April 17, 2008

New WAKO Sport Rules

Dear friends!

We are happy to announce that the new WAKO Sport Rules have been upgraded and re-structured. Please download the new pdf versions at and study them carefully. There are changes in most of the chapters, especially in K1-rules and also in Musical and Aero. In general, pay attention to everything. The chapters are as follows:

Chapter 1, General Rules

Chapter 2, General Rules Tatami Sports

Chapter 3, Semi-Contact

Chapter 4, Light-Contact

Chapter 5, Musical Forms

Chapter 6, Aero-Kick

Chapter 7, General Rules Ring Sports

Chapter 8, Full-Contact

Chapter 9, Low-Kick

Chapter 10, K1-Rules

Information about Open Scoring system

Note that these rules will be valid from the next World Cup in Italy 6-8 June 2008 .

We will print a new Rulebook later on containing all rules, regulations, statutes etc but will wait until the anti-doping rules are revised according to the newly adopted World Anti-Doping Code. Remember to kick doping out of Kickboxing. Download the latest prohibited list from

Remember the up-coming WAKO events

18-19. April

German Open

Ebern, Germany

10. May

Yokoso Dutch Open Tournament

Amstelveen , Netherlands

24-25. May

Judgement Day

Sheffield , Great Britain

22-25 May

World Cup

Official Referee Seminar

Szeged , Hungary

6-8 June

World Cup Best Fighter

Official Referee Seminar

Salsomaggiore &rdash Italy

20-21. June

9th All Bangladesh Kickboxing Championship

Shohid Shorwardi Indoor Stadium,Mirpur, Dhaka

26-29. June

Balkan Open Championship

Ohrid , Macedonia

World Association of Kickboxing Organizations

Ennio Falsoni and Espen Lund

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