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2018 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP on sport capoeira
  11-12 May, Baku, Azerbaijan  
REGULATIONS

- Performances of the competitors are estimated by 4 judges. For the correct figuring out, a relevant person  could be appointed as an assistant of  the judge counting "Kick and knockdowns ".
- Each Judge shall select one of the competitors as a winner based on  the criterias below:

 

JUDGE CATEGORY “A”

Jogo and Rythm, means:

1. Harmony of movements

(Explanation: Movements performed by the competitor are relevant to the movements of  the opponent competitor)

 

2. Creativity and sequence

(Explanation: Competitor sequently performs various movements, and his transition from one movement to another is relevant.)

3. Rhythmical correspondence 

(Explanation: Competitor’s movements in the roda are in accordance with the pace and rhythm of the music performed by Bateria)

 

4. Harmony of movements with Ginga

(Explanation: Other movements performed by the competitor harmonize with movement of "ginga".)

Judge with category “A” will select one of two competitors as a winner at the end of each round based on mentioned 4 criterias.

 

JUDGE CATEGORY “B”

Techniques, means:

1.  Correct movements

(Explanation: Performing a movement in a correct and complete manner. Movement is performed on the designated trajectory and till the end).

2.  Diversity of movements

(Explanation: Competitor performs more various and difficult movements from the list of permitted movem.)

 3.  Correct distance 

(Explanation: a competitor is performing movements at the precise distance due to these Rules)

4.  Safety and dodging

(Explanation: Competitor acts safely and masterly dodges attacks by using specific movements: “Esquiva”, “Querta baixa” “Negativa”, “Queda de quatro” etc)

Judge with category “B” will select one of two competitors as a winner at the end of each round based on mentioned 4 criterias.

 

JUDGE CATEGORY “C”

Kick and knockdowns, means:

1. Number of knock downs the opponent (e.g.“Vengative”, “Tesoura”, “Arrastau”, “Negativa Derrubando”, “Rasteira” etc.) - each knock down - 2 point

 

2. Number of kicking the opponent (e.g. “Martelo”, “Bensao”, “Chapa” etc). Each kick - 1 point

 

3. Number of jumping or passages over opponent (e.g. “Au”, “Macaco lateral”, “Parafuso” etc.) Each jump or passage - 3 point

 

4. Successful escape from grabbing hold (e.g. “Tesoura”, “Arrastau”, “Rasteira” etc) Each escape - 1 point

Judge with category “C” will select one of two competitors as a winner at the end of each round based on number of points as a result of mentioned 4 criterias.

 

JUDGE CATEGORY “D”

The physique and ethics of competitor, means:

1. Actvity, strength, stamina and spirit (Explanation: Competitor is more active, and strength, durability and determination are mostly observed in his movements. Competitors has initiated the majority of the actions.)

2. Elasticity (Explanation: Elasticity is mostly observed in competitor’s movements).

3. Speed (Explanation: Speed is mostly observed in the movements performed by the competitor accurately and completely).

4. Balance (Explanation: Competitor maintains equilibrium and balance properly while performing the movements).

5. Ethics (Explanation: Competitor complies with all behavioral and ethical codes throughout the competition, while entering the roda and during his stay at the roda before and after Jogo.)

Judge with category “D” will select one of two competitors as a winner at the end of each round based on mentioned 5 criterias.

 - The competitor, who receives the majority of votes of Judges, will be declared the winner. If the votes of Judges are equal (2:2), a vote of the Judge counting "Kick and knockdowns" is deemed to be decisive.

 

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  KIDS  
Gender Age Weight (kg)

Single group

for kids

10-12  no weight

 

  JUNIORS  
Gender Age Weight (kg)
Female 13-15 no weight
Male 13-15 no weight

 

  CADETS  
Gender Age Weight (kg)
Female 16-17 no weight
Male 16-17 no weight

 

 

Adults (female)

 
Gender Age Weight (kg)
Female 18+ -55
Female 18+ 55-62
Female 18+ 62-70
Female 18+ 70+

 

 

Adults (male)

 
Gender Age Weight (kg)
Male 18+ -65
Male 18+ 65-72
Male 18+ 72-78
Male

18+

78-85
Male 18+ 85+


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