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Why People Love KickBoxing?

“Kickboxing” is technically a Japanese martial art mixture melding karate, western boxing and perhaps more strongly versions of Muay Thai from Thailand which has roots in a 13th century combat system known as Muay Boran. As opposed to western boxing which uses 2 points to strike with, kickboxing uses 8 points to strike with 2 Fists, 2 Elbows, 2 Knees, 2 Legs.

While not all boxers upgrade into kickboxing, when a kickboxer shows up to class they’re 100% committed to kickboxing and all it’s rewarding experiences. To be honest, from my perspective as an instructor, getting a kickboxer to only focus on improving their boxing can be a challenge; as kickboxing students love all the tools available to them in kickboxing.

Students who are rewarded with endorphins during an intense workout and for learning boxing are rewarded 4x with kickboxing, as your heart will pump more with the intense leg kicking, your body and mind must grow even more (however I can argue that the sole art of boxing is very deep and incredibly rewarding)I believe people love kickboxing because:

  • It’s a superb workout!
  • There are more striking tools to learn!
  • There are fun sweeps, takedowns and clinches!
  • The strikes are relatively simple, but devastating!
  • Kickboxing strikes can be used for self-defense!
  • It requires complete body / mind growth!
  • It’s just cool!

HOWEVER!!! for all you kickboxers, don’t be afraid to stop kicking for 1 day and learn some great boxing techniques. Western boxing can drill into you incredible footwork, speed and striking power; which will make your overall kickboxing experience even better.

ADDITIONALLY!!! for all you boxers out there, don’t be afraid to try kickboxing. It’s great for your core, leg strength and expanding your striking and clinching tools. Moreover if you’re interested in MMA, going from boxing, to kickboxing to Judo or BJJ is a great combination.

A 30+ year practitioner of various martial arts including primarily including Tang Soo Do, Kyokushin, Jeet Kune Do, Muay Thai and Western Boxing. During the day he is the CEO of an award-winning software company www.trueinteraction.com which helps businesses of various sizes improve their business outcomes using technology and resource optimization.

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Watch DAZN for Boxing & MMA Fans!

With a growing list of live and on-demand streaming services to choose from it’s nice to see one so dedicated to boxing and MMA fans DAZN. With over 100 fight nights per year for only $9.99 per month you can literally watch the hottest names in the game for only just under a dime; and better yet DAZN has a free 1 month trial.

While DAZN has only been around since 2016 it has already built a roster including GGG, Canelo, Daniel Jacobs and Anthony Joshua; with fights live and on-demand from Matchroom USA, Golden Boy Productions, Bellator, World Boxing Super Series and Combate Americas; available on TV, mobile, computer or XBox (Hopefully PS4 Soon :).

With heavy competition on promotional and syndication rights for fights DAZN has hustled to fill demand with great supply. Check out their great content on DAZN Facebook.

 

A 30+ year practitioner of various martial arts including primarily including Tang Soo Do, Kyokushin, Jeet Kune Do, Muay Thai and Western Boxing. During the day he is the CEO of an award-winning software company www.trueinteraction.com which helps businesses of various sizes improve their business outcomes using technology and resource optimization.

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How to find the Best Boxing Gym Classes Near You

Finding the best boxing gym classes near you is important, as boxing becomes almost a way of life, so picking a gym that helps you on your boxing and fitness journey is important. Here are some things to consider when choosing your home gym.

  1. Price – Looking for the cheap boxing classes near you might not be the only thing to consider. Eating well before and after workout is very important. Your body will need more protein as your metabolism increases so consider making room in your budget for good food and hydration.
  2. Location – Finding boxing classes near you is important as you want to fit your workout into your work schedule and life-style. Pick a gym that’s easy to get to on the train and has parking options. Or if possible within 15 min walk (or if you’re up to it – RUN). It’s a great way to stay healthy and even increase your longevity.
  3. Options – Not every gym provides other options like kickboxing / muay-thai, karate, krav-maga, bjj and other mma options. Trying other forms of martial arts is a great way to improve your body from head to toe.
  4. Quality of Training – Some gyms focus on fitness, which is good – however good technique is very important so you gain the benefits of proper movement and learning a real martial art, like western boxing or kickboxing. They gym should have awards, titles and active fighters to keep things fresh and founded in techniques that work.
  5. Options for Kids and Adults – Finding a boxing gym near you that is good for the entire family is important. As perhaps as a parent you need to work out your kid, teen and yourself. Find a boxing class that is good for the entire family and all levels.
  6. Good for all Levels – Find a boxing gym that is good for beginners, intermediate and advanced training as you will need to grow in fitness and technique over time.

