RULES AND REGULATIONS
This rule book belongs to International Council of SQAY Martial Arts
and its related units. These rules shall also be applicable to
School Games competitions.Players have to compete with weapons known
as "TURA" which is a
Synthetic Fiber Stick covered with soft leather and a shield which
is made by soft leather. SQAY (Martial Art) is the art of Physical,
Mental and Spiritual Education. Body exercise and training in self
defense and sports that aims at infusing habits which will be
beneficial through life and is useful both for individual as well as
for the nation.
SQAY is a practical fighting technique, a formal method of physical
and mental training and competition combat sports. Contest of SQAY
Martial Art are held at Sparing matches in which some SQAY
Techniques are not permitted and only a few are used very often.
To avoid injuries all such
Tura blows, strikes and kicks are
controlled and pulled back after light contact to the body
Officials and their duties: For conducting a match, the required official penal is
One centre referee in the central of arena
One Asst. Referee in the centre of Arena
One Chief Jury / Judge
One Asst. Scorer
One Record Keeper
DUTIES OF REFREES
The centre referee will start the bout and indicate the point by
signaling and calling the scorer for points and
side, indicating by his hand control the bout during play.
ASST. REFEREE The Asst. Referee will also be in the center of the Arena and will
assist the Centre Referee by indicating the points.
CHIEF JURY / CHIEF JUDGE:
The Chief Jury / Chief Judge is the head of Referee panel and if
there is any dispute between Centre Referee and Asst. Referee the
decision of Chief Jury will be the final. Call the competitor to the
Arena and decide the timing of the bout.
SCORER:The scorer has to fill up the score in the score sheet for record of
ASST. SCORER: The Asst. Scorer will write the score on the score
RECORD KEEPER The record keeper has to keep all the records of the bouts and also
to verify the eligibility certificates of the participants.
HOW TO START A MATCH The centre Referee takes his position. The contestants stand facing
toward each other on their toes to the starting line and bow towards
each other. The referee will start the bout with a call on ?LEGYASHA?.
The contestants will stop the fight when referee will call ?WORDIGA?
and the Referee will announce score or foul made after announcing
the score or foul the Referee will start the bout with call
?LEGYASHA? and the bout will start again.
DURATION OF BOUT A bout (match) for Under 14 Boys and Girls.
Under 17 Girls and Under 19 Girls is of 3
minutes but it will be extended up to five minute in case of no
score or tie. For under 17 boys and under 19 boys the duration of
Bout (Match) is 5 minutes it can be extended up to 7 minute in case
of no score in Extra time, the match will be decided by sudden
SUDDEN DEATH:In sudden Death Method one who scores the first point is the winner
of the match. The duration for the sudden death is 1 minute for
under 14 boys and girls and under 17
girls, under 19 and under 17, under 19 boys. The duration of 2
minutes if both the players will not score then the decision will be
given by Referee?s and Chief Jury for that contestant who has
attached much time with perfect techniques.
MEASUREMENT OF ARENA The arena for the match should be clean and soft. The bout can be
conducted on the mats but the mats should be soft and
coloured. The arena for under 14 boys
and girls, under 17 girls, under 19 girls is about 5 meters square,
without obstacles and for under 17 boys and under 19 boys the arena
should be of 6.5 meters
Tura: Length of
Tura is 2.6feets made of Faber stick
covered with soft leather for Under 17, Under 19 Boys and Girls and
for under 14 boys and girls the length of
the Tura is two
Bargula: It should be
circle shaped ring and made of soft leather 12 to 13 inches in
diameter for under 17 and under 19 boys
and girls and for under 14 boys and girls the diameter of the shield
should be 9 to 19 inches.
Chest Guard: The chest guard should be made up of soft
leather which covers the chest and the body of the player.
Head Guard: The head guard should be made up of soft
leather which covers the head and face of the contestant but the
eyes nose and mouth should be open.The equipment should be approved by sports Authorities,
International Council of SQAY or School games Federation
METHOD OF SCORING
Scoring is using during recognized competition. SQAY
Techniques in good form, on the permitted scoring area on the
opponents body. Actual physical contact
is strictly limited and is not required for scoring. Light contact
is permitted on the body only very light contact is permitted on the
face and head. Points can be awarded for controlled techniques
having a force within to in of the target surface excessive physical
contact always result in disqualification.
