Libertyville Youth Kickboxing for Kids (Ages 6-15)


Youth Kickboxing – Our Training Curriculum

Our specialized NSA Youth Kickboxing Curriculum is both fight applicable and fitness intense. It is safe for the novice to begin their training as well as the seasoned teenager since all students are separated by experience.

At The Northshore Academy of Martial Arts, You will find the best quality of Youth Kickboxing instruction as well as a spacious facility to train in. We promote a highly positive environment that includes all the benefits of our NSA Youth Kickboxing Classes including:

  • Muay Thai Self-Defense Combat Applications
  • Stance & Footwork
  • Body Mechanics & Technical Skill
  • Punches and Kicks
  • Elbow and Knee Strikes
  • Muay Thai Clinching and Combinations
  • Strength & Conditioning
  • Resistance Training
  • Muay Thai Padwork & Partner Drills
  • Goal Orientated Rank Curriculum


Youth Kickboxing – Technique, Accuracy and Power

  • The variety of movements used in kickboxing can sharpen reflexes and improve coordination and balance
  • We will develop sound fundamental kickboxing techniques
  • Your child will learn to use their Hands, elbows, knees and feet offensively and defensively
  • We will build a solid foundation by developing proper stance, footwork and combinations using punches kicks, knees, and elbows
  • We use Boxing focus mitts, Thai pads and kick shields to develop accuracy, power and stamina

      Youth Kickboxing – A Basic Understanding of Training

      After a proper warmup including running, active stretching and jump roping, students will cover footwork and proper shadow boxing tech. This time allows the student to focus on proper tech and body position and to fully prepare for the increasing intensity of the class.

      • The class will continue utilizing various tools to develop speed and power in various punching and kicking combinations
      • The class will end with various strength and conditioning drills to help your child reach top levels of physical fitness



      Once the student has developed a foundation skill level and is comfortable with their instructors and teammates, we will sharpen our skill sets developed through practice by participating in controlled safe sparring. This will allow the student to put all their hard work and dedication to the test in a safe and friendly environment.


      The Benefits of our Youth Kickboxing Classes in Libertyville, Illinois

      • Self-Defense – The instructors at The Northshore Academy of Martial Arts have trained for many years to make sure everything we teach is reality based. We’ve trained under some of the best martial artists in the world and are dedicated to staying on the cutting-edge of REALISTIC martial arts training – for ourselves and for you!
      • Discipline – Our NSA Youth Kickboxing program will instill mental focus. Youth Kickboxing students will be educated on how to concentrate on learning a technique, and see it through.
      • Flexibility – Muay Thai activities, including knee and push-kick techniques (Called “Teep”) are coupled with stretching routines that will result in an increase in flexibility.
      • Strength – The NSA Youth Kickboxing Program, combined with body specific strength and conditioning exercises, can serve as a catalyst for strength gains in the neck, torso, legs and arms. These strengths will develop as a result of Muay Thai Clinch Techniques, Exercise, Pad work and Partner Drills.
      • Weight Loss – A fun, yet intense Youth Kickboxing class can be the beginning of result oriented calorie burning. After having completed just a handful of our NSA Youth Kickboxing and Kickboxing classes, your son or daughter may already start to see and feel the results.
      • Stress Relief – Punching & Kicking Drills on the Muay Thai pads while utilizing the fists, elbows, shins and knees… is a sure fire way to relieve stress while improving focus.
      • Self-Confidence – Through dedication, practice, and perseverance, gains in self confidence will occur. As both an individual…and as a group class, Self-Confidence is a natural progression when participating in our Youth Kickboxing Program.
      • Self Esteem – An increase in self-esteem can be a potential reward for those who succeed in mastering the Self-Defense Combat Applications of our NSA Youth Kickboxing Program.
      • Speed – Our Youth Kickboxing classes will improve your son or daughters speed. “The stronger swordsman does not necessarily win. It is Speed!… Speed of Hand, Speed of Mind.” – The Count of Monte Cristo.
      • Personal Attention – At The Northshore Academy of Martial Arts, We know the impact a good instructor can have on a student. We are experienced, patient, enthusiastic, and teach with a perfect blend of discipline and fun. With up to 5 Instructors on the floor during any given class, every student receives the personal attention they deserve.
      • Have Fun – We learned a long time ago that people learn faster when they are having fun. Keeping students interested in their Kickboxing training requires an element of fun. Traditionalists are usually only concerned with the discipline and structure of their training, but incorporating fun involving proper techniques will add to the value of training and keep students hungry to improve themselves even more.

        In addition to our regular classes we host numerous events for our students including Martial Arts events, seminars, picnics, bowling, open house, and holiday parties. At The Northshore Academy of Martial Arts, our Kickboxing students have a great time meeting new people while developing the cutting-edge, REALISTIC martial arts training they deserve.


          Get started in the NSA Youth Kickboxing Program Today!

          We encourage you to take advantage of our family discounts and free trial period…Try us out while meeting friendly staff, parents and students. Click here to get started with your free week trial period. If you have any questions about our programs, Please feel free to contact us at 847.573.1672. Thank you for your interest in The Northshore Academy of Martial Arts… We look forward to hearing from you!