Part 4: Amateur rules and regulations
Divisions and rounds
The fighters must be in good physical shape and have a good sportsmanlike attitude.
The fighters must be well groomed and presentable. The nails of hands and feet must be cut short. The hair must be short or freshly washed. Male fighters with hair of a length that could pose a problem during the fight (i.e. shoulder length or more), must follow the rules concerning long hair that apply to female fighters.
Male and female junior fighters are not allowed to fight real matches accept light contact before the age of 16, and then only on condition of having at least 1 year of fighting experience as well as the written approval of the national association physician.
Kids and juniors are only allowed to fight in light contact and explicitly not in full contact, kickboxing or Thaiboxing.
|light contact||kicks above the waist||long trousers with T-shirt|
|full contact||kicks above the waist||long trousers with bare upper body|
|kickboxing||with low kicks||shorts and bare upper body|
|Thaiboxing||knees and elbows||shorts and bare upper body|
In all divisions all preliminary matches at any kind of championships (men and women) may be conducted over 3 rounds of 2 minutes. There is a break of 1 minute duration between rounds.
In all divisions all final matches in any kind of championships (men and women) may be conducted over 3 rounds of 2 minutes. There is a break of 1 minute duration between rounds.
No match featuring kids, junior male and junior female fighters may go over more than 3 rounds of 2 minutes.
No match featuring male and female amateur fighters may go over more than 5 rounds of 2 minutes .
Part 1: General
- ISKA / IRC
- Amateur status
- Age categories
- Weigh-in and medical examinations
- Tournament organization
Part 2: Point fighting
- Clothing and outfit
- Matches, weight divisions and match time
- Referee’s power
- Beginning, interruption and end of fights
- Rules of competition
- Points and scoring
- Warnings and penalty points
- Competition safety rules
Part 3: Forms
- Overview, scoring and presentation
- Traditional Japanese hardstyle
- Traditional Korean hardstyle
- Musical form: freestyle empty hand
- Musical form: freestyle weapon
- Weapon traditional: no music
- Veterans traditional