US Open Rules

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  • Point Sparring – The US Open applies North American Sport Karate Association (NASKA) rules for point sparring divisions. NASKA rules can be found here (click to download)
  • Continuous Sparring – ISKA Continuous sparring rules are applied. The rules can be found here: CLICK HERE
  • CLASH Sparring – CLICK HERE
  • Forms and Weapons – The US Open applies North American Sport Karate Association (NASKA) rules for creative, musical, extreme and traditional forms divisions. NASKA rules can be found here (click to download)
  • Team Divisions – The US Open applies North American Sport Karate Association (NASKA) rules for team sparring, demo team and synchronized team divisions. NASKA rules can be found here (click to download)
  • Self-Defense – CLICK HERE
  • Sport MMA – CLICK HERE
  • Breaking – The US Open applies United States Breaking Association (USBA)/World Breaking Association (WBA) rules for all breaking divisions other than ISKA breaking. For more information about the USBA/WBA, please go to: USBA/WBA Breaking Rules
  • ITF Taekwon-Do Divisions – here (click to download)