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Kickboxing / Boxing 4 Kids program combines boxing and kickboxing making it a dynamic and fun-filled fitness class while also teaching non-striking solutions.

Kickboxing / Boxing 4 Kids is the latest addition to UMF Academy‘s training programs. Targeted to kids 6-14 years, the program is the combination of boxing and kickboxing making it a dynamic and fun-filled fitness class for your kids.

At UMF Academy, we believe helping children stay fit and healthy should be a top priority for all parents, schools, gym owners and Martial Art schools regardless of their style.

UMF is provider of the industry’s #1 Character Development System, UMF’s strength and success comes from “No Ego’s – Only Dedication”. 

UMF offers Boxing / Kickboxing / Muay Thai Kickboxing for individuals at all levels of skills, ages (6-14 & 15+), genders, and experience. UMF adapts supports to promotes communication skills, social skills, self-regulation, health, and safety.

UMF’s self-paced system of Boxing / Kickboxing / Muay Thai Kickboxing techniques are delivered in manageable bite-size movements that can be developed over time, increasing the student’s skills selection.

Benefits include:

  • enhanced focus,
  • anxiety-reduction,
  • improved confidence,
  • physical dexterity and
  • psychological strength – opportunity to make and enjoy friendships.

Boxing / Kickboxing / Muay Thai Kickboxing will develop:

  • Discipline,
  • Self-Confidence,
  • Concentration,
  • Coordination,
  • Self-Defence,
  • Improves balance,
  • Posture,
  • Upper body and core strength,
  • Improves endurance,
  • Develops alertness and attitude,
  • Progresses hand-eye coordination.

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Physical Benefits

Physical Benefits

Many children don’t get the appropriate amount of physical activity and have far too much sedentary time playing games and watching videos. Limiting this sedentary time and increasing their level of physical activity is great for growing minds and it also has the following physical benefits:

  • Strengthening bones
  • Decreasing blood pressure
  • Reducing stress and anxiety
  • Increasing self-esteem
  • Helping with weight management

We all know our doctors and scientists are concerned about the rise of obesity in children and youth but we may not be aware why. Obesity may lead to the following health problems:

  • Heart disease
  • High cholesterol
  • High blood pressure
  • Type 2 diabetes
  • Asthma
  • Sleep apnoea
  • Social discrimination

Childhood obesity is associated with various health-related consequences. Obese children and adolescents may experience immediate health consequences and may be at risk for weight-related health problems in adulthood. Some consequences of childhood and adolescent overweight are psychosocial. Obese children and adolescents are targets of early and systematic social discrimination. The psychological stress of social stigmatisation can cause low self-esteem which, in turn, can hinder academic and social functioning, and persist into adulthood.

UMF – Kickboxing 4 Kids is the ideal program to increase the overall level of activity for your child, and to assist them in positive ways to manage bullying and just to have fun whilst they do it.

The Instructors

Emilio Cardenas

Emilio Cardenas

Emilio Cardenas, Pablo’s son, has grown up living and breathing martial arts at UMF Academy. He has dedicated himself to his art, spending many hours per week training and assisting his father with his teaching.

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Master Fari Salievski

Master Fari Salievski

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Combatives & Muay Thai Kickboxing Mentor

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Lewy Chadwick

A huge special mention to the team at United Martial Arts & Fitness Academy - UMF Townsville. I’ve had them jump on board with me for this camp and couldn’t have done it without them. They believed in me as much as I believe in myself and I can’t show my appreciation to them enough for all they’ve done. UMF are Townsville’s leading martial arts and fitness gym and I am proud to be apart of their team. They’ve got a lot of knowledge and having trained their myself at a young age, I know just how family orientated and friendly the environment is there. Get down to UMF if you’re in town and check them out. Tell them Kid lightning sent ya. I’ll see you guys at UMF in the near future for a boxing seminar.

UMF is Townsville’s only licenced provider of the industry’s #1 Character Development System, making it #1 in Childrens Programs.
You can trial one of our many classes, book yours today

You can trial one of our many classes, book yours today

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