Kickboxing as a martial art is practiced in many distinct locations throughout the world.
The term "kickboxing" can be used in a narrow and in a wide sense.
The narrow use is restricted to the styles that self-identify as kickboxing, i.e. Japanese Kickboxing (with its spin-off styles or rules such as Shoot boxing and K-1), Dutch Kickboxing, and American Kickboxing.In the wider sense, it includes all stand-up combat sports that allow both punching and kicking, including Muay Thai, Kun Khmer, Savate, Adithada, Lethwei, Sanda, and certain styles of Karate (especially full contact karate).
Whether you’re looking to increase strength, confidence, coordination, or cardio workout, kickboxing will keep you coming back for more.
First and foremost the cardio strength and endurance you will receive even after only a couple of weeks of working out are noticeably improved. As an extra to the physical benefits, you will learn techniques and punching combinations.
Additionally, you will discover ways to dodge, avoid, guard and counter attacks of the adversary. Additional training might be taught about how to compete in the ring through competitive events if a client is interested in that specific training.
You’ll find kickboxing classes focusing on everything from cardio conditioning and elements of dance to self-defense, martial arts, and one-on-one competition. MK Boxing offers numerous kickboxing classes throughout the week with different instructors. While in a kickboxing class, you will learn how to efficiently attack various areas of the body. Coaches can help you improve your ability to throw kicks and punches while moving and remaining balanced.