TAOLU

TAOLU INFORMATION
Nordic Open Wushu Championships 2019 – Open traditional and modern Wushu taolu competition in Stockholm, Sweden.

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Date: Saturday December 7, 2019
Venue: Stockholmsmässan, Mässvägen 1, Älvsjö, Stockholm, SWEDEN

TAOLU COMPETITION REGULATIONS

Sweden Kung fu & Wushu Federation rules for Taolu will be used at this competition, based on the 1999 set of IWUF rules.

Children’s festival (6–10 yrs, no official scoring)
• open hand forms: modern, traditional, internal
• open weapons: modern, traditional, internal, short, long, flexible

Cadets (11–14 yrs)
• modern hand forms girls: Changquan, Nanquan
• modern hand forms boys: Changquan, Nanquan
• modern weapons girls: Dao, Gun, Jian, Qiang, Nandao, Nangun
• modern weapons boys: Dao, Gun, Jian, Qiang, Nandao, Nangun
• traditional & internal hand forms girls: e.g. Taiji, Hunggar etc
• traditional & internal weapons boys: e.g. Taijijian, Shaolingun etc

Juniors (15–17 yrs)
• modern hand forms girls: Changquan, Nanquan
• modern hand forms boys: Changquan, Nanquan
• modern weapons girls: Dao, Gun, Jian, Qiang, Nandao, Nangun
• modern weapons boys: Dao, Gun, Jian, Qiang, Nandao, Nangun
• traditional & internal hand forms girls: e.g. Taiji, Hunggar etc
• traditional & internal weapons boys: e.g. Taijijian, Shaolingun etc

Senior (18+)
• modern hand forms women: Changquan, Nanquan
• modern hand forms men: Changquan, Nanquan
• modern weapons women: Dao, Gun, Jian, Qiang, Nandao, Nangun
• modern weapons men: Dao, Gun, Jian, Qiang, Nandao, Nangun
• traditional external hand forms women: e.g. Shaolin, Hunggar etc
• traditional external hand forms men: e.g. Shaolin, Hunggar etc
• traditional internal hand forms women: Wudang, Baji, Xingyi, Bagua
• traditional internal hand forms men: Wudang, Baji, Xingyi, Bagua
• traditional weapons women: e.g. Shaolingun, Shuangdao etc
• traditional weapons men: e.g. Shaolingun, Shuangdao etc
• taiji hand forms women: all traditional styles of Taijiquan
• taiji hand forms men: all traditional styles of Taijiquan
• taiji weapons women: all Taiji weapons: Dao, Jian, Shan
• taiji weapons men: all Taiji weapons: Dao, Jian, Shan

Duilian Junior/senior open (15+)
• Duilian women: Fight set forms
• Duilian men: Fight set forms

NB: In case less than 3 athletes are registered in a category it will be merged together with the nearest possible category according to age and gender. If a merge still is impossible the category will be cancelled, and coaches will be notified the day after the registration deadline on November 15.

REGISTRATION FEE

Payment is done online with credit card. Swish payment is accepted for Swedish citizens.

STOCKHOLM KUNG FU FESTIVAL SHOW

  • We welcome all teams or individuals in taolu to also participate in the Stockholm Kung fu festival performance show on the big Martial Arts Festival stage.
  • Preferably a team program of 2 – 5 minutes, or individual performances 20 sec – 40 sec.
  • The individuals without a team will be put together in groups to show part of forms or techniques one after each other in a high tempo. It is possible for individuals to go two different times, for example one bare hand form and one weapon form.
  • To participate in the show, please send us an email to info@nordicopenwushu.se with number of persons, ages, team and names, and description of performance (style, forms, weapons, group etc). If you want to have your own music, please send this as well as a digital audio file.
  • To be able for the organizer to set the program correctly, we need as accurate information as possible, and that the athletes are aware of the timing and schedule in the performances, as well as the organizer have the right to set the program and final terms for participation.

ORGANIZER & CONTACT INFORMATION

Organizing committee
For general questions and full info about the competition:
info@nordicopenwushu.se
www.nordicopenwushu.se

Organizer
Peder Finnsiö
President Sweden Kung fu & Wushu Federation
peder@swedenwushu.se
+46 70 6705181

The competition is sanctioned by the Sweden Kung fu & Wushu Federation.