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World Fight sport&Martial Arts CouncilOFFICIAL RULEBOOKwww.wfmc-kickboxing.comEdition May 2010

IntroductionThis Rulebook replaces all previously issued rules. It also reflects the official WFMC AmateurCompetition Rules.These current rules are valid for all member states. Consideration can be given to local legalrequirements and obligations if required.The official language of the IRC is English. This Rulebook can be translated in to otherlanguages by the IRC. In case of any discrepancies, the official English version shall prevail.Without the specific written consent of either WFMC or the IRC, this Rulebook shall not becopied, published or distributed. This includes electronic, digital, physical or any otherduplication forms.This Rulebook can be ordered free through the official website of the World Fightsport &Martial Arts Council www.wfmc-kickboxing.com.Copyright World Fightsports & Martial Arts Council – Isa Akkus – WFMC President.

Content1. Part – General1 WFMC / IRC2 Amateur Status (Definition)3 Doping (Definition, Controls)4 Registration (Sportpass, License, Identification)5 Age Categories (Kids, Juniors, Cadets, Adults, Veterans, Masters)6 Weight Divisions / Weigh-In / Medical Examination7 Tournament Organisation (Fighting Areas, Boxing-Rings)8 Referees (Licenses, Mission, Dress-Code)2. Part – FormsTraditional1 F-HS2 F-KO3 F-VT4 F-SS5 F-WN– Forms Hard Style Japanese– Forms Korean– Forms Veterans Traditional– Forms Soft Style– Forms Weapons No MusicCreative6 F-FS7 F-WM8 F-EX9 F-TM– Forms Freestyle– Forms Weapons With Music– Extreme Forms– Team Forms3. Part – Point FightingSC– Semi Contact Rules4. Part – Light ContactLC– Light-Contact Rules5. Part – Full ContactFC– Full-Contact Rules6. Part – Kickboxing with Low KicksKB– Kickboxing with Low Kicks Rules7. Part – K-1Oriental Rules - K1 Rules8. Part – Thai-Boxing / Muay ThaiTB– Thai-Boxing Rules9. Part – MMA MMA- MMA Rules

1. Part – General1. WFMC / IRC1.1 WFMCWFMC is the World Fightsports & Martial Arts Council in Frankfurt / Germany The affiliatedNational Federations are members of WFMC.1.1 IRCThe IRC is the International Rules Committee. The IRC consists of the WFMC Head Refereeplus four appointed A1 Referees.The IRC can make alterations or omissions to the existing rules, as well as implement newones. The IRC can also be used as an arbitrary body in certain cases. The IRC also handlesthe Referee affairs at larger tournaments.The IRC Members are solely appointed from the WFMC World head office.1.2. Amateur Status1.2.1 The term “Amateur“ was previously used to group all fighters of the Full-Contact, Lowkick, K-1 or Thai-Box divisions. It shall be used in this Rulebook to describe all Fighters thatare not Professionals.1.2.2 Fighters shall be considered Amateurs providing they do not meet one or more of thefollowing conditions:-The fighter is under a professional contract.-The fighter has never participated in an event of more than 5 rounds or Thai Box A- Class.-The fighter is listed on a Pro-Rank list of one of the following, or similar organizations:WFMC,NASKA, WAKO Pro, WKA, ISKA, etc.(Organisations with similar character are also to be considered. The above list is an example,and not necessarily complete.)1.2.3 If a fighter thinks that he/she is listed on a Pro-Rank list, and shouldn’t be, he/she mustreport it to the National Federation, and to the Organization responsible for the list, to applyfor a confirmation of his/her Amateur Status. The IRC will decide upon the application toremain classified as an Amateur. The Amateur status will be granted while the application ispending.1.2.4 Non-Amateurs cannot participate on Amateur events. If the IRC is informed about acontradiction to this rule, one or more of the following actions can be taken:a) Disqualification of the Non-Amateurb) A ban/suspension. The IRC will decide upon the length of time.c) A fine of minimum 300 EURd) Revocation of a title achieved. A revocation of a World Title requires the approvalthe WFMC head office.of

