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27th SKDUN World Shotokan Karate Championship

SHOTOKAN KARATE-DO of UNITED NATIONS


27th SKDUN World Shotokan Karate Championship

Brown and Black belts only (3rdKyu and above)

RULES AND CATEGORIES

Kata rules: All rounds by points system (Tensu hoshiki).

Limit of participation: Max of 6 competitors per country per category (Exception: Children and Minicadets are alowed 10 competitors per country per category and Cadets: 8 competitors). The organising country can register one more competitor in each category.

The competitors in each category will compete in the elimination rounds down to 8 competitors (two competitors at the same time, AKA / SHIRO).

In semi-finals, these 8 competitors will perform Tokui kata (their choice from the approved list), then 4 competitors with the highest scores will perform a different Tokui kata in the final round (for 1st, 2nd and 3rd medal place).

In the case of a draw in the semi-final and final rounds, competitors must perform a different kata to the ones performed in all previous rounds.

For choice of Tokui kata see the approved kata list appropriate to the competitors range (the list can be found in the SKDUN Rulebook: http://www.skdun.org/competition-rules/rule-book/

Kata rules: Cadets, Juniors and Youths ( 3 – 1 Kyu, brown belts): All rounds by points system (Tensu hoshiki).

Limit of participation: Max of 6 competitors per country per category (Exception: Children and Minicadets are alowed 10 competitors per country per category and Cadets: 8 competitors). The organising country can register one more competitor in each category.

The competitors in each category will compete in the elimination rounds down to 8 competitors (two competitors at the same time, AKA / SHIRO).

In Finals, these 8 competitors will perform Tokui kata, their choice from: Bassai Dai, Empi, Jion, Kanku dai and Hangetsu, (for 1st, 2nd and 3rd medal place).

In the case of a draw in the competitors must perform a different kata to the ones performed

If there are not minimum 10 competitors register in each categories: 3-1 Kyu or Dan, both categories will come together ( will merge)

Asai ha Shotokan ryu Kata rules: All rounds Tokui kata by points system (Tensu hoshiki).

Limit of participation: Max of 8 competitors per country per category.

The competitors in each category will perform Tokui kata in one preliminary round down to 8 competitors (one competitor at a time).

In semi-finals, these 8 competitors will perform  different Tokui kata (their choice from the approved list), then 4 competitors with the highest scores will perform a different Tokui kata in the final round (for 1st, 2nd and 3rd medal place).

In the case of a draw in the semi-final and final rounds, competitors must perform a different kata to the ones performed in all previous rounds.

For choice of Tokui kata see the approved kata list appropriate to the competitors range http://www.skdun.org/competition-rules/rule-book/

KATA INDIVIDUAL

001.CHILDREN (10 – 11 years) boys

002.CHILDREN (10 – 11 years) girls

003.MINICADETS (12 – 13 years) boys

004.MINICADETS (12 – 13 years) girls

005.CADETS (14 – 15 years) men: 3 – 1 Kyu

006.CADETS (14 – 15 years) men: Dan

007.CADETS (14 – 15 years) women: 3 – 1 Kyu

008.CADETS (14 – 15 years) women: Dan

009.JUNIORS (16 – 17 years) men: 3 – 1 Kyu

010.JUNIORS (16 – 17 years) men: Dan

011.JUNIORS (16 – 17 years) women:3 – 1 Kyu

012.JUNIORS (16 – 17 years) women: Dan

013.YOUTHS (18 – 20 years) men: 3 – 1 Kyu

014.YOUTHS (18 – 20 years) men: Dan

015.YOUTHS (18 – 20 years) women: 3 – 1 Kyu

016.YOUTHS (18 – 20 years) women: Dan

017.SENIORS (Over 21 years) men

018.SENIORS (Over 21 years) women

019.VETERANS (40 – 49 years) men

020.VETERANS (40 – 49 years) women

021.VETERANS (50 – 59  years) men

022.VETERANS (50 – 59  years) women

023. VETERANS (over 60 years) men

024. VETERANS (over 60 years) women

025. Asai ha Shotokan ryu kata (Over 18 years) men

026. Asai ha Shotokan ryu kata (Over 18 years) women

Categories: Children, Minicadets and Cadets

Elimination rounds – Sentei kata: Bassai Dai and Jion

Semi-final (the top 8 competitors): Tokui kata

Final round (top 4 competitors): different Tokui kata

Categories: Juniors, Youths, Seniors and Veterans

Elimination rounds – Sentei kata: Bassai Dai, Empi, Jion, Hangetsu and Kanku Dai

Semi-final (the top 8 competitors): Tokui kata

Final round (top 4 competitors): different Tokui kata

Categories 5, 7, 9, 11, 13, 15  Cadets, Juniors, Youths ( 3 – 1 Kyu: brown belts)

Elimination rounds – Sentei kata: Heian: Shodan, Nidan, Sandan, Yondan, Godan and Tekki Shodan.

