Kickboxing

Next Kickboxing peruskurssit

  • Thaiboxing/Kickboxing combined course Sörnäinen

    Tue 12.10. at 20:00-21:15 and
    Thu 14.10. at 20:00-21:15

    Enrol
    128 € / 90 €. After completing the basic course, you can join our advanced classes in Thai boxing, Kickboxing and Ladythai in Sörnäinen and Myyrmäki.

    TRAINING SCHEDULE:
    Tuesday at 20:00 – 21:15 and
    Thursday at 20:00 – 21:15

    COURSE CONTENT:
    Stance and moving
    Punching technique: different hooks + dodging/blocking
    Kicking technique: different kicks + dodging/blocking
    Training with equipment: ropes, punchbags, punch mitts and boxing gloves

    PAYMENT OPTIONS:
    1.    Payment has to be made before the first training session on the Combat Academy website – Go to “Pay using online payment”:
    –      Choose basic courses and the place of training (Sörnäinen)
    –      Choose the price (normal or student)
    –      Press “buy” and fill in personal information
    –      You can access contract terms by clicking ‘’Agree with the terms’’ and ‘’Basic course’’.
    –      You have to agree with the terms in order to continue
    –      Choose the payment method
    –      Your information and payment details are saved automatically
    –      Register at our gym reception before the training session, present your student certificate if you chose a student discount

    2.    Payments can also be made at the gym reception at the beginning of the course. We accept cash, debit cards, common credit cards and acceptable ‘’Liikuntaseli’’ vouchers (exercise vouchers) in our gym office. In this case, you can enrol directly from the link on this page:

    –      Choose the option “I will pay at the gym in cash/ by card/ by exercise vouchers on the first training session.’’

    MAGNETIC CARD – 10 EUR (Cash deposit)
    At the beginning of training, each individual must get an access card from our office (cash deposit of 10 EUR, the deposit will be returned to you when you finish training completely and return the card to the office). The access card gives you entry to gyms in Sörnäinen and Myyrmäki. The card has to be swiped before every training session; after swiping the card, an automatic receipt is printed out. This receipt has to be given to the instructor at the beginning of training. You cannot participate in the training without the receipt.

  • Thaiboxing/Kickboxing combined course Myyrmäki

    Mon 11.10. at 20:00-21:15 and
    Wed 13.10. at 20:00-21:15

    Enrol
    128 € / 90 € (students). After completing the basic course, you can join our advanced classes in Thai boxing, Kickboxing and Ladythai in Myyrmäki and Sörnäinen. The course should be done in Myyrmäki.

    TRAINING SCHEDULE:
    Monday at 20:00 – 21:15 and
    Wednesday at 20:00 – 21:15

    COURSE CONTENT:
    Stance and moving
    Punching technique: different hooks + dodging/blocking
    Kicking technique: different kicks + dodging/blocking
    Training with equipment: ropes, punchbags, punch mitts and boxing gloves

    PAYMENT OPTIONS:
    1.    Payment has to be made before the first training session on the Combat Academy website – Choose the option “Pay using online payment”:
    –      Choose basic courses and the place of training (Myyrmäki)
    –      Choose the price (normal or student)
    –      Press “buy” and fill in personal information
    –      You can access contract terms by clicking ‘’Agree with the terms’’ and ‘’Basic course’’.
    –      You have to agree with the terms in order to continue
    –      Choose the payment method
    –      Your information and payment details are saved automatically
    –      Register at our gym reception before the training session, present your student certificate if you chose a student discount

    2.    Payments can also be made at the gym reception at the beginning of the course. We accept cash, debit cards, common credit cards and acceptable ‘’Liikuntaseli’’ vouchers (exercise vouchers) in our gym office. In this case, you can enrol directly from the link on this page:

    –      Choose the option “I will pay at the gym in cash/ by card/ by exercise vouchers on the first training session.’’

    TRAINING CLOTHES:
    Outfit for indoor training, barefoot

    COURSE DURATION:
    About 8 weeks

Kickboxing

Kickboxing is a modern and effective combat sport, which includes a variety of techniques with punches and kicks as well as their dodging and blocking techniques. The discipline was developed originally as a competitive sport, where individuals practise only the techniques that can be used in match situations.

KICKBOXING AS A HOBBY

Intensive kickboxing is suitable for women and men of all ages as well as young people as a combat sport and fitness training. It is also possible to practice it on a competitive level.

This competitive and straightforward sport guarantees to develop the practitioner’s strength, endurance, speed and movability. Moreover, effective techniques help to build up self-defence skills.

HISTORY OF KICKBOXING

The Americans started to organise open karate tournaments in 1955, where practitioners of different styles tried their hand at competing in close fight tournaments. Punches and kicks were permitted techniques at these tournaments. In the 1960s – 1970s, the Americans developed techniques even further and started calling this match style ‘’full contact’’. Full contact included the usage of hand techniques from boxing and Japanese kickboxing, which was a modified and more mobile version of Thai boxing. The matches quickly moved from tatami floors to a ring and gained huge popularity especially on American television.

Nowadays, this discipline is usually called kickboxing, regardless of the classification of match styles used in the sport (Kickboxing, Full Contact, Light Contact, Semi-Contact, K-1).

THE MATCH

The safety equipment used in competitions includes foot guards, shin guards, groin protection, boxing gloves and mouthguard as well as head protection for the beginners. About 5-8% of kickboxing practitioners are also competing in tournaments.

DIFFERENT FROM THAIBOXING

It is forbidden to clinch the opponent in kickboxing. Knee and elbow techniques are also not allowed, apart from K-1 match rules, where knee strikes are allowed. The training focuses on developing and improving good muscle strength, endurance, reflexes and vision.

SUCCESS OF THE FINNS

The Finnish have succeeded in this sport very well and achieved medals even in World Championships on beginner and professional level. Women and men interested to participate in competitions have an opportunity to take part in national or international kickboxing competitions.

RANKING SYSTEM

Kickboxingissa on käytössä vyöarvot (keltainen, oranssi, sininen, ruskea ja musta); Vöiden suorittaminen ja käyttäminen vaihtelee kouluittain tyylisuunnasta riippuen.

WHO IS IT SUITABLE FOR?

Kickboxing is suitable for women and men of all ages as well as young people as a combat sport and fitness training. For those, interested in competing, it is also possible to practice it on a competitive level and participate in national and world championships.

SPORT FEDERATION

In Finland, the discipline is organised under the authority of the Finnish Kickboxing Federation which promotes and develops this sport in Finland.

START KICKBOXING TRAINING WITH OUR BASIC COURSE

You can start practising kickboxing on our basic course, which lasts for 7-8 weeks; training is twice per week; one training lasts for about 60 minutes; you will learn the basics on the course.

TRAINING CLOTHES FOR BASIC COURSE

Outfit for indoor training, barefoot.

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