Kickboxing is a combat sport of boxing feet and fists , born in Japan after the Tokyo Olympics in 1964 with the hit live knees ( no entry) . This sport comes from the fusion of two ancient arts: boxing and karate kyokushinkai .

Kickboxing develop and combine multiple physical and mental qualities within ethical values (respect for the opponent, rules, etc…).It can be practiced for fun or in competition under the sports rules (WAKO, etc.) permetting  to express  fully in compliance with the values and integrity of practitioners.

Kickboxing can be practiced in competition in different styles :

  • on the ring : Low-kick, Full-contact, K1-Rules ;
  • on tatamis : light-contact, Kick light, Point Fighting, K1-Rules Light, Aérokick

Kickboxing has a keen interest in all audiences: adults (women and men) and children from an early age. It implements multiple physical and mental qualities within the framework of ethical values (respect of the adversary, rules, etc.).

The Kickboxing practiced in Monegasque Kickboxing Federation is internationally recognized:

The International Martial Arts Academy of  Monaco is affiliated to :

The Monegasque Kickboxing Federation
Approved by the Monaco Governement and recognized by the monegasque Olympic Committee
Boite Postale n° 140 – 98 003 Monaco Cedex. – Principauté de Monaco
Tel. +377 (0)6 07 93 31 36 :


The benefits of Kickboxing for adults (women and men) and teenagers from 14 yrs

Kickboxing is an effective kick and punch  fighting sport. The techniques taught are practiced by men, women, children. The learning and progression is fast and technics are simple. Teaching is taught in a context of legitimate defence and with simple methodes, accessible to all.

This discipline is taught at all levels (training by groups and workshops) including specific physical preparation for everyone. It will improve Your tone and muscle strengthening. It is not necessary to bu supple or in an exceptional physical condition.

Optimise your physical and mental capacities, evacuate your stress, lash out in all safety. It is practiced with full and adapted padding and present no risks.

The Kickboxing, taught at the academy, will strengthen the mastery and self-confidence within the framework of ethical values: an art of living and well-being

Benefits for teenager and kids for 3 years old

For teenagers and kids from 5 yrs old, they will learn and will practise the educational Kick boxing which presents of numerous benefactions: overcome the shyness or channel the energy; improve the concentration; consolidate the self-confidence; taste for the discipline, the activity and the effort in a group; improve the physical control (flexibility, etc.) in the respect for the ethical values. An excellent educational activity.