Instructor – Laytown Martial Arts
Began his Martial Arts career in 1979 training in traditional Karate and Kung-Fu. In 1982 he established the first Full Contact / Kick-Boxing club in the Holy Family Boxing Club in Drogheda. Taking part in several full contact bouts he discovered that a lot of the traditional techniques needed to be adapted if they were to be effective in the full Contact arena. Laconian, meaning direct and straight to the point was the concept of Karate teaching Brendan wanted impart to his students. The club concentrat...
Benefits of Kickboxing – Laytown Martial Arts
The American Council on Exercise conducted the first study on the benefits of kickboxing and found that by burning 350-450 calories, an hour-long cardio kickboxing session is roughly equivalent to an hour of brisk walking or light jogging. It is considered to be calming and relaxing, it requires a high degree of concentration and focus to be able to deliver the multiple movements, punches and kicks. Focus is often on helping body and spirit feel centered and connected to each other.