K1 style Kickboxing
originated in Japan, and is also known as Japanese-Kickboxing.
The rules allows for Kicks
and Punches and Knees
with limited clinch-holding.
A fighter may catch hold of a leg, and then deliver
a single strike, then they must release. This
maybe a Kick or a
Punch or a Knee.
If a fighter is clinch-holding an opponent around
the neck, the may deliver a single knee,
then they must release.
Bouts are contested over three rounds and in the
event of a draw decision, the fighters contest
an extra round!
On A.K.A. events,
bouts are conducted in the Ring, wether they are
K1-Rules ( Full-Contact
) or K1-Light ( Controlled-Contact
events Championship Titles are Co-Sanctioned with
W.K.A. ( World Kickboxing