WAIVER: I understand that the practice of Marital Arts, and specifically, tournament competition, is inherently a contact sport, and as such, I know that physical injury can occur. As consideration for being allowed to compete in this open style tournament, I hereby assume all responsibility for and all risk of damage or injury that may occur as a participant in this tournament. Specifically, I agree to release and will hold harmless and fully indemnify for any claims which might arise, the Goshin Isshinryu Karate, the Redbridge Sport Centre, and any persons affiliated with this tournament in any way from any and all claims or causes of action on account of any injury which may occur from my participation in the Isshinryu World Karate Association 2019 World Championship Tournament. I fully understand that any medical treatment given to me will be of First-Aid treatment only. By signing this document, I acknowledge that I have read the rules and agree to abide by them and assume full responsibility for any and all my actions during this tournament. If under the age of 18 years, a parent or legal guardian must also sign the waiver.
The Kata must be performed with competence, and must demonstrate a clear understanding for the traditional principles of the Kata.
Kyan no Sai
Kusanku no Sai
Chatanyara no Sai
Tokumine no Kun no Dai
Urashi no Kun
Shishi no kun no Dai
Hamahiga no Tonfa (Black Belts only)
*Junior kids, 8 years and under, who have trained less than 3 months may perform a partial Seaisan kata. They must complete up to the first “break” to be scored.
Kime = power & focus
Kihon = basic & proper form
Bunkai = application of fighting technique
Novices: 5.0-7.0 where 6.0 is average
Intermediates: 6.0-8.0 where 7.0 is average
Advanced and Black Belts: 7.0-9.0 where 8.0 is average
When assessing how many points should be deducted for a fault, the following is recommended.
All equipment must conform to these requirements.
Attacks are limited to the following areas.
Please note there is a difference between a TOUCH and CONTACT. TOUCH (contact without pressure and non-injurious) will be considered a scoring technique if criteria below are met. However, CONTACT (pressured movement of the target area; injurious, impact, example rocking movement of the head from strike or kick) will be considered a penalty.
A score is awarded when a technique is performed according to the following criteria.
Note: Once warned or penalised in Category 1 or Category 2, the penalties shall escalate for that category. A point will be awarded to an opponent each time additional fouls occur in that category. All warning/penalties remain active during a sudden victory match.
Goshin Isshinryu Karate Association presents the opportunity for YOU to help support the 2019 IWKA World Championship Weekend, July 27th - 28th, 2019. The IWKA Championship Weekend will involve Training sessions, Seminars, Tournament, Banquet and Planned Social Events which are all held at the Jean Brown Indoor Arena. Tournament participants will receive the championship program and will see your business promoted in materials and announcements throughout the weekend. You are also welcome to attend the weekend as spectators and interact with the participants personally. For more information and to purchase a sponsorship package please contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org.
£1000 or more
|Banner with your name, business logo and level of
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|Personal recognition at the Banquet.|
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|Appreciation certificate signed by Master Shimabuku|
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