Rules - Point Sparring (CDN)


WMO Canada Sparring Rules at a glance

1st rule of sport Karate is that all technique is to be controlled with the intent to score a point – not to injure the opponent. Any  uncontrolled, blind or malicious technique will result in disqualification and may result in being removed and or barred from future WMO involvement and possibly charged.

Competition Brackets for all divisions is the competitor’s age as of January 1, 2018.

For Sparring, we will be fighting under standard WKF rules with some exceptions:


  • Helmets are mandatory



  • Front leg sweeps only – from the outside of the body.
  • Hand techniques only to down opponent.