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Traditions of Muay Thai.
Muay Thai is a martial art originating under the name of Muay Boran in the kingdom of Siam, modern day Thailand. It has rich traditions rooted in Thai history, military conquests and also in Theravada Buddhism.
Let's take a look at some of the most famous traditions related to Muay Thai. (...)
A guide to Dutch kickboxing combinations.
Before we start with the combos let me just describe quickly the difference between Dutch style and American kickboxing. American style is based on Karate and it employs 4 points of contact: fists and legs.
Dutch style is based on Muay Thai and makes use of 6 points of contact: fists, legs (shins) and knees. It also puts pressure on liver shots and heavy low kicks which are delivered with a shin (...)
Traditional Muay Thai styles have preserved ancient fighting techniques of Muay Boran which influenced the modern sport of Muay Thai. Muay Thai is not a monolith as some of you may think so. It consists of 4 distinctive regional styles that were born and developed in different provinces of Thailand. Let's take a closer look at them.(...)
A Superman punch, also known as Cobra punch: A Superman punch generates a massive amount of force at the end of an arm of a fighter who throws it. On top of being powerful, it is one of the most powerful Muay Thai moves and an ultimate crowd pleaser (...)
Kung Fu vs Muay Thai: two stand-up fighting styles that derived from similar cultures of Far East. Both of them utilize kicks and punches while Muay Thai also make use of knees and elbows.
Thai boxing is one of the most effective martial arts when it comes to street fighting. Why? Because the whole philosophy behind Thai boxing is to prepare a fighter for a real competition and the final goal is to make him "ring ready"
As the proverb says "you are what you eat" a diet has a tremendous impact on your well-being and your physical ability. Making a few changes to an unhealthy diet may significantly increase your performance. Let us take a look at it from a Muay Thai fighter perspective.
List of an effective Muay Thai 4 count combinations: a cornerstone of a solid Thai Kickboxing training.
Joanna Jedrzejczyk first UFC straw-weight title defense. Top class Muay Thai and a good submission defense seems to work well for the new champion.
Is Muay Thai good for self-defense? Muay Thai teaches simple and straightforward fighting techniques that are effective and easy to use in a real fight. Thai kickboxing doesn't focus on some fancy looking moves that are not very effective...
How do Muay Boran and Muay Thai differ? Muay Boran is an army combat system and a predecessor of Muay Thai. Muay Thai is a “sportified” version of Muay Boran with different rules and slightly different fighting techniques...
What is the difference between boxing gloves and Muay Thai gloves? Boxing gloves are made just for boxing. Muay Thai gloves are crafted for a more specific purpose like checking kicks...
What is the difference between Muay Thai fighting and UFC fighting? Muay Thai is a stand-up striking martial art with the elements of clinch fighting and neck wrestling. There is no grappling or ground fighting in Muay Thai...
Muay Thai training in Thailand: what to expect and how much does it cost? Lots of useful information about Thailand based on my own experience. A good read.
Muay Thai vs BJJ bout. Pros and cons of each style. How to combine them to become a complete fighter.
Choosing the right Muay Thai equipment that will serve you for years. What kind of stuff you will need for training? What to look for when buying a new equipment? You will find it all here:
Capoeira vs Muay Thai: which one is better for self defense? What are the the weak points and strong points of Capoeir? Which style is more effective Capoeia or Muay Thai? Check it out.
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Muay Thai pads: how to choose the right pair for you? 3 important things to look for when getting a pair of thai pads.
Muay Thai kicks are a powerful weapons. Learn how to deliver them effectively and check some kick combos that I listed there:
Powerful Muay Thai elbow strikes. The most fearsome Thai Boxing weapon. Learn how to attack and how to defend yourself using your elbows. Practise some simple elbow combinations that I shared with you:
Learn Muay Thai conditioning routines. Improve your stamina and toughen up your shins. Learn 3 elements of an effective Muay Thai conditioning:
Muay Thai bag: what to look for when buying one for yourself. List of types of boxing bags and what kind of training they are good for. Check which bags are "must have" and which are just optional:
Karate vs Muay Thai - which one is more effective and why? Learn what is the difference in training and sparring routines between these two martial arts. And why punching the air is not as effective as fighting with a tough opponent:
"Muay Thai without clinch game is just just a kickboxing". Learn an effective Muay Thai clinch techniques:
Tips on how to buy the right Muay Thai gloves. A pair that will last for years and will prevent hand and wrist injuries:
12 effective Muay Thai sparring tips that I've learned from my experience. A list of things that I have learned while sparring with different opponents. A good read: