Cardio Kickboxing Roundhouse Kick

    Published: 06-16-2009
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    Kickboxing expert Cheryl Cullina demonstrates how to do a roundhouse kick.

    Cheryl Cullina

    Cheryl Cullina is an accomplished professional in the fitness industry, teaching several different class formats including Cardio Kickboxing. She has been a group exercise instructor for 15 years, completing certifications from the American Fitness Association of America, International Fitness Professionals Association, Les Mills International, and Powder Blue Productions, in kickboxing, step, yoga, weight and personal training, youth and senior fitness, nutrition, obesity, and exercise science. Holding an MBA from Michigan State University, Cheryl is also a computer engineer who, for several years, merged computer technology with the health care and fitness industries by evaluating and integrating evolving computer systems with physical therapy equipment for diagnostic assessments and rehabilitation solutions. Her passion for helping make people well inspired her to coach personal and group exercise classes, enthusiastically motivating all people, all ages, to take charge of their health by safely improving their cardiovascular fitness and body’s energy, strength, flexibility, balance and posture. Cheryl is a member of a Demo Team and has performed at National Health Fairs, Earth Day celebrations, annual Take Our Daughters and Sons To Work Day, and March of Dimes Walk America.

    Hi, I'm Cheryl Cullina and I'm a cardio kickbox instructor. This video is all about cardio kickbox techniques and I would like to show you one of the basic kicks, and that is a roundhouse kick. Remember your safety positions, just like the sidekick, we turn the standing leg in so that the heel points in the direction of the target. This roundhouse kick is a little bit different than a sidekick. A roundhouse kick starts with your heel back and your knee in line with your hip. Its a kick with the shoelace, and a heel pulls back rather than the knee into the chest like on the sidekick. Let me demonstrate it from a side view so that you can see the difference. We're going to set the bottom heel, we're going to give ourselves a target, take a look at the target, heel back, foot, knee, hip, all in a straight line, push with the shoelace, bring it back and set it down. That's a roundhouse kick, lets move on.