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The Sambo Australia Rules for Sport Sambo

In a match you win by:

  1. Total Victory Throw; or
  2. Painful Hold (submission)
  3. When there is an 8 point lead difference during any time in the match; or
  4. By points difference at the end of the match.

Match Times are single rounds of 5 min for Seniors, 4 min for Novice/Masters and 3 min for Juniors

Points for Throws

You must be Standing at the commencement of a throw for any throw points to be awarded

Total Victory

For the performance of a throw whereby you achieve a high arc and land the opponent square on their back, you must remain standing and in control at the end of the throw

4 Points

Given for a throw which lands an opponent on their back

2 Points

A throw which lands an opponent on their flank/side

1 Point

A throw which lands an opponent on their front/ face down

Note: If you opponent is on their knees and you cause a throw the points value is halved, i.e. a valid 4 point throw is scored as a 2 point throw

Points are given for Hold Downs but only once during a match:

1. For 20 second Hold Down 4 points

2. For 10 second Hols Down 2 points

Sport Sambo:

Arm and Leg locks permitted which do not cause a lateral rotation of the knee or ankle

No Chokes permitted

In Novice matches the referee/judges may limit technical range for the safety of competitors

Always Illegal

No dangerous throws (spinal or head landings)

No striking or gouging

No spine or neck locks

Twisting of the knee joint (heel hooks and bent toe holds).

Weight Groups:

 

Weight Categories

 

Participants of competitions are distributed into the following weight categories:

 

Younger children and schoolchildren

Cadets

Juniors

Youth

Seniors

Veterans

Boys Girls Boys Girls Boys Girls Boys Girls Men Women Men
30 26 40 32 48 40 48 44
32 28 42 34 52 44 52 48 52 48
35 30 45 36 56 48 57 52 57 52
38 32 48 38 60 52 62 56 62 56 62
41 34 51 40 65 56 68 60 68 60 68
45 36 55 42 70 60 82 64 74 64 74
49 38 59 45 75 65 90 68 82 68 82
53 41 63 48 81 70 100 72 90 72 90
57 45 68 51 87 +75 +100 80 100 80 100
62 49 73 55 +87 +80 +100 +80 +100
67 53 78 59
+67 +53 +78 +59

 

In the junior and senior groups (men and women) the competitions for the Absolute Champion may be held without competitors’ distribution into weight categories. Minimum weight in such competitions shall be stated in the Regulations.

 

 

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Posted July 20, 2011 by auspankration

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