Cheryl Cullina shows how to set up a basic cardio kickboxing exercise program, and how to do the kick safety
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Cheryl Cullina: Hi, I'm Cheryl Cullina, and I'm a cardio kickboxing instructor. This video is about basic cardio kickboxing techniques, and I would like to talk about four basic kicks. Before we do that I would like to talk about some safety issues on the kicks. One of the things, that's very important with kicks, is to get the correct height and the correct extension on the legs. A good rule of thumb is to practice your kick and hold it for five seconds. If you can hold it for five seconds, standing still, without falling over, then your position is at the correct height. For beginners we start lower, and as you progress through cardio kickboxing classes you may become more advanced and wish to take those legs a little bit higher. I'm going to demonstrate the basic range. So, lets move on to the kicks.