SHADOW BOX

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

This will be competed via VDO Submission which participants must submit at the time of registration by uploading to the online registration platform.

Participants will be drawn into a bracket, and their submitted VDOs will be judged against their opponent.

Winners will advance to the next round on the bracket and will their VDO will be judged against the next opponent’s VDO.

SAMPLE SHADOW BOX MATCH

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
** Participant Age division to be calculated as of August 1st 2021

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 > (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)

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

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

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

VDO Submission Rules

  • Each participant must submit one(1) VDO whitch includes all 3 Rounds(1,2&3)
    • Round 1: Demonstrating slow/ warm up
    • Round 2: Demonstrating counter & defense
    • Round 3: Demonstrating Speed
  • Each VDO submission should be recorded using the correct Audio Guide(Timing) according to the Age Division in which the participant is competing. The use of the Audio Guide is not mandatory for Shadow Box, it is only recommended. If the Audio Guide is not used, the submission must be done according to the correct round times in the rules according to the age division.

Competition Attire:

  • Shorts (preferably muaythai shorts) with no visible branding
  • T-shirt or singlet (preferably Red/Blue/Black or White) with no visible branding
  • Hand wraps may be worn, but no gloves are permitted
  • No shoes
  • No socks or ankle guards
SHADOW BOX AUDIO GUIDES
Shadow Box Audio Guide: Youth -10 until -13 AUDIO GUIDE
Round 1: 30 secs
Round 2: 30 secs
Round 3: 30 secs
Shadow Box Audio Guide: Youth -14 until -15 AUDIO GUIDE
Round 1: 45 secs
Round 2: 45 secs
Round 3: 45 secs
Shadow Box Audio Guide: Youth – 16 to -18 AUDIO GUIDE
Round 1: 60 secs
Round 2: 60 secs
Round 3: 60 secs
Shadow Box Audio Guide: Seniors AUDIO GUIDE
Round 1: 120 secs
Round 2: 60 secs
Round 3: 60 secs
Shadow Box Audio Guide: Masters AUDIO GUIDE
Round 1: 60 secs
Round 2: 60 secs
Round 3: 60 secs

SAMPLE SHADOW BOX BOUT

For your reference, see a Virtual Shadow Box Bout form the last event: