Mini Course: Punches and Kicks 101

Punch, Push Kick, and Striking Kick Technique

Understanding and executing proper technique is essential to teaching a safe and effective cardio kickboxing class. In this course, we will review proper technique and mechanics of the punches and kicks commonly used in class.

Highlights & Perks:

  • Learn proper punch technique
  • Learn proper technique for the three push kicks
  • Learn safe & effective teaching cues
  • Self-paced instruction

Your Instructor

Shane Barnard
Shane Barnard

Shane Barnard, JD, is the creator of the UrbanKick format and instructor certifications. She is the co-founder of Urbanplay, a non-profit program for youth, and a fitness blogger for MyFitnessPal/Under Armour. With over 20 years of fitness experience, she is a nationally recognized presenter and currently teaches in the San Francisco, Bay Area. Shane is a CEC provider for NASM, AFFA, and ACE and a twice honored ambassador for lululemon.

National Academy of Sports Medicine, CPT
American Council on Exercise, Group Fitness
Athletic and Fitness Association of America, Group Fitness

“This was so fun/amazing! Thank you so much for the in depth training and detailed feedback.” -- Alex Brown, Graduate of Online Cardio Kickboxing Instructor Training

Course Curriculum

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  Section I: Introduction to Stances & Fist Mechanics
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  Section II: Introduction to Punches
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  Section III: Introduction to Kicks
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  Wrap Up
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Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course is available to start immediately after you register. It is a completely self-paced online course — you decide when you want to start and finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We never want you to be unhappy! However, due to the digital nature of our product and service, we can not issue a refund.
Will I get a grade or certificate of completion?
No grades will be given in this course but you will receive a certificate of completion once you finish all the lessons.
Do I need to be a fitness instructor to take the course?
No. No experience is required to take this course.

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