Final round (top 8 competitors): Tokui kata (Bassai Dai, Kanku Dai, Jion, Empi, Hangetsu)

Categories 025 and 026 – Asai Ryu Kata

All rounds Tokui kata

KATA TEAMS

Kata teams may include ONE 4thkyu. All rounds by point system (Tensu hoshiki). Note; if a 4th kyu is used then the team can only perform Shitei kata in all rounds.

Elimination rounds – Tokui kata; Final round (4 teams) – different Tokui kata

In the case of a draw, teams must perform a different kata to the ones performed in previous rounds.

Limit of participation: Max of 2 teams per country are accepted in each category.

The Tokui kata must be selected from the approved list and be appropriate for the lowest grade in the team.

For choice of Tokui kata see the approved kata list and competitors range SKDUN Rulebook: http://www.skdun.org/competition-rules/rule-book/

CADET TEAMS (Minicadets + Cadets) (12 – 15 years)

027. CADET MALE 028. CADET FEMALE 029. CADET MIXED

Cadet team may include one competitor from children category (10-11 years old)

JUNIOR TEAMS (Juniors + Youths) (16 – 20 years)

030.JUNIOR MALE 031.JUNIOR FEMALE 032.JUNIOR MIXED

Junior team may include one competitor from cadet category (12-15 years old)

SENIORS TEAMS (Over 21 years)

033. SENIOR MALE 034. SENIOR FEMALE 035. SENIOR MIXED

Senior team may include one competitor from junior category (16-20 years old)

VETERANS TEAMS (Over 40 years)

036. VETERAN MALE 037. VETERAN FEMALE 038. VETERAN MIXED

Veterans team may include ONLY one competitor from seniors but over 30 years old

KUMITE INDIVIDUAL: IPPON SHOBU

Kumite rules: Ippon Shobu (2 waza-ari or 1 Ippon) for all categories.

Seniors individual kumite finals – SanbonShobu.

Duration of matches is specified for each age group.

Limit of participation: Children’s and Minicadets are allowed 10 competitors per country per category. Cadets, Juniors, Youths and Seniors: 8 competitors. The organising country can register one more competitor in each category.

Competitors who compete in Kumite Ippon Shobu can also participate Kumite Sanbon Shobu.

CHILDREN (10 – 11 years) 1 minute 30 seconds

039.Male -32 kg 040.Male -40 kg 041.Male +40 kg 042.Female -35 kg 043.Female +35 kg

MINICADETS (12 – 13 years) 1 minute 30 seconds

044.Male -43 kg 045.Male -53 kg    046.Male +53 kg   047.Female-50 kg  048.Female +50 kg.  

CADETS (14 – 15 years) 2 minutes

049.Male -57 kg 050.Male -67 kg  051.Male +67 kg    052.Female -53 kg    053.Female +53 kg

JUNIORS (16 – 17 years) 2 minutes

054.Male -63 kg  055.Male -73 kg 056.Male +73 kg 057.Female -57 kg   058.Female +57 kg

YOUTHS (18 – 20 years) 2 minutes

059.Male -70 kg 060.Male -78 kg   061.Male +78 kg  062.Female -58 kg    063.Female +58 kg

SENIORS (over 21 years) 2 minutes (final match 3 minutes)

064. Male -70 kg 065.Male -80 kg 066.Male +80 kg 067.Female -58 kg    068. Female +58 kg

069. VETERAN Male – 82 kg (40 – 49 years) 2 minutes

070. VETERAN Male + 82 kg (40 – 49 years) 2 minutes

071. VETERAN Female Open (40 – 49 years) 2 minutes

072. VETERAN Male Open (50 – 59 years) 2 minutes

073. VETERAN Female Open (50 – 59 years) 2 minutes

074. VETERAN Male Open (over 60 years) 2 minutes

075. VETERAN Female Open (over 60 years) 2 minutes

Veterans can also participate in Seniors events (Individual / teams).

