Front Kick / 3 Punch Combo
  • Start Position:
    • One foot forward the other approximately 12 inches behind.
  • Description:
    • Forward leg front kick followed by a jab, cross, and jab combination.
  • Technique:
    • Starting position with fists just below cheekbones
    • Front knee lifts straight up at comfortable position
    • Extend leg forward, Do Not hyperextend at knee
    • Strike with ball of foot then return to start position
    • Follow with a Boxer's Jab
    • Follow with a Boxer's Cross (power punch)
    • Repeat the Boxer's Jab
  • Targets:
    • Kick to:
      • Groin
      • Lower Abdominal region
      • Solar Plexus
    • Punches to:
      • Face
      • Throat
      • Body (stomach, solar plexus etc.)
  • Notes:
    • Great for Aerobic Kickbox classes because it follows the 4 beat sequence of most music.
    • Punch and kick ranges can vary (ie. hi jab - low cross - hi jab) for more versatility.
    • Lawrence Castanon is a:
      • Physical Education Instructor at Rockland Community College
      • Certified 2nd degree Black belt in Kickboxing
      • Certified Personal Trainer with NFPT
      • Certified Group Exercise instructor