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Competition Uniform & Equipment

If you are new to tournaments....

Unless you have been advised you will be fighting in Points Fighting divisions so will need Points Fighting equipment. You will be desqualified if you do not have the correct gear in any division.

If you have been told you are registed for Light Contact/Continuous then click here:

Points Fighting Equipment There Are 8 Basic Requirements

Head Protection- Points Fighting (Requirement 1/8)

Head protection must be made from foam rubber or soft plastics or from compact sponge covered by leather. In fights, head protection which covers the face and head protection which reduces the field of vision is not allowed. Head protection must cover the top of forehead, top of head, temples, the upper part of jawbone, ears and back of head. Head protection must not obstruct the athletes hearing. Parts for fixing the head protection cannot be metal or plastic buckle. Velcro for adjusting is allowed under chin and on back of head. 

 

This equipment can be used for: Point Fighting/Light Contact/Continuous fighting/Kick Light

Gloves- Points Fighting (Requirement 2/8)

In points fighting it is mandatory to use gloves with an open palm or open hand and with full cover of the first half of fingers, including the thumb. The gloves make it possible to open and close the hand. Gloves must cover hitting area on front and upper side of fist and edge of palm and must cover a minimum of 5 cm above wrist. Gloves must be made from soft and compact synthetic foam rubber material covered with original or artificial leather. Gloves must be fixed on fighter’s hand by self adhesive and adjustable strip over the wrist metal or plastic buckles or ropes are not allowed for fixing gloves. Also, any kind of self-adhesive tape is not allowed. The thumb MUST be fully attached to the main body of the glove, (If the glove attachment is cut or broken the gloves cannot be used.

 

This equipment can be used for: Point Fighting

Tooth protection (Mouth-guard)- Points Fighting (Requirement 3/8)

Mouth-guards must be made from soft and pliable rubber-plastic material. Protection on only the upper teeth or on both upper and lower teeth is allowed. Mouth-guard must enable free breathing and must be adapted to the competitor's mouth configuration. If the kick-boxer has braces on both upper and lower teeth they must have a mouth-guard on both upper and lower teeth, Mouth-guard must enable free breathing and must be adapted to the fighter’s mouth configuration. Mouth-guards can be of any colour. But must not protrude outside the mouth in any way.

 

This equipment can be used for: Point Fighting/Light Contact/Continuous fighting/Kick Light

Elbow Pads- Points Fighting (Requirement 4/8)

Elbow guards are made from soft foam-rubber material. An elbow guard must partly cover the forearm and upper arm with a protective non abrasive material. Elbow pads are Mandatory for all Point Fighters Only.

 

This equipment can be used for: Point Fighting

Shin Guards- Points Fighting (Requirement 5/8)

Shin guards are made from hard foam-rubber (or sock type) material. A shin guard must cover the shinbone from under the knee to the top of the feet. No other kind of plastic tape is allowed for fixing the guard to the shin. Shin guards with metal, wooden or hard plastic elements are not allowed.

 

This equipment can be used for: Point Fighting/Light Contact/Continuous fighting/Kick Light

Foot Pads- Points Fighting (Requirement 6/8)

Foot protection is made from special synthetic foam rubber, a compact and soft material which is covered with genuine or artificial leather. Foot protection covers the upper part of the foot (instep), lateral and medial malleolus and heel - all in one piece - with open sole of the foot. They must be long enough (adequate size) to completely cover the competitor's feet and toes. The front part of the foot protection is fastened by elastic strips for the big and second toes. Foot protection is fastened to feet with elastic self adhesive strips on the back of feet, above the heel.

 

This equipment can be used for: Point Fighting/Light Contact/Continuous fighting/Kick Light

MALE Groin Protection (Requirement 7/8)

Groin protector is mandatory for all male competitors. Groin protector is made of hard plastic material and fully covers genital organs to protect this part of competitor’s body from any injury. The groin protector can be made as a cup for covering genitals, or for covering the entire abdomen. Competitors must wear the groin protection under their pants.

 

This equipment can be used for: Point Fighting/Light Contact/Continuous fighting/Kick Light

FEMALE Breast Protection (from age 13 and over) (Requirement 8/8)

Breast protection mandatory for female competitors ages 13 years and above and is mandatory in all fighting disciplines. Breast protection is made from hard plastic and can be covered with cotton material. Breast protection can be made in one piece and cover all the chest or in two pieces for insertion into bra to cover each breast individually. It is worn under the T-shirt or under the top.

 

These Female Breast Guards are suitable for Points Fighting-

We do not supply these so you have to purchase outside of KBK Click the links below...

 

https://www.blitzsport.com/protection/body-armour/blitz-female-vest-top-maxi-guard

https://www.blitzsport.com/protection/body-armour/blitz-female-maxi-guard-insert-only

https://www.blitzsport.com/protection/body-armour/blitz-female-vest-top-cool-guard

https://www.blitzsport.com/protection/body-armour/blitz-female-cool-guard-inserts-only

https://bytomic.com/bytomic-econo-guard-ladies-sport-chest-protector/

https://bytomic.com/bytomic-maxi-guard-sports-bra-protective-insert/

https://bytomic.com/bytomic-maxi-guard-sports-vest/

https://bytomic.com/bytomic-cool-guard-bra-super-inserts/

https://bytomic.com/bytomic-cool-guard-bra/

https://www.cimac.net/protection/cimac-wkf-approved-maxi-guard.html

https://www.cimac.net/protection/cimac-maxi-guard-sports-bra-vest-white.html

 

This equipment can be used for: Point Fighting/Light Contact/Continuous fighting/Kick Light

Spectacles

Wearing of spectacles by a kickboxer during a bout is not permitted, but soft sport contact lenses are allowed

 

Equipment Requirement Recap

For Points Fighting you will need...

 

1- Head Protection

2- Gloves

3- Tooth protection (Mouth-guard)

4- Elbow Pads

5- Shin Guards

6- Foot Pads

7- Groin Protection (Male)

8- Female Breast Protection (from age 13 and over)

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