Farinaz addresses some common mistakes of Kickboxing Foundations, guiding you on the importance of modifying to help you tailor your training to what your body needs, and giving yourself time and practice to progress.
Start by standing with your feet hip width apart before stepping your dominant leg back, turned out naturally. Keep your knees soft, bent slightly, with the majority of your weight on the rear leg. Stay on the ball of your rear foot. Next, relax your shoulders down and make a fist with both hands...
The Jab and Cross are your long range, straight arm punches used to create room between you and your opponent. The reaction of one strike fuels the action of the next: to increase your speed, spend less energy and gain efficiency using these straight shots.
The Hook is an explosive short range weapon - you’ll use this move when your opponent is close. This punch is aimed at an opponent’s chin, not the back of the head. Each Hook will hold explosive power as you pivot with your hips and engage your core throughout this strike.