the ring corners and the Center referee in the middle, that will award points for scores they see made. The whole match will be overseen by a central Referee who will enforce the rules of the match.

The Centre Referee’s Main Responsibility Is Safety of the Competitors.

Safety Equipment:

Male

– Head Guard which covers the Top of the Head, Gum Shield, 10 oz Boxing Gloves, Groin Guard, Shin Guards, Feet Guards (no Kickbox shoes allowed). U10/U14 competitors may use 8oz Boxing Gloves and Face Shield.

Female

– Head Guard which covers the Top of the Head, Gum Shield, 10 oz Boxing Gloves, Shin Guards, Feet Guards (no Kickbox shoes allowed), Chest Guard, Groin Guard. U10/U14 competitors may use 8oz Boxing Gloves and Face Shield.

Safety of Competitors

– It will be the center judge’s responsibility to ensure safety at all times of competitors. He/She will take the advice of First Aid/Medical Personal present regarding the ability of any competitor to engage in/continue to compete.

Time of Matches

– 120 Second (2 minutes) each round

Number of Rounds

– 2 Rounds until the finals – Except U10, U14 (they have only 1 Round). For Finals also 2 rounds in all categories.

Time Outs

– Only the center referee has the right to suspend a match once it has begun. He/She is required to call time whenever there has been an infringement of the rules. At this point, time will be held until the center referee gives the command to continue. He/She may also call time out at the request of one of the judges, the coach, one of the competitors or another official. However, He/She must not allow the calling of time outs from any individual to adversely affect the outcome of the match.

In the event a competitor fails to present to the competition area with all required safety equipment, they will be given one minute to prepare themselves after which they will be disqualified from the division.

Legal Targets

– Front of top of head, Sides of Head, Front & Sides of Body, Boot to Boot Sweeps, Face.

Illegal Targets

– Back of Head, Top of Head, Throat, Sides & Back of Neck, Back, Groin, Anywhere Below the Waist

Legal Techniques:

Hands – Straight Punches, Hook Punches, Upper Cuts

Legs – Front Kicks, Round Kicks, Side Kicks, Back Kicks, Hook Kicks, Crescent Kicks, Axe Kicks,

Spinning Kicks, Jump & Jump Spinning Kicks, Sweeps.

Illegal Techniques

– Any Blind Technique, Spinning Backfist, Elbow Strikes, Knee Strikes, Knife Hand, Backfist, Ridge Hand, Spear Hand, Claw Hand, Palm Strikes, Stamps, Wrestling Of Any Sort, Any Other Technique Deemed

Dangerous By The Referee & Judges On The Area, no 360° Sweeps.

   Scoring:

All 3 referees scores after the fight with hand signs in the winning corner. The center referee call them “Referee Score”.

A Score Is Made When A Legal Technique Strikes A Legal Target Providing That The Competitor Is Looking At The Target. Points Scored:

Any punch to a legal target

Kick to legal body target

Jump Kick to legal body target

Kick to legal head target

Jump Kick to legal head target

1 point

1 point

2 points

2 points

3 points

  • Techniques must be delivered with control, but with sufficient power in reserve that had it been executed fully it would have been capable of doing damage to the opponent.
  • Techniques must be delivered cleanly – no technique will be scored if it brushes off the opponent, or if it is blocked fully or partially by the opponent.
  • Competitors cannot receive a warning for infringement of the rules and a score.
  • Competitors cannot score unless the technique is delivered with balance.
  • Competitors cannot score from the ground – a competitor will be deemed to be on the ground (downed) if any part of their body other than the soles of their feet is touching the ground.

    Warnings & Disqualifications – Warnings will be issued to any competitor who:

Uses excessive contact

Uses blind techniques

Creates a situation which is dangerous for himself/herself or his/her opponent

Uses illegal techniques

Unsportsmanlike behaviour

Talking during the match

Failing to defend him/herself

Avoiding the match in any way

Turning his/her back to the opponent

Strikes a downed opponent – Where any part of the body other than the soles of the feet is touching the ground.

Leaving the competition area (unless pushed out by his/her opponents technique)

The centre referee, in consultation with the judges may disqualify any competitor who is deemed unfit/unable to sufficiently defend him/herself to such a degree as them being in danger of injury.

Any other technique/action which the referee and judges feel warrants a warning.

  Warnings will be issued in the follow sequence:

1. Offical Warning
2. Official Warning & Minus One Point ( 5 strikes for the opponent / clickers)
3. Official Warning & Minus Two Points ( 5 strikes for the opponent / clickers)
4. Official Warning & Disqualification

Depending on the nature of the rules violation, the center referee may, in consultation with the judges on the area and the Chief Referee for the event, disqualify the competitor on any of the 4 warnings.

 Should the competitor be unable to continue as the result of a legal strike that caused injury, they will automatically forfeit the match.

ARTICLE 25b.

LIGHT CONTACT KICKBOXING WITH LOW-KICK (KICK-LIGHT)

  Competition Description

– Light Contact Kickboxing is a controlled contact sport

– Semi Contact. Semi- contact means that the maximum blow would only touch the surface of the clothing or protective equipment with no penetration.

    Divisions:

Men/ Women U10 -25kg, -30kg, -35kg, -40kg, -45kg, -50kg,+50kg
Men U14 -40kg, -45kg, -50kg, -55kg,-60kg, -65kg, -70kg, +70kg
Women U14 -40kg, -45kg, -50kg, -60kg, +60kg
Men U18 -40kg, -45kg, -50kg, -55kg,-60kg, -65kg, -70kg, +70kg
Women U18 -40kg, -45kg, -50kg, -60kg, +60kg
Men +18 -60 kg, -65 kg, -70 kg, -75 kg, -80 kg, -85 kg, -90 kg, +90kg
Women +18 -50 kg, -55 kg, -60 kg,- 65 kg, +65 kg
Men +18 -60 kg, -65 kg, -70 kg, -75 kg, -80 kg, -85 kg, -90 kg, +90kg
Women +18 -50 kg, -55 kg, -60 kg,- 65 kg, +65 kg
Men Veterans/ Masters -75 kg, -80 kg, -85 kg, +85kg
Women Veterans/ Masters -55 kg, -60 kg,- 65 kg, +65 kg

Weight divisions may be combined at the discretion of the Supervisor with the approval of the WMMAFC.

Uniform

– Competitors must wear a Martial Arts short Trousers with a Martial Arts Top, or T-Shirt. Competitors are not required to wear a belt during their match. Competitors are not permitted to wear any costume/theatrical dress, mask or other items, including jewellery which is not in keeping with the practice of traditional Martial Arts. Competitors with long

hair must to use a plain hair tie.   Competitors are not permitted to         wear any kind of glasses.

Competition Area

– The competition area will be as outline. ( Mat 6 / 6 meters ) or Boxing Ring

Entering & Exiting the Contest Area

– Competitors will be indicated as to the point which they are expected to enter, and may only enter or exit the area at this point.

Before the Competitors begin their match, the Main Referee of the area will check that all Judges and Score Keepers are ready and that the area is clear of obstruction. When satisfied that all is in order he/she will raise his/her hand to indicate to the competitors that they should begin when ready. At this point they should make their way to their starting positions.

Before the start of each round, the contestants will bow to each other.

When the result of the match is announced, the contestants exchange their positions. After the announcement, they bow to each other, and bow the judge on the platform with the judge returning the bow. Then the contestants bow to each other’s coaches, and the coaches return the bow. The contestants will then exit at the point designated for existing.

Referees/Judges

– The match will be judged on a continuous basis by 2 judges (mat) or 3 judges seated at the ring corners or seated by the site of the ring and the Center referee in the middle, that will award points for scores they see made. The whole match will be overseen by the central Referee who will enforce the rules of the match.

The Centre

Referee’s Main Responsibility Is Safety of the Competitors.

Safety Equipment:

Male

– Head Guard which covers the Top of the Head, Gum Shield, 10 oz Boxing Gloves, Groin Guard, Shin Guards, Feet Guards (no Kickbox shoes allowed).

Female

– Head Guard which covers the Top of the Head, Gum Shield, 10 oz Boxing Gloves, Shin Guards, Feet Guards (no Kickbox shoes allowed), Chest Guard, Groin Guard.

Safety of Competitors

– It will be the centre judge’s responsibility to ensure safety at all times of competitors. He/She will take the advice of First Aid/Medical Personal present regarding the ability of any competitor to engage in/continue to compete.

Time of Matches

– 120 Second (2 minutes) each round.

Number of Rounds

– 2 Rounds until the finals – Except U10/U14 (they have only 1 Round). For Finals also 2 rounds in all categories.

Time Outs

– Only the center referee has the right to suspend a match once it has begun. He/She is required to call time whenever there has been an infringement of the rules. At this point, time will be held until the center referee gives the command to continue. He/She may also call time out at the request of one of the judges, the coach, one of the competitors or another official. However, He/She must not allow the calling of time outs from any individual to adversely affect the outcome of the match.

In the event a competitor fails to present to the competition area with all required safety equipment, they will be given one minute to prepare themselves after which they will be disqualified from the division.

Legal Targets

– Front of top of head, Sides of Head, Front & Sides of Body, Boot to Boot Sweeps, Face, upper leg = LowKick.

 

Illegal Targets

– Back of Head, Top of Head, Throat, Sides & Back of Neck, Back, Groin, Anywhere Below the Waist (except upper leg).

Legal Techniques:

Hands

Straight Punches, Hook Punches, Upper Cuts and controlled Spinning Backfist

Legs

– Front Kicks, Round Kicks, Side Kicks, Back Kicks, Hook Kicks, Crescent Kicks, Axe Kicks, Spinning Kicks, Jump & Jump Spinning Kicks, Sweeps and controlled LowKicks

  Illegal Techniques

– Any Blind Technique, Backfist, Elbow Strikes, Knee Strikes, Knife Hand, Ridge Hand, Spear Hand, Claw Hand, Palm Strikes, Stamps, Wrestling Of Any Sort, Any Other Technique Deemed Dangerous By The Referee & Judges On The Area, no 360° Sweeps.

  Scoring:

All 3 referees scores after the fight with hand signs in the winning corner. The center referee call them “Referee Score”.

A Score Is Made When A Legal Technique Strikes A Legal Target Providing That The Competitor Is Looking At The Target.

Points Scored:

Any punch to a legal target

Kick to legal body target

Jump Kick to legal body target

Kick to legal head target

Jump Kick to legal head target

1 point

1 point

2 points

2 points

3 points

Techniques must be delivered with control, but with sufficient power in reserve that had it been executed fully it would have been capable of doing damage to the opponent.

Techniques must be delivered cleanly – no technique will be scored if it brushes off the opponent, or if it is blocked fully or partially by the opponent.

Competitors cannot receive a warning for infringement of the rules and a score.

Competitors cannot score unless the technique is delivered with balance.

Competitors cannot score from the ground – a competitor will be deemed to be on the ground (downed) if any part of their body other than the soles of their feet is touching the ground.

  Warnings & Disqualifications

– Warnings will be issued to any competitor who:

Uses excessive contact

Uses blind techniques

Creates a situation which is dangerous for himself/herself or his/her opponent

Uses illegal techniques

Unsportsmanlike behaviour

Talking during the match

Failing to defend him/herself

Avoiding the match in any way

Turning his/her back to the opponent

 

Strikes a downed opponent – Where any part of the body thee than the soles of the feet is touching the ground.

Leaving the competition area (unless pushed out by his/her opponents technique)

The centre referee, in consultation with the judges may disqualify any competitor who is deemed unfit/unable to sufficiently defend him/herself to such a degree as them being in danger of injury.

Any other technique/action which the referee and judges feel warrants a warning.

25.17.1b Warnings will be issued in the follow sequence:

1st

2nd

3rd

4th

Offical Warning

Official Warning & Minus One Point

Official Warning & Minus Two Point

Official Warning  Disqualification

Depending on the nature of the rules violation, the centre referee may, in consultation with the judges on the area and the Chief Referee for the event, disqualify the competitor on any of the 4 warnings.

25.18.1b should the competitor be unable to continue as the result of a legal strike that caused injury, they will automatically forfeit the match.

ARTICLE 26.

POINTS SPARRING

Competition Description

– Points Sparring is a controlled contact sport – Semi Contact. Semi- contact means that the maximum blow would only touch the surface of the clothing or protective equipment with no penetration.

Divisions:

Men/ Women U10 -25kg, -30kg, -35kg, -40kg, -45kg, -50kg,+50kg
Men U14 -40kg, -45kg, -50kg, -55kg,-60kg, -65kg, -70kg, +70kg
Women U14 -40kg, -45kg, -50kg, -60kg, +60kg
Men U18 -40kg, -45kg, -50kg, -55kg,-60kg, -65kg, -70kg, +70kg
Women U18 -40kg, -45kg, -50kg, -60kg, +60kg
Men +18 -60 kg, -65 kg, -70 kg, -75 kg, -80 kg, -85 kg, -90 kg, +90kg
Women +18 -50 kg, -55 kg, -60 kg,- 65 kg, +65 kg
Men +18 -60 kg, -65 kg, -70 kg, -75 kg, -80 kg, -85 kg, -90 kg, +90kg
Women +18 -50 kg, -55 kg, -60 kg,- 65 kg, +65 kg
Men Veterans/ Masters -75 kg, -80 kg, -85 kg, +85kg
Women Veterans/ Masters -55 kg, -60 kg,- 65 kg, +65 kg

Weight divisions may be combined at the discretion of the Supervisor with the approval of the WMMAFC.

