Fighting is commonly referred to as kumite, but the name literally means “grappling hands.”
We focus on three different styles of kumite:
When practicing Jiyu Kumite, we are aware that accidents can happen. To eliminate potential injury, all students wear protective gear on their hands, head, feet, groin, and a mouthpiece.
We follow the IIKA rules for sparring.
We follow the rules of the street, within reason.