CATEGORIES

  • The tournaments will be carried out in different categories/division, separated by age and sex
  • The number of entries per categories does not exceed 32
  • Only Katas from the official Kata list (Appendix A) are allowed
  • Categories may be split or merged if needed
  • For new categories, the rules of the next higher category from the list below apply

E-KUMITE

Every participant shows his best techniques to a ball or similar object. That ball/object needs to have a minimum size of 0,2 meters. It may rest on a pole or hang on a rope. The height of the ball has to be about the same height as the athlete.

The duration of the demonstration is 30 seconds, starting with the bow of the athlete. After 30 seconds the referees will stop judging, even if the athlete continues the video.

 a)              Criteria for the judging are:

  • Technical quality/precision
  • Ability to combine techniques
  • Speed/strength

 b)              Further criterias:

  • All jodan techniques are allowed, as to be found in the WKF-rules
  • Touch of the object is not allowed and will negatively affect the judgement of the match
  • Kiai is allowed but not mandatory

FEMALE

  • e-Kata Individual Female U8 (4 – 7 years) same Kata can be repeated each round
  • e-Kata Individual Female U10 (6 – 9 years) min. 2 Kata, different Kata in 2 subsequent rounds
  • e-Kata Individual Female U11 (9 – 10 years) 2 Katas, different Kata in subsequent rounds
  • e-Kata Individual Female U12 (8 – 11 years) min. 2 Kata, different Kata in 2 subsequent rounds
  • e-Kata Individual Female U13 (11 – 12 years) min. 3 Katas, different Kata in subsequent rounds
  • e-Kata Individual Female U14 (10 – 13 years) min. 3 Kata, different Kata in 2 subsequent rounds, a Kata cannot be repeated in the first 3 rounds
  • e-Kata Individual Female U15 (13 – 14 years) different Kata each round
  • e-Kata Individual Female U16 (12 – 15 years) different Kata each round
  • e-Kata Individual Female U17 (15 – 16 years) different Kata each round
  • e-Kata Individual Female U18 (14 – 17 years) different Kata each round
  • e-Kata Individual Female U21 (16 – 20 years) different Kata each round
  • e-Kata Individual Female Seniors (16 years and older) different Kata each round
  • e-Kata Individual Female Masters A (35 years and older) different Kata each round
  • e-Kata Individual Female Masters B (45 years and older) different Kata each round
  • e-Kata Individual Female Masters C (55 years and older) different Kata each round
  • U8 e-Kumite Female (6 – 7 years)
  • U10 e-Kumite Female (8 – 9 years)
  • U12 e-Kumite Female (10 – 11 years)
  • U14 e-Kumite Female (12 – 13 years)
  • U16 e-Kumite Female (14 – 15 years)

MALE

  • e-Kata Individual Male U8 (4 – 7 years) same Kata can be repeated each round
  • e-Kata Individual Male U10 (6 – 9 years) min. 2 Kata, different Kata in 2 subsequent rounds
  • e-Kata Individual Male U11 (9 – 10 years) 2 Katas, different Kata in subsequent rounds
  • e-Kata Individual Male U12 (8 – 11 years) min. 2 Kata, different Kata in 2 subsequent rounds
  • e-Kata Individual Male U13 (11 – 12 years) min. 3 Katas, different Kata in subsequent rounds
  • e-Kata Individual Male U14 (10 – 13 years) min. 3 Kata, different Kata in 2 subsequent rounds, a Kata cannot be repeated in the first 3 rounds
  • e-Kata Individual Male U15 (13 – 14 years) different Kata each round
  • e-Kata Individual Male U16 (12 – 15 years) different Kata each round
  • e-Kata Individual Male U17 (15 – 16 years) different Kata each round
  • e-Kata Individual Male U18 (14 – 17 years) different Kata each round
  • e-Kata Individual Male U21 (16 – 20 years) different Kata each round
  • e-Kata Individual Male Seniors (16 years and older) different Kata each round
  • e-Kata Individual Male Masters A (35 years and older) different Kata each round
  • e-Kata Individual Male Masters B (45 years and older) different Kata each round
  • e-Kata Individual Male Masters C (55 years and older) different Kata each round
  • U8 e-Kumite Male (6 – 7 years)
  • U10 e-Kumite Male (8 – 9 years)
  • U12 e-Kumite Male (10 – 11 years)
  • U14 e-Kumite Male (12 – 13 years)
  • U16 e-Kumite Male (14 – 15 years)