Form divisions in our World Championships in November

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registration OPEN July 1st to November 1st

As everybody know, the  World Championship is coming up in November 18th to 23rd 2024

Request  today for your country USERNAME and PASSWORD !

To avoid any misunderstandings on the mat or tatami, I would like to ask you kindly one more time

to read carefully the WKF rule book for forms.

Today we have 6 categories for forms.

Please register your national team for FORMS and Kata referees as well !

WKF Japanese Hardstyle forms

To see what is a traditional form, have a look in the two lists of forms.

What are the dress codes? When does the timer start e.g. for traditional forms with and without weapons ?

What is the time limit in creative forms or soft style forms?


WKF Korean Hardstyle forms

Any traditional form may be adapted, it is still a traditional form. Also compiled (with parts of existing forms) form using traditional techniques is permitted.

All traditional Forms must be using traditional moves only. A traditional Form / Kata / Pommse / Hyong etc. must resemble a traditional work, an adaptation will be acceptable if added moves are of a traditional nature. Any so called “allstyle” form is not a traditional one!

For creative forms is just the division creative forms with music, with and without weapon.

Once again I kindly ask you read the rule book for forms – available in 4 languages! There you will find exactly what is a traditional form, where is a time limit, what is a creative form and so on. I want to thank you for co-operation and wish you a successful World Championship 2024 in Spain in November