Somerville Martial Arts Centre (SMAC) Kids Kickboxing, based on the Mornington peninsula has been teaching Martial arts in Somerville since 1989, we have been at current location since 2004.
Our Kids Kickboxing program has been running for several years now and has become the #1 Kids kickboxing school in Somerville.
Why is SMAC Gym the best place to start Kids Kickboxing lessons?
Our beginner programs have been running a SMAC for several years and now we have developed a fantastic! It is a great opportunity to get some of the foundation skills and learn the terminology for Kids Kickboxing classes. The necessary equipment is provided as part of the program giving them the best start to martial arts.
Why is SMAC so popular with parents looking for children’s sports?
SMAC Parents love our centre as we have good role models for their children to look up to, we have quality instruction with a clear pathway to success. We make sure that each child feels like they belong, and we make sure they are encouraged to participate at their own limits.
Kids Kickboxing is inspired from the tradition Thai boxing Martial Arts called Muay Thai. It incorporates Boxing skills, kicking skills, knees and elbow strikes and the stand up clinch or grapple. You may have seen some other styles of kickboxing such as American Kickboxing, k1 and Mod Thai.
Our kid’s kickboxing classes are split into age levels so that we can deliver the appropriate content to our students! It is important to us that our Kids kickboxing students get the most out of each session.
We find ourselves in a very central area on the Mornington Peninsula, this means students from Tyabb and Hastings can easily attend the centre, along with students from Frankston, Langwarrin and surrounding areas.
Our Kids kickboxing focus’ on self-discipline, skill development and expanding on social skills.
We have high expectations for our students and our instructors work hard so that your child can reach them!
Our instructors are well trained having completed courses in the United States of America and ongoing training with International and National trainers and instructors. Our trainers have First Aid and CPR training up to date along with knowledge on ADHD and ASD.
Progression is tracked by a patch rank system. The rank order is white, yellow, orange, blue, green, brown, black. Each Rank takes a bit longer to obtain than the last. As a beginner you are a white patch, it will take approximately 2 months for your yellow rank. It will usually take someone around 3 years to reach black rank.