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 DISCIPLINES

Kickboxing in its different styles (K1 Rules, Low kick, Full contact etc..) is expression of combat sports percussion (boxes / kicking), that can develop and combine multiple physical and mental qualities within ethical values (respect for the opponent, rules, etc...)

WAKO and WAKO PRO support via Federations of their affiliates or representatives, allow athletes to express themselves fully in compliance with the values and integrity of practitioners.

 

- LOW KICK

Combat sport percussion techniques (feet / fist) worn with full power and contact the authorized targets: the front and side of the head and body.

Specificity: The kicks can also be worn (especially the tibia) on the inner or outer thigh of the opponent.

The dress is short.

Born in Tokyo in 1964 after the Olympics. Introduced WAKO Kickboxing in its tournaments in 1992.

 

- K1 RULES

Same definition as "Low Kick", the "low kick" is allowed.
Specificity: The input (duration less than five seconds) the neck is also only allowed to lend a direct knee which can also give free entry (eg flying knee).

 

- FULL-CONTACT

Same definition as "Low Kick" but neither low-Kick, or seizures, or knee are permitted. The kicks are worn above the waist which makes them particularly spectacular.
The dress is satin pants.
"Full Contact" was the first form of fighting on the ring adopted by WAKO. In France, the Full-Contact has been practiced for thirty years. This was the first discipline to discipline Kickboxing Gala presented in Monaco in 1977 by the American Bill Wallace said "the fastest leg of the world" are retained his world title at this time.

 

THE WAKO and WAKO PRO
International organizations of Kickboxing


WAKO (World Association of Kickboxing Organizations www.wakoweb.com), was established in 1976, under the presidency successively of Mr Georg Bruckner, Mr Ennio Falsoni (1984 to 2014), honorary president today, and now Mr Borislav Pelevic, newly elected WAKO president on 24th November 2015.

In 1991, The "WAKO PRO - World Association of Kickboxing Organizations" (WAKO PRO www.wakopro.org called) was created by Mr Ennio Falsoni, to ensure the elite fighters of amateur athletes of kickboxing WAKO (www.wakoweb.com) development of promotional kickboxing career.

WAKO and WAKO PRO were two sides of the same coin.

In 2006, the WAKO PRO was officially separated from the WAKO to enable it to become the world federation of amateur recognized by SportAccord International Federations Union.

WAKO WAKO PRO and through the support of their affiliates or representatives Federations, allow athletes to express themselves fully in compliance with these values and integrity of practitioners.
Nowadays the WAKO gather 118 affiliated nations present on 5 continents.

WAKO PRO was chaired for 18 years (1991 to 2009) by Mr Ennio Falsoni, charismatic Italian champion of martial arts. Since 2009, his daughter Mrs Barbara Falsoni took over as WAKO PRO General Director.

 

The Monegasque KickBoxing Federation, Wako's Member, is WAKO Pro partner

In the Principality of Monaco, the WAKO PRO is represented by Mr Claude POUGET, also Monegasque KickBoxing Federation, President and National Technical Director, Expert, eight degree black belt. The Monegasque Federation is approved by the Monaco Government, recognized by the Monegasque Olympic Committee and WAKO's member.

Practicing kickboxing in its different variants (KickBoxing, K1 Rules, etc..), Expressions of combat sports percussion (boxes / kicking) can develop multiple physical and mental qualities within the ethical values (respect for the opponent, rules, etc.)..

WAKO and WAKO PRO support via Federations of their affiliates or representatives, allow athletes to express themselves fully in compliance with the values and integrity of practitioners.