Kickboxing is an explosive sport which involves two opponents attempting to score points using a variety of kicking and punching techniques on each other. There are many styles and each can be influenced by an number of factors.
A competition sport and the main kickboxing style practiced at the Fusion MAC. Freestyle Kickboxing follows semi-contact and light contact rules with bouts taking place on a matted floor. Light contact rules will feature a continuous fight over a selected number of rounds. Semi-contact (points fighting) will require the fight to be paused after every successful technique and then restart once the fighters are back in positon. The winner will be declared in the same way for both styles that is by landing more successful, controlled techniques on your opponent throughout the rounds.
A top fighter can expect to encounter multiple opponents in succession if he/she continues to win during a tournament.
FULL CONTACT or K1
Using similar techniques as Freestyle Kickboxing without the restriction of power. Less padding is also worn by the fighters and bouts are now fought in a ring or cage. Bouts are limited to just one opponent however, the number of rounds will increase. The fight can be won by a knock out or from the judges score a the end of the fight.
Kickboxing will most likely be used in Mixed Martial Arts too. Combined with takedowns and ground based styles such as Brazilian Ju-Jitsu.