Learning essential life skills through kickboxing

Helenswood Academy students taking part in kickboxing
Helenswood Academy students taking part in kickboxing

Hastings Kickboxing Academy (HKA) spent two days at Helenswood teaching more than 200 students kickboxing.

Carl Denne and Nick Lelliott worked with pupils from year 10.

The academy invited HKA along to help teach students essentials in life skills.

Carl helped promote personal safety, heathy living and the importance of fitness and exercise.

He said: “Using kickboxing as a place to start we touched on subjects that would help build their self-confidence, worked on confidence building and the importance of this in everyday life, as well personal safety and how your own actions can control outcomes of certain situations. We also talked about bullying and how to battle this.”