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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 and Ring Sports: Mat Sports – Semi-Contact (aka Points), Light-Contact (aka Continuous) and Forms. Ring Sports – Full Contact and K1. All of the above (except for Forms) are considered Combat Sports, pitting two athletes against each other in bouts…

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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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How Do I Find A Club?

There are literally thousands of Kickboxing clubs all over the country and picking the right one for you can be difficult if you don’t know what you’re looking at. A key thing to remember is that different people practice Kickboxing for different reasons. For instance, people train in Kickboxing for: Fitness Self-Defence Competitions Self-confidence A social activity Just a bit of fun! The good news is, Kickboxing is great for…

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What Does It All Mean?

Learn The Lingo It can be confusing coming into a new sport and not understanding all the terms. We have covered the differences between the various Kickboxing disciplines and a few basic techniques elsewhere in this section, but for a definition of a few common Kickboxing terms check out our short glossary below. Here is an example: Kick – any kind of kick (stop me if I’m going too fast). To be…

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