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NCR Kumite Seminar- April 22nd
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Where: MKA Minneapolis
913 Plymouth Ave. N. Mpls., 55411

When:April 22, 2017

Time: Noon- 2pm
Open to all ranks!

Instructor(s): NCR Technical Committee

Cost: $20.00

SEMINAR DESCRIPTION The NCR Technical Committee will be hosting a mini-seminar for all levels on April 22, 2017 from Noon - 2 pm at the Minneapolis Dojo. The session will cover preparing for the kumite portion of your next kyu or Dan exam.

You will learn about what’s expected for your next rank exam, get a chance to practice drills at your level with different partners, and run through the kumite for your next test. As with past kumite mini-seminars, this session is designed to focus on learning vs high-speed interaction.

NCR Regional Eliminations
May 5, 2017

MKA St Paul
762 E 7th St

When: May 6, 2017 Friday
Registration at 4:30pm, tournament begins at 6:00pm

Instructor(s): NCR Technical Committee

Cost: No Fee required. All participants must be current AAKF members, and there Black Belt rank must be registered with the WTKF. We can process your application at the event.

The NCR eliminations for black belts begins at 6pm on May 6th, Friday at the St Paul dojo. This tournament will qualify competitors for the AAKF national competition will be held June 22-24 in Madison, Wisconsin. Our region is allowed 6 individual competitors in each division, and two teams per event (Team Kata, Team Kumite and Enbu). Eligible kumite participants are 18-54 years of age with no upper age limit on kata,and Enbu, competition.

The NCR Technical Committee is asking all black belts to participate in judging and competition events.

Please contact us using the contact page with any questions. All past national competitors are asked to make contact on their intentions to participate.

NCR St Paul Kids Tournament- May 6th
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Where: MKA St Paul
762 E 7th St, St Paul MN 55106

When: May 6, 2017

Registration at Noon. Tournament begins at 1pm

Instructor(s): Judging and organization by the NCR Technical Committee

Cost: One event: $10.00, additional events: $5.00, Maximum $30 per family

This tournament is open to ages 5- 17 years old.

Tournament rules will be the same as those used by the AAKF National tournament. Kata and Kumite will be held as separate events.

This event is open to AAKF members only. Non-AAKF clubs are by NCR Director invitation only.

We combine categories if participation is small in that group:

10th & 9th Kyu
Kata: Heian Shodan
Kumite: 3-step kumite

8th & 7th Kyu
Kata: Heian Nidan or Heian Sandan
Kumite: One head, One body step-in punch attacks

This video explains the kumite for 8th & 7th kyu.

6th & 5th kyu
Kata: Heian Yondan or Heian Godan
Kumite: The attacker is designated and the competitors alternate attacks. First attack- reverse punch body. Second attack- front kick.

This video explains the kumite for 6th & 5th kyu.

4th & 3rd kyu
Kata: Tekki Shodan
Kumite: Attack with a punch. Second Attack with a kick. Defender can block and counter-attack.

This video explains the kumite for 4th & 3rd kyu.

2nd & 1st Kyu
Kata: Bassai-dai, Kanku-dai, Empi or Jion
Kumite: Standard ITKF Kogo rules, except no overtime.

Youth Elite Black Belt
Kata: Competitors choice
Kumite: Standard WTKF Kogo rules, except no overtime.

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