Traditional Skills Demonstration

  • This is an individual discipline and can include a demonstration of any of the following - Weapons / Breaking / Yukzu / Bunki / Wai Kru.
  • There will be a head judge and two assistant judges.
  • The head judge sits at the front of the competition area, while the two assistant judges are seated on the side angles of the competition area.
  • Competitors must advise the head judge what element of traditional martial arts they wish to demonstrate.
  • Competitors must also advise the head judge if their demonstration will go for more than 3 minutes. The head judge will have discretion whether or not to permit same, depending on time limitations.
  • Competitors must advise the head judge if they believe they may need more room than the allocated competition area. Discretion to go outside the competition area will be determined by the head judge, based on the safety of the competitor and spectators.
  • The head judge must examine and pass as safe any equipment / weaponry being used by participants.
  • (Live weaponry will not be allowed.)
  • This is a traditional skills demonstration. It is not an artistic or interpretative discipline.
  • The demonstration will not be performed to music.
  • At the conclusion of the demonstration, each of the judges will provide a score out of 10.
  • The scores will be added together to give the participant an overall score.
  • Judges will score the demonstration in terms of skill level, stance, poise, balance, footwork, technical prowess, control, timing, use of available floor space, overall execution.
  • Competitors will only be able to perform their demonstration once.
  • The judge’s decision is final.