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Can you kick it like Ashley?
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Reckon you can kick it like pocket-sized fighter Ashley Brace?

Not only does kickboxing keep you fit and healthy, but it's a great confidence booster too.

Whether you're looking to pack a punch or just spar for fun it's up to you.

Why not give it a go and see how you get on?

Kickboxing classes are held in gyms and halls across the country so remember to keep an eye out for what's going on in your area.

First, you can find out more about the sport by checking out the links below.

The rules of football are the same the world over. The same goes for golf, tennis and athletics.

With martial arts, it's different. And that can make things a bit confusing!

Over the years, various groups have come forward in an attempt to unite all the different martial arts disciplines.

We've put together a list of some of the most useful links.

Just click around for all the information you need about the sport and how to get started.



You can get in touch with them at World Association of Kickboxing Organisations (GB), 66 Chaddesden Lane, Derby, DE21 6LP. Tel: 01332 663 086


Contact them by calling 0121 382 2995, or emailing:



For more information, contact GBMAA, P.O. Box 213, Epsom, KT19 9ZR Tel: 0208 3933668



Has over 800 registered schools in the UK



Teaches and promotes various martial arts forms throughout Scotland



National governing body for kickboxing in Ireland.



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