Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Ground control grappling comp - Feb 22nd

A few people were talking about this at class tonight, I think Lee, Paul and Simon are going and I am thinking about it. The web site is but the most important details are:

Weight/Age/Skill Divisions

Beginners Division

12 months experience of less. Competitior must be ranked White Belt (no Blue Belts allowed). Men’s Weight Classes
- 68kg
- 73kg
- 80kg
- 87kg
- 98kg

Legal Techniques
Any kind of choke (except for using the hand to close the wind pipe) without the use of the uniform.
Any armbar, shoulder lock, or wristlock
Straight leg locks: Ankle lock or Knee bar
Illegal Techniques
No neck crank submissions (can be used to open the guard)
No twisting leg locks: toe holds, heel hooks etc.
No striking / kicking of any kind
No eye gouging or fish hooking
No grabbing the ears
No hair pulling, biting
No finger or toe holds
No thumbing
No scratching and pinching
No touching groin area
No hands, knees or elbows on face (you can only push the lower jaw, forehead or side of face)
No slippery substances allowed on body or clothing
No “full nelsons” or “crucifix’s” which do not allow the opponent to tap.
No guillotines using the opponent’s chin, which puts pressure on the upper spine of the opponent, but will not
allow them to escape.
NO SLAMMING to escape submissions or guard (hard/elevated throws are allowed)

2 -Mount position
2 -Knee on stomach
2 -Sweeps (ends Guard or Half Guard)
2 -Takedown (ends Guard or Half Guard)
3 -Back mount with hooks
3 -Passing the guard
4 -Clean Sweep (ends passed the guard)
4 -Clean Takedown (ends passed the guard)
Advantage points
1- At any point you get the opponent to turtle position, eg attempted guard pass but the opponent turtles up.
1- Submission attempts.
• Each position must be established for 3 seconds or more in order for points to be awarded.
• When changing multiple positions points will be awarded only for the position that has been established for
3 seconds or more.
Reversals from mount position are not considered sweeps.
In the event that the points score is equal at the end of the bout. The winner will be decided by the advantage
points. If these are also equal the bout will be extended by 2 minutes. In the event that the points are equal
after this time the referee will decide the winner.

Time Limits
• 5minute bout
• 2 minute overtime in the event of a draw

you can register online now, cost is £10 if you pay online using paypal or £15 on the day.


Anonymous Anonymous said...

no scratching, biting, hair pulling or pinching; thats me screwed then.

12:28 PM  
Blogger NeilD said...

I'm up for that. The comp not the hair biting that is!

7:57 AM  
Blogger robbie said...

whats this no thumbing?

4:03 PM  
Blogger robbie said...

whats this no thumbing?

4:03 PM  

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