**Registration Note: If registering by mail and paying by check complete Online Registration and Materials Ordering, select “Pay by check”, click “Register”, print form, and mail to address as noted. All mail-in registrations must be received 10 days prior to event. Allow 7 days for delivery.
Location: US Open World Martial Arts Championships- Coronado Springs Resort, 1000 W. Buena Vista Drive, Lake Buena Vista, FL
Time: : Friday, June 30, 2017- Breaking Competitors Only- 8 am material distribution; 9:30 am start time. Competitors may also pick up their materials Thursday night, June 29, between 6-8 pm.
Nearest Airport: Orlando International Airport
Breaking categories: First Time Breaker, Creative Wood, Creative Open, Extreme Kicks Wood Breaking, Power Wood (hand, elbow, foot), Double Power Wood Hand, Power Concrete (hand, elbow, foot), Speed Board, High Jump; all ages, ranks, and genders.
Registration pricing: Per US Open Website
Spectator pricing: Per US Open Website
Material pricing: Boards- $2.75 and $2, Blocks- $3, Community stand fee- $8.
Other info: Breaking Practitioner/Competitor Seminar- Thursday, June 29, 6-7:30 pm. Early materials pick-up- Thursday, June 29, 6-8 pm.
ISKA Qualifiers: There will be 3 ISKA qualifying positions allowing breakers to qualify for the ISKA World Championships on Saturday, July 1 (televised on ESPN2 each year). The divisions are Creative Open Male and Power Concrete Male- Light and Heavy. The adult male Black Belt with the highest Creative Open score will be seeded for ISKA. The adult male Black Belt competitor that breaks the most concrete blocks in each of the Light and Heavy Weight Power Concrete Hand or Power Concrete Elbow divisions will be seeded for ISKA.
Rating info:All USBA/WBA members will receive the following points toward World/National ratings: 1st place- 5 points, 2nd- 4 points, 3rd- 3, Officiating- 2 points.
Seminar info: Thursday, June 29, 2017, 6-7:30 pm- Veracruz Exhibit Hall, Coronado Springs Resort.
Seminar Content: The Breaking Practitioner/Competitor Seminar will focus on safe and effective techniques for improving your breaking skills. Learn from World Champions and USBA/WBA Regional Directors who have competed at the highest level for many years. They will provide tips and techniques that will heighten your level of breaking ability. Areas covered will include:
• Proper breaking technique for a variety of strikes
• Proper set-up techniques and competitive strategies
• Getting ready for the USBA/WBA competition on Friday
• Putting together a Creative Breaking routine that highlights your unique abilities
• Generating power and speed for Power Breaking
Cost: $$65.00 per person, includes USBA/WBA Membership; $45 seminar only. $2.75 per board and $3 per patio block if attendee wishes to practice breaking. Attendee may also bring their own materials for seminar.
Participants must pre-order boards and patio blocks if needed for seminar. Contact Ralph Bergamo at email@example.com or 203-410-1417 to order materials.
2014 U. S. Open World Martial Arts Breaking championships!
USBA/WBA World Record set by Jonathan Field- 50 1" boards with palm srikes in 10.5 seconds!
USBA/WBA World Record set by Drew Serrano- 34 patio blocks broken with 3 strikes in under 10 seconds!
USBA/WBA World Record set by John Zurisk- 8, 2x4" lengths of lumber with side kicks in 10 seconds!