DRE: A DRE is awarded for a blow that strike
with good form, good attitude, strong
vigor, constant alertness of mind, proper timing and correct
DHA: A DHA is awarded for a blow that is less
correct but still effective, for example the opponent is moving away
from the below, the below is slightly off target, the below is
delivered from an unstable position.
YAW: A YAW is awarded for a
Tura strike which will be perfect on
target with pull back at right time.
KAKODAY: A KAKODAY is given if a player goes
outside the arena during the fight.
TURA AFTAUSHWA: A TURA ARTAUSHA is given if the
Tura or the shield falls from the hands
of the player.
MUKO: A MUKO is given to a player ignores the
word of Referee or broking the rules and regulations of the game or
by leaving the arena without the permission of the Referee. Then the
referee gave warning to a player by saying MUKO.
DASIMUKO: If a MUKO is given again to a player
two times and player commits again foul the Referee says loudly DASI
MUKO means strong warning.
OWAZA: If a DASI MUKO is given again to a
player and he repeats the foul then the Referee will say OWAZA
meaning disqualify. Then the player is out from the tournament and
the player cannot participate in this tournament in any category.
OTHER POINTS: A full point is still given for
less powerful blows the attack was delivered just at the moment when
the opponent begins to move towards the attacker the attack was
delivered just at the moment when the opponent was thrown off
balance by attacker, a combination of effective blows was applied,
combination of Tura and kick or of
Tura. The opponent has loss his fighting
spirit and turned his back on the attacker, the attacker was
delivered on defenseless part of the opponent.
NO POINTS: No point is awarded if an attacker
fails to deliver blow the moments he/ she seized or thrown his
opponent two opponents score simultaneously, no point is counted
Scoring techniques delivered simultaneously with the end time seized
or counted, as are techniques delivered if attacker is inside the
match area but his opponents is outside.
INJURIES AND ACCIDENTS IN COMPETITION.
For facture is the decision given when a contestant or
contestants refuse to continue abarden
the bout. As are with down on the order of the referee the grounds
for abandonment may include injury not
aberibable to the opponents
If two contestants causes injuries to each other at the same
time as are suffering from the effects of previously occurred injury
and are declared by the tournament doctor to be unable to
continue the bout is awarded to the contestant who had amassed the
most points at that time if the points are equal then the decision
will be given by the Chief Jury and two Refrees
An injured contestant who has been declared unfit to fight by
the tournament doctor can not fight again in that competition.
An injured contestant who wins a bout through
disqualification of the opponent cannot fight again in the
competition without permission from the doctor. If he /she is
injured he / she may win a second bout by disqualification. In this
case the player is immediately withdrawn from further competition in
When a contestant is injured, the referee shall at once stop
the bout and help the injured contestant, at the same time calling
the doctor is authorized to diagnose and treat injury only. He may
also make recommendations for the safety of the injured contestant.
If a contestant refuses to continue or requests permission to
quit after a minor injury shall loose the bout.
A foul may result in private warning of the referee
voice (MUKO) public warning by the referee in a loud voice (DASI
MUKO) disqualification, announced by referee (OWAZA)
FOULS: The following are the fouls:-
Direct attacks to the body other than the arm?s and legs.
Dangerous techniques, such as blows to the eyes or testicles.
Dangerous strikes by Tura or
Direct attack on skin.
Direct attack on the hips, knee joint or insteps.
Excessive moving out of the match area or wasting time.
Ignoring contesting rules.
Un-sportsman like behavior.
Hitting with the elbow or grip of TURA
Striking a competitor when he is down.
Throw the TURA or shield directly on the ground.
One who argues with the referee
One who misbehaves with the referee
On who neglect the words of the referee
One who fouls or breaks the rules of the championship.
One who gives thrill to opponent by
Centre referee has the power to disqualify any player if
he / she fails to obey the referee becomes over excited to the
excellent of being considered a danger to his opponent, breaks match
rules with malicious intent, or breaks match rules in some other
way. If he / she neglect the word
of referee if he / she breaks any rule of
the competition or doing any kind of fault during the fight.
No one may protest personally to the arbitrator referee or
Judge about their judgment. Referee decision is final.
Player cannot lodge any protest. In case of any
misunderstanding between the referee the
manager or coach can lodge a protest.
The protest should be lodged in writing after the end of bout
within 30 minutes.