  Team Divisions (Team Fight & Tag Team):
Age – Under 10 years, Under 14 years, Under 18 years, Adults, Veterans, Masters
Gender – Male Teams and Female Teams , Mixed Teams
Weight Divisions – There will be no weight divisions.
Number of Competitors – 3 Persons , Mixed Teams 3+1 Person
Scoring – Teamfight:
Each member of the teams must spar against the others and the team with the most
points will be declared the winning team.  In the case of a tie on points, one member
of each team will square off, and the winner of this match will be declared the winning
team.
Scoring – Tag-Team:
In one round they can change not more then two times per touch gloves. The rest
is the same as Teamfight.
Rules – As per Light Contact Kickboxing Rules. Round time = 1 min.
Uniform – Competitors must wear a Martial Arts Bottoms with a Martial Arts Top, or T-Shirt.
Competitors are not required to wear a belt during their match unless wearing a Traditional Gi. Competitors
are not permitted to wear any costume/theatrical dress, mask or other items, including jewellery which is not in
keeping with the practice of traditional Martial Arts.  Competitors with long hair must to use a plain hair tie.
Competitors are not permitted to wear any kind of glasses.
Competition Area – The competition area will be as outline in Article 3.3.

  Entering & Exiting the Contest Area – Competitors will be indicated as to the point which they are expected to enter, and may only enter or exit the area at this point.

Before the Competitors begin their match, the Main Referee of the area will check that all Judges and Score Keepers are ready and that the area is clear of obstruction. When satisfied that all is in order he/she will raise his/her hand to indicate to the competitors that they should begin when ready. At this point they should make their way to their starting positions. Before the start of each round, the contestants will bow to each other.

When the result of the match is announced, the contestants exchange their positions. After the announcement, they bow to each other, and bow the judge on the platform with the judge returning the bow. Then the contestants bow to each other’s coaches, and the coaches return the bow. The contestants will then exit at the point designated for existing.

26.6       Referees/Judges – The match will be judged on a point stop basis by 2 judges standing at the ring corners in front of the center referee that will award points for scores they see made. The Referee call “Stop” and the judges show him their vote with finger system, it is important that all 3 Referees show immediately after the call stop their votes. The whole match will be overseen by a center Referee who will enforce the rules of the match.

The Centre Referee’s Main Responsibility Is Safety of the Competitors.

26.7       Safety Equipment:

26.7.1 Male – Head Guard which covers the Top of the Head, Gum Shield, 10 oz Boxing Gloves or Open Hands Gloves with closed finger, Groin Guard, Shin Guards, Feet Guards (no Kickbox shoes allowed). U10/U14 competitors may use 8oz Boxing Gloves and Face Shield.

26.7.2 Female – Head Guard which covers the Top of the Head, Gum Shield, 10 oz Boxing Gloves, Shin Guards, Feet Guards (no Kickbox shoes allowed), Chest Guard, Groin Guard. U10/U14 competitors may use 8oz Boxing Gloves and Face Shield.

26.8       Safety of Competitors – It will be the centre judge’s responsibility to ensure safety at all times of competitors. He/She will take the advice of First Aid/Medical Personal present regarding the ability of any competitor to engage in/continue to compete.

26.9       Time of matches:

26.9.1   Time per Round – 2 Minutes.  Match will end early if the following occurs:

One competitor accumulates 10 points (except final)

26.10    Number of Rounds – 2 Rounds until the finals – Except U10, U14 (they have only 1 Round). For Finals also 2 rounds in all categories.

26.11    Time Outs – Only the centre referee has the right to suspend a match once it has begun. He/She is required to call time whenever there has been an infringement of the rules. At this point, time will be held until the centre referee gives the command to continue. He/She may also call time out at the request of one of the judges, the coach, one of the competitors or another official. However, He/She must not allow the calling of time outs from any individual to adversely affect the outcome of the match.

In the event a competitor fails to present to the competition area with all required safety equipment, they will be given one minute to prepare themselves after which they will be disqualified from the division.

26.12    Legal Targets – Front of Top of Head, Sides of Head, Front & Sides Of Body, Boot to Boot Sweeps, Face, back of Headguard.

26.13   Illegal Targets – top of Head, Throat, Sides & Back of Neck, Back, Groin,  Anywhere Below the Waist.

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26.14    Legal Techniques:

26.14.1 Hands – Straight Punches, Hook Punches, Backfist.
26.14.2 Legs – Front Kicks, Round Kicks, Side Kicks, Back Kicks, Hook Kicks, Crescent Kicks, Axe
Kicks, Spinning Kicks, Jump & Jump Spinning Kicks, and Sweeps.

26.15    Illegal Techniques – Any Blind Technique, Spinning Backfist, Elbow Strikes, Knee Strikes, Knife Hand, Ridge Hand, Spear Hand, Claw Hand, Palm Strikes, Stamps, Wrestling Of Any Sort, Any Other Technique Deemed Dangerous By The Referee & Judges On The Area, Upper Cuts, no 360° Sweeps

26.16    Scoring: A Score Is made when a legal technique strikes a legal target providing that the competitor is looking at the target. Points Scored:

Any punch to a legal target

Kick to legal body target

Jump Kick to legal body target

Kick to legal head target

Jump Kick to legal head target

1 Point

1 point

2 points

2 points

3 points

  • Techniques must be delivered with control, but with sufficient power in reserve that had it been executed fully it would have been capable of doing damage to the opponent.
  • Techniques must be delivered cleanly – no technique will be scored if it brushes off the opponent, or if it is blocked fully or partially by the opponent.
  • Competitors cannot receive a warning for infringement of the rules and a score.
  • Competitors cannot score unless the technique is delivered with balance.
  • Competitors cannot score from the ground – a competitor will be deemed to be on the ground (downed) if any part of their body other than the soles of their feet is touching the ground.

26.17    Warnings & Disqualifications – Warnings will be issued to any competitor who:

  1. Using excessive contact
  1. Using blind techniques
  1. Creating a situation which is dangerous for himself/herself or his/her opponent
  1. Uses illegal techniques
  1. Unsportsmanlike behaviour
  1. Talking during the match
  1. Failing to defend him / herself
  1. Avoiding the match in any way
  1. Turning his/her back to the opponent
  1. Strikes a downed opponent – Where any part of the body other than the soles of the feet is touching the ground.
  1. Leaving the competition area (unless pushed out by his/her opponents technique)
  1. The centre referee, in consultation with the judges may disqualify any competitor who is deemed unfit/unable to sufficiently defend him/herself to such a degree as them being in danger of injury.
  1. Any other technique/action which the referee and judges feel warrants a warning.

26.17.1 Warnings will be issued in the follow sequence:

1st

2nd

3rd

4th

Offical Warning

Official Warning & Minus One Point (5 strikes for the opponent / clickers)

Official Warning & Minus Two Points (5 strikes for the opponent / clickers)

Official Warning & Disqualification

Depending on the nature of the rules violation, the centre referee may, in consultation with the judges on the area and the Chief Referee for the event, disqualify the competitor on any of the 4 warnings.

26.18.1 Should the competitor be unable to continue as the result of a legal strike that caused injury, they will automatically forfeit the match.

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ARTICLE 27. K1

27.1     Description of this discipline – K1 is a controlled contact sport – full contact means the maximum impact may touch the opponent or the protective equipment – injury must be avoided, the KO the opponent is desired and allowed.

27.2     Divisions:

Men/ Women U10 NOT allowed (full contact discipline)
Men U14 NOT allowed (full contact discipline)
Women U14 NOT allowed (full contact discipline)
ATTENTION: minimum age: 15 years and confirmation of guardians needed
Men U18 -40kg, -45kg, -50kg, -55kg,-60kg, -65kg, -70kg, +70kg
Women U18 -40kg, -45kg, -50kg, -60kg, +60kg
Men +18 -60 kg, -65 kg, -70 kg, -75 kg, -80 kg, -85 kg, -90 kg, +90kg
Women +18 -50 kg, -55 kg, -60 kg,- 65 kg, +65 kg
Men +18 -60 kg, -65 kg, -70 kg, -75 kg, -80 kg, -85 kg, -90 kg, +90kg
Women +18 -50 kg, -55 kg, -60 kg,- 65 kg, +65 kg
Men Veterans/ Masters -75 kg, -80 kg, -85 kg, +85kg (up to max.55 years)
Women Veterans/ Masters -55 kg, -60 kg,- 65 kg, +65 kg (up to max.55 years)

Weight divisions may be combined at the discretion of the Supervisor with the approval of the WMAC. ( Art. 2.3 )

27.3       Uniform – competitors must appropriate short martial arts / kickboxing pants with a top (Women).

Men’s Waist free. It is NOT permitted to wear a belt.

It’s competitors are not allowed to wear costumes / Theatre dresses, masks or other items that are not in line with the practice of kickboxing. Competitors with long hair need to use a simple hair tie. Glasses are not allowed.

27.4         Competition area – is a boxing ring at least 6 by 6 meters (see Article 3.3)

27.5        Entering & Exiting the competition area – competitors will be called where they enter the ring (colored corner) and may do so only at this point.

Before the fighter begins, the Main Referee of the area will check that all the judges and the timekeeper are ready and that the area is clear of obstruction.

When satisfied that all is in order he/she will raise his/her hand to indicate to the competitors that they should begin when ready.

Before the start of each round, the contestants will bow to each other.

When the result of the match is announced, the contestants exchange their positions. After the announcement, they bow to each other, and bow the judge on the platform with the judge returning the bow. Then the contestants bow to each other’s coaches, and the coaches return the bow. The contestants will then exit at the point designated for existing.

27.6       Referees/Judges – The match will be judged on a continuous basis by 3 judges at the ring seated by the site of the ring and the Center referee in the middle, that will award points for scores they see made. The whole match will be overseen by the central Referee who will enforce the rules of the match. The Centre Referee’s Main

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Responsibility Is Safety of the Competitors.

27.7       Safety Equipment:

27.7.1 Male – Head Guard which covers the Top of the Head, Gum Shield, 10 oz Boxing Gloves, Groin Guard, Shin and clamping protection (no Kickbox shoes allowed).

27.7.2 Female – Head Guard which covers the Top of the Head, Gum Shield, 10 oz Boxing Gloves, Shin and clamping protection (no Kickbox shoes allowed), Chest Guard, Groin Guard.

27.8       Safety of Competitors – It will be the centre judge’s responsibility to ensure safety at all times of competitors. He/She will take the advice of First Aid/Medical Personal present regarding the ability of any competitor to engage in/continue to compete.

27.9       Time of Matches – 120 Second (2 minutes) each round.

27.10   Number of Rounds – – 2 rounds up to the finals and in the final 3 rounds

27.11    Time Outs – Only the centre referee has the right to suspend a match once it has begun. He/She is required to call time whenever there has been an infringement of the rules. At this point, time will be held until the centre referee gives the command to continue. He/She may also call time out at the request of one of the judges, the coach, one of the competitors or another official. However, He/She must not allow the calling of time outs from any individual to adversely affect the outcome of the match.

In the event a competitor fails to present to the competition area with all required safety equipment, they will be given one minute to prepare themselves after which they will be disqualified from the division.

27.12   Legal Targets – Front of top of head, Sides of Head, Front & Sides of Body, Boot to Boot Sweeps, Face, upper leg = Low Kick

27.13   Illegal Targets – Back of Head, Top of Head, Throat, Sides & Back of Neck, Back, Groin, Anywhere Below the Waist (except upper leg).

27.14    Legal Techniques:

27.14.1 Hands – Straight Punches, Hook Punches, Upper Cuts and controlled Spinning Backfist
clinching to 5 seconds allowed only one technique
27.14.2 Legs – Forward foot kick, round kick, Lateral. Kick, reverse kick, hook kick, diagonal kick, Axekick
Turned kicks, jump kicks, cracked turning kicks, foot sweep, Lowkick, stop kick, knee, keeping the
foot with a sequence technique (1-2 seconds) is allowed.

27.15    Illegal Techniques – Any Blind Technique, Backfist, Elbow Strikes, Knee Strikes, Knife Hand, Ridge Hand, Spear Hand, Claw Hand, Palm Strikes, Stamps, Wrestling Of Any Sort, Any Other Technique Deemed Dangerous By The Referee & Judges On The Area, no 360° Sweeps and any other technique that can be classified as dangerous by the Main referee. No ground contact with other parts of the body except the soles!

27.16     Scoring:

The fight will be for the 10: 9 procedures counted by points list. Each judge wearing all ratings of the Main referee as W = Warning / caution or C = Counting / stall count. The winner of each round gets 10 points, the loser 9.

Knockdown’s as for C must be subtracted 1 point of the result. Also in the warnings. Then all rounds points are added up and the result is compared. The winner will be circled on the points log. Each PP has to be signed. If a fighter 3 times / round for the count or 4 times throughout the fight, the fight must be stopped. Would bring the case of serious hits a health hazard with the referee may stop the fight immediately. The referee may only begin to count

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when the counterparty is in the neutral corner. It is counted every second. Each partly executed impact of the

measures promoted to the ground or leaves to apparent deterioration in the military behavior is to counten. The count goes from 1-8 then, except where the counted capable of is (gloves in front of face) be fought. Counting to 10 is the end from the fight. Warning after resound the gongs must be ready counted.

The Main referee may well already after the first putting on reasonably Cancel (imminent danger, health etc.). If the injured fighter can be seen in the ring of the Main referee may approve an assessment by the ringside doctor in the neutral corner – but there must be no treatment.

A Score Is Made When A Legal Technique Strikes A Legal Target Providing That The Competitor Is Looking At The Target.

Points Scored:

Any punch to a legal target

Kick to legal body target

1 point

1 point

Knee to the body

Jump Kick to legal body target

Kick to legal head target

Jump Kick to legal head target

1 point

2 points

2 points

3 points

  • Techniques must be delivered with control, but with sufficient power in reserve that had it been executed fully it would have been capable of doing damage to the opponent.
  • Techniques must be delivered cleanly – no technique will be scored if it brushes off the opponent, or if it is blocked fully or partially by the opponent.
  • Competitors cannot receive a warning for infringement of the rules and a score.
  • Competitors cannot score unless the technique is delivered with balance.
  • Competitors cannot score from the ground – a competitor will be deemed to be on the ground (downed) if any part of their body other than the soles of their feet is touching the ground.

