Kickboxing Fitness: A Guide for Fitness Professionals from the American Council on Exercise

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SKU:
9781585189168
Authors:
Tony Ordas, Tim Rochford
Published:
2004
Length:
73 pages
 Kickboxing Fitness: A Guide for Fitness Professionals from the American Council on Exercise provides guidelines and criteria so that the kickboxing exercise modality can be practiced both safely and effectively. Four subject areas include:
  • an introduction to kickboxing fitness (growth, benefits, workout types and styles)
  • exercise science (safe participation, aerobic stimulus, kinesiology, dynamic stretching)
  • teaching a kickboxing workout (equipment, attire, environment, music, modifications, class introduction/health screening, cueing, intensity monitoring)
  • programming (components, techniques, proper progression, injury prevention, high-risk and contraindicated movements)
Also includes sample workouts, a glossary, and suggested reading. Contains more than 60 clear photographs.