1.3. Doping1.3.1 It is not permitted to apply any substances to boost the performance, if such substanceis banned by one of the appropriate Organisations as a doping substance. (IOC, Anti-DopingAgency, National Olympic Committee, WADA etc.).1.3.2 WFMC, the IRC, the tournament Promoter and the Official Doctor can and may performcontrols. With the authorization of the WFMC , other qualified Organisations and personsmay perform such controls where the law requires it.1.3.3 Fighters that intentionally avoid, obstruct or evade such controls, or manipulate them inany way, can be disqualified and banned, for a time period to be determined by the IRC.1.3.4 The privacy, especially of Kids and Female Competitors, must be respected. Dopingcontrols have to be made by a qualified person of the same gender. Where this is notpossible, a member of the IRC of the same gender supervises the collection of the testsample.1.4. Registration1.4.1 Fighters who want to be admitted to any competition, tournament or gala, need to fulfilthe following conditions:a) To possess a WFMC issued or accepted Sport Book (Sport Pass)b) To have a valid license stamp for the current year applied in the Sport Bookc) Proof of an appropriate entry in the Sport Book to show they are “Fit to Fight”. A Medicalassessment must not be older than 12 months. (Forms only competitors need not to complywith this rule)d) Not to be excluded for medical or any other reason from participating in the evente) To be able to show a medical attest of a performed EEG examination, in case ofexperiencing 3 head knockouts within a period of less than 12 months. The EEG must bemade after the banned period.f) In case of female participants, not to be pregnant.1.4.2 Entries into the WFMC Sport BookThe Promoters of a tournament, a competition or a gala are responsible to make thefollowing entries to the WFMC sport book:a) Place, date and name of the eventb) Discipline and score of the fighterc) Any Knockout, Stoppage or SurrenderInstead of the Promoter, the Head Referee, WFMC Area/Ring Supervisor, or in case of aKnockout, Stoppage or Surrender a doctor can make the entries.1.4.3 Banning periods after a Knockout, Stoppage or Surrendera) 1 month after the incidentb) 3 months after the second incidentc) 12 months after the third incident within 12 months (EEG required)After a 12 month ban due to three Stoppages/Knockouts or Surrenders within 12 months, thefighter has also to submit a medical assessment with a negative EEG examination result,before being admitted to any competition again.1.4.4 Identification of the competitorsOn International events, the competitors have to prove their identity and nationality byshowing Government issued ID.

Competitors that show an ID card issued by the WFMC, displaying the 5-digit MAP number,need not to produce further identification. The 5-digit MAP number means that they havealready had their passport or ID scanned.1.4.5 Chosen Country NationalitiesA competitor who can prove his/her special relations to a country other than the one ofhis/her nationality must submit one ofthe following documents to the WFMC:a) birth certificate of the country of choiceb) marriage certificate with a citizen of the country of choicec) a permanent residence permit of the country of choiceThe application has to be submitted in writing through the WFMC in the chosen country. TheWFMC of the chosen country must apply then to the WFMC head office. A competitor whohas chosen a country via this method can only change again after obtaining a newcitizenship, or after moving to another country for permanent residence there.The WFMC head office decides upon such applications, which have to be submittedat least 1 month prior to the competition the fighter intends to participate in.1.5 Age CategoriesKidis less than thirteen years on the FINAL DAY of Competition.Juniorshould have reached 13 years but be less than 18 years on the FINAL DAY of Competition.Juniorin Ring sport should have reached 15 years but be less than 17 years on the FINAL DAY of CompetitionCadetCadet should have reached 17 years but be less than 18 years on the FINAL DAY of Competition.AdultMan or Lady should have reached 18 years but be less than 36 years on the FINAL DAY of Competition.VeteranMan or Lady should have reached 36 years but be less than 40 years of age on the FINAL DAYMastershould have reached the age of 40 years on the FINAL DAY of Competition.1.6 Weigh-In1.6.1 The weigh-in has to be completed at least two hours prior to the first fight.1.6.2 International Tournaments, Competitions or GalasWhenever possible, a selection of volunteer Referees that are preferably from differentcountries, supervise the weigh-in on International Competitions the day before the start of thecompetition.

