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Kickboxing Started Off As A Gym In Chicago

Kickboxing as a gym facility is offered in many places.

One reputed brand or chain of kickboxing ventures is I Love Kickboxing. It is set to open up their first location in Chicago. It would be opened up in the month of July. It is being set up by Dennis de Ramos, who has opened up the new outlet at Wicker Park. Being at Bucktown, it is one of the premier outlets in Chicago, which is primarily a fitness franchise that originates from New York. The storefront of the new facility would be having an area of 3707 square feet of space.

Kickboxing Trainer Teaches At Age 65

If you are in your forties and think that it is too late to venture into martial arts think again.

Kickboxing as a way to fitness is being offered by Stanley Holcomb.

As he maintains his own fitness levels even in the sixties he has opened up his own classes at Fitness Evolution. Located in Hyattsville, he has several women students in his class. Holcomb then provide the lead and others follow suit, wrapping their hands and preparing to punch, kick and pummel in the air.

An overview of Kickboxing

Kickboxing is a combination of stand-up combat sports based on kicking and punching which is developed from karate, Muay Thai and Western boxing.

It is practiced for self-defense, general fitness, or as a contact sport.

It is a broad term that can be used both in a wide and narrow sense, the earliest forms of the sport included the various Indochinese martial arts especially muay boran, which developed into modern muay thai.

In 1950 a Japanese karateka named Tatsuo Yamada first established an outline of a new sport that combined karate and muay thai.

Kickboxing – Best Combat Sport

Kickboxing is a combination of stand-up combat sports based on kicking and punching which is developed from karate, Muay Thai and Western boxing. It is practiced for self-defense, general fitness, or as a contact sport.

It is a broad term that can be used both in a wide and narrow sense, the earliest forms of the sport included the various Indochinese martial arts especially muay boran, which developed into modern muay thai. In 1950 a Japanese karateka named Tatsuo Yamada first established an outline of a new sport that combined karate and muay thai.

Super Kombat gets new deal

Super Kombat, the kickboxing organization from Europe has announced a new sponsorship deal that will see the promotion continue their immense emphasis on the development of the sport’s future.

For any fan of the combat sport, there are high chances that they have heard of the work that the promotion has done to the development of the sport. The company that is based in Europe has been widely consistent in putting together highly entertaining shows that have featured some of the most prominent faces of the sport from all over the world, especially in the Heavyweight weight category.

VARYING RULES

Kickboxing rules can vary from place to place. American kickboxing or American full contact karate uses strikes that rely upon punching and high kicks. Many other combat sports, also known as kick boxing do include lower kicks, knee strikes, grappling manoeuvres and elbows.

Kickboxing Days

When used in the narrow sense, kickboxing is used to describe styles that “Self-identify” as kickboxing, example- American kickboxing and its Japanese counterpart, like the shoot boxing and K1 with their own set of techniques and rules. However from a broader perspective, it includes all the standup sports that include kicking, punching and striking as self-defending moves and attacks.

12-year-old Wonder Boy Chosen

A 12-year-old school boy named Kyle Williams has been chosen to become the member of the England’s kickboxing squad. At such a tender age of 12, he has made his way to the world championship tournament.

Only last year he was introduced to the sport and has done amazing improvements ever since. He takes six training sessions which are too hard for a 12-year-old kid as him but he made it and this is where he stands now.

Kickboxing tips

Kickboxing has become a popular sport. A mixture of martial arts and standup combat sports, it roots are in the field of martial arts. This sport comes in different forms, one of which is Japanese. In 1993, it developed in to what is known today as K-1. This sport is also the subject of many sports bets. Many online casinos offer sports betting as part of their repertoire of games. The sports offered do vary but many today do offer martial arts betting such as with kickboxing.

Kicks And Punches in Kickboxing

Kicking and punching are the main two areas of kickboxing. Taking an insight into them we find out these things in particular:

Kicking:-
- Front kick or push Kick/high Kick – one strikes the face and chest with the foot heel
- Side kick – Striking is done with the foot side or heel with leg parallel to the ground, either at the head or body.
- Semi-circular kick- it is a 45 degree roundhouse kick.
- Roundhouse kick or circle kick – Striking is done here with the foot front or the lower shin to the head or the body in a chopping motion.