Kickboxing Combos and Their Uses

Boxing in Portland

Ever notice how fluid and smooth highly experienced kickboxers are when they hit the pads, work on the bag or shadow box? Their combinations are sharp and each technique is practiced with intent every time. Through consistent practice they make it seem like it’s second nature. In Kickboxing there are many combinations one can learn and… Read more »

Kickboxing Mindset: “Practice Makes Perfect”

Kickboxing in Portland

Repetition is Key Repetition is key to wiring anything into the brain. It can be easier for some people and harder for the rest, but with consistent practice it can be possible. The techniques in Kickboxing require just that, practice. It’s extremely important to practice a technique that doesn’t feel natural but also important not… Read more »

Kickboxing Builds Character

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Benefits, Benefits, Benefits… There are many articles written out there that all say the same thing, “Kickboxing can give you an amazing workout and get you in great shape while learning how to defend yourself.” What they say is true, people compare its intensity to sprinting for an hour non-stop with the added benefit of… Read more »

The Muay Thai Clinch/Plum

Train Muay Thai in Portland

One of the most important parts of a Muay Thai practitioner’s game is their ability to attack and defend in the Clinch. The Clinch or the Plum, is used when your opponent is close enough to where you can grab their head and be in range for Skip Knees and Cup Knees. The hands grab the… Read more »

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Self Defense in Action

Self Defense Portland

From our members: After work the other day, something very interesting happened to me. I walked out of the building I work in with a male co-worker, and as soon as we were out of the building he came at me in an attempt to tickle me. Here’s the interesting part- as soon as he… Read more »

Is Your Child Being Bullied?

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Ever thought of what your child would do if they were bullied? Click this link to see what Chelsea Grimes did solve her sons Bullying problem and Learn why not being educated this subject can be disastrous to Your child’s future. The school principal said that the staff had been trying to get him to… Read more »