MKA St Paul
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Where: MKA St Paul
762 E 7th St, St Paul MN 55106
When: May 6, 2017
Registration at Noon. Tournament begins at 1pm
Instructor(s): Judging and organization by the NCR Technical Committee
Cost: One event: $10.00, additional events: $5.00, Maximum $30 per family
This tournament is open to ages 5- 17 years old.
Tournament rules will be the same as those used by the AAKF National tournament. Kata and Kumite will be held as separate events.
This event is open to AAKF members only. Non-AAKF clubs are by NCR Director invitation only.
We combine categories if participation is small in that group:
10th & 9th Kyu
Kata: Heian Shodan
Kumite: 3-step kumite
8th & 7th Kyu
Kata: Heian Nidan or Heian Sandan
Kumite: One head, One body step-in punch attacks
This video explains the kumite for 8th & 7th kyu.
6th & 5th kyu
Kata: Heian Yondan or Heian Godan
Kumite: The attacker is designated and the competitors alternate attacks. First attack- reverse punch body. Second attack- front kick.
This video explains the kumite for 6th & 5th kyu.
4th & 3rd kyu
Kata: Tekki Shodan
Kumite: Attack with a punch. Second Attack with a kick. Defender can block and counter-attack.
This video explains the kumite for 4th & 3rd kyu.
2nd & 1st Kyu
Kata: Bassai-dai, Kanku-dai, Empi or Jion
Kumite: Standard ITKF Kogo rules, except no overtime.
Youth Elite Black Belt
Kata: Competitors choice
Kumite: Standard WTKF Kogo rules, except no overtime.