The Kickboxing word is kick & punches i.e. combination of kick & punch. In technical way we can say that –the kickboxing is combination fight (between two people) of kick b& punch in a control manner.
Kickboxing is a very fast growing Martial art sports in the world, leaving behind all other martial sports it become number one game in the world. Today, About 100 Countries play this game around the world/globe.
There are so many theory & opinion of the origin of this game.
1) Some Martial Art Expert Says that – kickboxing started in US during the 1970’s, when American karate practioner become frustrated with strict controls on kick & punch power during the martial art competition I.e. did not allow full contact fight ( kick & punch )due to this many question were raised , when the sport began about high risk of injury , as a result , safety rules were improved and protective equipments was added .Therefore relatively new sport – there are no long term tradition is originate – the passage of time sports has under gone changes and been refined during the last two decades .during this period many famous karate players went to the boxing expert and learned all the technique of fights – In order to develop Kickboxing and improve it players moved to conditioning and fighting more times ,even then they could before .they devote their maximum time in Gym and Ring. Therefore they become more toughened , with strong will power is they thought the karate fighting (initial stage –pull back system ) .living behind all old traditional things they developed their punching power as well as kicking power by hitting the heavy bags and the punching pads.
2) Some other believe that:- The true roots of Kickboxing can be found to date back 2000 years ago in far east Asia , where muay Thai kickboxing was commonly practiced as a self defense discipline .however it gradually become more of a sport over the years .
3) Another group of martial artists thinking that in the 7TH -8TH CENTURY – Due to some reason , when Buddhist people migrate from India to Thailand & its neighbor country ,where they modified their old Indian – Malla Youth (ancient style of fight ) and those technique which they have used in forest again wild animal and in unfavorable conditions .it developed Muay –Thai FIGHT .
4) The main proponent that gave way to the rise of Kickboxing was Bruce – Lee, making the link with United States, making way for the future of international Kickboxing .By the late twentieth century .the sports Kickboxing was starting to take its own original form.
Therefore we can say finally that, the Kickboxing is the modern martial art game ,strong urge for a full contact sport, over taking the rigid rules and boundaries of karate ,led to an all –new evolved version of full-contact Kickboxing .
Its rules & regulation, its language (English) are so easy which help in its popularity around the world.
On the other side , it provide a common platform to maximum martial art via – Karate , tae-kwon-do, wushu, kung fu , boxing , jujutsu ,and muay Thai judo etc. by which maximum participation occur during its championship and rise the popularity among the youth.
From Book:- Lets Together With Kickboxing