SHADOW BOX

This competition will focus on the contestants’ ability to demonstrate the attack and defence skill and technique in the art of Muaythai.

This will be competed LIVE in a virtual arena and scored by 2-3 Judges.

Participants will be drawn into a bracket, and will be given their assigned competition time slot and provided with a link to enter the virtual competition arena where the judges will be in attendance.

Winners will advance to the next round on the bracket and will be provided with a new link and competition time slot.

It shall be competed over 3 rounds, with each round focusing on a designated set of criteria:

Shadow Box Divisions

  • Youths: -10 Male /-10 Female / -11 Male / -11 Female/ -12 Male / - 12 Female / -13 Male / -13 Female / -14 Male / 14 Female / -15 Male / -15 Female / -16 Male / -16 Female / -17 Male / -17 Female / -18 Male / -18 Female
  • Seniors (18-40 yrs): Male / Female
  • Masters (+40 yrs) : Male / Female

Shadow Box Rounds & Times

  • Under 10 - Under 13 > 3 rounds x 30 seconds
  • Under 14 – Under 15 > 3 rounds x 45 seconds
  • Under 16 – Under 18 – Female >3 rounds x 1 min
  • Senior 18-40 > 3 rounds: 1st round 2 min, 2nd & 3rd round 1 min
  • Masters – 40+ > 3 rounds x 1 min

Round 1: Judging Focus:

SLOW / WARM-UP

  • display all 8 weapons
  • technique
  • movement
  • balance
  • defence
  • combinations
  • not single strikes

Round 2: Judging Focus:

SHOW COUNTER & DEFENCE

  • display all 8 weapons
  • technique
  • movement
  • balance
  • defence
  • combinations
  • not single strikes

Round 3: Judging Focus:

SHOW SPEED & STRENGTH

  • display all 8 weapons
  • technique
  • movement
  • balance
  • defence
  • combinations
  • not single strikes

Virtual Field of Play Rules

Please ensure you are appropriately dressed.

Competitors will be invited into their Virtual Arena 20 minutes before the start of the competition. Technical Host will make the checks with the competitors to ensure framing is correct and lighting is sufficient.

Upon entering the arena, please ensure to show respect to your opponent and your judges with the traditional “Wai”.

Competitors will receive a briefing by the judges to ensure they understand the format of the competition, and understand the signals that will be given to indicate the beginning and end of their round.

  • Whilst waiting for your opponent to finish their round, you must remain standing and visible to the Judges at all times.
  • You may not sit between rounds.
  • You may not go off screen between rounds.
  • You may take water which should be in reaching distance so that you do not go off screen.

How a Bout will Run....

  1. There will be a 10 second beep countdown to the beginning of Red Corner’s 1st round
  2. The Round will begin on the Bell signal
  3. There will be a 10 second click countdown towards the end of the round
  4. A Bell will signal the end of the Red Corner’s 1st Round.
  5. There will be a 20 second interval between the end of Red Corner’s 1st round and the beginning of Blue Corner’s 1st round.
  6. There will be a 10 second beep countdown to the beginning of Blue Corner’s 1st round
  7. ....Repeat from Step 2 etc.