I just returned from kick boxing. I wasn’t really expecting much, maybe some sparring, nothing too intense. I was WRONG! The instructor ran late, so he jogs in, throws his bag in a corner, and immediately has us doing jumping jacks; jumping jacks and a push-up; next jumping jacks, a push-up with a clap, followed by another push-up. My thoughts: Oh my god, this guy is on crack!

After that intense warm-up we did some kicks (front, roundhouse, spin) and a few punches (1/2 jabs, 5/6 uppercuts). It was pretty fun. I nearly broke my toes and ankles doing the kicks, but I got the hang of it.

I think I’ll make kick boxing a weekly event.

MIT Kickboxing Club – http://web.mit.edu/kickboxing/