Dear WAKO members,

By the present we would like to remind you of the technical update previously sent, which rules have come into effect starting from 1st January, 2019.
With the beginning of the new year and your own national eliminations please don’t forget of the following new weight categories and age division in WAKO;

– Tatami Sport General Rules Adjustment to Weight Class

Art. 6.2.5 Older Cadets (OC) (13-14-15 years old) Red = New weight class addition.

Boys Girls

-32kg -32kg

-37 kg -37kg

– 42 kg – 42 kg

– 47 kg – 46 kg

– 52 kg – 50 kg

– 57 kg – 55 kg

– 63 kg – 60 kg

– 69 kg – – 65 kg

+ 69 kg +65 kg

Children Age (CH). Additional Age Division (Point fighting Only) 7-8-9 years of age.

Boys Girls
-24 kg -24 kg
-27 kg -27 kg
-30 kg -30 kg
-33 kg -33 kg
-36 kg -36 kg
+36 kg +36 kg

We kindly ask you to inform all your national competition organizers about this change of rules which has become into effect since 1st January 2019, in fact the above categories will be official categories at next European and World Championships at the end of this year!

Please be aware that the enclosed Technical Changes will come into effect starting from 1st January 2019.