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FULL SANDA RULES
 

Age category includes senior ages from 18 years up to 35 years minus one day.

Men weight categories - 55, -60, -65, -70, -75, -80, -85, -90, +90

 

All matches are conducted in a ring 7x7 or 8x8, which complies with the international IKF specifications.

 

 

The Fighter’s Equipment

 

1)      Individually fitted head protector (helmet), open helmets are forbidden

2)      Individually fitted tooth protector (gum shield)

3)      T-shirt (sleeveless undershirt or bear-chest is prohibited)

4)      Individually fitted chest protector

5)      Hand bandages max 2.5 meters

6)      Gloves 10 OZ in all weight categories

7)      Shorts (long trousers are prohibited)

8)      Individually fitted groin-protector

9)      Individually fitted foot protectors (shin guard)

 

 

All preliminary matches are conducted 2 rounds of 2 minutes. There is a break of 1 minute duration between rounds. When neither fighter dominates the other and the rounds are even the 3rd round should be conducted.

 

All final matches are conducted 3 rounds of 2 minutes. There is a break of 1 minute duration between rounds. When neither fighter dominates the other and the rounds are even, the weigh-in will be conducted and the contestant with less weight will be a winner.

 

Legal techniques

 

1)      All forms of boxing in combination with kicks to the body and head

2)      Low kicks to the thighs, inside and outside

3)      Rear (reverse) kicks to the body or the head, spinning back kicks to the body and

         to the head with full contact to knock out the opponent, also foot sweeps are

         permitted

4)      Any kind of throwing

5)      Holding the opponent’s leg while executing striking or punching techniques

 

Illegal techniques

 

¨     Any forms of biting are prohibited

¨     All strikes, blows and punches executed with the palm side of the gloves are   

       prohibited

¨     All kicks to the back and back of the neck are prohibited

¨     Any form of butting with the head is prohibited

¨     All attacks (strikes, punches, kicks) against the joints are prohibited

¨     Kicks to the groin is prohibited

¨     Attacking a downed opponent, or an opponent who touches the floor with

       his/her gloves is prohibited

¨     Spitting out one’s tooth protector (gum-shield) is prohibited

¨     Holding the ropes of the ring and attacking an opponent, also in clinching

       situations

 

Scoring

 

1 point

1)      Any legal punch to the body, head, to a legal area

2)      Any legal kick to the body, legs, to a legal area

3)      When the contestants do not fight for 8 seconds, the referee chooses, which of the two athletes is to attack. If the athlete chosen does not attack within 8 seconds, he/she loses one point

4)      When the person doing a throw falls on top of the opponent

5)      When using a sacrifice technique (sweep, scissors, flying kick, etc) an athlete falls to the ground without touching the opponent, the opponent gets 1 point

6)      Any legal foot sweep if the balance is broken or the opponent is downed

 

2 points

1)      Any legal kick to the head, to a legal area

2)      Any legal jumping kicks to the body

3)      The opponent falls to the ground and the person doing the throw remains standing

 

 

3 points

1)      Any legal punch that makes the opponent fall to the ground

2)      Any legal kick that makes the opponent to fall to the ground

3)      jumping kicks to the head

 

 

Minus point

                     

Minus points are given for using any illegal technique or doing prohibited actions, also for the coach.

In case of a serious violation of the rules, the referee stops the fight with the command “Stop” and issues minus point. Should a fighter receive 3 minus points in one match, immediately he/she is disqualified.

 

 

Evaluation of the fight will be on the following guidelines:  

 

- Best technique

- Effective parries and counterattacks

- Best combinations

- Fighting spirit and initiative

- Good sportsmanship and fair play

- Number of points scored

- Number of minus points and knock downs

 

Note: All legal kicks or punches must be directly without being blocked or parried on any legal area. For punches and blows the technique must be delivered with the striking zone of the glove.

 

 

Contact directly: International Kung Fu Federation (IKF)  : office@internationalkungfu.com     ikf@internationalkungfu.com