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Kickboxing and Muay Thai in New Bedford, MA

IMPORTANT: PARKING INFO

Street parking only. Please respect our neighbors and do not block any
driveways, bus stops or park next to a yellow painted curb.
Please do not park in the lot or the driveway in front of the school. 
It is unsafe and reserved for instructors. You will be asked to move immediately.

Our Cardio Kickboxing and Sparring Drills and Skills classes focus on techniques from Dutch Kickboxing, K1 rule sets and Muay Thai. All classes in New Bedford, MA

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Cardio Kickboxing

In this class students will learn the fundamentals of striking techniques used in kickboxing and Muay Thai. We  incorporate striking on a heavy bag, body weight exercises and fitness drills for a fun full body workout. Beginners welcome.

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Sparring Drills and Skills

In this class students will learn the fundamentals of proper striking and defending techniques used in kickboxing and Muay Thai. This class will incorporate sparring, pad holding and partner drills to take your training and fitness to the next level.

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Please follow the link below to our calendar and choose the class you would like to attend. Then you will be prompted to sign up and pay $20

This link will redirect you to our member site southcoastselfdefensema.sites.zenplanner.com

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Tips for Your First Group Class

Fuel and Hydrate

Drink, drink, drink! The key to a healthy body is staying hydrated. So be sure to have water before, during, and after class. Please make sure to have eaten a sufficient amount of snacks and meals through the day. Food is fuel!

What To Wear

If you’ve never been to class, we suggest wearing a tee shirt and work out pants or shorts. Leggings are welcome as well.

we train barefoot.

Check-In/Arrive Early

Nothings worse than a last minute set-up! Do yourself a favor and come in 15 minutes before class starts. Be sure to stop by the office and an Instructor will greet you.

 

Let them know that you’re a new student and they’ll get you set up with a run down on class and help you with any equipment you may need.

Kickboxing and Muay Thai Classes in New Bedford, MA

Our adult classes are open to students over the age of 13 and all fitness levels. Modifications are always welcome for disabilities and injuries. Prior martial arts experience is not required. 

FAQ

What is kickboxing? Kickboxing is a powerful full-body workout that combines elements of martial arts and boxing. It is a great way to burn calories, improve strength and endurance, and build self-confidence.

How often should I do kickboxing? It is recommended to do kickboxing at least three times per week in order to get the maximum benefits from it. However, you can adjust the frequency depending on your own fitness goals and interests.

What equipment do I need for kickboxing? For basic kickboxing training, you'll need comfortable workout clothes, exercise shoes, boxing gloves, and a punching bag or focus mitts. You may also want to use additional protective gear such as headgear or shin guards for sparring sessions.

Are there any safety precautions for kickboxing? Yes, it's important to wear appropriate safety gear when doing kicking drills with a partner or sparring. Additionally, start slow and gradually increase intensity as you become more experienced with proper technique and form. Finally, always warm up before each training session and be sure to stay hydrated throughout your workout.

What is Muay Thai? Muay Thai is an ancient martial art from Thailand which combines elements of boxing and kickboxing. It is known for its powerful strikes, strong defense, and effective clinching techniques.

What are the benefits of Muay Thai training? Muay Thai offers a variety of health benefits such as improved cardiovascular fitness, increased strength and endurance, improved balance and coordination, increased muscular definition, increased flexibility, improved self-defense skills, and stress relief.

What equipment do I need for Muay Thai training? In order to safely train in Muay Thai you will need a pair of boxing gloves, shin guards, headgear or other protective gear (for sparring or competitions), MMA shorts or loose-fitting shorts that don't restrict movement, and a skipping rope or jump rope.

Are there any safety precautions for Muay Thai? Yes, it's important to wear protective gear such as gloves and shin guards when doing kicking drills with a partner or sparring. Additionally, start slow and gradually increase intensity as you become more experienced with proper technique and form. Finally, always warm up before each training session to prevent injury and be sure to stay hydrated throughout your workout.

Are there kickboxing or muay thai classes offered in New Bedford, MA? Yes, there are kickboxing and Muay Thai classes offered in New Bedford, MA. South Coast Self Defense offers these classes at their location on 457 Ashley Blvd. The experienced instructors will help guide you through the fundamentals of both disciplines and provide personalized instruction to help you reach your fitness goals.

Do you offer kickboxing and muay thai classes for kids in New bedford, MA? Yes, South Coast Self Defense offers kickboxing and Muay Thai classes for kids at our New Bedford location (457 Ashley Boulevard). Our friendly instructors provide an environment that is both safe and fun while teaching children the fundamentals of these martial arts. To learn more about our kid's program, please visit our website page dedicated to the Kid's Program.

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