7th Asian Yoga Sports Championship

It is for your kind information that the 7th Asian Yoga Sports Championship will be organized from 28th to 30th July, 2017 to at Kallang Community Centre, 45, Boon Keng Road, Singapore 339771 by Yoga Federation of Singapore under the auspices of Asian Yoga Federation as per Syllabus, Instructions, Rules & Regulations of Asian Yoga Sports Championship laid down by Asian Yoga Federation.

VENUE: Kallang Community Centre, 45, Boon Keng Road, Singapore-339771.

The 7th Asian Yoga Sports Championship will be held in the following Six Events and Age Groups as per rules & regulations and syllabus of the Asian Yoga Sports Championship which can be downloaded from the website of Asian Yoga Federation at www.asianyogafederation.com.

1. ASIAN YOGASANA SPORTS COMPETITION

2. ASIAN ARTISTIC YOGA COMPETITION

3. ASIAN ARTISTIC PAIR YOGA COMPETITION

4. ASIAN RHYTHMIC YOGA COMPETITION

5. ASIAN FREE FLOW YOGA DANCE COMPETITION

6. ASIAN PROFESSIONAL YOGASANA COMPETITION

1. ASIAN YOGASANA SPORTS COMPETITION

I. Separate Yogasana Competitions for male and female competitors will be held in the following SEVEN AGE GROUPS.

(i) SUB JUNIOR GROUP – (A) – 08-11 Years Boys and Girls

(ii) SUB JUNIOR GROUP – (B) – 11-14 Years Boys and Girls

(iii) JUNIOR GROUP – 14-17 Years Boys and Girls

(iv) SENIOR GROUP – (A) – 17-21 Years Men and Women

(v) SENIOR GROUP – (B) – 21-25 Years Men and Women

(vi) SENIOR GROUP – (C) – 25-35 Years Men and Women

(vii) SENIOR GROUP – (D) – above 35 Years Men and Women

II. Competitor will perform 7 Asanas out of 10 of their choice as per the syllabus of their respective age groups.

III. Competitor will maintain in each asana for 15 seconds during the competition.

 Number of Entries:- Six Entries of each National Team in each age group male & female separately will be allowed to participate in the Asian Yogasana Competition.

2. Asian Artistic Yoga Competition

3. Asian Artistic Pair Yoga Competition

4. Asian Rhythmic Yoga Competition

Age Groups:- The Artistic Yoga, Artistic Pair Yoga and Rhythmic Yoga Competition will be held in the following two age groups.

(i) JUNIOR GROUP – 8-17 Years

(ii) SENIOR GROUP – Above 17 Years

Number of Entries:- Four Entries of each National Team in each category in Junior and Senior Group separately will be allowed to participate in the Asian Artistic Yoga Competition, Asian Artistic Pair Yoga Competition & Asian Rhythmic Yoga Competition.

2. ASIAN ARTISTIC YOGA COMPETITION

i. The Artistic Yoga Competition will be held in Junior (8-17 Years) and Senior (above 17 Years) Age Groups Males & Females separately.

ii. Artistic Yoga consists of presentation of various Asanas (postures) including forward and backward bending, balancing, lying postures, sitting postures, etc. performed with music.

iii. It is synchronization of body movement with music (without break).

iv. Number of postures performed should be 8-10 of competitor’s choice.

v. Time duration for the presentation will be 120 to 150 seconds.

vi. The competitor will maintain each posture for atleast 3-5 seconds during the performance.

vii. The transition from one posture to another posture should be slow & Artistic

3. ASIAN ARTISTIC PAIR YOGA COMPETITION

I. The Artistic Pair Yoga Competition (either both Girls or both Boys or a Boy and a Girl) will be held in Junior (8-17 Years) and Senior (above 17 Years) Age Groups.

II. Artistic Pair Yoga consists of presentation of various Asanas (postures) including forward and backward bending, balancing, lying postures, sitting postures etc. including pyramid making, performed with music.

