Muay Thai Techniques
Sharing Real Life Techniques of Muay Thai for the Student and Professional

Archive for the ‘Defense’ Category

Knee – Scientific Proof

June 20, 2007

My favorite technique and the one I’ve caused the most damage with is the straight knee. I dedicate hours of bag/pad training to develop the power and strength in my knee. The knee is the most powerful weapon in the fighter’s arsenal; it’s one of the hardest areas and can deliver the most amount of […]

Working Thai Pads

June 20, 2007

Having someone drill you on Thai pads is probably one of the more important training tools in the fighters preparation for battle and holding Thai Pads requires a great amount of skill and practice.  I’m sure some of you have had a beginner hold pads for you and it felt very akward. Don’t watch the fighters […]

Kick Defense

June 19, 2007

Here is the basic defense for a kick.  Pay attention to the arm that is on the same side as the leg that is blocking.  It should stay close to the body protecting the temple and ribs.  As always, keep your chin tucked.  Variations to the technique include, raising onto the the balls of the feet (on the off […]