Welcome to WAKO Team USA Kickboxing

WAKO USA is the United States’ division of the World Association of Kickboxing Organizations
and the governing body of Amateur kickboxing sport certified by Sport Accord.

Ring Disciplines

WAKO USA assists event promoters by sanctioning their amateur kickboxing events as well as professional kickboxing events in association with WAKO PRO.  WAKO USA sanctions events in three Ring rule styles.


Full contact is a discipline of kickboxing where the intention of a fighter is to beat his opponent with full power and strength.

Low Kick

Low Kick can be defined as full contact kickboxing in which there is also the possibility of attacking the opponent’s legs with clean kicks.


WAKO K-1 applies the same ring, the same weight classes and the same general rules  that are used in FCR and Low Kick.

The Art of the Floor

Tatami Disciplines

Point fighting, Light contact, Kick light and Musical forms (with and without weapons).

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