076. MALE Open category (over 18 years old only) 2 minutes (final match 3 minutes)

077. FEMALE Open category (over 18 years old only) 2 minutes (final match 3 minutes)

No limit of participation for KUMITE OPEN

KUMITE INDIVIDUAL: SANBON SHOBU

Kumite rules: Sanbon Shobu (6 waza-ari or 3 Ippon) for all categories.

Duration of matches is specified for each age group.

Limit of participation: Minicadets are allowed 10 competitors per country per category.

Cadets, Juniors, Youths and Seniors: 8 competitors. The organising country can register one more competitor in each category.

Competitors who compete in Kumite Sanbon Shobu can also participate in Kumite Ippon Shobu.

MINICADETS (12 – 13 years) 2 minutes

078.Male -43 kg 079.Male -53 kg    080.Male +53 kg   081.Female-50 kg  082.Female +50 kg.  

CADETS (14 – 15 years) 2 minutes

083.Male -57 kg 084.Male -67 kg  085.Male +67 kg    086.Female -53 kg    087.Female +53 kg

JUNIORS (16 – 17 years) 2 minutes

088.Male -63 kg  089.Male -73 kg 090.Male +73 kg 091.Female -57 kg   092.Female +57 kg

YOUTHS (18 – 20 years) 2 minutes

093.Male -70 kg 094.Male -78 kg   095.Male +78 kg  096.Female -58 kg    097.Female +58 kg

SENIORS (over 21 years) 2 minutes (final match 3 minutes)

098. Male -70 kg 099.Male -80 kg 100.Male +80 kg 101.Female -58 kg    102. Female +58 kg

JIYU IPPON KUMITE

Jiyu Ippon Kumite rules: The criteria for judgment will be the same as for jiyu kumite, but no scores or penalties will be awarded during the match. The match will comprise of 6 attacks: jodan-zuki, chudan-zuki, mae-geri chudan, yoko-geri kekomi chudan, mawashi-geri chudan or jodan (must state the target), ushiro-geri chudan. The defender will block and counter using go-no-sen (any block and counter attack combination). Each attack will be done by aka then shiro i.e. aka jodan-zuki, shiro blocks and counter attacks, then shiro jodan-zuki, aka blocks etc. The decision will be made by Hantei at the end of the match. Competitors who compete in Jiyu Ippon Kumite can also participate in Jiyu Kumite (Ippon Shobu and Sanbon Shobu).

No limit of participation!

CHILDREN (10 – 11 years)

103. Male Open Jiyu Ippon Kumite      104. Female Open Jiyu Ippon Kumite

MINICADETS (12 – 13 years)

105. Male Open Jiyu Ippon Kumite.      106. Female Open Jiyu Ippon Kumite

CADETS (14 – 15 years)

107. Male Open Jiyu Ippon Kumite.     108. Female Open Jiyu Ippon Kumite

JUNIORS (16 – 17 years)

109. Male Open Jiyu Ippon Kumite.     110. Female Open Jiyu Ippon Kumite

MASTERS

The final event on Sunday will be the prestigious Masters competition.

Each country can nominate one Female and one Male competitor over 18 years of age that will compete in Kata and Kumite for the ultimate title of Grand Champion.

This is an elimination competition, competitors compete against each other performing Kata then Shobu Ippon kumite, the competitors are judged against both performances, not necessarily about winning at either Kata or Kumite, judgement is by flag system (Kohaku Hoshiki).

111. MASTERS - SENIOR MALE, Kata and Kumite (over 18 years old only)

112. MASTERS - SENIOR FEMALE, Kata and Kumite (over 18 years old only)

One competitor per country, selected and entered on Saturday.

KUMITE TEAMS

(Limit of participation: 2 teams per country in each team kumite category).

Kumite teams may include one 4thkyu (blue/purple belt).

Kumite rules for teams: Ippon Shobu (2 waza-ari or 1 Ippon) for all categories.