27.17    Warnings & Disqualifications – Warnings will be issued to any competitor who:

  1. Uses excessive contact
  1. Uses blind techniques
  1. Creates a situation which is dangerous for himself/herself or his/her opponent
  1. Uses illegal techniques
  1. Unsportsperson like behaviour
  1. Talking during the match
  1. Failing to defend him/herself
  1. Avoiding the match in any way
  1. Turning his/her back to the opponent
  1. Strikes a downed opponent – Where any part of the body other than the soles of the feet is touching the ground.
  1. Leaving the competition area (unless pushed out by his/her opponents technique)
  1. The centre referee, in consultation with the judges may disqualify any competitor who is deemed unfit/unable to sufficientl defend him/herself to such a degree as them being in danger of injury.
  1. Any other technique/action which the referee and judges feel warrants a warning.

27.17.1 Warnings will be issued in the follow sequence:

1st

2nd

3rd

4th

Offical Warning

Official Warning & Minus One Point

Official Warning & Minus Two Point

Official Warning & Disqualification

Depending on the nature of the rules violation, the centre referee may, in consultation with the judges on the area and the Chief Referee for the event, disqualify the competitor on any of the 4 warnings.

27.17.2 Should the competitor be unable to continue as the result of a legal strike that caused injury, they will automatically forfeit the match.

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ARTICLE 28. THAI BOXING

28.1     Description of this discipline – Thai boxing is a controlled contact sport – full contact means the maximum impact may touch the opponent or the protective equipment – injury must be avoided, the KO the opponent is desired and allowed.

28.2     Divisions:

Men/ Women U10 NOT allowed (full contact discipline)
Men U14 NOT allowed (full contact discipline)
Women U14 NOT allowed (full contact discipline)
ATTENTION: minimum age: 15 years and confirmation of guardians needed
Men U18 -40kg, -45kg, -50kg, -55kg,-60kg, -65kg, -70kg, +70kg
Women U18 -40kg, -45kg, -50kg, -60kg, +60kg
Men +18 -60 kg, -65 kg, -70 kg, -75 kg, -80 kg, -85 kg, -90 kg, +90kg
Women +18 -50 kg, -55 kg, -60 kg,- 65 kg, +65 kg
Men +18 -60 kg, -65 kg, -70 kg, -75 kg, -80 kg, -85 kg, -90 kg, +90kg
Women +18 -50 kg, -55 kg, -60 kg,- 65 kg, +65 kg
Men Veterans/ Masters -75 kg, -80 kg, -85 kg, +85kg (up to max.55 years)
Women Veterans/ Masters -55 kg, -60 kg,- 65 kg, +65 kg (up to max.55 years)

Weight divisions may be combined at the discretion of the Supervisor with the approval of the WMAC. ( Art. 2.3 )

28.3       Uniform – competitors must appropriate short martial arts / kickboxing pants with a top (Women).

Men’s Waist free. It is NOT permitted to wear a belt.

It’s competitors are not allowed to wear costumes / Theatre dresses, masks or other items that are not in line with the practice of kickboxing. Competitors with long hair need to use a simple hair tie. Glasses are not allowed.

28.4     Competition area – is a boxing ring at least 6 by 6 meters (see Article 3.3)

28.5     Entering & Exiting the competition area – competitors will be called where they enter the ring (colored corner) and may do so only at this point.

Before the fighter begins, the Main Referee of the area will check that all the judges and the timekeeper are ready and that the area is clear of obstruction.

When satisfied that all is in order he/she will raise his/her hand to indicate to the competitors that they should begin when ready.

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Before the start of each round, the contestants will bow to each other.

When the result of the match is announced, the contestants exchange their positions. After the announcement, they bow to each other, and bow the judge on the platform with the judge returning the bow. Then the contestants bow to each other’s coaches, and the coaches return the bow. The contestants will then exit at the point designated for existing.

28.6       Referees/Judges – The match will be judged on a continuous basis by 3 judges at the ring seated by the site of the ring and the Center referee in the middle, that will award points for scores they see made. The whole match will be overseen by the central Referee who will enforce the rules of the match. The Centre Referee’s Main

Responsibility Is Safety of the Competitors.

28.7       Safety Equipment:

28.7.1 Male – Head Guard which covers the Top of the Head, Gum Shield, 10 oz Boxing Gloves, Groin Guard, Shin and clamping protection (no Kickbox shoes allowed).

28.7.2 Female – Head Guard which covers the Top of the Head, Gum Shield, 10 oz Boxing Gloves, Shin and clamping protection (no Kickbox shoes allowed), Chest Guard, Groin Guard.

28.8       Safety of Competitors – It will be the centre judge’s responsibility to ensure safety at all times of competitors. He/She will take the advice of First Aid/Medical Personal present regarding the ability of any competitor to engage in/continue to compete.

28.9       Time of Matches – 120 Second (2 minutes) each round.

28.10   Number of Rounds – 2 rounds up to the finals and in the final 3 rounds

28.11    Time Outs – Only the centre referee has the right to suspend a match once it has begun. He/She is required to call time whenever there has been an infringement of the rules. At this point, time will be held until the centre referee gives the command to continue. He/She may also call time out at the request of one of the judges, the coach, one of the competitors or another official. However, He/She must not allow the calling of time outs from any individual to adversely affect the outcome of the match.

In the event a competitor fails to present to the competition area with all required safety equipment, they will be given one minute to prepare themselves after which they will be disqualified from the division.

28.12   Legal Targets – Front of top of head, Sides of Head, Front & Sides of Body, Boot to Boot Sweeps, Face, upper leg = Low Kick

28.13   Illegal Targets – Back of Head, Top of Head, Throat, Sides & Back of Neck, Back, Groin, Anywhere Below the Waist (except upper leg).

28.14    Legal Techniques:

28.14.1 Hands – Straight Punches, Hook Punches, Upper Cuts and controlled Spinning Backfist
and elbow strikes to the body. Clinching Allows remains active.
28.14.2 Legs – Forward foot kick, round kick, Lateral. Kick, reverse kick, hook kick, diagonal kick, Axekick
Turned kicks, jump kicks, cracked turning kicks, foot sweep, Lowkick, stop kick, knee, keeping the
foot with a sequence technique (1-2 seconds) is allowed, Flat throws allowed.

28.15    Illegal Techniques – Any Blind Technique, Backfist, Elbow Strikes, Knee Strikes, Knife Hand, Ridge Hand, Spear Hand, Claw Hand, Palm Strikes, Stamps, Wrestling Of Any Sort, Any Other Technique Deemed Dangerous By The Referee & Judges On The Area, no 360° Sweeps and any other technique that can be classified as dangerous by the Main referee. No ground contact with other parts of the body except the soles!

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28.16   Scoring:

The fight will be for the 10: 9 procedures counted by points list. Each judge wearing all ratings of the Main referee as W = Warning / caution or C = Counting / stall count. The winner of each round gets 10 points, the loser 9.

Knockdown’s as for C must be subtracted 1 point of the result. Also for the warnings. Then all rounds points are added up and the result is compared. The winner will be circled on the points log. Each PP has to be signed. If a fighter 3 times / round for the count or 4 times throughout the fight, the fight must be stopped. Would bring the case of serious hits a health hazard with the referee may stop the fight immediately. The referee may only begin to count

when the counterparty is in the neutral corner. It is counted every second. Each partly executed impact of the

measures promoted to the ground or leaves to apparent deterioration in the military behavior is to counten. The count goes from 1-8 then, except where the counted capable of is (gloves in front of face) be fought. Counting to 10 is the end from the fight. Warning after resound the gongs must be ready counted.

The Main referee may well already after the first putting on reasonably Cancel (imminent danger, health etc.). If the injured fighter can be seen in the ring of the Main referee may approve an assessment by the ringside doctor in the neutral corner – but there must be no treatment.

A Score Is Made When A Legal Technique Strikes A Legal Target Providing That The Competitor Is Looking At The Target.

Points Scored:

Any punch to a legal target

Kick to legal body target

1 point

1 point

Knee to the body

Jump Kick to legal body target

Kick to legal head target

Jump Kick to legal head target

1 point

2 points

2 points

3 points

  • Techniques must be delivered with control, but with sufficient power in reserve that had it been executed fully it would have been capable of doing damage to the opponent.
  • Techniques must be delivered cleanly – no technique will be scored if it brushes off the opponent, or if it is blocked fully or partially by the opponent.
  • Competitors cannot receive a warning for infringement of the rules and a score.
  • Competitors cannot score unless the technique is delivered with balance.
  • Competitors cannot score from the ground – a competitor will be deemed to be on the ground (downed) if any part of their body other than the soles of their feet is touching the ground.

28.17    Warnings & Disqualifications – Warnings will be issued to any competitor who:

  1. Uses excessive contact
  1. Uses blind techniques
  1. Creates a situation which is dangerous for himself/herself or his/her opponent
  1. Uses illegal techniques
  1. Unsportsperson like behaviour
  1. Talking during the match
  1. Failing to defend him/herself
  1. Avoiding the match in any way
  1. Turning his/her back to the opponent
  1. Strikes a downed opponent – Where any part of the body other than the soles of the feet is touching the ground.
  1. Leaving the competition area (unless pushed out by his/her opponents technique)
  1. The centre referee, in consultation with the judges may disqualify any competitor who is deemed unfit/unable to sufficientl defend him/herself to such a degree as them being in danger of injury.
  1. Any other technique/action which the referee and judges feel warrants a warning.

28.17.1 Warnings will be issued in the follow sequence:

1st            Offical Warning

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2nd

Official Warning & Minus One Point

3rd

Official Warning & Minus One Point

4th

Official Warning & Disqualification

Depending on the nature of the rules violation, the centre referee may, in consultation with the judges on the area and the Chief Referee for the event, disqualify the competitor on any of the 4 warnings.

28.17.2 Should the competitor be unable to continue as the result of a legal strike that caused injury, they will automatically forfeit the match.

ARTICLE 29. FULL CONTACT KICKBOXING

29.1     Description of this discipline – Full contact Kickboxing is a controlled contact sport – full contact means the maximum impact may touch the opponent or the protective equipment – injury must be avoided, the KO the opponent is desired and allowed.

29.2     Divisions:

Men/ Women U10 NOT allowed (full contact discipline)
Men U14 NOT allowed (full contact discipline)
Women U14 NOT allowed (full contact discipline)
ATTENTION: minimum age: 15 years and confirmation of guardians needed
Men U18 -40kg, -45kg, -50kg, -55kg,-60kg, -65kg, -70kg, +70kg
Women U18 -40kg, -45kg, -50kg, -60kg, +60kg
Men +18 -60 kg, -65 kg, -70 kg, -75 kg, -80 kg, -85 kg, -90 kg, +90kg
Women +18 -50 kg, -55 kg, -60 kg,- 65 kg, +65 kg
Men +18 -60 kg, -65 kg, -70 kg, -75 kg, -80 kg, -85 kg, -90 kg, +90kg
Women +18 -50 kg, -55 kg, -60 kg,- 65 kg, +65 kg
Men Veterans/ Masters -75 kg, -80 kg, -85 kg, +85kg (up to max.55 years)
Women Veterans/ Masters -55 kg, -60 kg,- 65 kg, +65 kg (up to max.55 years)

Weight divisions may be combined at the discretion of the Supervisor with the approval of the WMAC. ( Art. 2.3 )

29.3     Uniform – Competitors must wear a Martial Arts Bottoms. Women wear a top or T-shirt. Men’s Waist free. It is NOT permitted to wear a belt.

It’s competitors are not allowed to wear costumes / Theatre dresses, masks or other items that are not in line with the practice of kickboxing. Competitors with long hair need to use a simple hair tie. Glasses are not allowed.

29.4     Competition area – is a boxing ring at least 6 by 6 meters (see Article 3.3)

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29.5     Entering & Exiting the competition area – competitors will be called where they enter the ring (colored corner) and may do so only at this point.

Before the fighter begins, the Main Referee of the area will check that all the judges and the timekeeper are ready and that the area is clear of obstruction.

When satisfied that all is in order he/she will raise his/her hand to indicate to the competitors that they should begin when ready.

Before the start of each round, the contestants will bow to each other.

When the result of the match is announced, the contestants exchange their positions. After the announcement, they bow to each other, and bow the judge on the platform with the judge returning the bow. Then the contestants bow to each other’s coaches, and the coaches return the bow. The contestants will then exit at the point designated for existing.

29.6       Referees/Judges – The match will be judged on a continuous basis by 3 judges at the ring seated by the site of the ring and the Center referee in the middle, that will award points for scores they see made. The whole match will be overseen by the central Referee who will enforce the rules of the match. The Centre Referee’s Main

Responsibility Is Safety of the Competitors.

29.7       Safety Equipment:

29.7.1 Male Head Guard which covers the Top of the Head, Gum Shield, 10 oz Boxing Gloves, Groin Guard, Shin Guards, Feet Guards (no Kickbox shoes allowed).

29.7.2 Female – Head Guard which covers the Top of the Head, Gum Shield, 10 oz Boxing Gloves, Shin Guards, Feet Guards (no Kickbox shoes allowed), Chest Guard, Groin Guard

29.8       Safety of Competitors – It will be the centre judge’s responsibility to ensure safety at all times of competitors. He/She will take the advice of First Aid/Medical Personal present regarding the ability of any competitor to engage in/continue to compete.

