World Championships – categories

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

 

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

  1. 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)

  1. 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)

  1. 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)

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

 

  1. VETERAN Male – 82 kg (40 – 49 years) 2 minutes
  2. VETERAN Male + 82 kg (40 – 49 years) 2 minutes
  3. VETERAN Female Open (40 – 49 years) 2 minutes
  4. VETERAN Male Open (50 – 59 years) 2 minutes
  5. VETERAN Female Open (50 – 59 years) 2 minutes
  6. VETERAN Male Open (over 60 years) 2 minutes
  7. VETERAN Female Open (over 60 years) 2 minutes

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

 

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

  1. 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)

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

 

MINICADETS (12 – 13 years)

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

 

CADETS (14 – 15 years)

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

 

JUNIORS (16 – 17 years)

  1. 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).

 

  1. MASTERS – SENIOR MALE, Kata and Kumite (over 18 years old only)
  2. 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

  1. Cadets male -55 kg (3 + 1 reserve) 114. Cadets male +55 kg (3 + 1 reserve)
  2. 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

  1. Juniors male open (3 + 1 reserve) 118. Juniors female open (3 + 1 reserve)
  2. 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

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

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