History of Kickboxing

Kickboxing is a discipline that has an interesting history.  Some of the earliest forms include the various Indochinese martial arts especially muay boran, which developed into modern muay thai.

However in terms of modern competition, it was during the 1950s that a Japanese karateka named Tatsuo Yamada first established an outline of a new sport that combined karate and muay thai.

This was further explored during the early 1960s, when competitions between karate and muay thai  began, which allowed for rule modifications to take place. By the middle of the decade the first true kickboxing events were being held in Osaka.

Iceman Kickboxing

You want to work out? How about kickboxing with a 23-time World Kickboxing Champion?

Whether you’re looking for the ultimate cardio-pulsing, muscle-toning, body-sculpting, joy-inducing class, or you’ve  been searching for the ideal trainer to prepare you for the boxing ring,  Jean-Yves Theriault, the Iceman, is your go-to guy.

Jean-Yves and his instructors provide a fantastic cardio kickboxing class to make you look and feel great. A class where you will also learn proper technique and develop some serious  punching and kicking skills while you improve your cardio, endurance, flexibility and muscle tone.

Pro-Kick Program

For those of you wanting to go further, we offer advanced and fighting classes. Push yourself physically and mentally  under the guidance of someone who has fought his way to the top, and managed to stay there. It doesn’t get any more authentic than training with a real Champion, and Jean-Yves Theriault proved himself in and out of the ring to be a leader of the pack.