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    Getting into Kickboxing tournaments?

    I know there are different organazations like IKA, and AKA, but it all seems very confusing, IKA says i dont have to sign up or anything, but i need to get in contact with a promoter of a event. I was just wondering how i go about getting into a bout and were or what assosiation. Im just very confused of how to get into fighting, mostly prefered Full Contact or Internationanl Rules, id rather not compete in Muay Thai rules but i would. Defenitly wouldnt want to compete under San Shou rules since i dont have enuff experience with throws. thanks
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    first, you must learn how to spell "tournament"...

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    Quote Originally Posted by broken fingers
    first, you must learn how to spell "tournament"...
    i knew someone was going to say that. especially some smart ass like bf. please dont post here unless you have something relevant to say to my question

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    From what I understand . If you don't know of or know how to contact a promoter ..... you are simply not ready to compete . I would suggest training in a gym that competes . You should then have all the networking and connections you need .

    ....


    but on the less than slight chance you manage to land a fight remember

    :needpics:
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    I hope this doesn't sound as smart assed as I think it might, but...

    If you are being trained in a fashion compatible with a certain hard contact tournament rule set, and your trainers are capable of training fighters for this ruleset, AND they've produced fighters for this ruleset...then you SHOULD be able to go straight to your instructor and say, "Hey, I want to fight. Can you hook me up?"

    If your instructor has no clue where to send you or who to contact...then you might want to reconsider competing...or even joining a different school/gym to prepare for the competition.

    The only reason I ask is that ANY boxing gym, BJJ club, or MT school will make such events plainly advertised and announced regularly. If you're in a school/gym that prepares properly for such fights, then competing in them is usually a matter of simply asking a coach. Hell, most boxing gyms I've been in routinely announce and ask for volunteers at least weekly.

    If you really want to compete, then you are probably better off taking a break from your regular school and joining a boxing gym until your ready for the competition.

    Just a thought.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BackFistMonkey
    From what I understand . If you don't know of or know how to contact a promoter ..... you are simply not ready to compete . I would suggest training in a gym that competes . You should then have all the networking and connections you need .

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    but on the less than slight chance you manage to land a fight remember

    :needpics:
    i understand how to contact a promoter, i was wondering were i can find info on tournniments, like were they are.

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    Quote Originally Posted by HwangJangLee
    i understand how to contact a promoter, i was wondering were i can find info on tournniments, like were they are.

    Then I would say ...

    TALK TO YOUR PROMOTER OR YOUR COACH !!!
    I don't mean to sound bitter, cold, or cruel, but I am, so that's how it comes out.
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    Never believe that the GOP and fellow bigots are completely unaware of the absurdity of their replies. They know that their remarks are frivolous, open to challenge. But they are amusing themselves, for it is their adversary who is obliged to use words responsibly, since he believes in words. The bigots and Republicans have the right to play. They even like to play with discourse for, by giving ridiculous reasons, they discredit the seriousness of their interlocutors. They delight in acting in bad faith, since they seek not to persuade by sound argument but to intimidate and disconcert. If you press them too closely, they will abruptly fall silent, loftily indicating by some phrase that the time for argument is past and that besides, they have already won

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    http://www.ikfkickboxing.com/Promoters.htm look for a promoter in your area. WKA, ISKA etc. should have similar things on their sites I reckon. It's best if you can have someone knowledgeable to manage you. If you're really interested in kickboxing, I recommend finding a school that has a strong focus on that kind of competition. Doing this **** by yourself kinda sucks.
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    I think that it should be wise to train kickboxing, before you go to the kickboxing-match.

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