Karate International Council of Kickboxing

Karate International Council of Kickboxing

The Karate International Council of Kickboxing (KICK) is a sanctioning body that regulates kickboxing matches.

Early years

KICK was organized in 1982 by Frank Babcock, Fred Wren, Larry Caster, Bob Wall and Roy Kurban, with martial arts icon Chuck Norris serving as a goodwill ambassador. It grew into one of the largest kickboxing organizations of the 1980's. [Kurban, Roy (1979). "Kicking Techniques for Competition & Self-Defense". Black Belt Communications, 13 ISBN 0897500652.] .

ee also

*List of kickboxing organizations
*List of male kickboxers
*List of female kickboxers

External links

[http://www.kickinternational.com KICK International (amateur program)]


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