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Boxing and kickboxing are in my opinion some of the best cardiovascular exercises around, mainly due to how enjoyable it is so it pushes you beyond your limits. By being fun you are more likely to do it more often, for longer periods, and with more intensity. Some of the benefits are weight reduction, muscle tone and increased [...]
The following list of choreography ideas are good to keep in mind while you teach your class. Often you will be mid class and realize you are out of ideas for the next segment and if you have a list of choreo in your memory banks to pull from you can jazz up your class and make it [...]
Kickboxing is often looked at as a great way to workout the physical body. It incorporates every muscle from the legs to the core and each arm. It works the brain because there is a lot of thinking going on when you are throwing a jab, cross, hook, uppercut, side kick, squat all to a [...]
Kickboxing with the heavy bag is considered one of the most thorough workouts there are. In incorporates flexibility, strength and cardio. Not only is this workout good for all types of fitness requirements but also wellness needs are met such as physical, emotional and spiritual making it well rounded in all areas.
The following are the most common types of injuries/ poor form issues related to kickboxing. Hyper-extension of the elbows and knees. Ballistic or jerky movement, high power punches and kicks. Duck and jab moves that over extend and torque the knee. Too much high impact for too long of a period. There should be intervals throughout [...]
As an instructor I love when I can get my hands on someone’s tried and true combination. It makes my next class that much more fun, invigorating and easy to teach. I find the hardest part of any class preparation is the choreography. Yes, music is important but you can put that together at home [...]
Kickboxing is a fun, engaging workout where you get to jump into the role of an aggressive fighter and let go of your inhibitions and tensions. Kickboxing can be a safe way to get in shape under the guidance of an experienced instructor but can also be a surefire way to injure elbows, knees and [...]Next Entries »