1.6.3 Male and Female participantsWhenever there are male and female participants, the medical examinations have to be heldin separate rooms, or if in the same room, then during different times. Furthermore, theexaminations have to be done by medical staff of the same gender if possible.1.7 Competition – ManagementFighting Area / Ring1.7.1 Matted Area (Semi-Contact, Forms, MMA and Light-Contact - if Light-Contact orMMA is not held in the Ring)a) The fighting area has to be square, and each side must have a length of 6m to 8m.b) On two sides facing each other, 1m from the centre of the square to the outside, twoparallel lines are to be marked, on which the competitors line up at the beginning of the fight.c) Around the fighting area, a safety strip of 2m has to be kept clear. No Spectators orReferee-Tables are allowed to be placed within that strip. The strip can be marked out on thefloor.d) The Timekeeper and Scorekeeper (for Semi Contact) are located at the Referee-Tablefacing the Centre Referee.e) In case there is only one fighting area, sufficient space for the Medics and/or EmergencyPersonnel must be provided at the Referee-Table.f) The Referee-Table must be equipped with the following items:-Pool lists-Score displays-Table stop watch, plus hand stop watch in reserve-Acoustic signal (Bell, Whistle, Horn)-A Bean-Bag is also permitted-Spare papers / pencils-PC and printer permitted1.7.2 Boxing Ring (all Full-Contact Sports and MMA)a) The boxing rings must correspond to the norm of the AIBA (Association International deBoxe Amateur).b) The boxing ring, all side protections and the ropes must be inspected for suitability andsafety prior to the first fight.c) The usual side length of the square is a minimum of 4.5m and a maximum of 6.10m. (Sidelength of the ropes) The ring must be surrounded by 4 ropes.d) The four corners must be made of metal. The diagonal distance between them shall notexceed 10.6m (outside measurement).e) The height of the corners shall not be more than 1.32m (52“) above the platform of thering.f) All corners must be covered with commonly used cushions in order to avoid possibleinjuries.g) None of the 4 ropes may have a diameter of less than 2.5cm (1“).

h) The lowest rope must be placed 33.02cm (13“) above the platform, the top rope no morethan 1.32m.i) All ropes must be covered with a soft tightly fitted material.j) The platform itself may be placed at a minimum height of 90cms, and not higher than1.20m above the ground. It must be covered with a foam or similar material below the ringfloor layer.k) Stairs have to be placed in the red and blue corner.l) The Referee-Tables must be equipped with the following items:-Pool lists-Score displays-Table stop watch, plus hand stop watch in reserve-Acoustic signal (Bell, Whistle, Horn)-A Bean-Bag is also permitted-Spare papers / pencils-PC and printer permittedm) Tables and chairs for the Judges are to be provided along the three other sides of theRing.n) If there is only one ring in use, sufficient space for the medics and/or emergencypersonnel is to be provided at the Referee-Table.o) To avoid possible injuries, Camera Operators are not permitted on the platform during therounds.1.8 Referee licenses1.8.1 Judge & RefereeF National Judge for local eventsE National Judge for national eventsD National Judge & Referee for national eventsC International Judge & Referee for international events , including local titlesB International Judge & Referee for all events including national pro titlesA International Judge & Referee for all events including international pro titlesA 1 International Supervisor - for International title fights and amateur championships1.8.3 All National Licenses F, E, and D can be awarded by the local national head referee ofeach country after the annual Referee Seminar. These licenses are valid for 12 months andhave to be renewed thereafter.1.8.4 The International Licenses C and B will be given directly from the IRC head refereeafter the International RefereeSeminar or WFMC head office directly. These licenses have to be confirmed by the IRC andare valid for three years, unless otherwise shortened.1.8.5 All International Referees are responsible themselves to extend their own licenses atleast every third year.

The A License and finally the A1 Supervisor License can be awarded only by majoritydecision from the IRC or WFMC head office directly. These licenses are valid for three years.All international A class Referees and Supervisors are responsible themselves to extendtheir own licenses at least every third yearInternational Referees & Judges1.8.6 The minimum age is 18 years and the Referee or Judge must be a member of aNational WFMC Federation. They must attend international seminars.1.8.7 A basic knowledge of the English language is recommended, but not compulsory. AllInternational Seminars will be held in English.1.8.8 Members of the WFMC Executive Committee are identified by a red ID-Card markedwith “OFFICIAL“.1.8.9 Members of the International Rules Committee (IRC) and Referees of the categories A,B and C are identified by a green ID-Card marked with “REFEREE“.1.8.10 To be nominated as A – Referee and A1 Supervisor The majority of the IRC Membersmust support the nomination.1.8.11 To be nominated as B – Referee The IRC Chairman must support the nomination.1.8.12 To be nominated as C – Referee the appropriate Country Head Referee or CountryRepresentative must support the nomination. A national Referee cannot gain internationalstatus without the permission of their country head referee.1.8.13 The IRC can make the attendance of seminars, and/or the successful passing of atest, as well as sufficient command of English (the official language of the IRC), as acondition for an A or B – Referee nomination. The nominations are to be confirmedperiodically, at least every 3 years.1.8.14 Licensed Referees will be registered in a central database. Their names, category,nationality and MAP-number will be published on the official web site.1.8.15 Nationality – conflict of interestThe following two variants are suitable for the composition of the Referee Team onContinental & World Championships:a) There can be one Judge of the nationality of the Red competitor. There must also be oneJudge of the nationality of the Blue competitor. The other Judge must be from a neutralcountry, (from neither of the competitors’ nationalities).b) All Judges are of a different nationality than either the Red or the Blue Competitor. This isthe preferred choice.A CENTER REFEREE CANNOT BE OF THE SAME NATIONALITY AS EITHERCOMPETITOR.1.8.16 If a Referee has several nationalities, or if he, based on the exception of thenationality principle, has chosen a country, he has to step down voluntary whenever anopponent is of either one of the Referee’s nationality, or of the country of choice.

