If you’re looking for a great cardio workout and some top-notch striking technique, the kickboxing program at McMahon BJJ is the right place for you! Designed as an entry-level class to our Muay Thai program, kickboxing will teach you the fundamentals of the sport, including footwork, punches, kicks, and knees. The techniques taught in the kickboxing program are real fighting techniques and also burn 800 calories per hour!
What is the difference between Kickboxing and Muay Thai?
For students who have not previously trained in Muay Thai, also known as the “Art of 8 Limbs” our kickboxing program will thoroughly introduce its most important elements. You’ll learn how to properly position your hands, shift your weight, and most importantly, how to strike effectively using your fists, shins, and knees. Since elbows and clinch work are not allowed in sport kickboxing, those will be taught exclusively in the Muay Thai program. The kickboxing classes will spend a significant amount of time on the heavy bags, a time-tested training tool in combat sports. Heavy bags allow students to develop striking power and technique, while using their footwork and motion. Watch all the top fighters in the world, and you will always see them incorporate the heavy bag in to their weekly training routine. The kickboxing classes will challenge you to push yourself, and they are sure to get your heart rate up!
Our more advanced Muay Thai classes are targeted toward students who have more experience, and have a solid working knowledge of the fundamentals. These classes focus on honing these skills, drilling more advanced techniques, and building up a competitive striking game. Instead of working with the heavy bags, Muay Thai students work exclusively with partners, holding Thai pads for each other to strike.
Join our Kickboxing – Muay Thai program today!
Call us at 970-482-5601 or enter your info in the box on the right to schedule your FREE CLASS at our Fort Collins Martial Arts academy! During your first private lesson, we will walk you through how to wrap your hands and the most fundamental kickboxing techniques. You will then be ready for your first class with our other students. Call today!