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What is Korean Kickboxing?
Korean Kickboxing is a relatively recent sport which is rapidly growing in Scotland. It is a sport which combines both western boxing and eastern martial arts (the hand techniques of boxing and the kicks of Tae Kwon Do). The sport is popular with both women and men who wish to gain fitness, good coordination skills and excellent flexibility.
Korean Kickboxing is also a true sport, with technical knowledge, good physical conditioning, tactical intelligence, ethic qualities and agility.
Can I become a Black Belt in Kickboxing?
Regular gradings are available, so that you have the opportunity to progress through the grading system established at the club. You grade from your first belt (yellow stripe) and then continue right up to Black Belt standard. The gradings consist of the student demonstrating the competency of a number of key techniques and fitness required to attain a specific grade.....or perhaps you will just continue training because your fitnesss is improving and you are having fun! Each individuals progress is very important to us, and we recognise that we all have different needs and preferences.
What are the benefits of Kickboxing?
There are many benefits to Kickboxing it is a complete and total body workout: it is the most dynamic and popular way to get in shape. Korean Kickboxing is a high energy sport which incorporates martial arts techniques with boxing skills. Kickboxing will give you self defence skills you previously though unobtainable.
There are benefits for everyone
You'll learn to defend yourself in many situations
You'll build self confidence and self esteem
It's an effective stress relief programme
You'll increase strength, flexibility and stamina
Great cross training aspects for other sports
You'll have lots of fun getting in to shape and that's a promise!!
Plus, what we teach you may help save your life some day.
Can I enter competitions?
For those students wishing to compete in competitions, the opportunity to do so exists only once you have gained the necessary experience. The academy is strict about safety and no student is allowed to compete in tournaments until the instructor permits them to do so. The sparring will be made available in the class environment, however it is stressed that it is only practiced by those who wish to do so and in a safe and controlled manner.