Fighting System Rules (in brief)
||12 x 12
||Two x 2
must wear protective hand and shin/instep pads. Groin protection is
strikes (hand or foot) above the waistline
c. arm and leg locks
e. pinning techniques
technique which is dangerous and could cause serious injury
center referee and two side referees
contest begins in the center of the mat area. The fighters must
show their abilities in each of three areas - striking with the
hands or the feet (atemi-waza); throws (nage-waza); groundwork (osae-komi-waza).
As soon as one or the other fighter makes
contact with an atemi, either of them can move into nage-waza.
They must strike before moving into throws. When moving into the
grapple, simultaneous striking is allowed at the moment of
contact. Osae-komi must be preceded by a throw or takedown. Once on the floor, they can start with groundwork
are awarded as follows:
a. ONE point (wazari) for a good technique
which is partially blocked;
b. TWO points (ippon) for a technique which is not blocked.
c. ONE point (wazari) for a hold-down which lasts for more than 10
seconds, but less then 20;
d. TWO points (ippon) for lock or strangulation submission (while
standing) or hold-down lasting for 20 seconds;
e. THREE points (ippon) for lock or strangulation submission when
on the ground.
TWO point penalties are awarded for passivity, for excessive force
and for illegal techniques. An accumulation of penalty points can
result in a fighter be disqualified.
fighter who has accumulated the most points at the end of the two
rounds is declared the winner.
If one figher achieves an IPPON in each of
the three elements (atemi-waza, nage-waza and osae-komi-waza)
within the two rounds, he or she is immediately declared the
winner of the contest.
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