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– Please use the application form below to enter the San Shou Kuan Sanda competition
Date: Sunday October 7th 2018 .
Doors open @ 2:00 pm (Taolu CHECK IN deadline 2:15pm )
Sanda (sparring) competition @ 3.45pm
(Stage 2) of the Taolu/Sanda Tournament
Venue: Dan Tien Centre, Watford, WD24 6NJ
Travel: Easy access from M1 Jnc. 5 and M25 Watford exits.
Underground: Watford Metropolitan Line – (best get mini cab or bus)
British Rail: Watford Junction – short walk away and your Oyster card is valid
Free car Park behind building and unrestricted parking on surrounding roads.
[travel times: Brent Cross to M1Jn.5 20mins; Euston to Watford Jnc. 15 mins]
(Sanda entrants, must be 18+ years – younger members will be touch contact )
Sparring is with 16oz gloves, headguards and rib protectors – We match you with someone a similar level and size; The referee’s are proactive looking after your safety. ( Typically punching and kicking is allowed to head, body and legs – and in some instances by prior consent Sanda style takedowns are allowed on a suitable matted floor area )
Our goal is simply to give developing martial artists an opportunity to gain valuable sparring experience and share knowledge. Ideal preparation for national gradings, full contact freestyle kickboxing / Thai boxing / Sanda / Sanshou / MMA competitions.
Judges comprise of instructors from any style present on the day. All fighters will have to help act as ‘corner-men/women’ for others fighters, (typically shadowing experienced corner-men). Sparring is done in a friendly open atmosphere for students of martial arts.
In just 3 years, graduates of the league are picking up National Titles in BCCMA sanctioned competitions and events.