29.9       Time of Matches – 120 Second (2 minutes) each round.

29.10   Number of Rounds – – 2 rounds up to the finals and in the final 3 rounds

29.11    Time Outs – Only the centre referee has the right to suspend a match once it has begun. He/She is required to call time whenever there has been an infringement of the rules. At this point, time will be held until the centre referee gives the command to continue. He/She may also call time out at the request of one of the judges, the coach, one of the competitors or another official. However, He/She must not allow the calling of time outs from any individual to adversely affect the outcome of the match.

In the event a competitor fails to present to the competition area with all required safety equipment, they will be given one minute to prepare themselves after which they will be disqualified from the division.

29.12   Legal Targets – Front of top of head, Sides of Head, Front & Sides of Body, Boot to Boot Sweeps, Face.

29.13   Illegal Targets – Back of Head, Top of Head, Throat, Sides & Back of Neck, Back, Groin, Anywhere Below the Waist

29.14    Legal Techniques:

29.14.1 Hands – Straight Punches, Hook Punches, Upper Cuts and controlled Spinning Backfist
29.14.2 Legs – Forward foot kick, round kick, Lateral. Kick, reverse kick, hook kick, diagonal kick, Axekick
Turned kicks, jump kicks, cracked turning kicks, foot sweep,

29.15    Illegal Techniques – Any Blind Technique, Backfist, Elbow Strikes, Knee Strikes, Knife Hand, Ridge Hand, Spear Hand, Claw Hand, Palm Strikes, Lowkick, Elbow techniques, Stamps, Wrestling Of Any Sort, Any Other Technique Deemed Dangerous By The Referee & Judges On The Area, no 360° Sweeps and any

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other technique that can be classified as dangerous by the Main referee. No ground contact with other parts of the body except the soles!

29.16   Scoring:

The fight will be for the 10: 9 procedures counted by points list. Each judge wearing all ratings of the Main referee as W = Warning / caution or C = Counting / stall count. The winner of each round gets 10 points, the loser 9.

Knockdown’s as for C must be subtracted 1 point of the result. Also in the warnings. Then all rounds points are added up and the result is compared. The winner will be circled on the points log. Each PP has to be signed. If a fighter 3 times / round for the count or 4 times throughout the fight, the fight must be stopped. Would bring the case of serious hits a health hazard with the referee may stop the fight immediately. The referee may only begin to count

when the counterparty is in the neutral corner. It is counted every second. Each partly executed impact of the

measures promoted to the ground or leaves to apparent deterioration in the military behavior is to counten. The count goes from 1-8 then, except where the counted capable of is (gloves in front of face) be fought. Counting to 10 is the end from the fight. Warning after resound the gongs must be ready counted.

The Main referee may well already after the first putting on reasonably Cancel (imminent danger, health etc.). If the injured fighter can be seen in the ring of the Main referee may approve an assessment by the ringside doctor in the neutral corner – but there must be no treatment.

A Score Is Made When A Legal Technique Strikes A Legal Target Providing That The Competitor Is Looking At The Target.

Points Scored:

Any punch to a legal target

Kick to legal body target

Knee to the body

Jump Kick to legal body target

Kick to legal head target

Jump Kick to legal head target

1 point

1 point

1 point

2 points

2 points

3 points

  • Techniques must be delivered with control, but with sufficient power in reserve that had it been executed fully it would have been capable of doing damage to the opponent.
  • Techniques must be delivered cleanly – no technique will be scored if it brushes off the opponent, or if it is blocked fully or partially by the opponent.
  • Competitors cannot receive a warning for infringement of the rules and a score.
  • Competitors cannot score unless the technique is delivered with balance.
  • Competitors cannot score from the ground – a competitor will be deemed to be on the ground (downed) if any part of their body other than the soles of their feet is touching the ground.

29.17    Warnings & Disqualifications – Warnings will be issued to any competitor who:

  1. Uses excessive contact
  1. Uses blind techniques
  1. Creates a situation which is dangerous for himself/herself or his/her opponent
  1. Uses illegal techniques
  1. Unsportsperson like behaviour
  1. Talking during the match
  1. Failing to defend him/herself
  1. Avoiding the match in any way
  1. Turning his/her back to the opponent
  1. Strikes a downed opponent – Where any part of the body other than the soles of the feet is touching the ground.
  1. Leaving the competition area (unless pushed out by his/her opponents technique)
  1. The centre referee, in consultation with the judges may disqualify any competitor who is deemed unfit/unable to sufficientl defend him/herself to such a degree as them being in danger of injury.
  1. Any other technique/action which the referee and judges feel warrants a warning.

29.17.1 Warnings will be issued in the follow sequence:

1st            Offical Warning

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2nd

Official Warning & Minus One Point

3rd

Official Warning & Minus One Point

4th

Official Warning & Disqualification

Depending on the nature of the rules violation, the centre referee may, in consultation with the judges on the area and the Chief Referee for the event, disqualify the competitor on any of the 4 warnings.

29.17.2 Should the competitor be unable to continue as the result of a legal strike that caused injury, they will automatically forfeit the match.

ARTICLE 30. LOWKICK

30.1     Description of this discipline -Lowkick is a controlled contact sport – full contact means the maximum impact may touch the opponent or the protective equipment – injury must be avoided, the KO the opponent is desired and allowed.

30.2     Divisions:

Men/ Women U10 NOT allowed (full contact discipline)
Men U14 NOT allowed (full contact discipline)
Women U14 NOT allowed (full contact discipline)
ATTENTION: minimum age: 15 years and confirmation of guardians needed
Men U18 -40kg, -45kg, -50kg, -55kg,-60kg, -65kg, -70kg, +70kg
Women U18 -40kg, -45kg, -50kg, -60kg, +60kg
Men +18 -60 kg, -65 kg, -70 kg, -75 kg, -80 kg, -85 kg, -90 kg, +90kg
Women +18 -50 kg, -55 kg, -60 kg,- 65 kg, +65 kg
Men +18 -60 kg, -65 kg, -70 kg, -75 kg, -80 kg, -85 kg, -90 kg, +90kg
Women +18 -50 kg, -55 kg, -60 kg,- 65 kg, +65 kg
Men Veterans/ Masters -75 kg, -80 kg, -85 kg, +85kg (up to max.55 years)
Women Veterans/ Masters -55 kg, -60 kg,- 65 kg, +65 kg (up to max.55 years)

Weight divisions may be combined at the discretion of the Supervisor with the approval of the WMAC. ( Art. 2.3 )

30.3       Uniform – competitors must appropriate short martial arts / kickboxing pants with a top (Women).

Men’s Waist free. It is NOT permitted to wear a belt.

It’s competitors are not allowed to wear costumes / Theatre dresses, masks or other items that are not in line with the practice of kickboxing. Competitors with long hair need to use a simple hair tie. Glasses are not allowed.

30.4         Competition area – is a boxing ring at least 6 by 6 meters (see Article 3.3)

30.5        Entering & Exiting the competition area – competitors will be called where they enter the ring (colored corner) and may do so only at this point.

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Before the fighter begins, the Main Referee of the area will check that all the judges and the timekeeper are ready and that the area is clear of obstruction.

When satisfied that all is in order he/she will raise his/her hand to indicate to the competitors that they should begin when ready.

Before the start of each round, the contestants will bow to each other.

When the result of the match is announced, the contestants exchange their positions. After the announcement, they bow to each other, and bow the judge on the platform with the judge returning the bow. Then the contestants bow to each other’s coaches, and the coaches return the bow. The contestants will then exit at the point designated for existing.

30.6       Referees/Judges – The match will be judged on a continuous basis by 3 judges at the ring seated by the site of the ring and the Center referee in the middle, that will award points for scores they see made. The whole match will be overseen by the central Referee who will enforce the rules of the match. The Centre Referee’s Main

Responsibility Is Safety of the Competitors.

30.7       Safety Equipment:

30.7.1 Male – Head Guard which covers the Top of the Head, Gum Shield, 10 oz Boxing Gloves, Groin Guard, Shin and clamping protection (no Kickbox shoes allowed).

30.7.2 Female – Head Guard which covers the Top of the Head, Gum Shield, 10 oz Boxing Gloves, Shin and clamping protection (no Kickbox shoes allowed), Chest Guard, Groin Guard.

30.8       Safety of Competitors – It will be the centre judge’s responsibility to ensure safety at all times of competitors. He/She will take the advice of First Aid/Medical Personal present regarding the ability of any competitor to engage in/continue to compete.

30.9       Time of Matches – 120 Second (2 minutes) each round.

30.10   Number of Rounds – – 2 rounds up to the finals and in the final 3 rounds

30.11    Time Outs – Only the centre referee has the right to suspend a match once it has begun. He/She is required to call time whenever there has been an infringement of the rules. At this point, time will be held until the centre referee gives the command to continue. He/She may also call time out at the request of one of the judges, the coach, one of the competitors or another official. However, He/She must not allow the calling of time outs from any individual to adversely affect the outcome of the match.

In the event a competitor fails to present to the competition area with all required safety equipment, they will be given one minute to prepare themselves after which they will be disqualified from the division.

30.12   Legal Targets – Front of top of head, Sides of Head, Front & Sides of Body, Boot to Boot Sweeps, Face, upper leg = Low Kick

30.13   Illegal Targets – Back of Head, Top of Head, Throat, Sides & Back of Neck, Back, Groin, Anywhere Below the Waist (except upper leg).

30.14    Legal Techniques:

30.14.1 Hands – Straight Punches, Hook Punches, Upper Cuts and controlled Spinning Backfist
30.14.2 Legs – Forward foot kick, round kick, Lateral. Kick, reverse kick, hook kick, diagonal kick, Axekick
Turned kicks, jump kicks, cracked turning kicks, foot sweep, Lowkick,

30.15    Illegal Techniques – Any Blind Technique, Backfist, Elbow Strikes, Knee Strikes, Elbow techniques, Knife Hand, Ridge Hand, Spear Hand, Claw Hand, Palm Strikes, Stamps, Wrestling Of Any Sort, Any Other Technique Deemed Dangerous By The Referee & Judges On The Area, no 360° Sweeps and any other technique that can be classified as dangerous by the Main referee. No ground contact with other parts of the

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body except the soles!

30.16   Scoring:

The fight will be for the 10: 9 procedures counted by points list. Each judge wearing all ratings of the Main referee as W = Warning / caution or C = Counting / stall count. The winner of each round gets 10 points, the loser 9.

Knockdown’s as for C must be subtracted 1 point of the result. Also in the warnings. Then all rounds points are added up and the result is compared. The winner will be circled on the points log. Each PP has to be signed. If a fighter 3 times / round for the count or 4 times throughout the fight, the fight must be stopped. Would bring the case of serious hits a health hazard with the referee may stop the fight immediately. The referee may only begin to count

when the counterparty is in the neutral corner. It is counted every second. Each partly executed impact of the

measures promoted to the ground or leaves to apparent deterioration in the military behavior is to counten. The count goes from 1-8 then, except where the counted capable of is (gloves in front of face) be fought. Counting to 10 is the end from the fight. Warning after resound the gongs must be ready counted.

The Main referee may well already after the first putting on reasonably Cancel (imminent danger, health etc.). If the injured fighter can be seen in the ring of the Main referee may approve an assessment by the ringside doctor in the neutral corner – but there must be no treatment.

A Score Is Made When A Legal Technique Strikes A Legal Target Providing That The Competitor Is Looking At The Target.

Points Scored:

Any punch to a legal target

Kick to legal body target

1 point

1 point

Knee to the body

Jump Kick to legal body target

Kick to legal head target

Jump Kick to legal head target

1 point

2 points

2 points

3 points

  • Techniques must be delivered with control, but with sufficient power in reserve that had it been executed fully it would have been capable of doing damage to the opponent.
  • Techniques must be delivered cleanly – no technique will be scored if it brushes off the opponent, or if it is blocked fully or partially by the opponent.
  • Competitors cannot receive a warning for infringement of the rules and a score.
  • Competitors cannot score unless the technique is delivered with balance.
  • Competitors cannot score from the ground – a competitor will be deemed to be on the ground (downed) if any part of their body other than the soles of their feet is touching the ground.

30.17    Warnings & Disqualifications – Warnings will be issued to any competitor who:

  1. Uses excessive contact
  1. Uses blind techniques
  1. Creates a situation which is dangerous for himself/herself or his/her opponent
  1. Uses illegal techniques
  1. Unsportsperson like behaviour
  1. Talking during the match
  1. Failing to defend him/herself
  1. Avoiding the match in any way
  1. Turning his/her back to the opponent
  1. Strikes a downed opponent – Where any part of the body other than the soles of the feet is touching the ground.
  1. Leaving the competition area (unless pushed out by his/her opponents technique)
  1. The centre referee, in consultation with the judges may disqualify any competitor who is deemed unfit/unable to sufficientl defend him/herself to such a degree as them being in danger of injury.
  1. Any other technique/action which the referee and judges feel warrants a warning.

30.17.1 Warnings will be issued in the follow sequence:

1st            Offical Warning

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2nd

Official Warning & Minus One Point

3rd

Official Warning & Minus One Point

4th

Official Warning & Disqualification

Depending on the nature of the rules violation, the centre referee may, in consultation with the judges on the area and the Chief Referee for the event, disqualify the competitor on any of the 4 warnings.

30.17.2 Should the competitor be unable to continue as the result of a legal strike that caused injury, they will automatically forfeit the match.

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AMATEUR – TOURNAMENT RULES

 

WORLD MIXED MARTIAL ARTS FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIP

AMATEUR – TOURNAMENT RULES

Part 1: General Rules

Part 2: Officiating

© Copyright 2015 (Victor Popescu)

World Mixed Martial Arts Fighting Championship

Introduction:

This Rulebook replaces all previously issued rules. It also reflects the official WMMAFC Amateur Competition Rules. These current rules are valid for all members. Consideration can be given to local legal requirements and obligations if required. The official language of the IRC is English. This Rulebook can be translated in to other languages by

the IRC. In case of any discrepancies, the official English version shall prevail.