There will be no time out during the bout except the official time
YAW : Two YAW?s
are equal to one DHA
DHA : Two DHA?s
are equal to one DRE
DRE : If a player get three DRE that
means he has won the
KOKODAY : 1st two KOKODAY are equal
to one YAW, then
2nd KOKODAY is equal
to one DHA, third
KOKODAY is equal to DRE and
after that every
KOKODAY is equal to DRE
TURA ARTAUSHMA: One TURA is equal to one YAW.
2nd TURA is equal to
DHA, third one is equal to
DRE after that every TURA is
equal to DRE
MUKO : 1st two
MUKOs are equal to one YAW and 3rd
MUKO is equal to DHA
DASIMUKO : One DASIMUKO is equal to one DRE after
Referee will directly call OWAZA
that means the
Player is disqualified.
VALUE OF SCORING
01. DRE = 10 Points
02. DHA = 5 Points
03. YAW = 3 Points Positive
04. KOKODAY = 1.5 Points Negative
05 TURA ARTAVSHWA = 3 Points Negative
06. MUKO = 3 Points Negative
07. DASIMUKO = 10 Points Negative
08. OWAZA = Disqualify.
Khawankay is an important
part of Martial Art & without the knowledge of
Khawankay a player is not complete in the field of martial
arts. The International Council of SQAY known the fact and has
included Khawankay events in federation
as well as school games competitions for all age groups Boys /
Girls. There are two events in Khawankay.
INDIVIDUAL & TEAMEVENT
There are two events in Individual
Khawankay Competition for Sub-Junior / U14 Boys &
Junior U18 / U17 Boys / Girls and senior men / women
Under 19 is only for school games competitions
A) Primary Khawankay
B) Secondary Khawankay
RULES AND REGULATIONS
The competator should be in
proper prescribed blue SQAY Uniform
The Arena of the Khawankay
competition is 5 meter square for all
The ground should be plane without any obstacles.
On the call of refree, you should
enter in the arena & announce loudly the name of
Khawankay which you are going to
perform. After completing your Khawankay
on the permission of refree you should
leave the arena.
You should only perform the Khawankay
whom name you have announced. If you will perform wrong
Khawankay there will be no point.
1. Right start & finish (2
2. Perfect stance (3
3. Perfection of Khawankay
4. Proper sounds & perfect timing (2 points)
The team should be of three players. There will be only
one event in team Khawankay. The points
will be given on the performance of whole team. The point system of
team event is same as of individual event. Once
you have submitted the name for the team event it can not be changed
any player but if there is any injury or ill ness of any player it
is the description of Director whether he can allow the change or
In case of tie the director have power to decide the
match on the basis one who committed more fouls or give one more
chance. But there should be change in the performing skill.
Mathol is an important part
of Martial Art. A player who does not know the skills of breaking is
incomplete in the field of martial art.
The council know this fact &
has included, the mathol events in all
Federation and School games competitions in state, national and
international level. The council is going to conduct
mathol competitions in
all age groups boys / girls, the
mathol competitions will be conducted
also in school games competitions.
There are two categories in mathol
Individual mathol event,
the competitor will enter in the arena on the
The arena for mathol
events are five meters square for all age groups boys and girls.
On the refrees call ?Ligasha?
the competitor will perform their skill.
The equipment for mathol
should be competitors on his own.
But the competitor has to surrender his equipment
before the scheduled breaking to get verify from the officials of
breaking panel before the scheduled breaking.
Glass breaking is strictly prohibited; Duration of
breaking is 3 minutes maximum.
The competitor should be in the proper prescribed SQAY
No fire breaking is allowed.
1. Position & follow
up 2 Points.
2. Perfect breaking in perfect
timing 2 Points.
3. Stance with perfect sound on breaking
time 2 Points.
4. Quantity of breaking
item 3 Points
The federations will conduct team breaking for all age groups boys
and girls in federation and school games competitions.
The manimum team should be
of 2 players.
The performance will be monitor of whole team
The point method will be same as in individual event.
In the modern life arrobic
exercises plays an important rule for the development of physical
fitness keeping view the facts and the interest of new generation
International Council of SQAY has included a new thrilling even Aero
SQAY in competitions.
Aero ?SQAY? will be conducted in all recognized
competitions conducted by school games federations, SQAY federations
and its affiliated units for all age groups boys & girls. There are
three categories in Aero SQAY.
