Monday, November 26, 2012
Amateur MMA Combat Rules
AMATEUR MMA COMBAT
All events in this format must be sanctioned by
Format is Contact.
The format is to develop an understanding of a striking/wrestling style, that is a safe style. With a future development of students moving onto the International Rules of CSI.
Open to Male competitors
18+ YEARS. 1 x 4 min round
Weight divisions will be defined by CSI
NO HEAD STRIKES
THE LIST BELOW MUST BE WORN
7OZ MMA GLOVES
SHORTS & T-SHIRT/RASH GUARD or WRESTLING LEOTARD
SOFT SOLED BOOTS OR BARE FEET
Elastic Shin& Instep Protectors (Thai and Hard Leather style NOT permitted).
THESE ARE SANCTIONED EVENTS FOLLOWING ALL THE RULES AND FORMATS OF THE CSI
CSI AMATEUR MMA COMBAT RULES
Competitions in Combat Sambo are held in accordance with the given Rules and some additions:
MMA gloves (hitting-gripping).
Leg pads covering the front part of the shin and lacing of the Sambo shoes or Bare Feet
Shorts & T-Shirt or Leotard
Article 41. Evaluations of the bout and technical actions
№ Evaluation of the holds Evaluation of the actions
1. Total (clear) victory (ahead of time) a) Knock Down count of 10
b) Total throw or the blow with the opponent’s falling down on his back while the attacker keeps his standing position;
c) The choke (strangle);
d) Painful hold
e) Evident (technical) superiority with 12 points or more
f) Impossibility to continue the fight (bout, combat);
g) Disqualification for breaking the Rules
2. Four points evaluation (“4”) For a throw, the blow with the falling down from the standing position when the opponent falls on his back;
b) For the throw, the blow on the side when the attacker keeps the standing position; ;
c) For complete hold-down during 20 sec;
d) For the knockdown.
3. Two points evaluation (“2”) a) For the throw, the blow
b) For the second warning declared to the opponent
c) For the incomplete hold-down over 10 sec but less than 20 sec.
4. One point evaluation (“1”) a) For the throw,
b) For the first warning declared to the opponent;
5. Activity a) For the throw or blow without falling down from standing position when the opponent falls on his knee (knees);
6. Caution a) In accordance with CSI Rules
b) For the passive defense of the defender lying on his stomach;
7. Warning a) In accordance with CSI Rules
b) For the repeated passive defense of the defender lying on his stomach.
KNOCKDOWN – temporary loss of the possibility to defend as a result of the missed blow: up to the count 10 the fighter completely recovers consciousness and assumes the fighting position.
Note: with “knockdown” evaluation the position of the defender’s body relative to the mat is also evaluated according to the CSI Rules and the evaluation is summed up.
ARTICLE 42. LEGAL (ALLOWED) TECHNICAL ACTIONS
1. BLOW TECHNIQUES.
The blow is an impulsive technical action with the rectilinear or curvilinear trajectory executed by the arms, legs or the head to the parts of the body permitted by the Rules with the definite speed and strength.
The blows are evaluated if after applying the technical action the opponent completely lost his balance and fell down on a certain part of the body and are evaluated according to the Rules.
1.1. Hand blows may be delivered by any part of the fist (except the base of the palm), the trunk, arms and legs.
1.2. Leg blows are delivered with the knee, shin, foot, heel to the front or the side part of the head (except the oncoming blow with the knee when the opponent passes to the legs), the trunk, on the legs (the inner and outside part of the thigh or the shin) .
1.3. Blows with the hands, legs and head in the ground position (except the back of the head, the neck and the rear part of the back, the loins, the coccyx and anus) are allowed if the attacker is also on the ground.
The ground position is defined according to the CSI Rules.
2. THROWING TECHNIQUES
2.1. All kinds of throws applied in CSI are allowed.
3. GROUND TECHNIQUES
3.1. Painful holds in the ground position that are allowed in Sambo and also painful holds in standing (Armlocks) including Arm Bar (“Police hold”) may be applied..
NOTE: During the application of a painful hold in case the defender resumes his standing position the bout is not stopped. In such a situation the defender may guard them by throwing his opponent to the mat (except landing on the head).
3.2. STRANGLES (chokes) mean technical actions when the opponent’s neck is squeezed preventing his normal breath or making him faint. They are held both in standing and ground positions.
Strangles may be executed with the arms, legs and clothing.
Strangles with the arms are allowed only on the forearm of the attacked arm, not lead to the twisting of the neck part of the spine.
3.2.1. Strangles with the legs are allowed only if the impact on the neck is made with the gripped arm of the defender.
3.3. HOLD-DOWNS – all that are permitted by the Rules.
ARTICLE 43. ILLEGAL TECHNICAL ACTIONS
a) Strike blows with the fingers and toes, open glove and the base of the palm;
b) Apply painful holds on the neck, spine, hand and foot;
c) Strike blows with the arms and legs from standing to the opponent in who is in ground position;
d) Strike blows on the neck, arm and leg joints ( knee and foot arch) groin, head when fixing the attacked extremity in the direction against the natural flexion, the back of the head and spine, the loin, coccyx and annul hole, on the eyes with the fingers;
e) Strike blows on the head if one of the fighters has no helmet or if they are on the ground f) throws forbidden in CSI and also throws with the hold of the neck;
g) Painful holds on muscles or joints forbidden in CSI. With the exception of painful holds by arm bar and the situation of its application (that is the ones allowed in standing position);
h) Violation of discipline, rude unethical conduct toward the opponent, participants, officials or spectators.