Without the specific written consent of either WMMAFC or the IRC, this Rulebook shall not be copied, published or distributed. This includes electronic, digital, physical or any other duplication forms.

This Rulebook can be ordered free through the official website of the WMMAFC.

 

WORLD MARTIAL ARTS COMMITTEE

Rules & Regulations

January, 2017

Dear Reader,

We are very pleased to release the version of the Rules & Regulations governing the World Mixed Martial Arts Fighting Championship. This is definitely the most comprehensive Mixed Martial Arts Tournament Rule Book available today, and we are proud to make it available for your use. It was only made possible by the hard work and dedication of individuals from around the globe. In particular we would like to thank all individuals for their special contributions to this addition:

All rules and regulations contained within this document are intended for use at WMMAFC sanctioned events. In this case, they must not be deviated from, except in extraordinary circumstances and with the written permission of the IRC or Chief Referee (Supervisor) of the tournament. The Chief Referee’s interpretation of these rules will be the only interpretation accepted in the event of a query/complaint regarding correct implementation of any rule (IRC).

The World Mixed Martial Arts Fighting Championship Rules and Regulations may also be used for non-sanctioned events. In this instance, we would ask that the promoter or user of these Rules & Regulations include the following line in their promotion “This tournament will be governed by the current Rules and Regulations of the World Mixed Martial Arts Fighting Championship.”

The World Mixed Martial Arts Fighting Championship Movement is constantly evolving. And as we continue to grow our membership and expand our events, our need to revise the Rules and Regulations will continue. Please check back with us periodically to ensure that you have an up to date copy of our Tournament Rules and Regulations.

Yours truly,

Victor Popescu

WMMAFC World President

 

PART 1

GENERAL RULES

The following are General Rules which are common to all disciplines. Please read and ensure that you fully understand them. By entering any WMMAFC Event, you are accepting the rules as presented in this document, as well as any announced changes on the day of the event.

GENERAL STATEMENT (for more information = official Handbook WMMAFC)

WMMAFC– World Mixed Martial Arts Fighting Championship

WMMAFC is the World Mixed Martial Arts Fighting Championship in Berlin/Germany. The affiliated National – International Federations are members of WMMAFC.

BOD – Board of Directors

The highest instance in the WMMAFC is the board of directors and consists of:
1. President
2. Vice-president
3. Secretary General

4. Chairmen of Directors
5. Chairmen of Rules committee
6. Sports Manager
7. Event Manager

8. Treasurer

IRC – International Rules Committee

The IRC is the International Rules Committee. The IRC consists of the WMMAFC Head Referee plus four appointed international Referees ( minimum 5 Persons ).

The IRC can make alterations or omissions to the existing rules, as well as implement new ones. The IRC can also be used as an arbitrary body in certain cases. The IRC also handles the Referee affairs at larger tournaments. The IRC Members are solely appointed from the WMMAFC BOD (Board of Directors).

ARTICLE 1

COMPETITOR ELIGIBILITY

1.1 World Mixed Martial Arts Fighting Championship events are termed “Amateur” events. In this regard, only those competitors who have retained an amateur status in the particular event/events that they wish to enter may compete. Competitors that can be termed “professional” may not compete in the events in which they earn the majority of their living from. The World World Mixed Martial Arts Fighting Championship considers anyone who does or did earn the majority of their living from the event or related event that they wish to compete in, and or have competed in more than 1 professional bout.

For example, a professional Kickboxer or Wrestler could not compete in WMMAFC Combat divisions however, they could compete in WMMAFC Forms, Breaking or Self-defence divisions or else. If someone is unsure of their status, the National Director for that country may write to the WMMAFC Referee/Rules Committee to obtain an exception or special ruling.

When they don’t fight 12 month in a profi event, they can come back to the amateurs.

All players must be registered by the National WMMAFC Member country they are representing.
The competitors from the International Members must also fight for their Nations.

Citizenship and positive proof of domicile will dictate the country the competitor represents. Documents such as a passport and/or drivers license will be requested. Special circumstances must receive from the Int. Rules Commission (IRC) approval prior to the Events.

All ranks must compete at the age they will be as of the day preceding the first official day of the Competition.

 Each Competitor is responsible for his/her own personal safety. Team Coaches are responsible for the safety of children in their care. Under no circumstances will the Organisers of the Event, Staff, Officials or the Management and Staff of any Venue used in conjunction with any event take responsibility for any illness or injury which may occur during any event. Competitor ors shall attest t o their know ledge of the risk s involved in participating in a mart ial art s tournament by completing the tournament waiver form. Persons less than 18 years of age may only participate if their parent or legal guardian signs on their behalf. No competitor will be permitted to compete without having the tournament waiver form signed and presented prior to the commencement of the tournament. All competitors must have a medical attest, not older then 12 month.

 It is up to the referees and/or judges in each area to enforce the rules, however, it is up to each coach and competitor to ensure that he/she knows and fully understands the rules of the division which he/she is entering and also the risks of injury involved in the division he/she enters. Coach and Referee meetings must held before the competition starts.

By entering any WMMAFC Tournament, you are giving permission for Doping Testing to be carried out on yourself.

 All uniforms should be of the representative country or style. The WMMAFC will not decide what uniform they must wear. The Country name should be embroidered or silk-screened on the back of uniform. It is forbidden to bring on not serious letters about Religion or nationality at the uniform.

Each competitor is responsible for his/her own equipment and props where required (Rubber Knives for Self Defence, Music for Musical Forms, etc.). Under no circumstances will the Organisers of the Event, Staff, Officials or the Management and Staff of any Venue used in conjunction with any event, take responsibility for any loss or damage to any equipment, prop or any personal belongings of any competitor.

Each competitor is responsible for the safety of themselves and others. Where physical contact with others forms part of an event, long fingernails or toenails, if exposed, must be cut or covered.

Jewellery must be removed for all events.

For purposes of identification, a referee may require a player to wear a coloured flag or pennant, which shall be attached to the back of the contestants ranking belt.

Every competitor is expected to behave in a Sportsperson like Fashion. Angry and uncontrolled violent displays of behaviour will not be tolerated. If a referee believes a player is guilty of such an infraction, he or she may call a judge’s conference. Following the conference, a majority vote of all judges will cause the offending player to be disqualified – without refund. Judges will not tolerate undisciplined displays of temper.

1.14 Intentional damage to any facility within the venue related or unrelated to the event is considered an immediate disqualifying offence from all divisions – without refund.

1.15.1 Misrepresentation of information by the National Director, Coaches or Athletes will result in immediate disqualification of the athlete and may result in further penalties against the country officials involved (see official handbook of WMMAFC).

ARTICLE 2.

GENERAL CONTEST FORMAT

The official language of the tournament is English.

Competition shall consist of a 1-day event (except World Games 3-4 days).

In order to establish competition between an odd number of competitors, some may be given an automatic win, this is classified as a „BYE”. The remaining competitors will then compete against each other in the normal manner, this may be double, or single elimination. A bye is established by means of a draw that is done during the first round of matches. If in one division are not 3 people, they must take them in the next higher division – there are no competition without min. 3 persons.

ARTICLE 3.

GENERAL CONTEST AREA

The competition surface must have proper floor matting, with suitable thickness to accommodate throws. Matting and Boxing rings must be laid flat and held secure. Any seams or tears must be covered with suitable tape.

The general mat or boxing ring area must be kept clear of spectators and other non-competitors.

During a match only the two competing players and the match officials may be on the mat.

Unless otherwise stated, the competition area shall consist of three zones covering a total minimum area of 12 x 12 meters square (approximately 39 x 39 feet).

Contest Area – 6 x 6 meters

(Mat 6 x 6 meters & Boxing
Ring/AIBA Norm)

Safety Area – 1 meter wide

Danger Area – 2 meters wide

Contest Area – (Mat and Boxing Ring Area) shall be 6 x 6 meters (approximately 20 x 20 feet). Except for Forms – this Area must be 8 x 8 meters.

Safety Area – shall be a Red colored area, attached and surrounding all four sides of the Contest Area by the width of 1 meter (approximately 3 feet wide).

Danger Area – shall be a controlled area surrounding the Safety area and shall never be less than 2 meters wide (approximately 6 feet wide).

Mat Thickness – Mat thickness for Forms and Sparring Divisions will be minimum 1”.

Grappling Divisions minimum 1” – 2”.

PART 2

OFFICIATING

ARTICLE 4.

SELECTION OF REFEREES, JUDGES AND OFFICIALS

Officiating is considered a prestigious position and therefore all Referees, Judges and Officials must hold the rank of Black Belt or above as issued by a recognized International Martial Arts Association. This rule does not apply where an Honorary Official is named or for special services such as Medical Officials. Except Referees with an international WMMAFC Seminar Certification and persons with a five year experience in Martial Arts.

All Referees, Judges and Officials must have completed the WMMAFC Certification Course. Officials must be thoroughly knowledgeable in understanding, interpreting and administrating all aspects of the rules. This can only be accomplished through diligent study of the rulebook and training under actual competition conditions. A certification course and examination will be held the day prior to the Games. This rule does not apply where an Honorary Official is named or for special services such as Medical Officials.

Officials shall not be chosen for the WMMAFC based solely on wishes or country equalization.These officials will coopt by their Qualification directly from the Board of Directors.

A “Conflict of Interest” is considered when the duty or responsibility of a Referee, Judge or Official is compromised. All Referees, Judges and Officials must ensure that no “Conflict of Interest” will exist in their participation in a particular event. Where a Competitor, Coach, Referee, Judge or Official, believes there may be a “Conflict of Interest” situation, the person with whom the conflict exists must either withdraw from the event or seek the ruling and decision of the Chief Referee. If the decision of the Chief Referee is requested, the Chief Referee will ensure that the incident and resolution is recorded on the event scorecard. (Example, Referees and Competitor from the same nation: Result must be one Referee from each Competitor-Countries and one neutral Referee or only Referees from a difficult Country)

The Chief Referee will be voted in at the WMMAFC BoD meeting prior to the world championships. One nomination will be accepted from each country. This must be an Supervisor with A1 Licence. At any time during the tournament the Chief Referee, in his or her wisdom may reject officials who do not meet these criteria without recourse for protest or debate.

The highest Instance for all Referees is the IRC. The Referee licence in WMMAFC are International Chief Referee (Supervisor) = A1, Int. Referees (A/B/C) and national Referees and Judges (D/E). The national Referees and Judges can not be a center Referee in an International Tournament (World Games).

ARTICLE 5.

OFFICIALS

WMMAFC National Directors, or WMMAFC BOD, should also sit at the head table for the administering of decisions and policy. BOD Members can also be considered for positions as Referees or Judges.

Medical personnel shall be available at all times, easily recognizable and attainable in one location only.

Official dress for all referees, judges and the officials will be chosen by the Rules and approved by the WMMAFC BoD prior to the event. (Black WMMAFC Shirt and blue tie)

The number of Referees, Judges required for an event, will be addressed in the Article covering the

individual event.
Referee Licenses:
Judge
J Junior License judge for national events (U10, U14), has to be 16 years old
At the age of 18 the license turns into an E license
E National judge for national events
D National judge for national and international events
C International judge for national and international events
incl. local / national title and international titles
B International judge for all events, incl. European and Intercontinental title
A International judge for all events, World title
Referee
E National referee for national events
D National referee for national & international events
C International referee for national and international events
incl. local / national title and international titles
B International referee for all events, incl. European and Intercontinental title
A International referee for all events, World title
A 1 International Supervisor the highest license in the WMMAFC.

International Judge and Referee:

Minimum age 18 years, membership of a federation representing the WMMAFC, completion of a seminar, basic English language skills and the National D license Award and validity of licenses:

The national licenses J, E and D are awarded by the national Head referee and the NRC (National Rules Committee) by means of a majority decision and after a positive test at the end of a competition training course and are valid for a period of 1 year . They can be extended after positive application and participation in further courses.

The International C and B license is nominated by the International IRC Head referee and is awarded by means of a majority decision by the IRC „international rules committee” for 3 years after a positively concluded international competitor seminar.

The A license is only nominated by the IRC only by a majority, but it must be nominated by a member of the IRC and is also valid for 3 years.

The A1 Supervisor license is nominated by the IRC but has to be confirmed by an unanimous decision since it is the highest license at WMMAFC. This also applies for 3 years and must be renewed afterwards.

All campers must extend their licenses with the appropriate Referee seminars on a timely basis.

 Training of Campaigners:

The training of the National Campaigners for the J, E and D licenses are carried out by members of the NRC in national competitor seminars.

The training of the International Campaigners for the C, B and A licenses are carried out by members of the IRC in international competitor seminars. If necessary, however, campers with the A and A1 license can also be included in the training as a learner.

Minimum Commitment of a Referee

National Referee: minimum 2 commitments per year, as well attending a referee seminar once a year

International Referee: minimum 3 commitments per year, as well attending a international referee

seminar every 3 years.

ATTENTION:

An Upgrade for your license can be done only after referee seminars!

ARTICLE 6.

GENERAL DUTIES OF THE REFEREE

The Referee is charged with the supervision of the match and his or her prime goal is the safety of the players. The Referee administers and controls the tempo of the contest, enforces the rules and insures fair play.

 The Referee starts and stops the match, counts the time when a hold is taken, calls penalty decisions, administers the voting of the judges, communicates clearly with the scorekeeper and timekeeper and announces the winner of each match. The Referee shall announce in a loud clear voice, all official decisions, and shall indicate with voice and gestures, the player affected by his or her decisions.

 Only the Referee may call a time out, which maybe for any of the following reasons:

 To allow equipment adjustment
 To administer voting among the judges
 To award points, assess penalties and administer warnings
 To return contestants to the center, neutral area of the ring
To attend an injured player
To hear a legal protest

ARTICLE 7.

