Muay Thai Training Series: Elbow

The Complete Guide To The Muay Thai Elbow As Taught By World Champions

One time payment of $44.90 (launch price) for lifetime access of 13 chapters of instructional content (equivalent to $3/chapter)

Trailer – Muay Thai Training Series: Elbow

Sneak Peek – Downward Chopping Elbow (Sok Tong)

Sneak Peek – Engage Into The Clinch (For Muay Khao)

Sneak Peek – Elbows Against Aggressive Muay Mat

Chapters 1 - 13 (3 hours 30 minutes)

1. Slashing Elbow (Sok Ti/ Sok Tad)

Duration: 27 minutes

Part 1: Introduction To Elbow Training Series
Part 1: Introduction To Slashing Elbow
Part 2: Slashing & Horizontal Elbow
Part 3: Offensive & Defensive Combinations
Part 4: Common Mistakes

The Muay Thai Elbow, also known as “Sok”, is a short-range weapon that can be used in a variety of ways. It is commonly used offensively as a finishing move to knock your opponent out or to open cuts so that it will cause a referee stoppage. However, it can also be used defensively to surprise your opponent when they are attacking. In this Training Series, we will be teaching you how to use elbows effectively in any situation, as well as how to use it against specific fighters.

The slashing elbow is one of the most common Muay Thai techniques. The key to generating power is to rotate your shoulder, hips, and feet in the same way that you would when punching. In this chapter, we will go over the mechanics of the horizontal and slashing elbows, as well as some effective fighting combinations.

2. Uppercut Elbow (Sok Ngad)

Duration: 19 minutes

Part 1: Introduction To Uppercut Elbow
Part 2: Uppercut Elbow
Part 3: Offensive & Defensive Combinations
Part 4: Common Mistakes

The uppercut elbow is a powerful strike that penetrates the opponent’s guard. It is executed in an upward motion and is commonly used to cut the opponent’s chin and eyebrow. In this chapter, we will dissect the uppercut elbow and share effective combinations that can be used both offensively and defensively.

3. Forward Thrust Elbow (Sok Poong)

Duration: 11 minutes

Part 1: Introduction To Forward Thrust Elbow
Part 2: Forward Thrust Elbow
Part 3: Offensive & Defensive Combinations
Part 4: Common Mistakes

The instructors will show you how to execute the forward thrust elbow in this chapter. The forward thrust elbow is an effective technique for breaking through the opponent’s guard and following up with combinations. This technique is commonly used when moving forward because you can generate more momentum for the elbow strike.

4. Downward Chopping Elbow (Sok Tong)

Duration: 12 minutes

Part 1: Introduction To Downward Chopping Elbow
Part 2: Downward Chopping Elbow
Part 3: Offensive & Defensive Combinations
Part 4: Common Mistakes

The downward chopping elbow is an effective technique to get past your opponent’s guard. The technique squeezes through your opponent’s guard to hit sensitive areas like their nose, forehead, or cheeks. In this chapter, the instructors will share combinations to use this technique as a direct attack or a counter.

5. Backward Elbow (Sok Kratong)

Duration: 15 minutes

Part 1: Introduction To Backward Elbow
Part 2: Backward Elbow
Part 3: Offensive & Defensive Combinations
Part 4: Common Mistakes

The backward elbow is a technique rarely used in Muay Thai, but when used correctly, it can be a devastating attack. This technique is best used when your opponent is approaching you and you will use their momentum to generate a greater impact upon contact. The instructors will break down the mechanics of the backward elbow and show you how to use it in a variety of situations in this chapter.

6. Spinning Elbow (Sok Klap)

Duration: 15 minutes

Part 1: Introduction To Spinning Elbow
Part 2: Spinning Elbow
Part 3: Offensive & Defensive Combinations
Part 4: Common Mistakes

Spinning elbows are one of the flashier elbow techniques used in Muay Thai, but that doesn’t make them any less effective. When executed correctly, a spinning elbow is a devastating strike that will knockout your opponent. In this chapter, the instructors will break down the spinning below and teach how to set up the strike effectively.

7. Jump Elbow (Kradot Sok)

Duration: 10 minutes

Part 1: Introduction To Jump Elbow
Part 2: Jump Elbow
Part 3: Common Mistakes

The jump elbow is an effective technique to penetrate through the opponent’s guard, especially if they are taller than you. It’s also an effective way to close the distance between your opponent. In this chapter, the instructors will teach you how to execute the jump horizontal elbow and jump downward elbow.

8. High Guard/Forearm Block

Duration: 22 minutes

Part 1: Introduction To Elbow Defense & Counters
Part 2: Introduction To High Guard/Forearm Block
Part 3: High Guard/Forearm Block
Part 4: Defensive & Counter Combinations (Lead Elbow Counter)
Part 5: Defensive & Counter Combinations (Rear Elbow Counter)
Part 6: Defensive & Counter Combinations (Spinning Elbow Counter)
Part 7: Common Mistakes

Now that you have learned the various types of elbows and how to use them to your advantage, you will learn how to defend against them. Defending against the elbows is critical because it allows you to set up counters and puts your opponent in a vulnerable position. In this chapter, we will go over defending elbow strikes with the traditional high guard.