If you’re looking for the best boxing or kickboxing gym classes near you, consider Supreme Team Boxing which has many pricing options for your budget and schedule, and is conveniently located off the 7 train on 33rd street on 34-09 Queens Blvd Long Island City, Queens, New York. With best boxing and kickboxing classes for kids, teens and adults both group and private there are many options where you will get quality training with award-winning professional coaches, good for all levels.

Check out our programs, or get in touch to schedule a free trial today at Supreme Team Boxing!

Started in 1985 Supreme Team Boxing dominated the NYC Golden Gloves all through the 80s & 90s, and continued to train fighters to achieve World Heavyweight Championships and WBC super middleweight titles in boxing and WKU titles in Kickboxing – as well as, community, humanitarian, leadership and excellence awards. We’re committed to work with communities, celebrities and champions of all ages to achieve greater heights. Our professional coaches continue to teach amateurs, professionals, celebrities, kids, teens and adults high-intensity group and private classes in boxing, kickboxing and other forms of MMA.

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Read the Gym Rules

  1. No Gum Chewing – You are going to be in an intense workout, and your breath control matters. Gum is dangerous during high-intensity workouts.
  2. No Street Shoes – We buy the best floor mats for your comfort, and the city streets can be grimy, so help us keep our floor mats clean and wear gym shoes or go barefoot.
  3. No socks – Boxing, Kickboxing and Karate have many lateral movements and socks are very slippery. So don’t forget your gym shoes or go barefoot.
  4. No Cursing. No Bullying. No Drugs – We’re your home gym with families and friends. Treat your home gym with respect and help others build better lives.
  5. Keep it Clean / Hygiene is Important – We understand that a boxing workout can be sweaty, which is why we provide showers and clean our mats and equipment daily. Help out your home gym by doing your part by showing up clean and refreshed to start your work out. If you come in from a hard days work, please feel free to use our showers so you can start fresh!

Started in 1985 Supreme Team Boxing dominated the NYC Golden Gloves all through the 80s & 90s, and continued to train fighters to achieve World Heavyweight Championships and WBC super middleweight titles in boxing and WKU titles in Kickboxing – as well as, community, humanitarian, leadership and excellence awards. We’re committed to work with communities, celebrities and champions of all ages to achieve greater heights. Our professional coaches continue to teach amateurs, professionals, celebrities, kids, teens and adults high-intensity group and private classes in boxing, kickboxing and other forms of MMA.

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How to Wrap Your Hands

Coach Nelson shows us how wrap your hands properly, using 180 inch wraps. Practice the art of wrapping, so you can protect your hands and be ready for class.

There are 27 bones in the human hand, and injuries can range from, thumb, wrist and the 4 metacarpal bones on the back of your hand. We wrap our hands to keep our thumbs from sticking out and getting caught, as well as, our wrist bones from being displaced too much during impact as well as your 4 metacarpal bones from being individual stressed too much.

Started in 1985 Supreme Team Boxing dominated the NYC Golden Gloves all through the 80s & 90s, and continued to train fighters to achieve World Heavyweight Championships and WBC super middleweight titles in boxing and WKU titles in Kickboxing – as well as, community, humanitarian, leadership and excellence awards. We’re committed to work with communities, celebrities and champions of all ages to achieve greater heights. Our professional coaches continue to teach amateurs, professionals, celebrities, kids, te

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Logan Paul vs. KSI Pay-Per-View Fight

Why you can argue that the “popularity” of this fight in Manchester England comes from a “borrowed ladder” stemming from both Olajide William Olatunji (KSI) & Logan Paul’s work to progress themselves as a youtube celebrities with 6.6 million subscribers and 18.8 million subscribers respectively – let’s look at this from a raw boxing perspective.

Both opponents are relatively matched from a height, weight and experience perspective, with KSI 1-0 (1 KO against another Youtuber Joe Weller), and Logan with a slight height and minor weight advantage. While the boxing technique could be considered entry-level, both fighters put in effort each round leading to a majority draw with judges scoring 57-57 and 58-57 in favor of KSI.