Conflict of Interest1.8.17 A person who intends to be a Referee on any event cannot act as a Judge, Coach orCountry Representative at the same time.1.8.18 The Referees have the obligation to report themselves any possible conflict ofinterest. In case of an omission, the present IRC Members, after consulting with the HeadReferee, may impose one or more of the following measures:-Warning-Exclusion of a further participation as a Referee on the event-Reduction of the Referee compensation-Withdrawal of the Referee’s License for a time determined by the IRCHead Referee1.8.19 At every competition, a Head Referee has to be designated. He/She is responsible forthe whole Referee organisation,and supervises the work on all fighting areas and/or rings.Area Supervisor1.8.20 On a competition with several fighting areas or rings, the Head Referee designateArea Supervisors who supervise all proceedings on their fighting area or ring. The AreaSupervisor places the Referees on his fighting area or ring according to their nationality oraffiliation to a school, club or particular fighter. He reports the results according to theinstruction of the Head Referee.1.8.21 The Head Referee can exchange Referees who are obviously not neutral or whoviolate the official WFMC competition rules, and can overrule their decisions.Protests1.8.22 The individual judgments of the Referees/Judges are not subject to protests.1.8.23 The decision of the official Doctor is not subject to protests.Protests are only possible in the following cases, and may only be placed after depositing afee of 200 EUR in cash with the area supervisor or the head referee:1. A proven agreement between the Judges/Referees2. The mathematical addition of the scores is wrong3. An obvious mix up between the Blue and Red corner occurs4. The official WFMC rules were violated1.8.24 Video recordings or any photographic media cannot be used to justify a protest. Anytype of recording is not evidence in a dispute and cannot be submitted as such.1.8.25 A protest does not hinder the ongoing of a competition. The Head Referee can thoughinterrupt the continuation of the fights for a short period, if the result of the protest has asignificant influence on the proceedings.

1.8.26 After hearing protest from both parties and the Referee involved, the Head Refereemakes the final decision. No further discussion shall continue on the subject at the venue.Any further disputes must be emailed within seven days of the incident [email protected] where the matter can be taken further. Any monies lost due tothe decision of the Head Referee at the venue, shall be retained until a decision by the IRChas been reached.1.8.27 Any dispute must be made without aggression, and only by the team manager orcoach of the fighter. Any other presence will only be at the invitation of the Head Referee.After hearing both sides, he must only make his/her decision based upon the WFMC rules.1.8.28 The protest fees, if the protest is not successful, shall flow into the general account ofthe IRC for future Referee training and development. If in the case of a protest being put inafter the competition, the IRC then makes the decision after hearing protest from both partiesand the referee involved. The national federation has a limit of 30 days to make a statementin a matter of protest. If the decision of protest leads to a loss of a continental (European,African, Asian etc.) - or World Title, the final decision can only be given by the IRC. Allmonies shall be returned in the case of a successful protest.Referee Clothing1.8.29 During the pre-elimination fights, up to the semi finals, a black T-shirt with the print“REFEREE ” will be allowed. For the finals or Title Fights, all Referees must wear greytrousers, a blue shirt with an WFMC print and a red bow tie. If necessary a dark blue blazerwith an WFMC logo can also be worn.1.8.30 To eradicate injuries, it’s forbidden to wear any jewellery, watches or pens etc. Judgesthat have no body contact with the Competitors are not included in this rule. The use ofmedical gloves is recommended.1.8.31 Registration of Referees per country for World Championships and EuropeanChampionshipsFor every 25 competitors of a country, one Referee must be present.1-25 competitors 1 Referee26-50 competitors 2 Referees51-75 competitors 3 Referees76-100 competitors 4 Referees101-125 competitors 5 Referees126 and more competitors 6 RefereesAny country that does not fulfil the requirements shall be fined 200. - Euro for each missingReferee. This goes into the general account of the IRC.Each country is responsible for training and licensing their own Referees in time for Worldand Continental Championships. The training for the F, E and D graded Referees is a matterof each country. However, the IRC does offer seminars. All countries which pre-register theirReferees for Championships and get confirmation from IRC will receive priority.1.8.32 The Referees’ payment is equal to the starting fee of a single competitor each day. Itwill be paid out on the morning before the finals start.1.8.33 The Promoter is responsible for taking care of the Referees. This includes providing aseparate room with food and beverages. It is also necessary that the Referee Tables areprovided with mineral water.

