Was amazed at all the comments on my previous post on 11 things you may not know about BodyCombat.  I’ve only been teaching from BodyCombat 44 so hearing about releases prior was very interesting.

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The big question

Participant, instructor or even a trainer, question is :

What are your top 3 BodyCombat tracks and why?

I don’t think it’s an easy question to answer. 72 releases which means over 700 tracks to choose from. Are you a power track lover, maybe a Muay Thai warrior or bit of both? Are you a rock chick or a dance diva?


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My top 3 and why

BodyCombat 40 – Track 3 – Sweetheart (Squad-E Remix) – Rezonance-Q



  • I remember the masterclass on the video. Tanya Walker, one of the greats. Inspiring master trainer luckily enough to have her for my initial training and BodyCombat AIM 1. Shame they don’t make them like her any more…..
  • Music takes you to new levels pushing you to work harder.
  • Simple boxing combinations.
  • Speedball really blasts the shoulders in all the right places.
  • It’s fun, fast and funky.
  • Bit of a mental sweat going on.

BodyCombat 50 – Track 3 :   What’s Up? (Dougal & Gammer Hardcore Mix) – DJ Destiny

  • The music makes you want to work with the simple but effective boxing combinations.
  • Lots of areas and chances to increase levels maximising the track output for both instructors and participants.
  • The way Judy King teaches this track on the masterclass is just perfection.
    • Presence on stage.
    • Motivational cues.
    • Level changes.
    • Use of music to empower the workout.
    • Delivering the choreography.
  • It appears on my mix atleast once every quarter.

BodyCombat 44 track 8 :  Your shining (Hixxy Remix) – Styles and breeze


  • Was the release I went from being a participant to an instructor.
  • A great 8 minutes to end a release on.
  • Final round has over 130 jabs.
  • The music makes you want to work with the simple but effective boxing combinations.
  • Lots of areas and chances to increase levels maximising the track output for both instructors and participants.
  • Love the music and love the energy of this track.


  • Co
    Posted June 5, 2017 12:54 pm 0Likes

    Definitely tough to pick just 3 so I will give you 4….I’m partial to tracks 3, 4, and 8 🙂

    Track 8 – Set You Free (I believe it has appeared in 3 releases to date but I’m referring to Release 40, Track 8 and Overload
    Track 4 – Jump That Rock and The Power of the Mind

    Without fail these tracks always create an energy for me.

  • Peter Rützou Klinting
    Posted June 5, 2017 6:21 pm 0Likes

    3: BC 62 track 5: Crash – Al Storm
    – Awesome music
    – A lot of power on those jabs, crosses, uppercuts and hooks
    – A really good flow in the moves and music

    2: BC 71 bonus track 5: Basque Gold – Wydez
    – So much energy to push off
    – Rhythmic music to punch harder and harder
    – Simple combinations with a lot of flow
    – Mental sweat is getting real

    1: BC 53 track 5: True Believer (Styles And Breeze Remix) – E-Type
    – Simple combinations, yet SO MUCH POWER, especially on the last uppercuts
    – A really, really funky piece of wonderful music
    – The whole workout room just blasts at the beginning – right as the two big drums can be heard when the song starts
    – You get so sweaty, but the sweat still rocks to the funky music

  • Amy
    Posted June 6, 2017 8:18 pm 0Likes

    Come on… lets not beat around the bush here..

    1) black pearl bc43 track 6!! No arguments lol
    2) invincible is a fave bc 54 track 5
    3) bc 45 track 3 because the night… because i like the weave on the beat

    The 40’s are a fave and i like a good beat!

  • Vanilla
    Posted June 7, 2017 10:44 am 0Likes

    Track 5 from 61 – Stairway To Heaven
    – Fantastic music to push the class and great to coach with too 😉
    – A powerfull choreography – the uppercuts and hooks will leave you sore!
    – It has the vibe of a track 8, but better due to the high intensity of a track 5.

    Track 7 from 71 – Ocho Cinco
    – So many knees!!!
    – Simpel choreography, where it’s all about power and speed!
    – It’s muay thai – it’s always awesome
    – It leaves the class and I with a lot of sweat on the floor and out of breath

    Track 4 from 53 – Sweet Dreams
    – Release 53 is probably one of the best releases ever! I enjoy almost every track from it, but this is my favorite, haha.
    – The music is badass and rock n’ roll like.
    – Lots of great leg work and karate inspiration!

  • tess van roemburg
    Posted June 14, 2017 9:42 am 0Likes

    43 track 6 black pearl everyone can relate to the tune and feel awesome once they master the sword!
    65 track 7 party monster awesome beat and can get anyone happy and totally exhausted with this one.
    64 track 6 black widow. love the after bite from this one and the music witch you can use during class ‘crazy’get down hold on..

    65 track 4 i think or six the day is my enemy really heavy and love the lunge quarter turn squat combo

  • Marie-Claire
    Posted June 14, 2017 9:11 pm 0Likes

    That’s a tought question, I have many BodyCombat top tracks…
    1. My absolute fave is Overload (I looooooooooooove tracks 8, other faves are Your Shining and Silence). More the music than the chorey itself, although I like the combos with the body hooks.
    2. The Black Pearl (original) – I just love how the music goes well with the moves and love the “theatricals” (not sure it is an English word) of the moves.
    3. Nessaja. Scooter is my absolute favourite BodyCombat band and I love the energy and the chorey of this track.
    I’d better stop here as I have many, many other tracks coming to mind as I am writing.

  • Susie
    Posted June 18, 2017 8:53 pm 0Likes

    Tough question. Top two are definitely Your Shining and The Silence. Partly because I love the music, partly because I love the variety in the choreography and the fact you never know what’s coming next (until you’ve done it enough times to know it by heart 🙂 ) I was thinking of a track 5 for my final choice (Invincible, Nessaja, Don’t Need) but then I remembered how much I love The Phoenix so I’m going to choose that instead. I love the drama in the music and the way the choreography just fits so perfectly with it.

  • Silvio
    Posted October 31, 2017 9:00 pm 0Likes

    Mix 36 Track 04 – Zombie
    Love the originality ☺ (the “paws”)
    Mix 53 Track 07 – Blade (Re-con remix)
    Honestly, to me, the most explosive track EVER
    Mix 58 Track 03 – Shooting Star (Storm’s HS remix)
    Happiest song in the world ☺☺☺

  • Kristi
    Posted March 29, 2020 4:09 am 0Likes

    I couldn’t pick just 3!
    01-Wrecking Ball 61
    02-Thnks Fr Th Mmrs 67
    03-Fly Away 60
    03-Sweet Lies 72
    03-Red Riot 44
    04-The Phoenix 57
    04-Jump The Rock 39
    04-Zombie 36
    05-No Problem 65
    05-We Speak No Americano 55
    05-Cold As Ice 58
    06-Burn It To The Ground 40
    06-The Black Pearl 43
    07-Hardcore Angel 39
    07-The Switch 54
    07-Blade 53
    08-Overload 43
    08-Your Shining, Rip, Love, Future 44
    09-Dance Floor Anthem 35
    09-I Love It 57
    10-Heart Of A Warrior 61
    10-Love Me Anyway 65
    10-Alright 83

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