Sanda

SANDA & LIGHT SANDA COMPETITION

A. COMPETITION EVENTS

Light Sanda, Age Group 6-7 /Born in 2015-2016/

  • Male: 18, 20, 23 ,25 ,28 ,31 ,35 ,38, +38 kg
  • Female: 18, 20, 23, 25, 28, 31, 35, +35 kg

Light Sanda, Age Group 8-9 /Born in 2013-2014/

  • Male: 20, 23, 25, 28, 31, 35, 38, 41, +41 kg
  • Female: 20, 23, 25, 28, 31, 35, 38, +38 kg

Light Sanda, Age Group 10-11 /Born in 2011-2012/

  • Male: 23, 25, 28, 31, 35, 38, 41, 43, 45, +45 kg
  • Female: 23, 25, 28, 31, 35, 38, 41, 43, +43 kg

Light Sanda, Age Group 12-13 /Born in 2009-2010/

  • Male: 32, 35, 38, 41, 45, 48, 52, 56, 60, +60 kg
  • Female: 29, 32, 35, 38, 41, 45, 48, 52, 56, +56 kg

Light Sanda, Age Group 14 /Born in 2008/

  • Male: 35, 39, 42, 45, 48, 52, 56, 60, 65, 70, +70 kg
  • Female: 31, 35, 40, 45, 48, 52, 56, +56 kg

Light Sanda, Age Group 15-16 /Born in 2006-2007/

  • Male: 39, 42, 45, 48, 52, 56, 60, 65, 70, 75, 80, +80 kg
  • Female: 39, 42, 45, 48, 52, 56, 60, 65, 70, 75, +75kg

Sanda & Light Sanda, Age Group 17-18 /Born in 2004-2005/

  • Male: 48, 52, 56, 60, 65, 70, 75, 80, 85, 90, +90 kg
  • Female: 48, 52, 56, 60, 65, 70, 75, +75 kg

Sanda & Light Sanda, Age Group 18-21 /Born in 2001-2004/

  • Male: 48, 52, 56, 60, 65, 70, 75, 80, 85, 90, +90 kg
  • Female: 48, 52, 56, 60, 65, 70, 75, +75 kg

Note: The age of the athletes will be taken reference from 1st January of the competition year (2022) and not the day of weighing in. An athlete will not be allowed to transit from the one weight category to other. After the consultation of the judges board, in accordance with the number of athletes who sent registration forms in a particular category, merging among the age categories might be done. Such decisions will be informed to the athletes and their coaches. However, for the protection of athletes above 18 years old, again with proper consultation, athletes might be divided to 18-21 years old age group as well as 21-40 years old age group.

B. PARTICIPATION METHODS
1. Each country or region may enter one (1) Sanda & Tui Shou team.
2. A competitor may participate in both Tui Shou and Light Sanda.
3. If a competitor has competed in Full Sanda in a European or World Championship, or applied for Full Sanda in this competition, they can no longer compete in Tui Shou or Light Sanda in this competition.
4. There is no limit to the number of competitors in the teams, nor the coaches, etc. Each team must have one team leader.
5. Each country can have only two (2) competitors in each combat category (Tui Shou, Light Sanda and Sanda)
6. Athletes born between January 1st, 1982 and December 31st, 2016 are eligible for the Sanda competition.
7. Each competitor should bring along with them a valid Health Certificate (including electroencephalogram, electrocardiogram, pulse, and blood pressure) issued within 30 days prior to the start of the competition signed by a qualified doctor and a Life Accidental Injury Insurance Certificate. All competitors are required to submit a completed and signed Waiver of liabilities form.

C. COMPETITION METHODS
1. The competition will be Individual Competition.
2. The single knockout system will be adopted. If the number of competitors is 3 or less, a single round – robin method will be adopted.
3. Following arrival and registration, the athletes will go through the initial weighing in and drawing lots formalities as stipulated in the schedule. All Sanda athletes will be required to weigh-in daily during the competition. Details regarding this will be circulated later once finalized.
4. Unless otherwise states within these regulations, the competition will be conducted in accordance with the “IWUF Rules for International Wushu Sanda Competition”.

D. COSTUMES & EQUIPMENT
1. Competitors shall wear costumes and protective gear in compliance with the “Rules for International Sanda Competition” to participate in the competition.
2. Each Sanda and Tui Shou competitor is required to possess two (2) sets of competition costumes: one set in blue and one set in red. The trousers for Tui Shou should be black, without names. The Tui Shou competitors can use any type of kung-fu shoes.
3. Each competitor is required to possess their own mouth guard, jockstrap, and instep guard. For Light Sanda each competitor should have their own leg protection (leg and foot shin guard) in two colors blue and red.
4. Gloves and other protective equipment will be provided by the Organizing Committee.

E. PLACING & AWARDS
1. The top three place athletes within each weight category will be receive a placing and award for both men and women.
2. Third place athletes will be placed in juxtaposition.