III. Both the participants will perform two different postures at a time. Performing same posture will be a disqualification.

IV. Body touch is allowed in the competition as per the discretion of the competitors.

V. Making of pyramid will be given preference.

VI. Synchronization of body movements with music will be given top preference.

VII. Number of postures performed should be 8-10 of competitor’s choice.

VIII. Time duration for the presentation will be 120-150 seconds.

IX. The competitor will maintain each posture for atleast 3-5 seconds during the performance.

X. The transition from one posture to another posture should be slow, Artistic and Synchronized.

4. ASIAN RHYTHMIC YOGA COMPETITION

I. The Rhythmic Yoga Competition (The pair may consist of either both the boys or both the girls) will be held in Junior (8-17 Years) and Senior (above 17 Years) Age Groups.

II. Rhythmic Yoga is also known as pair Yoga. Rhythmic Yoga is the presentation of various Asanas (postures) including forward bending, backward bending, balancing, lying postures etc. performed with music.

III. The same posture should be performed by the pair together.

IV. Number of postures performed should be 8-10 of competitor’s choice.

V. There should not be any body touch between the two participants.

VI. There should be perfect synchronization of body movements with the music.

VII. Time duration for the presentation will be 120-150 seconds.

VIII. The competitor will maintain each posture for atleast 3-5 seconds during the performance.

IX. The transition from one posture to another should be Slow, Rhythmic and

Synchronized.

5. ASIAN FREE FLOW YOGA DANCE COMPETITION:

Number of Entries: Only One team from one country can participate in the Asian Free Flow Yoga Dance Competition.

I. The Free Flow Yoga Dance Competition (The team will consist of 5 players either all boys or all girls or boys and girls mixed) will be held in only one open Group (mixture of all age groups).

II. It is the presentation of various Asanas (postures) including forward bending, backward bending, balancing, lying postures etc. performed in dancing movements with music, preferably with some theme.

III. The team can perform same postures/different postures / pyramids/ free flow movements.

IV. There should be perfect synchronization of body movements with the music.

V. Number of postures (sequence) performed should be 10-12 Combination of Asana of competitor’s choice.

VI. Time duration for the presentation will be 180-210 seconds (3 to 3ó Minutes).

VII. The competitor will maintain each posture for atleast 3-5 seconds during the performance.

VIII. The transition from one posture to another should be Slow, Rhythmic, Synchronized and in dancing movement.

Note:

1. No Prop will be allowed during the performance of Artistic Yoga Competition, Artistic Pair Yoga Competition, Rhythmic Yoga Competition & Free Flow Yoga Dance Competition.

2. The performer can start with movement or can stay in posture. In any case time should start when the music start.

3. The time should stop when the movement stops.

4. If the performer stays in a posture at the very beginning that posture should be counted

6. Asian Professional Yogasana Competition:

I. Separate Professional Yogasana Competition for male and female competitors will be held in One Open Age Group only.

II. Only Yoga teacher of any age group can participate.

III. Competitors will perform 7 Asanas out of 10 of their choice as per the syllabus of their group.

IV. Competitor will maintain in each asana for 15 seconds during the competition.

Dress of the Competitor:

The players should wear attractive colorful skin tight costume during their performance in the Yogasana, Artistic, Artistic Pair, Rhythmic Yoga & Free Flow Yoga Dance Competitions.

Date of Birth:-

The cut out date of the Date of Birth of player will be as stands on 31st December of the session of the Championship i.e. 31.12.2017 of the session (2017-18).

