Athlete Selection

Hong Kong Kendo Team Training & Selection Proposal of 18 WKC
Date:  April, 2021
Venue:  Paris

Training Plan    

  • Phase I (Jan, 19 to Sept, 19)– Develop on basic kendo skills and physical strength
    • Aim to demonstrate the correct and Ippon of every single hit
    • Develop high spirit in training.
    • Develop good footwork and Same
    • Train up the physical strength of the player to accommodate the WKC level. E.g. Speed, Power, Coordination, Reaction time, Agility
  • Phase II (Oct, 19 – Jun, 20) – Continue on physical strength and develop the advance Kendo skills.
    • Continue the aims of Phase I but focus on Plenty of Kakari - Geiko
    • Master the advance kendo Skills to get ippon in shiai
      • Hiki-Waza
      • Debana-waza
      • Renzoku-waza
      • Oji-waza
        • Nuki-waza
        • Suriage-waza
        • Kaeshi-waza
  • Phase III (Jul, 20 – WKC) – Continue on advance kendo skill and focus on the competition skills.
    • Focus on the Shiai practice
    • Continue to polish the player’s special – Waza
    • Develop the strategy of shiai
    • Timing of the hit under different situation

Selection tests of WKC           

  • Phase I – Sept of 2019

Selection Criteria

Weight

Requirement

Technical

15%

Men x 2 (Forward & Backward)
Kote x 2 (Forward & Backward)
Do x 2 (Forward & Backward)
Tsuki x 1
(Each hit can get Perfect IPPON will count 1 point)
1 min Kote-Men-Do (3 points max)

Men

<=50set, F(0)
51 – 54 set, C(1)
55 – 57 set, B(2)
>=58 set, A(3)

Ladies

<=45 set, F(0)
46 – 49 set, C(1)
50 – 52 set, B(2)
>=53 set, A(3)

Attendance

30%

According to the attendance % of Squad Training (Tue + Sun)
Below 50 = 0
50 – 59 = 60
60 – 69 = 70
70 -79 = 80
80 – 89 = 90
91 – 100 = 100

Physical

50%
(each test carry 10%)

1600M

Men

>=8min 21s F(0)
7’41’’ – 8’20” E(20)
7’21” – 7’40” D(40)
7’01” – 7’20” C(60)
6’31” – 7’00” B(80)
<=6’30” A(100)

 

Ladies

>= 10min 41s F(0)
9’51” – 10’40” E(20)
9’11” – 9’50” D(40)
8’46” – 9’10” C(60)
8’16” – 8’45” B(80)
<=8’15” A(100)

1 min sit up

Men

<=34 F(0)
35-40 E(20)
41-44 D(40)
45-48 C(60)
49-53 B(80)
>=54 A(100)

 

Ladies

<=25 F(0)
26-36 E(20)
37-40 D(40)
41-44 C(60)
45-49 B(80)
>=50 A(100)

4 x 10M shuttle run

Men

>=10” 91, F(0)
10’’81-10’’90 E(20)
10’’71 -10’’80 D(40)
10’’61 - 10’’70 C(60)
10’’51-10’’60 B(80)
<=10’’50 A(100)

 

Ladies

>=12”28 F(0)
12’’18-12’’27 E(20)
12’’08 - 12’’17 D(40)
11’’98 - 12’’07 C(60)
11’’88 -11’’97 B(80)
<=11’’87 A(100)

1 min push-up

Men

<=7 F(0)
8-12 E(20)
13 – 24 D(40)
25-33 C(60)
34-41 B(80)
>=41 A(100)

 

Ladies

1-4 F(0)
5-9 E(20)
10-21 D(40)
22-30 C(60)
31 – 37 B(80)
>=38 A(100)

1 min 10M Men -Hiki-waza  run

Men

<=10 rounds, F(0)
11 Rounds, E(20)
12 Rounds, D(40)
13 Rounds, C(60)
14 Rounds, B(80)
15 Rounds, A(100)

 

Ladies

<=8 rounds, F(0)
9 Rounds, E(20)
10 Rounds, D(40)
11 Rounds, C(60)
12 Rounds, B(80)
13 Rounds, A(100)

Events

5%

Participate in Local or Oversea Event at least once in the period

Overall

100%

Overall <50% = Fail and cannot enter the phase II selection.

  • Phase II – Jun of 2020
    • TBC
  • Phase III – Dec of 2020
    • TBC 
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