The division in pools will be made according to the following criteria:
- BEGINNERS (BEG) can perform only one Kata and repeat it several times.
- INTERMEDIATES (INT) must perform two Kata and alternate them.
- EXPERTS (EXP)must perform a different Kata for each round.
IMPORTANT: Athletes can also choose different Categories for each Specialty based on the skills acquired. I.e.: an Athlete can register as an EXPERT in the BO Specialty, BEGINNER in the SAI and TONFA Specialty, INTERMEDIATE in the SUPERIOR WEAPONS Specialty; or INTERMEDIATE in the BO Specialty, INTERMEDIATE in SAI and TONFA Specialty, and BEGINNER in SUPERIOR WEAPONS Specialty; etc.