Rules & Regulations

A. General Karate Rules & Regulations

CATEGORIES and COMPETITIONS IN KARATE

CHILDREN-A (Upto 7 years Infants)
KATA (Shotokan, Goju Ryu, Wado Ryu, Shito Ryu, Shorin Ryu, Other Styles)

  1. White to Green Belts;
  2. Purple to Black belt

KUMITE SHOBU NIHON (All Styles)

  1. White to green Belts;
  2. Purple to Black belts
  • Weight for Male and Female:
    Until 20 Kg. 25 Kg. 30 Kg. 35 Kg. 40 Kg. Up 40 Kg.

CHILDREN-B (8-9 years)
KATA (Shotokan, Goju Ryu, Wado Ryu, Shito Ryu, Shorin Ryu, Other Styles)

  1. White to Orange Belts;
  2. Green to Purple Belts;
  3. Brown to Black Belts

KUMITE SHOBU NIHON (All Styles)

  1. White to Green Belts;
  2. Purple to Black Belt
  • Weight for Male and Female:
    Until 25 Kg. 30 Kg. 35 Kg. 40 Kg. 45 Kg. Up 45 Kg.

CHILDREN-C (10-11 years)
KATA (Shotokan, Goju Ryu, Wado Ryu, Shito Ryu, Shorin Ryu, Other Styles)

  1. White to Orange Belts;
  2. Green to Purple Belts;
  3. Brownto Black Belts

KUMITE SHOBU NIHON (All Styles)

  1. White to Orange Belts
  2. Green to Purple Belts
  3. Brown to Black Belts
  • Weight for Male:               Until 35 Kg. 40 Kg. 45 Kg. 50 Kg. Up 50 Kg.
  • Weight for Female:          Until 32 Kg. 37 kg. 42 Kg. 47 Kg. Up 47 Kg.

SUB JUNIORS (12 to 13 years)
KATA (Shotokan, Goju Ryu, Wado Ryu, Shito Ryu, Shorin Ryu, Other Styles)

– All Belts

  • KUMITE SHOBU NIHON (All Styles)

– All belts

  • Weight for Male:
    Until 40 Kg. 45 Kg. 50 Kg. 55 Kg. Up 55 Kg.
  • Weight for Female:
    Until 42 Kg. 47 Kg. 53 Kg. Up 53 Kg.

CADETS A (14 to 15 years)
KATA (Shotokan, Goju Ryu, Wado Ryu, Shito Ryu, Shorin Ryu, Other Styles)

-All Belts

  • KATA TEAM (for each style), All Belts
  • KUMITE SHOBU SANBON AND SHOBU IPPON (All Styles, All Belts)
  • Weight for Male Shobu Sanbon:          Until 48 Kg. 55 Kg. 62 Kg. 70 Kg. 77 Kg. Up 77 Kg.
  • Weight for Female Shobu Sanbon:    Until 45 Kg. 50 Kg. 55 Kg. 60 Kg. Up 60 Kg.
  • Weight for Male and Female Shobu Ippon: Open
  • KUMITE TEAM SHOBU SANBON (All Styles, All Belts)
  • KUMITE TEAM SHOBU IPPON (All Styles, All Belts)
  • KUMITE TEAM ROTATION SHOBU SANBON (All Styles, All Belts)
  • KUMITE TEAM ROTATION SHOBU IPPON (All Styles, All Belts)

CADETS B (16 to 17 years)
KATA (Shotokan, Goju Ryu, Wado Ryu, Shito Ryu, Shorin Ryu, Other Styles)

– All Belts

  • KATA TEAM (for each style), All Belts
  • KUMITE SHOBU SANBON AND SHOBU IPPON (All Styles, All Belts)
  • Weight for Male Shobu Sanbon:
    Until 48 Kg. 55 Kg. 63 Kg. 70 Kg. 78 Kg. Up 78 Kg.
  • Weight for Female Shobu Sanbon:
    Until 44 Kg. 50 Kg. 57 Kg. 65 Kg. Up 65 Kg.
  • Weight for Male and Female Shobu Ippon: Open
  • KUMITE TEAM SHOBU SANBON (All Styles, All Belts)
  • KUMITE TEAM SHOBU IPPON (All Styles, All Belts)
  • KUMITE TEAM ROTATION SHOBU SANBON (All Styles, All Belts)
  • KUMITE TEAM ROTATION SHOBU IPPON (All Styles, All Belts)

JUNIORS (18 to 20 years)
KATA (Shotokan, Goju Ryu, Wado Ryu, Shito Ryu, Shorin Ryu, Other Styles)

