If you've been thinking of signing up for a kick boxing class lately, it's a very good idea to look into the different options available to be sure you find one that meets your needs.
Keep in mind that there are quite a different variety of styles of kickboxing classes offered. One of the more popular one right now is cardio kick boxing class because this not only increases your strength and flexibility but will also provide a great cardiovascular workout and help you burn a good amount of calories in the process.
These classes do tend to be fast paced in nature and have you moving continuously so it will be important that you have a decent grasp of the moments before hand so you do not end up getting lost halfway through.
Next you have lessons that are tailored towards various punching styles. These will help to develop your upper body strength more and give you a chance to learn new techniques. While punching isn't the main focus in this sport, kicking is, it is still useful to develop.
On the opposite end of things, kicking sessions are also good ones to join to give your lower body a great workout and help to ensure this skill is not lacking. This type of session will also probably work on your flexibility skills as well since the greater range of motion you have, the better you will be able to perform.
Finally, if you get in with a really advanced club, you might find some training sessions that are more tailored to the mental aspect of this sport. As you do need to be 'thinking on your feet' when you are in a match, it is just as important to stay mentally sharp as it is to stay on top of the game physically.
So be sure to do some research before you join. Some places will even allow you to do a drop in session or two to make sure you like it first before you commit to the full number of sessions required at sign-up.