Jacobs Martial Arts was the first to teach kickboxing in the Des Moines area. We have been practicing since the mid 90's. Kickboxing and Body-shaping are the fastest growing physical fitness program in Los Angeles and New York.
The popularity of fitness kickboxing for women has exploded since the sport hit the media spotlight several years ago, when Michelle Pfeiffer, Candace Bergen, Jodie Foster, Cindy Crawford and Paula Abdul all began kickboxing to stay in shape. Boxing burns more calories and tones the body better than any aerobics program now being offered," says Los Angeles based Bodies In Motion owner Bruce Gordon.