Martial Arts Styles
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Sport Combat is a stand up striking based art for martial artists doing the following styles : boxing, karate, kung-fu, muay thai, taekwondo, kickboxing etc. Target areas are as follows : Head, body, legs, feet. Strikes landed scores points if it is clean strikes. Hand strikes - 1 point, Leg Kicks - 1 point, Kicks to body - 2 points, Kicks to head - 3 points. All punches and kicks allowed, Sweeps allowed (no spinning sweeps), knees without clinching are allowed (knees to head not allowed in light contact). Click Read Rules for more details.
Muay Thai is also known as the art of 8 limbs. The fighters uses hands, feet, knees and elbows to fight against his opponent. In Muay Thai points are mostly awarded to elbow strikes, knee strikes and low kicks. Fighters must be active while clinching. Legal target areas are head, body and legs. Throws are allowed. Full contact Muay Thai will be scored on action and reaction. Light contact will be scored on clean strikes. No grappling or fighting on the ground are allowed in Muay Thai. Click Read Rules for more details.
The fighters start fighting from a standing position. The fighters then either continues fighting from a standing position or if one of the fighters attempts a take-down, the fight may go to the ground. Points are awarded for strikes, take-downs, dominant positions, reversals and submissions. No holding on to the opponents head while applying a knee to the head. Match can be won by points, knockout or submission. If the opponents taps out he loses. Target areas for strikes are head, body, upper-leg & feet(foot sweep). Submission techniques are same as grappling rules. Pounding on the ground are allowed. Click READ RULES for more details.
In grappling you start on your knees. Submission rewards points and/or ends the match depending on organizer. If tied, dominance and activeness decides winner. The following awards points : Control positions, Reversals, Submissions. Allowed techniques are : Knee bars, Ankle hooks, Foot Locks, Achilles Locks, Arm locks, shoulder locks, bicep locks, Strangulations, Staking, Slamming, Pressure points (No submissions via Pressure Points), Joint manipulation (No Submissions). Techniques not allowed are : Neck Crank, Spin Locks, Toe Locks, Finger Locks, Wrist Locks, Striking, Finger in the face, Smothering with gi or t-shirt, Dropping, Hair pulling, Skin pinching, Talking, Coaching, un-sportsmanship, Foul Language, No arguing with Judges.
Point fighting are usually everything above the belt. Hits to the face (Front, Side & Back), hits to the body (Front & Sides) & foot sweep (foot sole on opponents heel) are usually allowed in points. Some systems allow hits to the back of the body aswell. Illegal target areas are Top part of head, top and end of shoulders, neck (front, throat, sides & base of the nape) & under the belt Except for feet sweep. Legal techniques are all kinds of kicks (including acrobatic ones) & all kinds of punshes (also allowed in accrobatic ways) except the spinning back fist.