2. Part - FormsTraditional - no Music1 F-HS2 F-KO3 F-VT4 F-SS5 F-WN– Forms Hard Style Japanese– Forms Hard Style Korean– Forms Veterans traditional– Forms Soft Style traditional– Forms Weapons traditionalCreative - with Music6 F-FS7 F-FM8 F-EX– Forms Freestyle empty hand,– Forms Freestyle Weapons– Extreme Forms3.0.1 Traditional FormsA person performing a form must express and demonstrate a mentally and physicallyrealistic approach to the various defense scenarios he/she is trying to emulate. The moveswithin the Form must be appropriate to the style being performed.Techniques should be performed with full power, focus and explosiveness. When executingthe form all basic techniques should be performed logically and be relative to the selectedForm. The Competitor’s name, the name of the form and club, (or country) must beannounced to Judges in all styles.In all sections 4 people will qualify for the final, and will perform again in reverse order. It isoptional at National level that the winner can be decided after only one round. In all Worldlevel competitions, wherever rankings are available, heats must be seeded.A Referee for Forms must have traditional background, and be a minimum 1st degree BlackBelt.It is at the host country’s discretion i.e. the promoter, to decide if mats are to be used on thearea or not.3.0.2 ScoringFive judges scoring with the highest and lowest scores taken away. Points are given to onedecimal place. In preliminary rounds will range between 6,0 and 8,0 (starting point 7), infinals between 8,0 and 9,9 ( starting point 9 )In all sections only 4 people will qualify for the finals. Current World ranked competitions willbe seeded. For example, the World ranked No. 1 will go last. In the finals, the competitorswill be seeded according to their score in the heats.In the case of a draw in Hardstyle and Softstyle, the competitors will be asked to do a secondand different form. At National and International level, all competitors should be able toperform at least two different Forms. If the competitor does not show a different form, he canrepeat the first form with a penalty of 0,5 being deducted by each Judge. You can repeat thesame Form or Kata in all Freestyle categories.If the competitor is using a weapon and the weapon is dropped, this will be deemed a lack ofcontrol and a penalty minus of 0.5 will be deducted from their score by each Judge.

If the competitor is using a pair of weapons ( e.g. Kama or Sai ) they may not clash togetherclumsily or a penalty of 0.5 will be deducted by each judge. This also applies in freestyle.A time keeper will be appointed, if necessary. Judges will not be blinded by shouting at everytechnique; this does not constitute strength.3.0.3 PresentationDress.The competitor must wear a martial arts uniform. No T-shirts may be worn, including club Tshirts. The uniform must be clean and pressed.Belt of appropriate grade must be worn, no jewellery may be worn.No costumes may be used, no special effects i.e. dry ice, lasers, smoke etc. No dancemoves are to be included in your form,The Competitor must announce Style, Club or Country, according to whether competition isNational or International. The Competitor must show good etiquette at all times in thepresentation, performance or application of Kata or Form.3.0.4 EtiquetteWhile on or around the mat the competitor should show respect and discipline at all times.Respect must be shown to the other competitors.Expected mat etiquette will consist of the Competitor bowing upon entering the competitionarea and approaching the Judges.The Competitor should perform the introduction – see General rules. Competitor should thenask for permission to begin, bow to the judges and get ready to begin the Form.Competitor must show Martial Arts discipline at all times. They must maintain focus andconcentration on what they are doing.Upon completion of the Form, the Competitor should wait for the Judges’ permission to leavethe floor.3.1.1 TRADITIONAL JAPANESE HARDSTYLE KATAKarate Forms must be using traditional moves only. A traditional Form / Kata must resemblea traditional work, an adaptation will be acceptable if added moves are of a traditional nature.A high kick cannot be higher than the top of the Karateka’s own head. A freestyle form is notacceptable (no machine-gun kicking etc ).A traditional Gi or Dobok must be worn. There will be no use of weapons. No music isallowed, there is no time limit.When Scoring, Judges should be looking for:Basic techniques, Stances , Punches , Kicks executed with balance , Blocks , Balance,Strength, Focus and good transition between moves.

