Regulations

Regulations and Rules

1. Ring Fighter Class Definition

The term “Amateur” is used to refer to the Full Contact, Original WKA Kickboxing (K-1 style), Thai Boxing,
Mixed Martial Arts, and Submission Grappling competitors.

An Amateur competitor is any competitor who:

  1. Is not, and has never been, under professional contract
  2. Has never participated in a Thaiboxing match with three-minute rounds
  3. Has never competed in a match of more than five rounds
  4. Does not receive monetary compensation for competition
  5. Has had less than 20 fights

Pro Class Amateur competitor is any competitor who:

  1. Is not, and has never been, under professional contract
  2. Has participated in a Thaiboxing match with three-minute rounds
  3. Has competed in a match of more than five rounds
  4. Does receive monetary compensation for competition but less that $100,000 per year
  5. Has had 20 fights or more

Professional competitor is any competitor who:

  1. Is under a professional contract
  2. Earns more than $100,000 per year by professional fights.
  3. A professional competitor cannot participate in amateur events; especially the amateur WKA World

Championships.

2. Registered Club Definition

A Registered club is a club that has submitted its annual registration form and it has been accepted with all fees paid in full. A registered clubs members will be able to attend Kickboxing New Zealand events, compete for titles and be part of the Kickboxing New Zealand team competing overseas. Only Kickboxing New Zealand members can attend officials training and other such events.

3. Registered Grading Instructor Definition

A Registered grading instructor is an instructor that is using the WKA syllabus or has submitted their grading syllabus along with their annual registration form and it has been accepted with all fees paid in full. A registered grading instructors will be able to grade their students under the Kickboxing New Zealand banner and have their students grade for WKA Black Belts.

4. Registered Event Promoter Definition

A Registered event promoter is a person that has submitted their annual registration form and it has been accepted with all fees paid in full. A registered event promoter will then be able promote their events under the Kickboxing New Zealand banner, be able to purchase title belts and hold title fights. They will also be able to run tournaments also under the Kickboxing New Zealand banner.

5. Fight Night Style Events Rulesets - Ring

These are the quick reference rulesets to be used in Kickboxing New Zealand fight night style events.
1. Full Contact
2. Low Kick Kickboxing Rules – March 1st
3. K1 Style Rules- March 1st
4. Thai Kickboxing (Mod Thai)
5. Muay Thai (Full Rules Thai)
6. Combat Boxing

6. Tournament Style Events Rulesets - Tatami & Ring

These are the quick reference rulesets to be used in Kickboxing New Zealand tournament style events.
Tatami
1. Forms – Coming Soon
2. Points – Coming Soon
3. Light Contact – Coming Soon
4. Tournament Style Low Kick Light Rules – 1st March 2015

Ring
1. Tournament Style Amateur Glory Rules – 1st March 2015

Divisions
1. Tournament Weight Divisions – Auckland OPEN

7. Medical and Clearance Docs

These are the medical and clearance forms for Kickboxing New Zealand events.
1. WKA Medical – For Amateur fighters
2. WKA Medical Event check