Age of Participant should be as on or in between the dates mentioned below, for their respective age groups:-

Age Groups Age as on or in between:

Sub Junior Group-A 8-11 Years 01.01.2007 – 31.12.2009

Sub Junior Group-B 11-14 Years 01.01.2004 – 31.12.2006

Junior Group 14-17 Years 01.01.2001 – 31.12.2003

Senior Group-A 17-21 Years 01.01.1997 – 31.12.2000

Senior Group-B 21-25 Years 01.01.1993 – 31.12.1996

Senior Group-C 25-35 Years 01.01.1983 – 31.12.1992

Senior Group-D Above 35 Years Before – 31.12.1982

Artistic Yoga Single Junior 8-17 Years 01.01.2001 – 31.12.2009

Artistic Yoga Single Senior Above 17 Years Before – 31.12.2000

Artistic Yoga Pair Junior 8-17 Years 01.01.2001 – 31.12.2009

Artistic Yoga Pair Senior Above 17 Years Before – 31.12.2000

Rhythmic Yoga Junior 8-17 Years 01.01.2001 – 31.12.2009

Rhythmic Yoga Senior Above 17 Years Before – 31.12.2000

Free Flow Yoga Dance Open Age Group

Professional Yogasana Open Age Group

Entry Fee of the Championship:-

Entry Fee:- $ 25 (Per competitor per event)

Arrangement of Meal during the Championship:-

The host Yoga Sports Singapore will provide free meal (Lunch & Dinner) from 28th to 30th July, 2017 to all the Yoga Players and Officials of different Asian Countries participating in the 7th Asian Yoga Sports Championship at Singapore subject to the condition that the Secretaries of the National Yoga Federations of different Asian Countries will confirm their participation alongwith exact number of participants to:

Mr. Kumareswaran Supermaniam,

Founder, Yoga Sports Singapore

Email: singaporeyogasports@gmail.com

Mobile No.:+6587006645

Sh. Ashok Kumar Aggarwal,

Secretary General, Asian Yoga Federation,

Email: yfiashok2000@yahoo.co.in,

Mobile: +91- 94174-14741

Arrival of Teams:-

Secretaries, National Yoga Federations of Asian Countries are requested to reach Kallang Community Centre, 45, Boon Keng road, Singapore 339771 along with their members of the teams to participate in the 7th Asian Yoga Sports Championship which will start on 28th July , 2017 at 09.00 a.m. and will continue till 30th July, 2017 by 08.30 p.m. as per schedule of 7th Asian Yoga Sports Championship.

Last date of Entry :- 30th April, 2017

Submission of Entry Proforma:

The Team Managers will submit the Entry Performa duly filled and signed by the participants to Mrs. Indu Aggarwal, Organizing Secretary and Director Competition of Asian Yoga Federation on 27th July, 2017 at 5.00 p.m. at Kallang Community Centre, 45, Boon Keng road, Singapore 339771.

Copy of the same should be sent to Mr. Ashok Kumar Aggarwal, Secretary General, Asian Yoga Federation through mail at yfiashok2000@yahoo.co.in by 30th April, 2017.

Annual General Meeting of Asian Yoga Federation:-

The Annual General Meeting of Asian Yoga Federation will be held on 27th July, 2017 at 5.00P.M. at Kallang Community Centre, 45, Boon Keng road, Singapore 339771. President, Secretary General, Team Managers, Coaches of the National Yoga Federations of Asian Countries are requested to attend the said meeting.

Asian Yoga Referee’s Diploma / Asian Yoga Teacher’s Diploma Examination:

The Asian Yoga Referee’s Diploma Examination will be held on 29th July, 2017 from 10.30 am to 11.30 am and The Asian Yoga Teachers’ Diploma Examination will be held on 29th July, 2017 from 12.30 pm to 1.30 pm at the venue of the Championship. The Syllabus of the said examinations can be downloaded from the website of Asian Yoga Federation i.e. www.asianyogafederation.com.

Stay Arrangements & Hotel Booking:-

The participating teams have to make their own stay arrangements at Singapore preferably nearer to the venue of the Championship, however, they can seek the help of the host for selecting hotel near by the venue of the Championship for stay of their team. For booking of Hotel Accommodation & other information, please contact:-

Mr. Kumareswaran Supermaniam,

Founder, Yoga Sports Singapore

Email:singaporeyogasports@gmail.com

Mobile No.:+6587006645