What is Kickboxing?
Kickboxing is a sport based on kicking and punching, historically developed from Karate which was implemented with Western boxing.
Kickboxing can be practised for self-defence, general fitness, or as a competitive contact sport.
Kickboxing involves punching and kicking techniques delivered to pads, bags, partners or opponents to the waist height and above.
It has a huge variety of techniques that include punches such as jab, cross, hook punches and upper cuts. Kicks such front kicks, side kicks, round kicks, hook kicks, axe kicks from standing to spinning and even jumping kicks.
Kickboxing is traditionally split into many styles of training we focus on Light and Full Contact styles and these are 2 styles of kickboxing which are taught in gyms world wide.
Is Kickboxing safe...?
Many people hear the word ‘Kickboxing’ and presume that its an intense regime with two people in a ring knocking the stuffing out of each other, this couldn't be further from the truth.
Kickboxing is a safe martial art / sport and is practised and enjoyed by families of all ages and gender.
We offer Tuesday classes as strictly none contact sessions. Which focus on learning the attacking and defensive techniques using focus pads and punch bags.
Thursdays we focus on sparring and competing ensuring these classes are separate altogether. This allows us to cater for all levels of ability.
Classes are run by Team Dragonfoot founder and World Champion Chief Instructor Jon Green 6th Dan. With support from assistant chief instructor multiple national champion Graham Blackwell 4th Dan.
With us your in safe hands regardless of your ability.