The YRCA CHALLENGE! Is an interactive martial arts tournament, whereby contestants may enter up to 7 events...! Donations of $5.00, USD. Per event, which cover the cost of certificates and other administrative fees. Click the donate button below!
(DEADLINE: Feb. 28th, 2014. All 1st, 2nd and 3rd Place-Winners will be announced on Monday, March 3rd, 2014 and will receive a YRCA certificate of accomplishment, shortly thereafter via regular mail!)
The Events Include: * Point Sparring
* Submission Grappling
Empty Hand, Forms/Kata (Traditional and Non-Traditional)
Weapons Forms (Traditional and Non-Traditional)
Self- Defense Demonstration
* Please note:
These events (Point Sparring and Submission Grappling) are completely, interactive! Contestants will be given several scenarios, as they relate to either sparring and/or submission grappling. Higher order thinking will determine the winner as each scenario requires a defensive/offensive interpretation!
All styles are welcome and our judges will determine what interpretation, will win versus each scenario!
The 1st, 2nd and 3rd Place winners will receive a YRCA certificate of accomplishment!
Once the YRCA administrator receives your payment, you will be given your scenarios and will communicate via, e-mail during your competition(s) for these events.
A maximum of 5, 12"x1" boards are permitted. Contestants judged on power/creativity, in a maximum of 3 moves.
Empty Hand Traditional Forms:
Contestants are judged on stances, fluidity of movement, perfection of kata, difficulty level. Please include your style and name of kata.
Empty Hand Non-Traditional Forms:
Contestants are judged on creativity and difficulty level
Traditional/Non-Traditional Weapons, Forms:
Contestants may choose whatever weapon they prefer. They will be scored similar to the empty hand (traditional/non-traditional kata as aforementioned.) Please include style and name of kata, if you are demonstrating a tradtional kata.
Contestants may arrange a choreographed or non-choreographed, self-defense demonstration! They will be judged on effectiveness and efficiency of their techniques.
All Contestants must be 18 years of age or older. The Yoshin Ryu Combat Academy And Reiki Center will not be held responsible for any injuries, that may result from participation in the YRCA CHALLENGE! You assume all risk upon entering the YRCA CHALLENGE! (interactive tournament.)
** PLEASE SEND ALL ENTRIES TO THE YOSHIN RYU COMBAT ACADEMY AND REIKI CENTER (Facebook) GROUP PAGE!
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