A week of martial arts events will be offered to all participants, whatever their level, with an opportunity to meet their peers from all over the world through competitions and workshops.
The Gay Games 10 Martial arts events are open to all styles of traditional martial arts (Karate, Taekwondo, Ninjutsu, Wushu, Kung Fu, Jujitsu, Taïchi, etc.), and are judged in common events.
Proposed competitions include:
- « Forms» (kata, hyung, etc.) as follows: individual or team (3 persons) Open Hand Forms, musical Forms (black belt only), individual Weapon Forms, Two person’s sets Empty Hand or Weapons
- Individual no face / head Free Sparring (kumite). Sparring is pool system, where each sparring partner will meet successively other sparring partners.
- Self-defense. All self-defense sets will be defined and announced at least one year before the beginning of the competition. Only the self-defense contestant will be judged.
Martial Arts competitions are open to all skill levels, from beginners to more experienced. Each event is divided into divisions with martial artists of a similar level. Events are also open to persons with special needs.
In addition to the Martial Arts events, an Official Certification Clinic and several Martial Arts Seminars (Workshops) for all styles will be open to all participants. There will be experienced teachers of martial arts, judo, and boxing.
All Martial Arts events will be organized at the Judo Institute by NIJI-KAN KARATE DO, with support from the International Association of Gay and Lesbian Martial Artists (IAGLMA) and the French Federation of Judo (FFJ).
Three hundred (300) participants are expected during the Gay Games 10 Martial Arts week. At the same venue there will be Judo, organized by Makoto Judo Jujitsu, all styles of Kick and Punch Boxing, organized by Paname Boxing Club, and wrestling, organized by Paris Lutte.
The Gay Games 10 Combat Sports Team of Niji-Kan Karaté do, Makoto judo-jujitsu, Paname Boxing Club et Paris Lutte are expecting you at Gay Games 10 in Paris!
Each Day : Doors Open at 7:30 am | Start of events at 9:00 am
Register now on the Facebook event dedicated to Martial Arts and follow the preparation of trials.