1. When you wrap a client’s hands, what is the most important area to protect
(despite what you see when professional boxers wrap their hands)?
D. The carpals
E. It is important especially to protect the wrist and the knuckles
2. It is your first meeting with a client. Which of the following conditions requires
them to get a waiver from their physician before beginning a Kickboxing Fitness
A. Problems with joints (knees, wrists, elbows, shoulder)
B. Current, recent or past history of heart trouble, dizziness, or high blood pressure
C. Conditions such as obesity or being over age 65
D. All of the above
3. When you design a Kickboxing Fitness workout, how should you structure the
pacing of activity?
A. Keep the client moving constantly, except when they clearly need or ask for a
B. Get the client working out in rounds of about 2 minutes, with 30-45 seconds of
rest and breathing between rounds to get the heart beat back down.
C. Kickboxing Fitness has no set structure, which is what makes it so great.
4. Which of the following could make a fine warm up for a Kickboxing Fitness
A. Stretching the neck, arms, sides and legs – followed by jumping jacks, dips, and
the boxing shuffle.
B. A weight training circuit, especially working the arms and legs.
C. Sequential rounds of push ups, sit ups, and leg lifts.
D. Any of the above.
5. What is the correct way to instruct Kickboxing Fitness clients to breathe during
A. In and out through the nose.
B. Out through the nose and in through the mouth.
C. In and out through the mouth.
D. In through the nose and out through the mouth.
6. When clients put on and take off boxing gloves, how should the Kickboxing
Fitness Trainer help?
A. By tightening up and closing the gloves to put them on, and loosening them so
that the client can take them off.
B. The Trainer should only help if the client needs it or seems to be having difficulty
getting their gloves on.
C. The Trainer should hold the glove so that the client pushes their hand into their
glove with their shoulder to get a snug and safe fit. When taking gloves off, the Trainer
should help the client by loosening the gloves and removing them without pulling on the
arm or shoulder.
7. The Kickboxing Fitness Trainer should check for proper stance at all times. How
should the feet be positioned in a proper stance?
A. Side to side, about shoulder length apart.
B. One foot behind the other, as on a balancing beam.
C. Back foot at a 45 degree angle; front foot pointed at a lesser angle.
D. Exactly the same as in a Tae Kwon Do front stance number 3.
8. Which of the following is NOT part of a proper stance?
A. Elbows in as much as humanly possible.
B. Back straight.
C. Feet flat on the ground.
D. Hands up.
E. All of the above are part of a proper stance.
9. What is the front snap kick?
A. The front leg comes up with the knee and then the foot thrusts out, locking the
knee so it is straight and extended powerfully.
B. The front leg comes up with the knee and then the foot thrusts out, always leaving
the knee slightly bent for safety.
C. The back leg comes up with the knee, and the foot thrusts out, leaving the knee
slightly bent for safety.
D. Lock the front knee and snap the front leg out from the hip.
10. What is a front wall kick?
A. Set up a kicking bag or other type of target against a wall and have your clients
kick it with a front snap or basic kick.
B. The client leans slightly on the wall with their fingers for balance and does a series
of front kicks without letting the leg hit the ground. They can also try this without
balancing against the wall.
C. Your clients partner up together. Each set of partners leans against a wall and
alternates front kicks at one another’s outstretched hands.