3.1.2 TRADITIONAL KOREAN HARDSTYLE FORMSKorean Hardstyle Forms must be using traditional moves only. A traditional Korean Form /poomse / tul must resemble a traditional work. An adaptation will be acceptable if addedmoves are of a traditional nature.A high kick can be higher than the top of the competitor’s own head. A freestyle form is notacceptable (no machine-gun kicking etc ).A traditional Gi or Dobok must be worn. There will be no use of weapons. No music isallowed, there is no time limit.When Scoring, Judges should be looking for:Basic techniques , Stances , Punches , Kicks executed with balance , Blocks , Balance,Strength, Focus and good transition between moves.3.1.3 VETERANS TRADITIONAL FORMSVeterans’ forms must be performed using traditional and acceptable moves only. Everycompetitor must be 35 Years or older.A Traditional Kata / Poomse / Hyong must be performanced. An adaptation will beacceptable if added moves are of a traditional nature of the style.A high kick can’t be higher than the top of the Competitor’s own head. A freestyle form is notacceptable (no machine-gun kicking etc ).A traditional Gi, Dobok or Wu-Shu uniform must be worn. There will be no use of weapons.No music is allowed, there is no time limit.When Scoring, Judges should be looking for:Basic Techniques , Stances , Punches , Kicks executed with balance , Blocks , Balance,Strength, Focus and good transition between moves.3.1.4 WU-SHU SOFTSTYLE FORMSGymnastic type moves are permissible, provided that they are within the style for i.e. WuShu, but they must be practical and form part of that style. An adaptation is acceptable ifadded moves are traditional to the soft style being performed.A traditional uniform must be worn. There will be no use of weapons. No music is allowed.There is a three minute maximum time limit. A Timekeeper will be appointed.This is not a freestyle section, a freestyle form is not acceptable (no machine-gun kickingetc ).When Scoring, Judges should be looking for:good flowing Techniques , Stances , Punches , Kicks executed with balance , Blocks ,Balance, Strength, Focus and good transition between moves.

3.1.5. WEAPON TRADITIONAL ( no music )Weapon traditional forms must use traditional moves only. A traditional form / Kata mustresemble a traditional work, an adaptation will be acceptable if added moves are traditional.A high kick can’t be higher than the top of his/her own head. A freestyle form is notacceptable, no machine-gun kicking etc. A traditional GI, Dobok or Wu Shu uniform must beworn, use of weapons is compulsory, no music is allowed.The use of stage props such as Lasers, Smoke, Fire or “ dry Ice “ is not permitted . No dancemoves or theatrical costumes are allowed.The duration of a weapon traditional form must be between 1 and 3 minutes. The time startswith the first move of the form, not the announcement. A timekeeper will be appointed. Allused weapons must be safe and clean and recognized within martial arts.Traditional weapons used in traditional forms should respect traditional forms e.g. the BOmade of wood in length 1,80 cm, or Sai made of metal etc. and not homemade “weapons”.The judges have the right to inspect weapons prior to starting a form.scoring: the form will be scored on the use of the weapon, not Kicks and other techniques.Manipulation of the weapon , speed of the techniques, degree of difficulty , good control,showmanship, balance, basics stances, strength and focus.Creative and Extreme Forms3.2.0 General expectations of a creative or extreme form.In the result of a draw for first second or third, the Form will be repeated again and scoredbetween the two competitors who have tied. Highest score will win the tied position. In theresult of a second tie, Judges will show hands.Competitor performing a Form must express a mentally and physically realistic approach tothe various imaginary opponents in their form. Techniques should be performed wherenecessary with full power, focus and explosiveness. When executing the Form, all basictechniques must be performed logically. Kiai’s or shouts should be included in a form but noton every single move.Judges will be looking for basic techniques, stances, speed and cleanness of execution.Tricks or gymnastics whilst being high risk and high difficulty must be performed withaccuracy throughout. A Form should

Part – Thai-Boxing / Muay Thai TB – Thai-Boxing Rules 9. Part – MMA MMA - MMA Rules. 1. Part – General 1. WFMC / IRC 1.1 WFMC WFMC is the World Fightsports & Martial Arts Council in Frankfurt / Germany The affiliated . After a 12 month ban due to three Stoppages/