GENERAL CALLS BY THE REFEREE

 Commence the round – After the Referee has confirmed that the players, judges, scorekeeper and timekeeper are all ready, he or she shall call “BEGIN” or “FIGHT” to start the time and the contest.

 End of round – Upon completion of each round, the Referee calls “STOP” to halt the match and returns the players to the center of the mat. Scoring = the Referee show’s her votes with hand

signs and awards the win to the appropriate player.

Infraction – The referee stops the contest and give the competitor witch made the Mistake a warning or a minus Point. The Referee can also stop the Contest, speak with the side-referees to make a decision. For this situation he make a break = Time Out!

 Player out of bounds – When a player is out of bounds the Referee calls “STOP – EXIT” to hold the match and returns the players to the contest area and then starts again.

A Judge can not base his or her scoring, if a competitor is out of bounds. Attention: he must be with both feets out of bounds. Then he can not make a Score. If he is only with one foot out – he can score with his hands and the other competitor can score him legal.

 Time-out – When voting on all penalty calls, the Referee must call “TIME-OUT”.

 Excessive Force – If there is not a majority vote by the judges on excessive force, the Referee may issue a warning on his or her own.

 Judges majority – The Referee may not under any circumstances overrule a “MAJORITY” of judges for any cause or condition.

 Scoring Signs

Point sparing = see the Pictures on 12.3 and the Referee Seminar documents

Continuous sparing and Kick-Light = see the Referee Seminar documents.

ARTICLE 8.

GENERAL DUTIES OF THE JUDGES

 Certification – All judges are required to be certified in the event that they are judging. 

 Restrictive Movements – Judges are required to limit their motions to their respective areas of the ring.

 Conflict of Interest – Because of the nature of this duty, all Judges must ensure that no conflict of interest exists. In these instances all Judges must follow the procedure outlines Failure to do so may result in future disqualification.

ARTICLE 9.

POINTS AWARDED BY JUDGES

 Each Judge is to award points based on their own observations and should not be swayed by the actions or voices of others. The only exception is following an instruction from a Referee. Points must awarded in accordance with the criteria for each event.

ARTICLE 10. DUTIES OF THE TIMEKEEPER

 The timekeeper shall be seated adjacent to the playing area and shall stop and start time according to the Referee’s or Head Judge’s signal to do so. The timekeeper, may by a verbal and visual signal (such as a bean bag or suitable substitute) thrown into the center of the mat area, inform the Referee when time has run out, or when he or she has received a formal protest from the Chief Referee, or his or her designate (Scoreboards with acoustic signal).

Time runs out officially only when the judges and players have been verbally informed of the fact by the Referee (only the Doctor or the Supervisor can stop the fight).

ARTICLE 11.

DUTIES OF THE SCOREKEEPER

The scorekeeper shall record all scores and penalties awarded to players, as instructed by the Referee or Head Judge.

Wins, loses and rounds are scored by the Scorekeeper

Wins only decide the winner

 Rounds are tallied and kept to break a tie should it occur

 The scorekeeper will call up each player before a match, including those already on deck.

The scorekeeper must have at the table all required score sheets, hand counters, stopwatches and scoreboards digital.

The scorekeeper must provide a method of visual scoring to inform the Referee, judges and players of the score.

ARTICLE 12.

STANDARDISATION OF VERBAL CALLS BY OFFICIALS

Referee:
”Begin” or “Fight” – To start the competition and the timekeeper’s clock
“STOP” – To stop the competition
“Hold down” – A hold down has commenced
“Exit” – To indicate the competitors are out of bounds
“Score” – To request a show judge’s gestics (points)
“Time Out” – To stop the timekeeper’s clock
“Time” – To begin the timekeeper’s clock
“Fight” – To begin after a stoppage
“Break” – To stop the fight shortly and step one step back and fight again

 Judges:

“Stop/Score” – To signal the Referee to stop the match and give the votes Official Dresscode:

For all Referees and Judges = black classic shirt (WMMAFC Emblem in the back or on the front) blue tie and black trousers.

 Officials’ gestic signals, Example Pointsparing (see referee seminar):

Scoring „Pointsparing“:

Seen

nothing!

Show

NO Rating!

= seen, but not counted!

ONE Show TWO
Ratings, they

Rating can be difference!

ARTICLE 13.

DISPUTES AND GRIEVANCES

 Informal Grievance Procedures

Should the need arise to make a complaint on the day of an event regarding the implementation of the rules, or with regard to any official on any area the following is the only method of informal complaint which will be accepted.

Attract the attention of the main referee/judge on the area.

He/She will suspend the match and call for the Chief Referee (Supervisor)

 Explain calmly and clearly the nature of the complaint.

Await the Chief Referees decision.

 The Chief Referees decision will be final.

 Only the registered National Head Coach may initiate a complaint.

 The protest costs 100 USD/ 100 EUR.

 Formal Grievance Procedures

Formal Grievances will lead to an investigation by the WMMAFC Committee into the Grievance, and will only be accepted when given in Written Form to the Chief Referee or Supervisor at the Event accompanied by the names and contact details of all witness to the event and with a fee of €100.00 or its equivalent in the respective currency of the WMMAFC Rules committee. If the claim is substantiated, the €100.00 will be returned.

ARTICLE 14.

WEIGHT DIVISIONS / CLASSES

OFFICIAL WEIGHT CLASSES OF ALL AMATEUR KICKBOXING/COMBAT DISCIPLINES OF WORLD MIXED MARTIAL ARTS FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIP ( WMMAFC )

U10 Kids U14 Juniors U18 Cadets +18 Adults +35 Veterans +45 Masters
(6-9 years) (10-13 years) (14-17 years) (18-34 years) (35-44 years) (+45 – Open)

Male Female Male Female Male Female Male Female Male Female Male Female

-25 -25 -40 -40 -40 -40 -60 -50 -75 -55 -75 -55

-30 -30 -45 -45 -45 -45 -65 -55 -80 -60 -80 -60

-35 -35 -50 -50 -50 -50 -70 -60 -85 -65 -85 -65

-40 -40 -55 -55 -55 -55 -75 -65 +85 +65 +85 +65

-45 -45 -60 -60 -60 -60 -80 +65

-50 -50 -65 +60 -65 +60 -85

+50 +50 -70 -70 -90

+70 +70 +90

The WMMAFC Amateur Weight Divisions have a weight tolerance of “0” kg / pounds.

Except: Children Division have a tolerance of 1 kg (Kids U10). All others have no Tolerance!

If the Competitors have a different weight upper the limit the Supervisor have 2 decisions to do:

 He cancels the Fight and set the Fighter/Athlete in a new weight division. He must pay a second Starting-Fee.

He gives him the Starting-Fee back and put him out of the Tournament.

OFFICIAL WEIGHT CLASSES OF ALL PROFESSIONAL KICKBOXING/COMBAT DISCIPLINES OF WMMAFC

The WMMAFC Professional Weight Divisions have a weight tolerance of “0” kg / pounds.

Except: If the Fighter has a different weight upper the limit the Supervisor have 2 decisions to do.

He cancels the Fight and set a new date.

He gives a “non official weight agreement” (NOWA)

NOWA: that means that the Supervisor can give more tolerance out. (max.3kg/6,6lb it belongs to the weight class !) The Competitor which have more weight have to pay money for this Situation. He must pay for each 0,1kg/15€ maximum 450€ – this money goes to the Opponent and to the Federation (50%). If both Competitors have the wrong weight. The money must be paid directly before the Fight goes on.

Male (15 – 55 years)

Weight class name

Flyweight

Super Flyweight

Bantamweight

Super
Bantamweight

Featherweight

Super

Featherweight

Lightweight

Super Lightweight

Welterweight

Super Welterweight

Middleweight

Super Middleweight

Light Heavyweight

Super Light
Heavyweight

Cruiserweight

Super

Cruiserweight Heavyweight Super Heavyweight

Upper limit

in kilograms in pounds
(kg) (lb)

50.5 /111.3

52 /114.6

53.5/117.9

55.5 /122.4

57 /125.7

59 /130.1

61.5/ 135.6
63.5/ 140

67 /147.7

70 /154.3

72.5/ 159.8

76 /167.6

79/ 174.2

83.2/ 183.4

85.9 /189.4

90 /198.4

95 /209.4

No weight limit

Female (15 – 55 years)
Weight class Upper limit
in kilograms
in pounds
name
(kg) (lb)

Lightweight 50/ 110.7
Welterweight 55 /121.3
Middleweight 60 /132.3
Light 65 /143.3
Heavyweight

Heavyweight No weight limit

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Fights: Wins: Losses: Draws: KO’s:
Amount losses by KO to the head:  0

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CADETS, CHILDREN, SENIORS, JUNIORS AND VETERANS 

TATAMI DISCIPLINE

POINT FIGHTING

Boys and girls: (beginners)                                      -25,-32,+32 kg

Younger cadet- boys and girls: (beginners)       -28,-37,-47,+47 kg

Older cadet – boys: (beginners)                       -42, -52, -63, +63 kg

Older cadet – girls: (beginners)                        -40, -50, -60, +60 kg

Juniors – senior men: (beginners)                    -63, -74, -84, +84 kg

Juniors – senior women:  (beginners)                             -60, +60 kg

Boys and girls: (7-9 yrs.)                   -19, -22, -25, -28, -32, +32 kg

Younger cadet- boys and girls: (10-12 yrs.)       -28, -32, -37, -42, -47, +47 kg

Older cadet girls: (13-15 yrs.)                      -42, -46, -50, -55, -60, -65, +65 kg

Older cadet boys: (13-15 yrs.)                     -42, -47, -52, -57, -63, -69, +69 kg

Junior girls: (16-18 yrs.)                                      -50, -55, -60, -65, -70, +70 kg

Junior boys: (16-18 yrs.)                -57′ -63, -69, -74, -79, -84, -89, -94, +94 kg

Senior women: (19-36 yrs.)                                 -50, -55, -60, -65, -70, +70 kg

Senior men: (19-41 yrs.)                -57′ -63, -69, -74, -79, -84, -89, -94, +94 kg

Master class men: (41-55 yrs.)                                          -69, -79, -89, +89 kg

Master class women: {41-55yrs.)                                                     -60, +60 kg

Tag team – younger cadets (boys, girls, 2×2)                                                                    open

Tag team – older cadets (boys, girls, 2×2)                                                                         open

Tag team – juniors (boys, girls, 2×2)                                                                                  open

Tag team – seniors  (men, women, 2×2)                                                                            open

Team fight – childrens I younger cadets I older cadets I juniors I seniors (3+1)                 open

Grand champions – children I younger cadet I older cadet I junior I senior (m)                 open

Grand champions – children I younger cadet I old cadet I junior I senior (f)            

LIGHT CONTACT

Younger cadet- boys and girls: (beginners)                        -28, -37, -47, +47 kg

Older cadet – boys: (beginners)                                          -42, -52, -63, +63 kg

Older cadet – girls: (beginners)                                           -42, -50, -60, +60 kg

Juniors – senior men: (beginners)                                              -69, -79, +79 kg

Juniors – senior women:  (beginners)                                                -60, +60 kg

Older cadet girls: (13-15 yrs.)                        -42, -46, -50, -55, -60, -65, +65 kg

Older cadet boys: (13-15 yrs.)                       -42, -47, -52, -57, -63, -69, +69 kg

Junior girls: (16-18 yrs.)                                        -50, -55, -60, -65, -70, +70 kg

Junior boys: (16-18 yrs.)                  -57′ -63, -69, -74, -79, -84, -89, -94, +94 kg

Senior women: (19-36 yrs.)                                  -50, -55, -60, -65, -70, +70 kg

Senior men: (19-41 yrs.)                 -57′ -63, -69, -74, -79, -84, -89, -94, +94 kg

Master class men: (41-55 yrs.)                                                  -74, -84, +84 kg

Master class women: (41-55 yrs.)                                                     -60, +60 kg

Grand champions – senior (m)                                                          -79, +79 kg

Grand champion – senior (w)                                                     -50, -60, +60 kg

Weight category:

MUSICAL FORMS

Tradicional K.ata (boys, girls, juniors, seniors, master class)

-without music all style martial arts                                        open

Hard Style Open Hand (boys, girls, juniors, seniors)            open

Soft Style Open Hand (boys, girls, juniors, seniors)             open

Hard Style Weapons (boys, girls, juniors, seniors)               open

Soft Style Weapons (boys, girls, juniors, seniors)                open

RING DISCIPLINE FULL CONTACT

Junior boys: (16-18 yrs.)               -51,-54,-57,-60,-63.5,-67,-71,-75,-81,-86,-91,+91 kg

Junior girls: (16-18 yrs.)                                                  -48,-52,-56,-60,-65,-70,+70 kg

Senior men: (19 -41 yrs.)              -51,-54,-57,-60,-63.5,-67,-71,-75,-81,-86,-91,+91 kg

Senior women: (19 -36 yrs.)                                            -48,-52,-56,-60,-65,-70,+70 kg

Super fight – seniors I juniors men                                                                           TBD

Super fight – seniors I juniors women                                                                       TBD

K-1

Junior boys: (16-18 yrs.)              -51,-54,-57,-60,-63.5,-67,-71,-75,-81,-86,-91,+91 kg

Junior girls: (16-18 yrs.)                                                 -48,-52,-56,-60,-65,-70,+70 kg

Senior men: (19 -41 yrs.)             -51,-54,-57,-60,-63.5,-67,-71,-75,-81,-86,-91,+91 kg

Senior women: (19 -36 yrs.)                                          -48,-52,-56,-60,-65,-70,+70 kg

Super fight – seniors men                                                                                       TBD

Super fight – seniors women                                                                                   TBD

