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#175202 - 08/04/05 04:29 AM 2005 Knife Tournament in Perth
Mannie Offline
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Registered: 07/14/05
Posts: 19
Hi everyone,
Just to remind you all that August the 28th is coming up fast.
There is a lot of interest in this tournament with a lot of knife orientated magazines enquiring for interviews.
There are three segments to this tournament:
1. Sparring (3x1 minute rounds)
2. Empty hand against a random knife attack (15 seconds)
3. Surrogate weapon against a random knife attack (15 seconds)
We have participants from Karate - Aikido - Muay Thai - Kickboxing - Escrima - Wing Chun
If anyone is interested in attending or participating in this tournament, please respond or contact Mannie de Matos on
hakarac2004@yahoo.com.au

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#175203 - 08/09/05 12:35 AM Re: 2005 Knife Tournament in Perth [Re: Mannie]
Armed_Man_Piker Offline
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Registered: 09/24/04
Posts: 440
Loc: East Coast U.S.A.
Quote:

Hi everyone,
Just to remind you all that August the 28th is coming up fast.
There is a lot of interest in this tournament with a lot of knife orientated magazines enquiring for interviews.
There are three segments to this tournament:
1. Sparring (3x1 minute rounds)
2. Empty hand against a random knife attack (15 seconds)
3. Surrogate weapon against a random knife attack (15 seconds)
We have participants from Karate - Aikido - Muay Thai - Kickboxing - Escrima - Wing Chun
If anyone is interested in attending or participating in this tournament, please respond or contact Mannie de Matos on
hakarac2004@yahoo.com.au





What are the rules for the sparring?
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And the rapier blades, being so narrow and of so small substance, and made of a very hard temper to fight in private frays... do presently break and so become unprofitable. --Sir John Smythe, 1590

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#175204 - 08/10/05 02:11 AM Re: 2005 Knife Tournament in Perth [Re: Armed_Man_Piker]
Mannie Offline
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Registered: 07/14/05
Posts: 19
Head & Body - 2 Points
Arms & Legs - 1 Point
Strikes and Low line kicks are allowed but only to facilitate the knife strike.
In-line hockey helmet with grappling gloves and groin guard are the only mandatory safety equipment.

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#175205 - 08/10/05 06:41 PM Re: 2005 Knife Tournament in Perth [Re: Mannie]
Armed_Man_Piker Offline
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Registered: 09/24/04
Posts: 440
Loc: East Coast U.S.A.
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Head & Body - 2 Points
Arms & Legs - 1 Point
Strikes and Low line kicks are allowed but only to facilitate the knife strike.
In-line hockey helmet with grappling gloves and groin guard are the only mandatory safety equipment.





What kind of mock-knife is used? Are thrusts allowed?
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And the rapier blades, being so narrow and of so small substance, and made of a very hard temper to fight in private frays... do presently break and so become unprofitable. --Sir John Smythe, 1590

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#175206 - 08/15/05 02:18 AM Re: 2005 Knife Tournament in Perth [Re: Armed_Man_Piker]
Mannie Offline
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Registered: 07/14/05
Posts: 19
Thrusts, slashes are allowed.
The mock knife is a rubber baton with a wooden centre shaft.

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#175207 - 08/15/05 03:17 AM Re: 2005 Knife Tournament in Perth [Re: Mannie]
Meanstreak Offline
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Registered: 11/15/04
Posts: 236
Loc: Australia
Damn - only just found this post, whens the next event planned mannie?
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Beware my flying no hands cartwheel kick of doom

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