Individual Team Mix Team
Individual competition, the competitor will perform
their skills on the refrees call ?Legaysha?
the competitor should bring their own ?CD?. The time duration of
performance is maximum 3 minutes.
The arena for the Aero SQAY is 5 meters for all age
groups boys and girls. Prescribed blue SQAY uniform is compulsory
for all age groups.
The team shall be manimum of
3 players for team event of Aero SQAY for boys and girls all age
groups. The points will be given to monitor the performance of the
MIX TEAM EVENT OF AERO SQAY:-
The mix team event of Aero SQAY will be conducted for all age groups
for all recognized competitions conducted by school games
federations. SQAY federations and its affiliated
units. The competition will be conducted in mix boys and
girls. The team should be maximum 3 players
POINT SYSTEM:- +
technique 3 Points
2. Start &
finish 2 Points
2. Start &
finish - 2 points
3. Dance movents
4. Co-ordination with music
A competitor can participate
maximum in 2 individual and 1 team event.
The player who is disqualified in any one event, can not
participate any other event during the competition
However if the player apologies for the same, the jury will decide
it after seeing the nature of offence whether he is permitted or not
for other events.
The jury reserved the right to disqualify the player for
manimum one year.
CHIEF JURY / CHIEF JUDGE:-
The chief Jury / Chief Judge is the head of the
refree panel and if there is any dispute
between two judges the decision of the Chief Judge will be final.
The chief judge will call the competitor in the arena
and decide the timing of the bout. The chief judge will start and
finish the bout by blowing whistle.
JUDGE 1 & 2
The judge 1 & 2 for Khawankay,
Aero SQAY, Mathol, has to see the
performance of the competitors and give marks regarding there
The time keeper will record the time properly and bellow
the buzzer at the end of the time.
SCHOOL GAMES COMPITITION
Under 14 years.
WEIGHT CATEGORIES BOYS AND GIRLS
S. No Boys Girls
01. Below 25
Kgs Below 23
02. ---29---- ---27----
03. ----33---- ---31---
04. ----37---- ---35----
05. ----41---- ---39-----
06. ----45----- ---43-----
07. ----Open Weight---- --- Open------
UNDER 17 BOYS AND GIRLS
S. No Boys
Below 40 Kgs
Below 36 Kgs
07. ---Open Weight----- ---
UNDER 19 BOYS AND GIRLS
S. No Boys
WEIGHT CATEGORY FOR FEDERATION NATIONALS
The weight categories for SQAY championships conducted
by SQAY Federations and its affiliated units are as under.
SUB JUNIOR UNDER 14 YEARS.
S. No Boys
01. Below 25
Kgs Below 24
05. ---- 41----
07. ---Open Wight-----
JUNIOR UNDER 18 YEARS.
S. No Boys
01. Below 40
Kgs Below 36
07. ---Open Wight---
SENIOR ABOVE 18 YEARS.
01. Below 50
Kgs Below 46
08. ----Open weight---- -----
S. No Mens
01. Below 50
Kgs Below 48Kgs
07. ---Open weight---- -----
The black belt holder can play only when they are
recognized or identified by the SFs/SQAY
Academy HQ Drangbal Pampore Kashmir
International council of SQAY has included new events in
its regular four events from January 2008 to popularize and boast
the SQAY in world arena. The new event is snow
SQAY, it is different than other regular events. It is a
winter sport and will be played at snow. The event will be in
musical form including skills of SQAY and
Acrobic exercise in musical form. The event will be of 3
There will be two type of
competitions individual and mix team events. The mix team event will
be of four players, two boys and two girls. Three players will
perform the skill and one will be the substitute. The Arena of Snow
SQAY will be of 5 meters square. The scoring method will be same as
the scoring of Aero- SQAY.
We hope this winter sport will boast the sport in the
youths and young generations, and the SQAY player will remain busy
in all seasons. This activity will help to popularize the SQAY very
past. This event will be
thrilling and entertaining for all those
who are involved with SQAY Martial Art.
WORDS TO REMEMBER
LEGIYASHA : Start
WORDEGA : Stop
YUSHANDA : Equal
WOLDRSHAA : Get Ready
WOCHATKA : Take it
SPIN : White
SHIN : Green
KATASHAH : Bow
OGATAH : Winner
MUKO : Warning
OWAZA : Disqualify
TURA : Sword
SQAYER : Player
MASHER : Master
KHAWANKAY LESSON FORM