9. Head Movement (Slip & Lean Back)

Duration: 22 minutes

Part 1: Introduction To Head Movement
Part 2: Slip & Lean Back
Part 3: Defensive & Counter Combinations
Part 4: Common Mistakes

Head movement is critical as it prevents the opponent from controlling the distance and allows you to set up a counterattack. In this chapter, the instructors break down the two basic evasions for elbow defense – slipping and leaning back. They also demonstrate some defensive drills that are effective during a fight.

10. Engage Into The Clinch (For Muay Khao)

Duration: 12 minutes

Part 1: Introduction To Situational Use Of Elbow
Part 2: Engage Into The Clinch
Part 3: Combination 1
Part 4: Combination 2
Part 5: Combination 3
Part 6: Common Mistakes

In a fight, you will be pitted against fighters with varying fighting styles and situations. As a result, it is critical to understand how you will use your elbows against clinch fighters (Muay Khao), punchers (Muay Mat), and kick heavy fighters (Muay Tae). In this section, we will show you how to use elbows to attack and counter fighters with various fighting styles.

11. Elbows From The Clinch

Duration: 11 minutes

Part 1: Elbows From The Clinch
Part 2: Single Collar Neck Tie Combination 1
Part 3: Double Inside Arm Control Combination 2
Part 4: Common Mistakes

Elbow strikes are an important part of the clinch because they allow you to take your opponent down while also allowing you to transition into a more dominant position. The instructors will demonstrate how to use elbows in the single collar neck tie and the double inside arm control in this chapter.

12. Elbows Against Aggressive Muay Mat

Duration: 12 minutes

Part 1: Elbows Against Muay Mat
Part 2: Long Guard To Counter The Jab & Hook
Part 3: Long Guard To Counter The Body Shot
Part 5: Long Guard To Counter The Uppercut
Part 6: Common Mistakes

Muay Mat fighters are aggressive fighters who specialize in punches in their fighting style. In this chapter, we’ll show you how to defend punches with the long guard and counter with elbow strikes.

13. Elbows Against Heavy Kickers (Muay Tae)

Duration: 20 minutes

Part 1: Elbows Against Muay Tae
Part 2: Combination To Counter Kicks
Part 3: Combination To Counter Push Kicks
Part 4: Common Mistakes

Kicks and push kicks are two of the most common weapons used in Muay Thai fights. In this chapter, we’ll show you how to counter kicks and push kicks with your elbows, as well as how to use each technique in different situations.

Deliver powerful elbow strikes with precision and elegance with our Muay Thai World Champions in Evolve University’s Muay Thai Training Series: Elbow!

Elbow strikes are trademark moves in Muay Thai, and landing a clean elbow strike can end a fight immediately. The elbow strike is predominantly a close-range weapon with some Muay Thai fighters, known as Muay Sok, specializing in using elbows to deadly effect.

Learn to use various elbow strikes in different situations, whether to counter an advancing opponent or to press home your advantage as you bring the fight deeper into the pocket. Understanding how to use the right elbow strike in any situation will enable you to end the fight at any time.

In this Training Series, Evolve MMA’s Muay Thai World Champions explain the ins and outs of throwing elbow strikes. Covering numerous techniques from horizontal elbows to spinning elbows for offensive and defensive situations, advanced practitioners will gain insights into throwing the perfect elbow strike. Beginners will benefit greatly from the detailed explanations and common mistakes shared by our World Champions. This Training Series will help any Muay Thai practitioner to understand and improve their elbow strikes.

With a full suite of 13 chapters of content and over 3 hours of on-demand video, Evolve University’s Muay Thai Training Series: Elbow is the one-stop guide to throwing elbow strikes like a World Champion.

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  • What is the Muay Thai Training Series: Elbow?

    Evolve University’s Muay Thai Training Series: Elbow is the best video instructional content for beginners and advanced practitioners of Muay Thai training on elbow techniques, created and taught by the multiple-time Muay Thai World Champions at Evolve MMA, Asia’s #1 Muay Thai Gym.

    In this Training Series, Evolve MMA’s Muay Thai World Champions explain the ins and outs of throwing elbow strikes. Learn to use various elbow strikes in different situations, whether to counter an advancing opponent or to press home your advantage as you bring the fight deeper into the pocket. Understanding how to use the right elbow strike in any situation will enable you to end the fight at any time.

    With a full suite of 13 chapters of content and over 3 hours of on-demand video, Evolve University’s Muay Thai Training Series: Elbow is the one-stop guide to throwing elbow strikes like a World Champion.

  • Who will benefit from the Muay Thai Training Series: Elbow?

    If you are interested in learning elbow techniques from legendary Muay Thai World Champions that will take your game to the next level, this Training Series is for you.

    Covering numerous techniques from horizontal elbows to spinning elbows for offensive and defensive situations, advanced practitioners will gain insights into throwing the perfect elbow strike. Beginners will benefit greatly from the detailed explanations and common mistakes shared by our World Champions. This Training Series will help any Muay Thai practitioner to understand and improve their elbow strikes.

     

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