09.14.17.11

.11 Legal Techniques.

A. The following techniques are permissible in amateur mixed martial arts while an amateur mixed martial arts contestant is in a standing position:

(1) Closed hand strikes to head and body;

(2) Kicking techniques to body;

(3) Knees to body and legs;

(4) Throws, takedowns, and sweeps;

(5) Standing submissions;

(6) Chokes;

(7) Arm bars; and

(8) Shouldering.

B. The following techniques are permissible in amateur mixed martial arts while an amateur mixed martial arts contestant is on the ground:

(1) Closed hand strikes to the body and legs; and

(2) Submissions restricted to those accomplished by:

(a) Chokes;

(b) Arm bars; or

(c) Straight leg locks.