The moves in cardio kickboxing are always simple and clean when done properly. Learn how to perform CKB stances and punches correctly for your next workout on http://www.WatchMojo.com
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Annick Robinson: Welcome to watchmojo.com. My name is Annick Robinson from annickarts.com, and welcome to Victoria Park. We're going to show you some basic cardio kickboxing stances and punches. The first thing that you need to know about cardio kickboxing is that everything is simple and clean. The first stance we're going to learn is just a simple horse stance, just like you are riding on a horse. Your center of gravity is very low. The more upright you are the less stable you are. The second thing we're going to learn now is just a basic boxing stance. You got one foot in front of the other. The other foot slightly wider, so you've got a nice wide base stance. You've got one hand protecting your jaw, the other hand ready to hit. So now we're going to learn our basic four punches that you're going to need for cardio kickboxing class. So, you are in your boxing stance. You've got one hand protecting your face. The other hand is ready to punch. So the front arm when you punch, you want to make a direct connection and you don't want to extend your arm. Whenever you punch something, you actually want to aim to connect with your arm still flexed, and punch through the object that you are going to be punching for maximum impact, as hard as you can. You've got to bring your arms in, lean in, and put 100 pounds of your own body weight behind your fist, and drive your body weight through into the object you are hitting. Jab, Cross. Also called the power punch, because if you are hitting with your background, you are crossing over, and you are powerfully driving. You are driving with your front shoulder, pressing and twisting your shoulder back, and you are driving with your lower hip. You also want to learn how to do two more punches. You're going to learn how to do a hook and an upper cut. When you are hooking, is because your opponent is coming really close and you want to hook small movement into the side of their jaw. Now your uppercut same principle; your opponent is pretty close to you and you either want to send your fist up into their solar plexus, or right underneath the chin. That one really hooks. So you are driving your fist up, elbow very close to your ribcage to protect your ribcage, up and that is your basic combination; jab, cross, hook, and uppercut.
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