CADETS TEAMS (Minicadets + Cadets) (12 – 15 years) Each match 1 minute 30 seconds

113. Cadets male -55 kg (3 + 1 reserve) 114. Cadets male +55 kg (3 + 1 reserve)

115. Cadets female open (3 + 1 reserve) 116. Cadets mixed open (3 male + 2 female                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

                                                                                             + 2 reserves, 1 male and 1 female)

JUNIORS TEAMS (Juniors + Youths) (16 – 20 years) Each match 2 minutes

117. Juniors male open (3 + 1 reserve) 118. Juniors female open (3 + 1 reserve)

119. Juniors mixed open (3 male + 2 female + 2 reserves, 1 male and 1 female)

Junior team may include one competitor from cadet category (12 – 15 years)

SENIORS (over 21 years) Each match 2 minutes

120. Senior male open (5 + 2 reserve) 121. Senior female open (3 + 1 reserve)

123. Senior mixed open (3 male + 2 female + 2 reserves, 1 male and 1 female)

Senior team may include one competitor from junior category (16 – 20 years)

VETERANS (over 40 years) Each match 2 minutes

124. Veteran male open (3 + 1 reserve) – Only veterans are allowed to participate ( No seniors)

 SKDUN Kohai Cup

Competition for kohai grades (9th – 4thKyu) (white – blue belts)

RULES AND CATEGORIES

Kata rules: Elimination rounds by flag system (kohaku hoshiki). The competitors in each category will compete in one elimination round down to 8 competitors (two competitors at the same time, AKA / SHIRO). Kata chosen by referee. In the case of a draw, competitors must perform a different kata to the one performed in the previous round.

Final round by point system (tensu hoshiki), the 8 competitors will perform Tokui kata (their choice from the approved list), top 3 scores will decide 1st, 2nd and 3rd medal place.

No limit of participation. In the case of large number of participants in any category they may be divided into further categories by grade. These new categories will be announced at the event.

KATA INDIVIDUAL

The categories may be further divided in the case where there is a large number of participants. Example:

001A -  Male 9 kyu

001B -  Male 8 kyu

001C -  Male 7 kyu

CHILDREN (7 – 9 years)

KOHAI 001. Male 9 – 7 kyu   KOHAI 002. Male 6 – 4 kyu

KOHAI 003. Female 9 – 7 kyu                KOHAI 004. Female 6 – 4 kyu

CHILDREN (10 – 11 years)

KOHAI 005. Male 9 – 7 kyu KOHAI 006. Male 6 – 4 kyu

KOHAI 007. Female 9 – 7 kyu KOHAI 008. Female 6 – 4 kyu

MINICADETS (12 – 13 years)

KOHAI 009. Male 9 – 7 kyu KOHAI 010. Male 6 – 4 kyu

KOHAI 011. Female 9 – 7 kyu KOHAI 012. Female 6 – 4 kyu

CADETS (14 – 15 years)

KOHAI 013. Male 9 – 7 kyu KOHAI 014. Male 6 – 4 kyu

KOHAI 015. Female 9 – 7 kyu KOHAI 016. Female 6 – 4 kyu

JUNIORS (16 – 17 years)

KOHAI 017. Male 9 – 7 kyu KOHAI 018. Male 6 – 4 kyu

KOHAI 019. Female 9 – 7 kyu KOHAI 020. Female 6 – 4 kyu

YOUTHS/SENIORS/VETERANS (over 18 years)

KOHAI 021. Male 9 – 7 kyu KOHAI 022. Male 6 – 4 kyu

KOHAI 023. Female 9 – 7 kyu KOHAI 024. Female 6 – 4 kyu

Categories for 9th to 7thkyu:

Elimination rounds – Shitei kata: Taikyoko Shodan and Heian Shodan

Final round (top 8 competitors) – Tokui kata:

Choice from Taikyoko Shodan, Heian Shodan, Heian Nidan and Heian Sandan

(In the case of a draw, competitors may perform the same kata).                                                         

Categories for 6th to 4thkyu:

Elimination rounds – Shitei kata: Heian Shodan, Heian Nidan, Heian Sandan

Final round (top 8 competitors) – Tokui kata:

Choice from all Heian kata plus Tekki Shodan.

(In the case of a draw, competitors must perform a different kata than in the previous rounds).

KATA TEAMS

All rounds by point system (Tensu hoshiki). Elimination rounds – Tokui kata; All Heian Kata + Tekki Shodan.

Final round (4 teams) – different Tokui kata.

In the case of a draw, they can repeat kata. No limit of participation.

