Kickboxing classes in Mohali and Chandigarh.
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?
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?
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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.