For all disciplines: This is a controlled contact interclub based on SKILL not power, it’s not a fight! If the fighter does not adhere to this then the referee will issue a warning, if more than one warning is issued the fight will be stopped and fighters will be disqualified.
★ AMATEUR MMA (Adults & Juniors):
• Head Shots Standing Only: Adults
• No Head Shots: Juniors U14
It is compulsory to wear the following: MMA Sparring gloves (6oz-8oz), gum shield, groin guard, shinguards and advised to wear a headguard (excluding juniors).
All Amateur MMA fights will be closely observed and controlled on aggression, no dangerous techniques and power down to a reasonable level.
No heel hooks, no twisters, no slams, no neck cranks, no knee reaping, no twisting leg submissions ,no spinning back fists, no spinning kicks, no wild swinging, no elbows and no knees to the head and no Ground & Pound – the referee will protect the fighters at all times.
Amateur MMA bouts: Adults 2 x 2.5 minute rounds & Juniors 2 x 2 minute rounds
★ SUBMISSION GRAPPLING (No-Gi):
Submission Grappling will take place on 2 areas on the mats. All competitors are required to wear a groin guard (not compulsory) and gum shield.
No heel hooks, no twisters, no slams, no neck cranks, no twisting leg submissions. Submit your opponent to win / no submission will be classed as a draw.
Submission Grappling Bouts: Adults 1 x 5 minute rounds & Juniors (u12) 1 x 3 minute rounds
K1 bouts will be closely observed and controlled on aggression, no dangerous techniques and power down to a reasonable level – the referee will protect all fighters at all times.
It is compulsory competitors wear the following: 14oz Boxing gloves (Juniors u12 8oz-10oz), gum shield, groin guard, chestguard (Juniors only) shinguards and advised to wear headguards.
One hand clinch with a knee strike to the body and release, knees to body are allowed, catching the kicks are allowed but will be stopped if held longer than 10 secs, sweeps are allowed, no spinning back fists, no spinning kicks, no head pull downs, no knees to the head and no head strikes for Juniors (u12).
K1 Bouts: Adults 3 x 1.5 minute rounds & Juniors 3 x 1 minute rounds for Juniors (u12) – (non decision)