The Kickboxing Tournament

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The name kickboxing drums up images of Jean Claude doing the splits on opposing chairs, rippled muscles and lots and lots of martial arts action. The Northerns Tournament held at the Pretoria Show Grounds did not disappoint.

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The participants range from 5 or 6 year old kids to middle-aged men and women. Most of whom are in excellent physical condition.

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We had a great day out at the kickboxing and recommend this as a sport for all of those wanting to add an edge to their fitness training with a self-defense twist. Discipline is the key in sports like this, keep keeping on as they say.

For more images from our day out click here.

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