Kick boxing originated in Asia nearly 2,000 years ago. This rapid paced sport that is known for its physical contact didn't emerge in the United States until the 1970s. Soon karate professionals were organizing competitions that permitted full-contact kicking and punching, which were previously were prohibited in karate and kick boxing. Here are some guidelines for becoming a professional kick boxer. 1. Locate a mixed martial arts (MMA) school or gym in your area. 2. Look for a qualified kick boxing instructor. An instructor should be certified by an accredited association, or have passed a kick boxing certification exam from a licensed training facility. Instructors also should be experienced in the proper kick boxing techniques. Martial arts belts typically indicate their level of expertise. 3. Learn the MMA terminology. Most of the terms used by announcers during kick boxing competitions detail the competitors' positions and how they move from one position to another. 4. Attend an MMA or kickboxing exhibition so you will know what to expect. A kickboxing competition will give you a chance to talk to some of the fighters about how they got started in the sport. 5. Hire a manager and trainer. They will help you get into top-notch condition, arrange your matches, negotiate payments, and promote you and your kickboxing competitions. WANT TO KNOW MORE? for further information and details, download this now and grab what you want. please enjoy this application and give us any feedback.