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how dangerous is kickboxing?

How dangerous is kickboxing?

Kickboxing is tough combat sport which permits the use of kicks and punches.  Unlike Muay Thai, the use of elbows and knees are forbidden.    Bouts usually consist of between  3 and 10 rounds, each lasting 2–3 minutes each, with a 1-minute rest in between rounds.   Fights are either determined by a number of …

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kickboxing foot wraps

Kickboxing Foot Wraps

If you attend kickboxing classes or see a professional bout, you’ll notice some people that wear wraps around their feet.   There are many reasons why foot wraps are worn by people that practice kickboxing. They provide protection, grip, and prevention of injury. In this article, we’re going to breakdown why you should consider wearing …

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is kickboxing an olympic sport

Is kickboxing an Olympic sport?

Kickboxing is a Western fighting sport consisting of punches and kicks.  It can be practised on a recreational or competitive basis.   Kickboxing is not currently an Olympic sport, unlike a number of other martial arts.  It has, however, received International Sports Federation (IF) status, which is the first step towards becoming an official Olympic …

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What is a Shinobi?

What is a Shinobi?

  Shinobi. Anyone that has played a video game, watched a martial arts movie, or anime has either heard this term or the more used slang term ninja. Though not many really know that  the true origins of the Shinobi was born from chaos and the shadows during a very turbulent time in Japan’s history. …

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how long is a boxing round

How long is a boxing round?

Boxing didn’t start out as the highly regulated sport that it is today.   Originally it was two opponents punching it out with bare knuckles and there was no limit on the number of rounds the contenders had to endure.  The fight continued until either one of the fighters was either knocked out or had …

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Bullworker Iso-Bow Review

The Bullworker Iso-Bow Review

I’m a huge fan of isometrics and have trained in this fashion for several years. For those unfamiliar with this training concept, it involves pushing or pulling against an immovable object.  For instance, imagine standing facing a wall and trying to push the wall away from you for several seconds (like a vertical bench press).  …

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