-All Belts

  • KATA TEAM (for each style), All Belts
  • KUMITE SHOBU SANBON AND SHOBU IPPON (All Styles, All Belts)
  • Weight for Male Shobu Sanbon:
    Until 55 Kg, 60 Kg, 65 Kg, 70 Kg, 75 Kg, 80 Kg, Up 80 Kg
  • Weight for Female Shobu Sanbon:
    Until 48 Kg, 53 Kg, 60 Kg, 68 Kg, Up 68 Kg
  • Weight for Male and Female Shobu Ippon: Open
  • KUMITE TEAM SHOBU SANBON (All Styles, All Belts)
  • KUMITE TEAM SHOBU IPPON (All Styles, All Belts)
  • KUMITE TEAM ROTATION SHOBU SANBON (All Styles, All Belts)
  • KUMITE TEAM ROTATION SHOBU IPPON (All Styles, All Belts)

SENIORS (21 to 35 years)

KATA (Shotokan, Goju Ryu, Wado Ryu, Shito Ryu, Shorin Ryu, Other Styles)

– All belts

  • KATA TEAM (for each style), All Belts
  • KUMITE SHOBU SANBON AND SHOBU IPPON (All Styles, All Belts)
  • Weight for Male Shobu Sanbon:          Until 55 Kg. 60 Kg. 65 Kg. 70 Kg. 75 Kg. 80 Kg. Up 80 Kg.
  • Weight for Female Shobu Sanbon:    Until 48 Kg. 53 Kg. 60 Kg. 68 Kg. Up 68 Kg.
  • Weight for Male and Female Shobu Ippon: Open
  • KUMITE TEAM SHOBU SANBON (All Styles, All Belts)
  • KUMITE TEAM SHOBU IPPON (All Styles, All Belts)
  • KUMITE TEAM ROTATION SHOBU SANBON (All Styles, All Belts)
  • KUMITE TEAM ROTATION SHOBU IPPON (All Styles, All Belts)

VETERANS (up 45 years)

KATA (Shotokan, Goju Ryu, Wado Ryu, Shito Ryu, Shorin Ryu, Other Styles)

– All Belts

  • KATA TEAM (for each style), All Belts
  • KUMITE SHOBU SANBON AND SHOBU IPPON (All Styles, All Belts)
  • Weight for Male Shobu Sanbon:        Open
  • Weight for Female Shobu Sanbon:    Open
  • Weight for Male and Female Shobu Ippon: Open
  • KUMITE TEAM SHOBU SANBON (All Styles, All Belts)
  • KUMITE TEAM SHOBU IPPON (All Styles, All Belts)
  • KUMITE TEAM ROTATION SHOBU SANBON (All Styles, All Belts)
  • KUMITE TEAM ROTATION SHOBU IPPON (All Styles, All Belts)

 

–  For all categories federations can register unlimited number of competitors per category for Kata and for Individual Kumite
–  For Team Competition (kata and kumite) federations can only register 2 (two) teams per category.
– 
Kata competitors can register in one style only.
– Competitors who participate in the Shobu Sanbon individual category cannot participate in the Shobu Ippon Individual category, and vice versa, but can participate in the Team category of Shobu Ippon and vice versa but not in both team categories.

B. Contact Karate Regulation(Irikumi Ju – Irikumi Go)

INDIVIDUAL KUMITE IRIKUMI-JU, IRIKUMI-GO

All competitors will compete, divided into the age classes given below, without the division by belts (recommended minimal rank in Kumite Irikumi-ju is the green belt, while in Irikumi-go is the brown belt) with the following weight categories:

Individual Kumite Male – All Belts

 Category Age Weight(Kg)
 CHILDRENS A  6-7 Years  -20  -23  -25  -28  28 Above
 CHILDRENS B  8-9 Years  -23  -25  -28  -32  -37  37 Above
 KIDS  10 – 11 Years  -28  -32  -37  -42  -47  47 Above
 TEENAGERS  12-13 Years  -32  -37  -42  -47  -52  -57  -63  63 Above
 CADETS  14-15 Years  -42  -47  -52  -57  -63  -69  69 Above
 JUNIORS  16 – 17 Years  -57  -63  -69  -74  -79  -84  -89  89 Above
 SENIORS  18 – 35 Years  -63  -69  -74  -79  -84  -89  89 Above
 VETERANS A  36 – 40 Years  -69  -79  79 Above
 VETERANS B  41 – 45 Years  -74  -84  84 Above
 VETERANS C  46 – 50 Years  -79  -89  89 Above

Individual Kumite Female – All Belts

 Category Age Weight(Kg)
 CHILDRENS A  6-7 Years  -20  -23  23 Above
 CHILDRENS B  8-9 Years  -23  -25 25 Above
 KIDS  10 – 11 Years  -37  -42  42 Above
 TEENAGERS  12-13 Years  -42  -47 47 Above
 CADETS  14-15 Years  -45  -50  -55  55 Above
 JUNIORS  16 – 17 Years  -50  -55 -60  60 Above
 SENIORS  18 – 35 Years  -53  -60  -68  68 Above
 VETERANS A  36 – 40 Years  -53  53 Above
 VETERANS B  41 – 45 Years  -60  60 Above
 VETERANS C  46 – 50 Years  -60  60 Above