Kickboxing classes in Mohali and Chandigarh.

Kickboxing is a beginner friendly dance fitness program such as Zumba, aerobics and hip-hop. It is also a fun way to get rid of the extra weight. It is an incompatible workout which pairs up perfectly with cardio, strength training, core etc. It is a kind of multitasking workout which can do wonders to you. It is also a fun dance form which is loved by the kids and the youngsters. The terrific combination of both kickboxing and dance moves can help you burn a lot of fat and can make yoKickboxing is one of the most popular combat sports around the world. Kickboxing derives its name from classic boxing as it incorporates punching and other striking techniques. There are different styles of kickboxing including Dutch-style, Karate, Sanda, Kun Khmer and Muay Thai.
Today, kickboxing is practiced for competitive, fitness and recreational purposes by all ages, genders and nationalities. Many movies about kickboxing sports have also been produced over the years, most notably, Jean Claude Van Damme’s Kick boxer and Bloodspot.

To help you learn more in-depth about kickboxing, we will go into detail in this special feature to discuss its history, benefits, competitive rules, as well as the difference compared to boxing and Muay Thai.

What is kickboxing?

Kickboxing is all about striking style that includes kicks and punches. In reality, it is a store room for a wide range of martial arts and combat styles. The core of kickboxing is that it is a stand-up fighting style. It focuses on strikes and there is no ground fighting involved in kickboxing. The range of techniques it involves depends on the individual type of kickboxing style.

Standard punching techniques are as same as kickboxing techniques, western boxing, typically involves around kicks and knee strikes. Some kickboxing styles includes elbow strikes, some grappling and even headbutts.
Now kickboxing sports is seen on K-1, One Championship or Glory adopt a very similar set of rules allowing kicks, punches with limited clinching /grappling.

What is Kickboxing good for?

Kickboxing is played for a variety of reasons. Some mixed martial artists opt kickboxing as their striking base for its effectiveness. Other than competitions, it is best for overall fitness, weight, and self-defense, loss.
Play with this same move by relaxing and contracting the muscles in your chest as you just shift your body parts in various directions during your dance routine. Combine your forearm hits and your chest pops to create a flow with music. You can use these two Popping and locking moves to form the basis of other moves you put into your dances.

Next Comes Locking

Locking is just stopping right in the middle of a quick movement and holding that position for a moment before flowing back into your dance. It’s pretty easy to do. Just go through your routine and put these stops at different points in the music that you want to accent with your body. Freeze your dance in a position that drives your choreography to the rhythm, hold it for a couple of beats, and continue the routine. Here are some signature lock dance moves you can practice to hone your skills as a dubstep or hip hop dancer.

History of Kickboxing

The records of competitive kickboxing marks dates back to around the 16th century when interest in Muay Thai as a sport occurred. However, there were no rules or regulations in place. Fights were happening with no restrictions over protective gear or weight classes.

Kickboxing as a combat sport has a more recent history. Muay Thai altered into a modern sport around the 1920’s when it contains elements from western boxing like boxing ring, boxing gloves, referees and rounds/time limits.

Kickboxing took on another level to have a separate development in East Asia in the form of Kyokushin Karate in 1950’s. it was further evolved by Japanese kick boxers when it merged elements of Kyokushin with Muay Thai. As Japanese kickboxing grew in eminence and influence, the sport took on new identities in western part of the world with Dutch kickboxing and American.

During the 70’s and 80’s, kickboxing tournaments between different forms of kickboxing styles were held. By 1993, the Japanese kickboxing organization, K-1 was founded as a unified-rules kickboxing promotion. Competitors from all over the world landed in Japan to pit their skills and determine the best kickboxing style.

By the late 1990’s and early 2000’s, K-1 became the dominant kickboxing organization. All modern kickboxing promotions today adopt rules developed during the K-1 golden era.

Kickboxing Techniques

Kickboxing techniques as allowed in international kickboxing competitions include punching, kicking, knees and limited clinching. Some of the more kickboxing techniques for beginners include standard jab-cross punches, roundhouse kicks and straight knees.
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