Targets: Face, rib-cage, trunk, chin, neck, head Focus: Involves springing off the ground using the thrust from both feet. One foot, invariably that on the more dexterous side of the body, is then used to[…]
The Straight Knee-Kick (Thai: เข่าตรง – Kow Throng) Targets: Abdomen, solar plexus Focus: Grasping and pulling the opponent’s neck with both hands, the knee is raised directly to impact against the target.
Thai: หมัดเหวี่ยงสั้น – Mud Wiyang San Targets: Face, temple, chin, jaw, ear
While you are in the Muay Thai stance, do not clench your fists too stiffly or tightly
The Shoulders Rotate 10 times forwards, 10 times backwards, 3 sets.
Warm-Up Exercises You should never begin Muay Thai training – or that for any other martial art or sport –
The concept of Wai Khru One of the most important traditions of MuayThai is Wai Khru (Paying Respect to Teachers) and the philosophy which it encapsulates.
Targets: chin and surrounding area Focus: After raising the leg, knee bent, kick the target with the ball of the foot or the instep.
The Forward Elbow Thrust Targets : Head, eyes, brow bone, bridge of the nose, chin Focus: The attacking elbow is raised then “stabbed” forwards into the target.