Kickboxing & Boxing In Austin

Develop fundamental striking skills in our Kickboxing & Boxing Classes. Your instruction is focused on developing you into an in-shape, fight-ready Boxer and Kickboxer. Every structured class includes group and one-on-one coaching, partner drills, timed rounds, conditioning, and sparring. While training with like-minded, conscientious individuals, you will improve your skills and fitness, no matter what level they may be, in a challenging, yet safe environment.

Example Kickboxing And Boxing Lessons You Can Learn At IFA Academy

Using Pivot Footwork After Combination To Stop Opponent’s Counterattack

In this video, Associate Instructor Chris Carlton demonstrates how to utilize pivot footwork, to reset your attack angle, so you may connect more power punches after an opponent has squared up with you and is ready to counterattack. A Jab-Jab-Cross-Pivot-Cross combination is used to illustrate this concept.

Anticipating Opponent’s Reaction With Dynamic Jab Cross Hook Combos Part 2

In this video, Associate Instructor Chris Carlton demonstrates how to build your defensive reflexes into your boxing combinations by having a solid understanding of the range of your opponent’s reactions. Having this understanding may even allow you to “train” your opponent to react certain ways and then you may use changes in punches, angling, and timing to exploit that trained pattern. This video expands on the Jab-Cross-Slip-Cross and Jab-Cross-Shoulder Roll-Cross combinations, to include adding (or changing punches to) hooks, overhands and lag punches, and using different angling, footwork, and head movement to set them up.

Anticipating Opponent’s Reaction With Dynamic Jab Cross Hook Combos Part 1

In this video, Associate Instructor Chris Carlton demonstrates how to build your defensive reflexes into your boxing combinations by having a solid understanding of the range of your opponent’s reactions. Having this understanding may even allow you to “train” your opponent to react certain ways and then you may use changes in punches, angling and timing to exploit that trained pattern. This video demonstrates Jab-Cross-Slip-Cross and Jab-Cross-Shoulder Roll-Cross combinations.

Using The Overhand Punch To Advance & Setup Offense Against A Taller Opponent

In this video, Chief Instructor Frank Benn explains how to intelligently use the overhand punch (versus a standard cross punch) to evade the reach of a longer range opponent (while punching) and setup follow-up combinations. The reflexes and techniques necessary to successfully utilize this strategy can be developed on the focus mitts.