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Martial Arts Academy - Stroud

Thai Kickboxing

At Range Academy the Thai kickboxing style trained in is a mixture of the semi-contact and full contact techniques, such as 'blitz' speed combinations and boxing style straight and angular punching techniques, both of which complement the variety of martial art kicks used. Training involves bag and pad work, skipping, shadow boxing, fitness and circuit training, and sparring is optional.

A typical Thai kickboxing session will vary depending on the knowledge level of the class, the needs of the students (For example if a tournament or grading is approaching) and, of course, which instructor is teaching, but may consist of the following:

  • Light warm up and joint movement exercises/skipping/shadow sparring
  • Stretching
  • Fitness and conditioning exercises (sit-ups, press-ups etc.)
  • Technique practice
  • Padwork/bagwork - hand techniques
  • Padwork/bagwork - leg techniques
  • Padwork/bagwork - hand and leg techniques
  • Partner work (technique and defence practice)
  • Sparring (optional)
  • Warm down and stretch