Nunchaku Association of India

Affilated with World Nunchaku Association

office:- 842 Dabouli West, Kanpur Nagar- 208022, U.P
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1st Open Nunchaku Freestyle Kata Championship

Organised by :- Nunchaku Association of India (NAI)
Approved By :- World Nunchaku Association (WNA) 

About Championship

Welcome to the 1st Open Nunchaku Freestyle Kata Championship, an exhilarating online tournament that showcases the mastery and artistry of Nunchaku practitioners from around the world. We are thrilled to bring together participants of all ages and skill levels in a celebration of this captivating martial art.

The Open  Nunchaku Freestyle Kata Championship offers a unique platform for nunchaku enthusiasts to demonstrate their skills, creativity, and precision in performing Freestyle Kata sequences. Whether you are a seasoned competitor or a passionate beginner, this tournament is an opportunity to test your abilities, gain recognition, and connect with a vibrant global community.

Throughout the tournament, participants will have the chance to showcase their expertise in a series of captivating and dynamic Freestyle Kata performances. Our esteemed panel of judges will assess each performance based on technical proficiency, fluidity, power, and overall presentation. This competition not only serves as a chance to display your skills but also as an avenue for personal growth, self-discipline, and the pursuit of excellence.

We would like to extend our heartfelt gratitude to our sponsors and partners for their support in making this event possible. Their commitment to the development and promotion of martial arts helps us create an exceptional tournament experience for all participants. Together, we strive to encourage and inspire practitioners of all backgrounds to embrace the art of nunchaku.

We invite you to embark on this thrilling journey with us as we witness the passion, dedication, and talent that will be showcased throughout the 1st Open Nunchaku Freestyle Kata Championship. So, tighten your grip, focus your mind, and get ready to leave a lasting impression as you take centre stage in this extraordinary online tournament.

Best of luck to all participants, and may the spirit of nunchaku guide you as you showcase your skills and compete for the title of the Open Nunchaku Freestyle Kata Champion. Let the tournament begin!



  • Junior (upto 16 age)
    • Sub Junior 6-13 age
    • Junior 14- 16 age
  • Adults/squad(17 : -35)
    • Cadet squad 17-21 age
    • Junior squad 22-26 age
    • Youth squad 27-31 age
    • Senior squad 32-35 age
  • Senior (+35 age)




  • The 1st Open Nunchaku Freestyle Kata Championship will be conducted as an online tournament.
  • Participants will be divided into different categories.
  • Each participant will be required to record and submit their Freestyle Kata performance video.
  • The tournament is open to nunchaku practitioners of all ages and skill levels.
  •  Participants must have access to a safe and suitable practice area for recording their Freestyle Kata.
  • Participants are required to perform a traditional or freestyle nunchaku Kata

Registration Period:

  • The registration period for the tournament will start from 23 July 2023 and close on 29 July 2023 till 22:00pm.
  • Participants need to visit the official website
  • Fill out the required registration form.
  • Once the registration form is submitted successfully, participants will receive a confirmation email containing their unique registration ID  and also get access to the video submission form

Registration Fee:

  • Good news! The registration for the 1st Open Nunchaku Freestyle Kata Championship is absolutely free of charge. No payment is required to participate.

Video Submission:

  •  Participants will upload a single video recording of their Freestyle Kata performance.
  • The video must not exceed 60 seconds in duration.
  • The video must clearly show the participant’s entire body and nunchaku movements.
  • The video must be a continuous, unedited take.

Submission Deadline:

  •  Participants must ensure their video submission is completed and uploaded by the specified deadline, which is 31 July 2023.

Communication and Updates :

  • Participants will receive important updates and communications regarding the tournament via the email address and WhatsApp provided during registration.
  • It is essential to regularly check the provided email for any notifications or announcements from the tournament organisers.

Results Announcement:

  • The results of the tournament will be announced on 15 August 2023, approximately two weeks after the submission deadline.
  • Participants can find the results on the official tournament website or through email notification.
  • All Participants will get Digital certificates.

Judging Criteria:

  • Judges will assess the Freestyle Kata performances based on technical execution, control, rhythm, and overall impression.
  •  Scoring may also consider creativity, style, and expression of the participant.
  • The decision of the judges will be final and cannot be contested.

 Fair Play and Sportsmanship:

  • Participants must conduct themselves with integrity, respect, and good     sports-Spirits throughout the tournament.
  • Any form of cheating, unethical behaviour, or violation of the rules may result in disqualification and participation fee will not be refunded.


  • All participants must agree to the terms and conditions, including liability waivers, as outlined by the tournament organisers.

 Tournament Judge

Otto Koedooder

World Nunchaku Association

Shihan Babul Verma

General Secretary NAI

 Tournament Committee 

Dr. Rohit Saxena

Chairman NAI

Mr. R.P Sharma

President NAI

Shihan Babul Verma

General Secretary NAI

Vijay Kushwaha

Tournament Director