Virtual Introduction to Kickboxing with PSP Ottawa
Soldier On will be partnering with PSP Ottawa to host a virtual introduction to kickboxing sessions on the 11th of May, 2021.
Ill/injured serving or retired members of the Canadian Armed Forces will receive introductory instruction on kickboxing in a safe and fun environment that will assist in the continuation of an active and healthy lifestyle.
This activity will bring together both serving and retired ill/injured CAF members, allowing participants to connect through peer support and encourage a healthy and active lifestyle.
The aim of this activity will be to be to introduce the fundamentals of kickboxing, basic fitness exercises including mobility and stretching as well as breathing concepts during training.
Participants will be given the opportunity to learn the basics of kickboxing in a fun and stimulating workout delivered through virtual instruction. Participants will learn basic kickboxing techniques, basic fitness exercises, proper breathing during training and post training care.
This session can be performed from their homes without any special equipment.
The session will be delivered on the virtual platform ZOOM.
All skill levels are welcome, but the session will move at a pace comfortable for a beginner.
The number of Soldier On participants is unlimited.
Minimum eligibility criteria
Any serving member or veteran of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) from the National Capital Area Geographical Region who acquired a permanent physical or mental health illness or injury while enrolled as a member of the CAF; whether attributable or not to service.
Medical clearance may be required by your chain of command.
Mental & Physical Requirements
Participants must be able to tolerate one hour of light to moderate-paced activities in a row.
Participants will be joined with other ill/injured members and civilians, and therefore should be able to function in a social environment.