Kickboxing Rules :
Full contact Kickboxing :
All boxing punches and all kicks are allowed "above the waiste only" with a minimam 8 kicks per round. If A fighter
does not meet his 8 kick minimam he will loose 1 point . There is no Clinching or knees or elbows allowed.
Low Kick Kickboxing:
All boxing punches and kicks are allowed to the the the head,Body,and legs inside and outside with the exception
of attacks to the knee joint. There is no kick minimam per round,no Clinching and no knees or elbows allowed.
Muay thai :
U.S. Mod rules : All boxing punches,Kicks,are allowed to head.body and legs ,Knees strikes to body or legs. No direct
attack on knee joints allowed.Sometimes elbows are allowed.Sometimes knees to head are allowed. Limited Clinching allowed.
In Thailand Knees to the head and elbows are allowed !!
K-1 Style Rules : All boxing punches ,Kicks to the head,body,legs and knee strikes are allowed. There
is no clinching .
Sanshou: All boxing Punches,and Kick to the body,head.legs, and in Sanda fights knee strikes are also
allowed. The main difference between this style and others is all throws are allowed.
In all rules it is not legal to hit to the Groin ,back of the head,kneck or spine with any strike !!
Any fighter that looses 3 points in any fight for any reason will be disquaified !!
These are the general rules used in Kickboxing Worldwide and vary A little in different organizations.
WKA RULE S : There is no spinning back Fist in any fight !!
WKA does not sanction Sanshou !!