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Open Europan Amateur Shooto Championships Info
The highlight of the year is getting closer. Just eight more days to register for the annual Open European Amateur Shooto Championships, which will be held in the Wittumhalle in Reutlingen (Germany). As we receive a lot of inquiries and questions about the event, we want to provide some information about it. 1. You DON’T need to be a member of Shooto to participate in this event 2. It doesn’t matter which nationality the athlete has 3. Every martial arts school can send fighters to the event. We will have Juniors (female and male 15-17 years of age), Female (above 18 years of age) and Men (above 18 years of age) Divisons in the competition. 4. Official registration is only available via Smoothcomp. Payment has to be done befor registration closes, otherwise the athlete cannot compete. 5. All finalists qualify for the All Japan Amateur Shooto Championships on September 29th in Odawara (Japan) 6. All results will be added to the European Amateur Shooto Rankings 7. All fighters and coaches will get free entrance to the Night Show “SHOOTO KINGS VIII: Samurai Spirit” where all finals in every division will be held. 8. Protective gear will be supplied by the […]
European Championships are open for Females and Juniors, too!
The 18.th Open European Amateur Shooto Championships will feature divisions for minors and 18 years of age as well as for female adult fighters. Divisions and classes have been added to official registration page on Smoothcomp here. The Smoothcomp website is available in 11 languages, so it should be no problem to understand and complete the registration process. While all preliminary bouts will be held during daytime, the finals in all divisions will be featured in the night show of SHOOTO KINGS VIII: “Samurai Spirit”, starting at 7 p.m. and will be finished not later than 8.30 pm. As we got several requests and questions concerning the European Championships, here are some important points to know: This is an Open Championship, so everybody can compete. No membership is required. This competition is not restricted to specific european nationalities, so everybody can sign in and compete. Only registration via Smoothcomp for this event is valid. The registration fee has to be paid until the registration closes, otherwise the registration will be not considered. We look forward to welcome you to Germany for a great competition! OSU!
Historical Rule-change in Amateur Shooto
Today Shooto Europe has been informed about a historical change in the rules for Amateur Shooto by the Japan Shooto Association. From May 2019 on Punches to the body of a grounded opponent will be permitted and declared legal. For the first time in 30 years Shooto permitts Ground and Pound in Amateur Shooto matches. This change of rules will be very interesting for all european Shooto branches, as the 18th. Open European Amateur Shooto Championships on May 18th in Reutlingen (Germany) will be the first continental Amateur Shooto Tournament with these new rules. An official Referee Course of the Japan Shooto Association for all dedicated and interested european martial artists will be held on May 18th in the German Top Team HQ in Reutlingen, before the European Championships will start. This seminar will be officially certified by the JSA. Register for Official Referee Course of the JSA Register for the 18.th European Open Amateur Shooto Championships
Official Referee course
Attention! There will be an official Referee course for Amateur Shooto by the Japan Shooto Association during the 18th European Amateur Shooto Championships 2019 in Germany. Along with Rumina Sato comes Paraestra Blackbelt Takashi Ouchi, who will run an official certified Referee course by the JSA for all interested persons. Shooto Europe offers this chance to all dedicated individuals from across Europe. After completition all participators will be officially certified by the JSA and listed in our directory of official JSA Referees in Europe.
Markus Held fights the Shooto Champion in Japan!
Only a few weeks ago german Shooto Standout Markus “Hero” Held captured the German Professional Shooto Featherweight Title by choking defending Champion Tobias Thiago Huber unconscious and now the Silvermedalist of the All Japan Amateur Shooto Championships is soon on the way to Japan to face nobody else but the current and reigning Shooto Champion Yutaka Saito. Just a few hours after his title win Markus got the offer to fight on January 27th in Tokyo’s famous Korakuen Hall in the Co-Main Event of Professional Shooto against the Champ. In the past weeks he stayed in weight and shape and is prepared for a tough match against the No. 1 in the world. It is the first time ever that a german fighter will face a Shooto Champion in a match.
WSFC 6 in Austria
The “West Side Fighting Championships (WSFC)” comes back on February 9th in Dornbirn (Austria) with a wonderful Fightcard, stacked with european Shooto prospects. Along SHOOTO KINGS the WSFC is one of the longest running and stable Shooto Promotions in Europe. Please visit the official website of WSFC at www.wsfc.at to get informations about all updates of the Fightcard as well as informations about tickets. MAIN CARD: Women Bantamweight Titlefight Katarzyna Sadura vs Stephanie Egger Featherweight Titlefight Gabriel Sabo vs Damian Zorczykowski Bantamweight Titlefight Kenji Bortoluzzi vs TBA Pascal Kloser vs Sebastian Holzmann Mensur Alic vs Fabio Quagliati Tobias Thiago Huber vs Husein Kadimagomaev Emir Toshkaev vs Damir Kulovic Chris Kalb vs Zaur Alkhanov Remo Ioannoni vs Anzor Arsanov PRELIMS: Dominik Laritz vs Amer Dzekman Franziska Blum vs Franziska Johanna Martic Kamil Wojdak vs Filip Lehman Johanna Zwissler vs Nina Lorenz Luka Krsman vs Magomed Medov
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TheFightLabOfficial Shooto Gym
MMA (Shooto) MMA / Shooto is a full-contact combat sport. MMA requires the practitioner to use striking K1 style Kickboxing, Clinch techniques from Muay Thai and grappling & submissions from Wrestling & Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ). We have a set Shooto (a Japanese term for MMA) grading syllabus. We are the only official members of Shooto Europe in the UK & official members of the UKMMAF Shoot-Boxing A hybrid of Muay Thai & K1 Kickboxing, Wrestling & Ju-Jitsu. Our Shoot-Boxing syllabus involves striking, standing grappling & standing submissions, takedowns & throws. We train for Muay Thai and K1 Kickboxing style competition within this class too. Ideal for sport or self defence. We have a merit based grading syllabus for students to work to, based on peoples fighting ability. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) is a martial art, combat sport system that focuses on grappling and especially ground fighting. This BJJ class is taught by SBG UK Bradford coach & UK Brazilian Jiu Jitsu champion Mark ‘Spenna’ Spencer. Most notably, Brazilian Jiu jitsu is known for taking the fight to the ground, and then applying joint-locks and choke holds to defeat the opponent. In BJJ, sparring (rolling) and live drilling play a major role in training. Mark Rawson • MMA, Shooto & Shoot-Boxing Coach Qualifications 1st Dan Black Belt Japanese K1 Kickboxing 1st Degree, […]
German Top Team NRWNon-Official Shooto Gym
Professional Shooter Florian Lenz, who is also a Brownbelt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Luta Livre, opened the German Top Team NRW in September 2018 with tremendous success. The Gym offers classes in Shooto, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Luta Livre.
German Top TeamOfficial Shooto Gym
The German Top Team has been founded in March 2004 by Headcoach Peter Angerer and offers a wide range of martial arts instructions, as Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Luta Livre, Shidokan Karate, Kickboxing, Crosstraining, Yoga and of course Shooto. The German Top Team is home to many successful Amateurs and Professional Shooters, whose members have fought in Japan and all over Europe.
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Most recent news
- Open Europan Amateur Shooto Championships Info May 8, 2019
- European Championships are open for Females and Juniors, too! March 22, 2019
- Historical Rule-change in Amateur Shooto February 25, 2019
- Official Referee course February 4, 2019
- Markus Held fights the Shooto Champion in Japan! January 18, 2019
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