CM Regional Tournament 2009
14th June, 2009
FRANKLIN / PUKEKOHE RECREATION CENTRE, 29 Franklin Road, Pukekohe.
Counties Manukau thanks you all...
We appreciate your feedback:
We are lucky in Counties to have such fantastic ring marshals such as Mrs Kendal, Mrs, Henry, Mr Parker, Mrs Edwards etc... but we now desperately need more. We would like to invite any interested adult to put their name forward to learn this job. You don't have to be an active member - and you will be shown the ropes by some of our experiences marshals. If you think you can help please register here.
VENUE SET UP
RULE UPDATE: (30.5.09) Black belts in Power and Special
will be competing using the normal ITFNZ
Rules. (also see rules below)
This year's Counties Manukau Regional Tournament is going to be awesome! We have some fun new divisions for everyone in special and power - so come on - give it a go!
KIDS POWER PUNCH (Gup grades only, under 15 years)
This is a competition of elimination. Starting with say 8 students facing numbered identical small pads held by fingertips. All 8 student punch at once and we watch and wait until all pads come to rest. Then the student whose pad travels the least distance is eliminated and another round commences until a winner is found. Students commence each round from L stance forearm guarding block and execute reverse punch - no running or jumping to punch. In competition the students that hold the pad also retrieve it for the competitor. The mitts used will be similar to boxing focus mitts (for single hand).
ADULTS POWER KICK (Gup grades, 15 and over)
The winner is the adult who can break the most boards with a single kick of your own choice. 2 attempts are allowed (must be the same kick). For example, you could attempt a 6 board back kick and be unsuccessful, so then attempt to 5 boards on your 2nd attempt. There will be separate divisions for men and women and in different weight divisions, open to adults any rank.
Black belts compete with normal ITFNZ rules for Power. Techniques are: Knifehand (elbow for juniors), Side kick and turning kick
SPECIAL TECHNIQUES (Kids & Adults - coloured belts only)
Who can kick the highest distance above their own head? (No disadvantage for being shorter!). Separate divisions for kids & adults, male & female. You must touch the pad with the correct attacking tool. 2 kicks - flying high kick and flying reverse turning kick. Open to all gup grades and ages.
Black belts compete with normal ITFNZ rules for Special Techniques. Techniques
are: Flying high kick, overhead kick and flying reverse turning kick