LOW KICK

Junior boys: (16-18 yrs.)             -51,-54,-57,-60,-63.5,-67,-71,-75,-81,-86,-91,+91 kg

Junior girls: (16-18 yrs.)                                                -48,-52,-56,-60,-65,-70,+70 kg

Senior men: (19 -41 yrs.)            -51,-54,-57,-60,-63.5,-67,-71,-75,-81,-86,-91,+91 kg

Senior women: (19 -36 yrs.)                                         -48,-52,-56,-60,-65,-70,+70 kg

Super fight – seniors men                                                                                      TBD

Super fight – seniors women                                                                                  TBD

MUAY THAI

Junior boys: (16-18 yrs.)            -51,-54,-57,-60,-63.5,-67,-71,-75,-81,-86,-91,+91 kg

Junior girls: (16-18 yrs.)                                               -48,-52,-56,-60,-65,-70,+70 kg

Senior men: (19 -41 yrs.)           -51,-54,-57,-60,-63.5,-67,-71,-75,-81,-86,-91,+91 kg

Senior women: (19 -36 yrs.)                                         -48,-52,-56,-60,-65,-70,+70 kg

Super fight – seniors men                                                                                      TBD

Super fight – seniors women                                                                                 TBD

SANDA

Junior boys: (16-18 yrs.)            -51,-54,-57,-60,-63.5,-67,-71,-75,-81,-86,-91,+91 kg

Junior girls: (16-18 yrs.)                                               -48,-52,-56,-60,-65,-70,+70 kg

Senior men: (19 -41 yrs.)           -51,-54,-57,-60,-63.5,-67,-71,-75,-81,-86,-91,+91 kg

Senior women: (19 -36 yrs.)                                        -48,-52,-56,-60,-65,-70,+70 kg

Super fight – seniors men                                                                                      TBD

Super fight – seniors women                                                                                 TBD

KUNG FU

Junior boys: (16-18 yrs.)           -51,-54,-57,-60,-63.5,-67,-71,-75,-81,-86,-91,+91 kg

Junior girls: (16-18 yrs.)                                              -48,-52,-56,-60,-65,-70,+70 kg

Senior men: (19 -41 yrs.)          -51,-54,-57,-60,-63.5,-67,-71,-75,-81,-86,-91,+91 kg

Senior women: (19 -36 yrs.)                                        -48,-52,-56,-60,-65,-70,+70 kg

Super fight – seniors men                                                                                     TBD

Super fight – seniors women                                                                                 TBD

KICK LIGHT

Younger cadet- boys and girls: (beginners)                               -28, -37, -47, +47 kg

Older cadet – boys: (beginners)                                                  -42, -52, -63, +63 kg

Older cadet – girls: (beginners)                                                   -42, -50, -60, +60 kg

Older cadet girls: (13-15 yrs.)                                -42, -46, -50, -55, -60, -65, +65 kg

Older cadet boys: (13-15 yrs.)                               -42, -47, -52, -57, -63, -69, +69 kg

Junior girls: (16-18 yrs.)                                                -50, -55, -60, -65, -70, +70 kg

Junior boys: (16-18 yrs.)                          -57′ -63, -69, -74, -79, -84, -89, -94, +94 kg

Senior women: (19-36 yrs.)                                           -50, -55, -60, -65, -70, +70 kg

Senior men: (19-41 yrs.)                           -57′ -63, -69, -74, -79, -84, -89, -94, +94 kg

Master class men: (41-55 yrs.)                                                             74, -84, +84 kg

Master class women:  (41-55 yrs.)                                                             -60, +60 kg

Mrand champions – senior (m)                                                                    -79, +79 kg

Mrand champion – senior (w)                                                               -50, -60, +60 kg    

  1. MMA Tactic (Gi/noG)

 

Boys and girls: (7-9 yrs.)                                                 -19, -22, -25, -28, -32, +32 kg

Younger cadet- boys and girls: (10-12 yrs.)                     -28, -32, -37, -42, -47, +47 kg

Older cadet girls: (13-15 yrs.)                                   -42, -46, -50, -55, -60, -65, +65 kg

Older cadet boys: (13-15 yrs.)                                  -42, -47, -52, -57, -63, -69, +69 kg

Junior girls: (16-18 yrs.)                                                   -47, -52, -57, -61, -66, +66 kg  

Junior boys: (16-18 yrs.)                         -52′ -57, -66, -70, -77, -84, -93, -105, +105 kg

Senior women: (19-36 yrs.)                                             -52, -57, -61, -66, -70, +70 kg

Senior men: (19-41 yrs.)                -57, -61,-66, -70, -77, -84, -93, -105, -120, +120 kg

Master class men: (41-55 yrs.)                                               -70, -77, -84, -93, +93 kg       

Master class women: {41-55yrs.)                                                  -61, -66, -70, +70 kg

  1. MMA Light (Gi/noG)

Boys and girls: (7-9 yrs.)                                                     -19, -22, -25, -28, -32, +32 kg

Bounger cadet- boys and girls: (10-12 yrs.)                        -28, -32, -37, -42, -47, +47 kg

Older cadet girls: (13-15 yrs.)                                       -42, -46, -50, -55, -60, -65, +65 kg

Older cadet boys: (13-15 yrs.)                                      -42, -47, -52, -57, -63, -69, +69 kg

Junior girls: (16-18 yrs.)                                                      -47, -52, -57, -61, -66, +66 kg        

Junior boys: (16-18 yrs.)                      -52, -57, -61,-66, -70, -77, -84, -93, -105, +105 kg

Senior women: (19-36 yrs.)                                                 -52, -57, -61, -66, -70, +70 kg

Senior men: (19-41 yrs.)                    -57, -61,-66, -70, -77, -84, -93, -105, -120, +120 kg

Master class men: (41-55 yrs.)                                                   -70, -77, -84, -93, +93 kg          

Master class women: {41-55yrs.)                                                      -61, -66, -70, +70 kg

  1. MMA Free Fight (Gi/noGi) Wrestling

Boys and girls: (7-9 yrs.)                                                       -19, -22, -25, -28, -32, +32 kg

Younger cadet- boys and girls: (10-12 yrs.)                          -28, -32, -37, -42, -47, +47 kg

Older cadet girls: (13-15 yrs.)                                        -42, -46, -50, -55, -60, -65, +65 kg

Older cadet boys: (13-15 yrs.)                                       -42, -47, -52, -57, -63, -69, +69 kg

Junior girls: (16-18 yrs.)                                                        -47, -52, -57, -61, -66, +66 kg

Junior boys: (16-18 yrs.)                       -52, -57, -61,-66, -70, -77, -84, -93, -105, +105 kg

Senior women: (19-36 yrs.)                                                  -52, -57, -61, -66, -70, +70 kg

Senior men: (19-41 yrs.)                     -57, -61,-66, -70, -77, -84, -93, -105, -120, +120 kg

Master class men: (41-55 yrs.)                                                    -70, -77, -84, -93, +93 kg

Master class women: {41-55yrs.)                                                       -61, -66, -70, +70 kg

 

CAGE/ RING DISCIPLINE

  1. MMA Amateur (Gi/noGi)

Junior boys: (16-18 yrs.)      -52, -57, -61,-66, -70, -77, -84, -93, -105, +105 kg

Junior girls: (16-18 yrs.)                                       -47, -52, -57, -61, -66, +66 kg

Senior men: (19 -41 yrs.)   -57, -61,-66, -70, -77, -84, -93, -105, -120, +120 kg

Senior women: (19 -36 yrs.)                               -52, -57, -61, -66, -70, +70 kg

  1. MMA Full Amateur (Gi/noGi)

Junior boys: (16-18 yrs.)               -52′ -57, -66, -70, -77, -84, -93, -105, +105 kg

Junior girls: (16-18 yrs.)                                         -47, -52, -57, -61, -66, +66 kg

Senior men: (19 -41 yrs.)     -57, -61,-66, -70, -77, -84, -93, -105, -120, +120 kg

Senior women: (19 -36 yrs.)                                  -52, -57, -61, -66, -70, +70 kg

                                                                     

 

CAGE DISCIPLINE

  1. MMA Full Elite (pro Rules)

Senior men: (19 -41 yrs.)        -57, -61,-66, -70, -77, -84, -93, -105, -120, +120 kg

Senior women: (19 -36 yrs.)                                    -52, -57, -61, -66, -70, +70 kg

  1. MMA Elite (pro Rules)

Senior men: (19 -41 yrs.)      -57, -61,-66, -70, -77, -84, -93, -105, -120, +120 kg

Senior women: (19 -36 yrs.)                                   -52, -57, -61, -66, -70, +70 kg

  1. Breaking Hard Objects              

(It may only be used wood)              

Category No                                       

 – 12 age

.- 17 age.

+ 18 age.

  1.  SelfDefense

  (For self-defense 5 attacks be defended: fist, Holding attack, choking attack, knife and stick attack)

Category No

– 12 age

.- 17 age.

+ 18 age.

  1. Forms  

Forms Kids -9 age Mix                       

Category No.                                         

Softstyle                                              

Hardstyle (Korean)                             

Hardstyle (Japanes)                                

 Forms Juniors 13-17 age female                                                                

Category No.                                                                       

Softstyle                                                                       

Hardstyle (Koreans)                                                     

Hardstyle (Japanes)

Kempo

Weapons: no Musik

Freestyle: with Musik

Weapons: with Musik

Forms Kids 10-12 age Mix Forms            

Female male                                              

Category No.                                                

Softstyle                                                     

Hardstyle (Koreans)                                  

Hardstyle (Japanes)                                    

Kempo                                                      

Weapons: no Musi                                      

Freestyle: with Musiк                                

Weapons: with Musiк                                

Juniors 13-17 age male

Female male

Category No.

Softstyle

Hardstyle (Koreans)

Hardstyle (Japanes)

Kempo

Weapons: no Musi

Freestyle: with Musiк

Weapons: with Musiк

Forms Adults over 18 Age Women                    

Category No.                                                                   

 Softstyle                                                                

Hardstyle (Koreans)                                                     

Hardstyle (Japanes)                                                         

Kempo                                                                          

Weapons: no Musik                                                          

Freestyle: with Musik                                                   

Weapons: with Musik                                                     

Forms Adults over 18 Age Women

Category No.

Softstyle

Hardstyle (Koreans)

Hardstyle (Japanes)

Hardstyle (Japanes)

Kempo

Weapons: no Musik

Freestyle: with Musik

Weapons: with Musik

Forms Veteran +36 Mix

Category No

Veteran +36 Hardstyle

Veteran +36 Softstyle

Kempo

Weapons: no Musik

Tai Chi

CODE MMA Syllabus

Department: MMA

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World MMA & Combat Sports Organisation

WHAT IS MMA?

The evolution of martial arts has given rise to hybrid styles that seek to combine the best of several arts to give the student knowledge in all ranges of combat. Traditional styles would often concentrate on certain elements of combat: Karate, Taekwon Do or Muay Thai would concentrate on standing combat.

Jiu Jitsu, Judo and Sambo would concentrate on a closer range of taking down and submission. Mixed Martial Arts use elements from a selection of these to enable a skill set to be used in competition that is arguably the most exciting and diverse combat sport on the planet today.

CODE MMA host regular seminars in no-gi BJJ, wrestling and submission wrestling with highly skilled black belts in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ), and Judo.

All classes are run by PROFESSIONAL and QUALIFIED instructors in a FRIENDLY and NON INTIMIDATING environment.

(All egos are left at the door when training.)

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WHY CODE MMA? 

CODE Combat Arts was founded as a school which strives to offer a diverse and comprehensive style to those looking to study self protection which is practical, challenging and is built on an ethos of making life safer, healthier and more positive.

After studying traditional martial arts we decided to start looking into arts which had different ranges and techniques than those which he has studied previously. After a relatively short period of time we realized the benefits of cross training for any martial artist: whether strong as a stand up, close range or ground stylist, it would ultimately benefit all of those involved in combat arts to at least understand the basics of those other ranges. We are still working to expand our knowledge in all ranges and will continue to do so for as long as we practice martial arts.

The CODE MMA syllabus was not designed to be a new martial art that professes to be better than the rest. It isn’t. It was designed as a framework for a combat art that concentrates on keeping the practitioner standing up (the last place anyone wants to be in a real combat situation is on the floor) but also provides some understanding of those other ranges that might also be encountered.

CODE MMA provides concepts for the student based on experience and study and an environment to pressure test techniques in whichever ways the student is comfortable.

There are currently CODE MMA Combat classes and there are more planned for the future.

CODE TAEKWON-DO is currently for adults to attend.

We look forward to welcoming you to the school  and working with you.

CODE PRINCIPLES

CONCISE

Keep techniques succinct and to the point. Minimize unnecessary expenditure of energy and aim to achieve impact as soon as possible with speed and power.

OBJECTIVE

Be uninfluenced by emotion or personal prejudice. You have a task to complete so remain objective in thought when considering the task and desired outcome. Emotions will cloud your judgement and inhibit fluid movement.

DECISIVE/ DIRECT

Remaining objective should allow you to be able to make a decision quickly and efficiently. One should train until movements are natural and just happen (moving from the unconsciously incompetent beginner to the unconsciously competent expert.) Learn to make your movements decisive and produce a definite result. It does not have to look pretty!

EFFICIENT

Efficiency consolidates the other three principles of CODE. If one is concise, objective and decisive then one should be efficient in practice and methodology. One should strive to achieve maximum productivity with minimum wasted effort or expense. Ne should strive to be well organized and competent.

