"Un Samurai sta neclintit in fata mortii ca o stanca in fata furtunii"

Techniques permitted :

- punches to the head                                                                                                                                           
- punches to body
- knees to the body and legs
- kicks to the head, body and legs
- throws and takedowns                                                                                                                                              
-imobilizations, arm/leg locks, chokes 

Techniques not-permitted :
- Pushing- Back slam throws
- Holding the rope while punching or kicking
- Kick or punch to unallowable points (back of body, back of head and joints)
- Kick or punch after order of stop by middle referee.
-Kicking a grounded opponent
- Elbows and forearms blows
- Heel hook                                                                                                                                                                          
- Knees to the head
- Refuse to fight, constant dropping of mouthpiece, or faking an injury
- Spinning back fist, knee strike at head, strike by elbow, punch with palm and back hand
- Head Butt; biting, hair pulling, groin attacks, fingering, small joints manipulation, grabbing the clavicle, crucifix, locking opponent or using forbidden submission techniques
- Shooting and catching opponent feet, all techniques against joint, talking or shouting during the
- Disobeying referee's order, throwing saliva in Tatami, doing bad actions or making hubbub, biting,
and unreasonable exit from Tatami, for defense of kick or punch's opponent.

Scores ;
-10 points score system or judgement by points/techniques

Fighting time :
-3 rounds x 3 minutes, break-1 minute 

Fighting area for amateur tournaments:
- tatami or boxing ring

Weight categories:
-women (-52kg, -56kg, -61kg, -65kg, +65kg); men (-56kg, -62kg, -66kg, -71kg, -77kg, -84kg, -93kg, -100kg, +100kg)


- T-Shirt and Short, red/blue depending by the corner.

 Protective equipment:

- MMA Gloves ( 4 oz. or 6 oz)
- headgear
- mouth guard
- shin Protection
- groin protection ( men )
- breast protection (women)