In terms of general boxing technique, it’s a bit more of a brawl similar to the increasingly popular RnR (Rough and Rowdy) Fights; however there are six 3 minute rounds, and there are some reasonable basic techniques worth noting (excluding the dirty boxing, clinching, pushing, wrestling and general falling over.) such as philly shell defense, stiff jabs, hooks, etc.; moreover I have to give it to these two “public figures” stepping into the ring for such a public event, with such limited boxing experience, as a fighters character is exposed for all to see.

While this fight may be result of the new era of online personalities, brand promos and advertising revenue coming together to give audiences something new (as even seen in the Mayweather vs. Tenshin or McGregor crossover fights) – perhaps boxing at its highest levels can be argued has always been the same way, however the path to driving such an audience is different, for example the Marvelous Marvin Hagler fought from the streets of Newark NJ to claim his titles and financial rewards – whereas KSI and Logan arrived via a different path.

My hope is, regardless, that audiences don’t lose their ability to recognize the highest forms of boxing skills seen in GGG and new talent such as Ryan Garcia. Yet, perhaps however, we may be able to watch the journey of youtube celebrities from 0-0 to higher levels of skills, perhaps to the point where they can cross over into main-stream amature and professional territory. Wouldn’t that be something?

A 30+ year practitioner of various martial arts including primarily including Tang Soo Do, Kyokushin, Jeet Kune Do, Muay Thai and Western Boxing. During the day he is the CEO of an award-winning software company www.trueinteraction.com which helps businesses of various sizes improve their business outcomes using technology and resource optimization.

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A Great Product for Kickboxers by Sanabul

If you chose our kickboxing program here, you will love the “Sanabul BattleForged Striking Gel Ankle Guards” are the most comfortable pair of angle guards for strike protection. They are easy to wash, and have great grips for traction. They are available at Supreme Team Boxing to purchase.

Started in 1985 Supreme Team Boxing dominated the NYC Golden Gloves all through the 80s & 90s, and continued to train fighters to achieve World Heavyweight Championships and WBC super middleweight titles in boxing and WKU titles in Kickboxing – as well as, community, humanitarian, leadership and excellence awards. We’re committed to work with communities, celebrities and champions of all ages to achieve greater heights. Our professional coaches continue to teach amateurs, professionals, celebrities, kids, teens and adults high-intensity group and private classes in boxing, kickboxing and other forms of MMA.

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The Gloves: A Boxing Chronicle

The Golden Gloves tournament is center stage in amateur boxing-a single-elimination contest in which young hopefuls square off in steamy gyms with the boxing elite looking on.

Robert Anasi took up boxing in his twenties to keep in shape, attract women, and sharpen his knuckles for the odd bar fight. He thought of entering “the Gloves,” but put it off. Finally, at age thirty-two-his last year of eligibility-he vowed to fight, although he was an old man in a sport of teenagers and a light man who had to be even lighter (125 pounds) to fight others his size.

So begins Anasi’s obsessive preparation for the Golden Gloves. He finds Milton, a wily and abusive trainer, and joins Milton’s “Supreme Team”: a black teenager who used to deal guns in Harlem, a bus driver with five kids, a hard-hitting woman champion who becomes his sparring partner. Meanwhile, he observes the changing world of amateur boxing, in which investment bankers spar with ex-convicts and everyone dreads a fatal blow to the head. With the Supreme Team, he goes to the tournament, whose outcome, it seems, is rigged, like so much in boxing life today.

It’s hard to believe today, but the festival was created by four young people, the oldest of whom was only 27 at the time of “Woodstock. It all started when Michael Lang – who, at the time, was a barefoot hippie with a mop of curly hair and not a penny in his pocket – began to dream of a commune far from big cities where musicians could create for fun. He was very interested in music himself woodstock 99 lineup and was even the manager of the San Francisco band Triin. In his daydreams, Michael had already imagined this “hippie paradise” in all its colors, but there was one problem. He had no money to realize his ambitious project.

Robert Anasi tells his story not as a journalist on assignment but as a man in the midst of one of the great adventures of his life. The Gloves, his first book, has the feel of a contemporary classic.” – www.goodreads.com
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Started in 1985 Supreme Team Boxing dominated the NYC Golden Gloves all through the 80s & 90s, and continued to train fighters to achieve World Heavyweight Championships and WBC super middleweight titles in boxing and WKU titles in Kickboxing – as well as, community, humanitarian, leadership and excellence awards. We’re committed to work with communities, celebrities and champions of all ages to achieve greater heights. Our professional coaches continue to teach amateurs, professionals, celebrities, kids, teens and adults high-intensity group and private classes in boxing, kickboxing and other forms of MMA.