Equivalent kyu grades: The colour of the belt has not been used because of the differences between countries/association. The kyu grade levels are in descending order, i.e. the highest number is the lowest grade. For clarification on kata choice requirements for each kyu grade, please contact the Chief referee (colin.putt@skdun.org)

KATA TEAMS CHILDREN (7 – 11 years, 9 – 3 kyu)

KOHAI 025. Kata team boys         KOHAI 026. Kata team girls KOHAI 027. Kata team mixed

KATA TEAMS CADETS (12 – 15 years, only 9 – 4 kyu)

KOHAI 028. Kata team male KOHAI 029. Kata team female KOHAI 030. Kata team mixed

Cadet team Kohai may include one competitor from children category (8-11 years old), but not brown belt.

KUMITE INDIVIDUAL

Kumite rules: Sanbon kumite (three-step sparring)  will be judged by (kohaku hoshiki) the flag system. Tori attacks jodan oi-zuki + chudan oi-zuki + maegeri.  Uke blocks jodan age uke + chudan soto uke + gedan barai gyaku zuki counter attack. Detailed description and criteria for judgement of Sanbon kumite can be found in the SKDUN Rulebook: http://www.skdun.org/competition-rules/rule-book/  + SKDUN you tube channel

Jiyu Ippon kumite – will be judged by kohaku hoshiki (majority vote by flag system). The criteria for decision will be the same as for Jiyu kumite, but no scores or penalties will be awarded during the match. Each match will comprise 3 attacks: jodan-zuki, chudan-zuki, mae-geri chudan. The defender (Uke) will perform an effective block and one counter attack technique only. Aka attacks first with jodan-zuki, then shiro attacks with jodan-zuki, then aka attacks with chudan-zuki, etc. Competitors who compete in Jiyu Ippon Kumite can also participate in Ippon Shobu and Sanbon kumite.

http://www.skdun.org/competition-rules/rule-book/  +. SKDUN you tube channel

Jiyu kumite – Ippon Shobu (2 waza-ari or 1 Ippon)

Duration of the match is specified for each age group. No limit of participation. The categories may be further divided in case there is a large number of participants. The new categories would be announced on the day.

The categories may be further divided in the case where there is a large number of participants. Example:

031A - Male 9 kyu: -35 kg / +35 kg

031B - Male 8 kyu: -40 kg / +40 kg

031C - Male 7 kyu: open

CHILDREN (7 – 9 years) SANBON KUMITE

KOHAI 031. Male 9 – 7 kyu KOHAI 032. Female 9 – 7 kyu

KOHAI 033. Male 6 – 4 kyu KOHAI 034. Female 6 – 4 kyu

CHILDREN (10 – 11 years) SANBON KUMITE

KOHAI 037. Male 9 – 7 kyu KOHAI 038. Female 9 – 7 kyu

KOHAI 039. Male 6 – 4 kyu KOHAI 040. Female 6 – 4 kyu

KOHAI 041. Male 6 – 4 kyu Jiyu Ippon kumite.    

KOHAI 042. Female 6 – 4 kyu Jiyu Ippon kumite

MINICADETS (12 – 13 years) JIYU KUMITE – 1 minute 30 seconds

KOHAI 043. Male -40 kg KOHAI 044. Male -45 kg KOHAI 045. Male -53 kg

KOHAI 046. Male 53+ kg.            KOHAI 047. Female -45 kg KOHAI 048. Female 45+ kg

KOHAI 049. Male Open Jiyu Ippon kumite.

KOHAI 050. Female Open Jiyu Ippon kumite

CADETS (14 – 15 years) JIYU KUMITE – 1 minute 30 seconds

KOHAI 051. Male -60 kg KOHAI 052. Male 60+ kg KOHAI 053. Female -50 kg

KOHAI 054. Female 50+ kg

KOHAI 055. Male Open Jiyu Ippon kumite  

KOHAI 056. Female Open Jiyu Ippon kumite

JUNIORS (16 – 17 years) JIYU KUMITE – 2 minutes

KOHAI 057. Male -65 kg KOHAI 058. Male 65+ kg KOHAI 059. Female open

KOHAI 060. Male Open Jiyu Ippon kumite  

KOHAI 061. Female Open Jiyu Ippon kumite

SENIORS (over 18 years) JIYU KUMITE – 2 minutes

KOHAI 062. Male -75 kg KOHAI 063. Male 75+ kg KOHAI 064. Female open

KOHAI 065. Male Open Jiyu Ippon kumite  

KOHAI 066. Female Open Jiyu Ippon kumite

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