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Thaibox regulation
   
   THAIBOXING
   
  1.  clothing and (protective) equipment
  -     short (thaibox) pants and boxing gloves
  -     mouth protector and groin protector (toc) for ladies en gentleman. Ladies must also wear breast protection
   
  2.  duration of the fights
   
 
- New Class 3 * 1.5 minutes
- C Class 3 * 2 minutes
- B-Class 5 * 2 minutes
- A-Class 5 * 3 minutes
   
  3. officially permitted techniques and fouls
   
  Permitted:
  - punches (fist) to head, front and side, upper body, front and side
- kicks (foot) to head, front and side, neck, chest, stomach and side body
- kicks (shin) to inside and outside upper leg (i.e. low kicks), head, neck, chest, breast side body (i.e. round kicks
- knee kicks tobreast, side body, stomach and legs
Take notice: only in A-class it is permitted to execute knee kicks to the head.
Fouls:
-        head butts
-        use of elbow strikes
-        all techniques directed at the groin
-        clinching in the lower back
-        leg sweeps, judo- and wrestling throws
-        punching with the inside of the gloves
-        continuing the fight after the command “break” or “stop” from the referee
-        continuing the fight when an opponent is (partially) outside the ropes
-        continuing the fight when an opponent is completely down or has contact with the ground with other parts of his body than his feet
-        biting, spitting, sticking fingers in the eyes of an opponent, avoiding to fight, failing to behave like a good sportsman
-        approaching, attacking an opponent with the head held too low
-        simulating being hit by a foul technique (like a low blow)
-        not obeying the instructions of the referee
If a fighter commits one of the abovementioned fouls he will be warned, If he repeats the foul or commits a grave foul, he shall receive an Official Warning (OW). 3 times an OW = Disqualification
   
  4. awarding of points
   
  a.   a fighter can earn from 10, to 9, 8 etc. points pro  round. This depends  on the number of scores they make.
b.   All effective techniques with impact are counted as scores, Pro round the scores will be counted and awarded in the 10-9 point-system. If  the score is equal, the points will be given to the most complete fighter
c.  An Official Warning (OW) leads to deduction of 1 point. If a fighter receives an eight-count, there is also a reduction of 1 point.
   
  5. eight-count
   
   -     if a fighter receives in A-class an eight-count x 3 times in one round or 4 times in a fight = Lost
 -     if a fighter receives in B/C/N-class an eight-count x 2 times in one round or 3 times in a fight = Lost
   
   
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