Club Focus: Mavericks Guildford

What Is Club Focus? By now, you’ve probably spent plenty of time enjoying the events in Rio and have been inspired to get active and try out something new. Kickboxing may not yet be part of the Olympic experience (yet!) but it is still one of the fastest growing participation sports in the country. To get involved you have two options; you can watch action movies and try and learn the…

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Presenting Our Second Kitemark Club

A massive congratulations from all of us at the BKC to Andy Crittenden and the ACMAC Team for their completion of the BKC Kickboxing Kitemark Accreditation process. They have become the second full-time centre in the UK to meet the standards set by the BKC and were awarded their certificate earlier this week by BKC Standards Board Representatives, Klaire Heap and Gary Spencer. We are proud to be the 2nd…

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What Is Kickboxing?

Kickboxing is an individual multi-discipline sport that makes use of the body’s full range of motion and challenges the athlete both physically and mentally.  The primary disciplines are split into Mat Sports, Forms and Ring Sports: Mat Sports – Semi-Contact (aka Points) and Light-Contact (aka Continuous). Ring Sports – Full Contact and K1. Forms – Freestyle Forms, Weapons Forms, Self-Defence Demonstrations. All of the above (except for Forms) are considered Combat Sports, pitting…

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How To Get Started

We understand that starting something new can be daunting; especially a new sport. So, if you’re looking to get into Kickboxing, this is the page for you! We’ve put together a whole load of useful information aimed at getting you started on your new sporting journey including independent equipment reviews and even a few pointers on some basic techniques. We have also included some information on etiquette when training and competing, as well…

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