hahah. What are some of the other common "lies" you hear around your gym?
The Muay Thai low kick is one of the most common attacks you'll see thrown in most fights, so learning how to evade, defend and counter the leg kick will be crucial if you want to avoid taking damage. Try out these defensive counter techniques against the Muay Thai low kick next time you train or spar!
Is it at all bizarre that we act like normal humans 9-5 and then switch to savage mode like right afterwards? (p.s. I love it)
The funnest strike of all, in my humble opinion. Nothing feels quite as satisfying as landing a solid elbow on the side of the skull.
Muay Thai and MMA fighters have arguably the most ripped, sculpted 6-pack abs of any type of athlete. Not only that, but their core training also helps them add explosive KO power to their strikes and become that much more of a BEAST in the ring or cage. What's your best ab workout?
Has anyone been watching ONE Championship and its Muay Thai fights? Those MMA gloves make for some craaaaaazy wars...
Learn how to aggressively move forward while simultaneously throwing strikes with this advanced "v-shaped" footwork taught by Tiffany 'Time Bomb' van Soest. With this type of advanced footwork you'll be able to strike while driving your opponent back. You'll also be able to counter while backing up which is a very important skill to know as a fighter. Is this something you can add to your game? Or is it already present?
’The Fight That Changed History" Muay Thai vs American Kickboxing This bout forever changed the landscape of kickboxing, Muay Thai, and MMA in North America. You'll find no other fight that is as dramatic, with both fighters displaying tremendous heart. Great epic historic feature by Lawrence Kenshin Striking Breakdowns
A friend of a friend said something like this to me recently. I literally felt a billion of my neurons just give up and die right there.
I love this article. Straightforward, not mincing words: your first class is gonna suck. Does this remind you of your first class? How'd that go??
Jumping rope is one of the foundations of all combat sports like boxing, Muay Thai, MMA etc. All champion fighters use the jump rope as a way to develop their calf muscles, overall endurance, and to improve their footwork.
When I sink the ball of my foot into his soft, squishy guts... 😍
Heavy bag drills like these are great to improve your power, increase your striking speed and throw better combinations all while getting in top fight shape. Some of these heavy bag drills are for MMA and others are more focused on Muay Thai and kickboxing.
ISRAEL ADESANYA'S SECRET TO EXPLOSIVE KNOCKOUTS! Lawrence Kenshin Striking Breakdowns: “I made this breakdown a couple days before UFC 243... ;) "Everyone recognizes Israel Adesanya for his offensive gifts. Certainly, they deserves its own study, which I will do next. But what isn't nearly as recognized is how he deals with aggression and baits it into a knockout. The slick technicians have always done this historically: you call it showmanship and ego, I call it tactical genius. Very few can pull it off, and when they do, it's almost always after their opponent's bursts. This is the secret to him outclassing his opponents: using his vision and defence to recharge his explosive attacks, after downloading all the info he needs. WATCH OUT FOR THIS WHEN HE FIGHTS ROBERT WHITTAKER SATURDAY NIGHT! This is what Israel means when he says "he's going to have some fun." Every time he has fun, this happens!" Support the great NZ organization King in the Ring 8 Man Series
"Oops, sorry, I locked your system up completely." "Don't worry, it'll only take a second to reboot."
Does feinting differ in major ways between combat sports? I'm not sure I'm inclined to agree, so change my mind!
Get extremely motivated, focused and pumped up for your next MMA, Muay Thai or Boxing training session, workout or fight. Remember WHY you train to fight in the first place -- to become a champion!
uhhh... I like those things, too.
Sagetdao is one of the most feared clinchers in this era, having won the Lumpinee and Rajadamnern stadium titles. He has beaten the likes of Anuwat, Saenchai, Petchboonchu, and Nong-O. ...and I got to train with him.
A few years ago this meme of Sylvie von Duuglas-Ittu - Muay Thai started circulating. She even wrote about it: https://8limbsus.com/muay-thai-fighting/can-bleed-like-a-man-meme-lumpinee-muay-thai-culture-and-sexism Women in Muay Thai - your thoughts? Let's keep it civil, guys.