UK KARATE FEDERATION RULES
You must show Karate etiquette and respect in all categories. Points will be deducted for showing a lack of etiquette or respect to any opponent or referees. If you are 3 minutes late to your category, you will be disqualified.
Please understand that UKKF can change your category if the numbers for category are not met. YOU MUST HAVE A FULL WHTE KARATE UNIFORM TO COMPETE.
NO BACK FLIPS CARTWHEELS OR MUSIC TO ANY CATEGORIES.
Doors Open 9am Competition Starts 9.45
Kata is scored over 1 round. If you are Black Belt or above and Draw you MUST perform 2 different Katas.
Under Black you can just perform 1 Kata.
Judge 1 is scoring you on Hand Techniques. Judge 2 kicks and Stances. Judge 3 performance power and etiquette.
each judge will be scoring you between 9.0 & 9.9
1st round will be scored 9.0 to 9.9
Scores are then added together to show a combined total.
If there is a draw a 3rd round will be scored 9.0 to 9.9 and whoever scores the highest wins.
KUMITE POINTS / KUMITE CONTINUOUS
Kumite will be timed rounds of 1min 30secs.
Children under 16 rounds will be first to 6 points.
Adult rounds will be first to 8 points or highest score at the end of the timed round.
Continunous Kumite is timed 1.30 the 3 judges will vote on who won the fight decision.
Kumite kit must be WKF style gloves, shin guard, foot guard, Head guard must be worn if under 18. chest guard and groin Guard is optional.
1 point for punch to head or body.
1 point for kick to body.
2 points for kick to head.
2 points for take-down with finish.
All kicks must be above the belt.
YOU MUST HAVE CONTROL AND RESPECT.
1st warning - verbal
2nd warning - verbal
3rd warning - lose a point
4th warning - disqualified
If you have any questions, please ask the referee before the start of the fight.