 

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CODE CONCEPTS

Although the principles behind C.O.D.E. are conceptual and will change from student to student, the following key points are noted:

  1. The art essentially functions from an open handed style to incorporate grabbing, holding and grappling and for versatility. Looseness and relaxation in the muscles will encourage loose, quick muscle movements

  2. There is strong emphasis on the student finding what works for them and learning to listen to their body, understand how to recognize strengths and realize the potential of their ability. For example: the syllabus includes high level kicks but this does not mean that the student must employ that technique simply to please their ego if their body does not allow it. Listen, learn, understand and use what is useful to YOU.

  3. C.O.D.E. focuses on remaining standing up. The concepts and techniques within are for self-protection as well as fitness or sport and standing up is accepted as the better place to be in a real fight compared to being on the ground. However, the art also includes closer ranges, clinching, take down and groundwork, albeit to a fairly basic level as a back-up- understanding and practice in all ranges is sensible.

  4. Regardless of the amount of techniques available in the syllabus, emphasis of self-expression is key to avoiding the possible onset of the ‘log jam’ effect. There is a story which summarizes this point perfectly:

    • „Two cats were talking about how to avoid being caught by a fox. One cat said “I know 50 different ways to avoid being eaten by a fox.” The other cat said “I only know one.” At that moment they saw a fox close by stalking them. The cat who knew one way to escape ran up the nearest tree and was safe. The other cat, whilst pondering which of his 50 ways of escape to use, was eaten by the fox.”

  5. The term ‘self-protection’ is used instead of ‘self-defense’ because one cannot only defend themselves in a live situation and expect to triumph. Sooner or later they must escape or attack. Therefore to ‘protect’ oneself is a more correct phrase. The self-protection aspect of CODE will always follow three principles which must be demonstrated in practice and during a grading:

    • DISTRACT the opponent to create opening or buy required time to attack/ escape

    • DEAL with the opponent as required. This may be via escape or by swift and hard attack.

    • DISAPPEAR or DETAIN. Do not hang around to admire your work. Do not continue to attack if opponent is no longer a realistic threat or unconscious (we must consider the law). Only detain and call police if sufficiently skilled, safe and confident to do so.

    • NOTE: Use only those techniques with which you are familiar. Remember the principles of C.O.D.E. We practice to simulate live situations and anything goes as long as it can be justified as reasonable force: stamping, shin kick, groin kick, eye gouge etc.

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        CODE MMA SYLLABUS

The C.O.D.E GRADING syllabus is below for you to see how you might need to perform should you choose to work towards your Level 10 (1st degree black belt equivalent)

C.O.D.E. is designed to be incredibly subjective. Each student will be expected to grade TO THEIR ABILITY and it would be unfair to expect an older, less fit student to perform the same as a 20 year old athlete. This could mean that some students will decide to stop grading at a certain level as standards will need to be maintained to a decent level. On that premise the C.O.D.E. technical syllabus is available to every student whether they choose to grade or not- so a ‘Level 1/ white belt’ has access to the same range of techniques as a ‘Level 10/ black belt’. Consider how MMA lessons might work- no one HAS to take a grading. A grading should NOT dictate what you are ‘allowed’ to learn. Your ability and desire to learn should dictate your progress.

‘So why would I bother grading then?!’

Personal Pride? Working towards a respectable goal? C.O.D.E. Combat Arts have been designed to allow you to work towards this goal if that is what you would like to do. Anyone who works towards a black belt should be commended as it is an arduous but worthy task. Be aware that this is YOUR CHOICE though. You will be given every support to pass a grading if you choose to take them but equal support to progress as you would like if you do not grade.

One other reason for grading is that CODE MMA allows you access to a variety of competitions and tournaments. Some of these will require that you wear a gi (white outfit with a belt) and therefore have a grade. Competitions can be split into grade levels and therefore it is sensible that one enters at their correct level so that they are tested accordingly. There is no point remaining at white belt for several years and competing as such. This would simply result in a pointless and cheap victory.

C.O.D.E. Combat Arts (CCA) and the CCA Grading system is a nationally & internationally recognized and regulated style and has been registered as such with WMMA FC (World MMA & Combat Sports Organization)

Anyone who starts CCA is a Level 10 practitioner. There are some things that will be considered for grading’s that are not rigid or quantified:

Legitimate belts achieved in other arts (proof required and will be checked with awarding body)

Attendance to competition and tournaments for higher level grades

Attitude and behavior towards martial arts, colleagues and self on and off of the mat.

Attendance to certain seminars and programmers hosted by CODE Combat from external instructors will be required for higher levels

There must be a minimum amount of time on the mats in between grading dates. Live training and experience are key.

LEVEL 9
STANCES
 Salute
 Front
PUNCHES
 Jab
 Cross
BLOCKS
 Block jab-cross
 Block kick with shin
KICKS
 Front kick
Combinations of punching and kicking as requested
Takedown
×1
Sprol
Ground
Open the guard
Pass from the guard
Side control
SPARRING
 1 x 1 minute round displaying CODE
LEVEL 8
STANCES
 As per Level 9 + sitting/ based stance and basic sparring stance (explain concepts)
PUNCHES
 As per Level 9 + hook
BLOCKS
 As per Level 9 + midsection side block
 Block of punches with elbows
KICKS
 As per Level 9 + lower and midsection turning/ roundhouse kicks
WORK IN CLINCH
 demonstrate clinch escape/ reversal/ defense
 demonstrate clinch and striking
Take down
×3
Ground
As per level 9+ mound position
COMBINATIONS
As requested. For example:
 Jab, Cross, Hook
 Low turning kick, mid section turning kick.
SPARRING
 1 x 2 minute round displaying learned techniques
LEVEL 7
STANCES
 As before + back/ defensive stance
PUNCHES
 As before + uppercut and back fist
BLOCKS
 As before + Defense from hook
KICKS
 As before +side kick
CLINCH WORK as before with standing grappling.
TAKE DOWN
×4
Ground
As before +submission from side ×2
CLINCH
Demonstrate clinch/escape/reversal/defense
+standing grappling
LEVEL 6
STANCES
 As before + standing stance (with techniques performed)
PUNCHES/ STRIKES
 As before + over hook
BLOCKS
 As before + high kick defense
KICKS
 As before + turning kick
Knees
Strait knee
Elbows
Strait elbow
CLINCH WORK as before with clinch control and movement.
Standing grappling
Takedows
×5
Ground
As before +submissions from mount ×2
SPARRING
LEVEL 5
STANCES
 As before + looking at center line significance
PUNCHES
 All hand techniques+ uppercut to the body
KICKS
 As before + front rising, axes, reverse turning kick
 Knees
 All
 Elbows
 All
CLINCH WORK AS BEFORE
×1 min
Grappling fro 1 min
Takedown
×5
Ground
As before + 4 submissions from the guard
Sparring for 2 min.
LEVEL 4
STANCES
 All stances
PUNCHES
 All hand techniques
BLOCKS
 All blocks
KICKS
 All kicks + spot, slide, jump as requested by examiner
 Knees
 All
 Elbows
 All
CLINCH
For 2 min
Grappling
For 2min
Ground
As before + back mount
SPARRING
 ×2 min all
LEVEL 3
Any previously learned technique
Combinations as before as requested by the examiner
All as before
+ REVERSAL IN THE GROUND
Escape from all positions
+ground and pound strategic
Sparring ×2 min all
LEVEL 2
Demonstration of all previous techniques as requested by examiner
Combinations as previously done as requested by examiner.
All as before
+Takedows for 2 min
Sparring start in ground from open guard
+4 reversal
Escape from all positions
Sparring ×3 min mma
THESIS
Minimum 1000 words entitled “What does a black belt mean to me?”
LEVEL 1
Demonstration of all previous techniques as requested by examiner.
Combinations as previously done as requested by examiner.
Punches
× 1 min sparring only box
Blocks
×1 min only defense
Kicks
×1 min only kicks sparring
CLINCH
×1 min sparring only clinch
Grappling
×1 min sparring only standing grappling
Takedows
×1 min only Takedows
Ground
×2 min sparring only ground with ground and pound
Submissions
For 2 min only submissions from all positions
THESIS
Minimum of 3000 words entitled: “My journey from white belt to black belt

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12244137_982784738454514_1586864076_nIN ORDER TO REQUEST A PROMOTION OF YOUR EVENT UNDER THE LABEL OF THE WMMA FC (HOMOLOGATION) AND/OR TO REQUEST THE SANCTIONING OF THE CHAMPIONSHIP BY THE WMMA FC AT YOUR EVENT, YOU SHOULD SUBMIT A REQUEST TO THE WMMA FC WORLD OFFICE.Your request should contain, but not is limited to, the following information:
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• I confirm my obligation to provide a complete medical insurance that covers all and any damages, injuries or prejudice that can happen before, during and after the day of promotion for all the participants and competitors.
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Contact WMMA FC World Office
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RING ANNOUNCER:

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• WMMA FC RING ANNOUNCER – MC
• The Ring Announcers job is to fully represent the event to the public in an official and professional manor.

• The Ring Announcer shall NEVER use Profanity over the microphone that the crowd will hear.

• If the Ring Announcer uses ANY Profanity over the Event PA/Microphone, he/she could be banned from the event.

• He is to read all the bout results as requested to him by the WMMA FC Event representative which shall include EXACT bout scores or EXACT times of a stoppage.

• For this purpose we recommend all Ring Announcers use the announcement cards provided by the WMMA FC.

• There shall be NO TALKING by the Ring Announcer over the microphone or ANYONE over a Microphone during a „REAL” bout.

• No „VOICED COMMENTATING” with a microphone to the event audience by ANYONE when a bout is in progress. Commentating for TV is of course allowed.

• Talking is ONLY allowed during the round breaks.

• DJ’s”
• MUSIC: There shall be NO MUSIC played during a bout.
 However, some Muay Thai bouts, the fighters may request it during their bout which is acceptable if BOTH FIGHTERS agree to it.

• Fighter or Event Music with abusive lyrics and or foul language will NOT BE ALLOWED!

• DJ’s” Please review ALL „UNKNOWN” fight music BEFORE the event.

• Fighters are required to request music that would be suitable for „FAMILY – PRIME TIME – NETWORK” Television viewing.

TIMEKEEPER’S DUTIES:

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WMMA FC TIMEKEEPER’S DUTIES:

REQUIRED EQUIPMENT & USE OF

o All necessary sound and recording equipment shall be provided by the Official Event Timekeeper.
o This includes
 A whistle.
 The whistle is used by the timekeeper to inform the referee, judges, trainers & the fighters when there is 10 seconds left in the round break.
 After the timekeeper blows the whistle once, they will shout out „Seconds out!”
 TWO Stop watches
 For official timing of the rounds and rest periods.

 Extra in case one fails.
 WMMA FC approved round bell.
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 Hammer or Slap Paddle.
 This is used to slap together or hit the ring canvas „3” Times when there is 10 seconds remaining in the fighting round.
o The bell will be no higher than the floor level of the ring.
o The bell or gong shall be of clear tone so that the fighters and assistants may easily hear it.

o • TIMEKEEPERS DUTIES
o See „REQUIRED EQUIPMENT & USE OF” above plus the following
 To keep official time of each bout.
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 To assist the referee in counting over a downed fighter in the case of a knockdown.
 When a fighter is knocked down or purposely falls down without the will to stand, the Timekeeper must begin the count of the downed fighter once the fallen fighter touches the ring floor. The timekeeper will do so by the use of his/her fingers clear and visible, high over his/her head until the referee picks up the count from them.

WMMA FC PROTESTS:

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WMMA FC PROTESTS:
• Bout Reviews will only be done when there is a legit, justified and provable reason for them. Some of those issues may include but not be limited to:

1. Personal issues with a certain judge such as favoritism or a judge having personal ties to a fighter and can be proved these ties are either negative or positive towards one or both of the fighters involved.

2. A questionable knockdown that resulted in a standing 8 count.

3. Problem with the round times, too long or too short.

4. Incorrect scoring due to a knockdown or standing 8 count.

5. Failure of equipment that caused an issue with the fight. (Ring breakdown etc.)

6. Additional reasons will be determined if justified by the WMMA FC Headquarters.

• A decision rendered at the termination of any contest may be changed by the WMMA FC if the WMMA FC determines that one of the following occurred:

◦ There was found to be any conspiracy affecting the result of any contest.
◦ The scorecard(s) of the judges shows an error which would mean that the decision was given to the wrong contestant.
◦ There was a violation of the laws or rules governing contests, which affected the result of any contest.

1. Any and all protests must be received by the WMMA FC in writing within 10 days after the event from which the protest took place.

2. Any additional evidence should accompany the written protest such as statements, pictures etc.

3. All protests decisions will be determined by the WMMA FC Advisory Board within 30 days of the filed protest.

WMMA FC Medical Doctor/Physician:


WMMA FC Medical Doctor/Physician:
Licensed Medical Doctor – MD or DO.

▪ A minimum of one Medical Doctor/Physician (MD or DO) at ringside during all bouts.

▪ If the Chief Ringside Physician is forced to attend to a fighter who was just injured in a bout whether at ringside or in the locker room, NO BOUTS may take place until he/she is back at ringside. To avoid down time it is highly recommended that two Physicians be in attendance so that if one must leave ring-side the event may continue.

▪ Physician(s), shall sit at ringside during an WMMA FC sanctioned event close to a set of ring entree stairs they can access quickly and easily.

▪ Competition may not occur in the ring if the physician is not present at ringside.

▪ They shall be prepared to assist if any serious emergency arises, and shall render temporary or emergency care for cuts and minor injuries sustained by any fighter.

▪ The Ringside Licensed Medical Doctor shall not leave the arena until ALL Fighters have been checked after their bouts and confirmed OK.

▪ No Chiropractors or Dentists, „MEDICAL DOCTOR, MD”. Not a physicians assistant.
PRE EVENT PHYSICALS:

1. All fighters must be given an Official WMMA FC pre-bout physical within 24 hours prior to the start of the event. This can also be done by a Paramedic or Nurse.