One way to get in shape fast is to take up kickboxing. This sport is very demanding and you can burn an incredible amount of calories in just one class. In addition to weight loss and getting in shape, you will also learn an excellent form of self-defense.

Get in Shape

If you are serious about losing weight and getting in top shape, this is the sport you want. A student can expect to burn a minimum of 500 calories in an hour, and possibly as much as 800, or even more. This helps you reduce weight fast, and get in the shape and condition you want quickly. It is also a great way to get cardio conditioning.

Beginner Classes

There are classes for beginners, and these help people who have no experience in martial arts training. The instructors will help you by understanding your goals and limitations first, and then will work with you from there. This ensures that people of different ages can get involved and still enjoy taking the classes.

Kickboxing classes are not all about fighting, although there certainly are classes for that aspect of the sport. Some classes will focus on the getting in shape aspect, and others focus on the fighting and competition aspect.

Benefits of Kickboxing

In addition to losing weight and getting in shape, you will also benefit from greater flexibility, strength, and endurance. Your coordination and balance will also be improved, and so will you energy levels.

Another benefit is that you will find that the sport is excellent for relieving stress. The hard workouts will enable you to relax more when you go home and get a better night’s sleep, too.

The discipline you learn will help you through life, including work and school. It will also help you to concentrate better when necessary.

You will also gain self-confidence as you progress and learn more. You will be achieving more as you go, and you will know that you can handle yourself if self-defense is needed.

Take Advanced Classes

If you advance far enough and decide that you want to enter into competition fighting, then you can be trained for that as well. Classes are available that can take you there and introduce you to contact kickboxing. If desired, you could enter into competition in tournaments that take place around the world.

One way to see if this sport is for you would be to take a free class. We invite you to come and see what takes place in one of our classes. When you come, you will find a number of students determined to do and give their best to train in this sport. You will also see people just like you who are now in much better shape and learning how to defend themselves.

At Amerikicks Martial Arts gym, we welcome adults who want to learn kickboxing. We are located in Staten Island, NY, and are easily accessible. All of our instructors are trained and certified. We invite you to call us about questions and we will be glad to help you.

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With so many things calling for our attention, it is very easy to lose focus and purpose in our daily lives. Sadly we lose focus on the most important thing of all…OURSELVES. If we are not happy, healthy or motivated, it is impossible to do so for others. Our Fitness Kickboxing program enforces focus and concentration through structured lessons plans geared towards invigorating the mind while challenging and strengthening the body! Allowing us to the be able to spread that positivity throughout our lives.

Control Your Stress

A very common myth is that punching and kicking fosters violent behavior and aggressiveness. These are probably the same people who don’t have husbands/wives or kids. But this myth is not true. Our Fitness Kickboxing program creates an outlet for you to release your stress while relieving your mind and allowing you to better focus on whats important to you.


Self discipline is the force that drives us to stay true to ourselves and our goals. With highly motivating classes and instructors, you’ll be surrounded by a positive and motivating atmosphere that will surely have you coming back for more! Choosing to take class above staying home watching TV or grabbing a fruit salad rather than a bag of chips are some of the many was Kickboxing at Amerikick will help you develop better Self Discipline and decision making.

Grow your Self-Confidence

Studies show that adults with self-confidence have a higher tendency to achieve career advancement, success in relationships and productivity. Amerikick Fitness Kickboxing program delivers the tools necessary to help you reach higher levels of confidence. From weight loss, to chiseled toning and supportive and personable instructors and staff who are dedicated to helping you reach your full potential!

Goal Setting

While our professional lives force us to set and strive towards various goals, many times these are career related. Amerikick Kickboxing program provides a comprehensive training program that clearly outlines your goals and development. Your mind and your body play a vital role in your journey to achieve any goal. With instructors trained in personal training, nutrition and anatomy, all your bases are covered! Whether you’re 15 or 50, a beginner or advanced, you’re always working on bettering the self and towards a sense of personal victory.


While we can not promise you Billy Blanks kicks, or becoming the next Ronda Rousey..We can promise you feasible goals towards all assets of fitness. Weight loss, toning, strength training and flexibility are all guaranteed through our Fitness Kickboxing program. With a combination of the self discipline and self control yowl attain along the way and the intense and fun workouts geared towards all ages and experience levels…Amerikick will have you feeling, and looking at your best!

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