Class Description – Muay Thai Kickboxing – Beginners Class

I am creating a series of articles which are essentially class descriptions of specific martial arts courses. These descriptions can be used for anyone looking to add a martial arts program to their gym, or add additional classes to their existing martial arts school. These are also excellent for someone who is planning to open a martial arts school and is in need of this type of information to add to a business plan or proposal. My original plan is to write up the categories below although this is subject to change or expansion. short de muay thai Here are the categories:

Muay Thai Kickboxing Beginners through Advanced
MMA
Grappling Beginners through Intermediate
MMA Conditioning
Boxing
Sparring Class

Muay Thai Kickboxing – Beginners

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Curriculum:
Stance
Footwork
Punches
Kicks
Knees
Elbows
Punch Counters
Kick Counter
Clinch Positions
– 50/50 Tie Up, Dominant Position
– Shin Block, Evade, Ride
– Parry, Cover
– Right Horizontal Elbow, Left Horizontal Elbow
– Right Straight Knee, Left Straight Knee
– Right Round Kick, Left Switch Kick
– Jab, Cross, Hook, Uppercut
– Step and Slide: Advance, Retreat, Left and Right
– Basic Fighters Stance

Students with a minimum of 1 month training in the Beginners class will be evaluated for advancement to the Intermediate class. Students must demonstrate the mastery of the basic techniques as determined by the instructor. Students must also demonstrate the basic pad holding techniques for the drills performed in this class. Students must also demonstrate the necessary conditioning level required for the intermediate class. Additionally, there is an equipment requirement for the Intermediate class.

In the Beginners Class, students will cover the basics of the striking art of Muay Thai. Students will learn the proper stance and footwork. Students will also learn proper form and technique of the basic punches, kicks, knee and elbow strikes used in Muay Thai. Basic defensive and counter techniques will also be taught as part of the curriculum. Each class will begin with warmups which include a variety of stance, footwork, punches, kicks, knees, elbows, and counter techniques. The core conditioning and curriculum of the class will consist of various drills with a partner or at times with a punching bag. The intention of the drill is to apply a combination of the basic techniques in a flow or simulated encounter. As part of the Beginners Class, some of the basic positions and technique of the Thai Clinch work will be covered. Classes will end with a conditioning drill to allow the students to build stamina and conditioning necessary for advancement.

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