Spinning Backfist

The spinning backfist is an extremely dangerous strike that can easily catch an opponent off guard. When used in combination with kicks and other punches, the spinning backfist often lands without the opponent seeing it. The result is usually a knockout.

Right Jump Kick

The right jump kick is a technique that catches many opponents off guard. Thrown from a crouched position, opponents will not be able anticipate the kick. In this video, Muay Thai World Champion Namsaknoi Yudthagarngamtorn teaches how deliver a powerful right jump kick.

Spinning Back Elbow

The spinning back elbow is an unorthodox technique that catches opponents unaware because of the angle that the strike comes from. The elbow travels almost 180 degrees before it reaches the opponent. If it lands on the opponent, the spinning back elbow packs enough power to cause a knockout. In…

Fake Low To High Kick

In Muay Thai, it is very important that a fighter alternate their attacks among different parts of the opponent’s body. The primary areas of attack are the legs, midsection, and head. In this video, you will learn how to setup a high kick using a fake low kick. If used…

Fake Kick To Footsweep

After hitting an opponent with a body kick, the opponent is forced to block future body kicks or sustain further damage. The basic block to a kick is to raise the leg on the same side of the kick. In this video, trainer of Muay Thai World Champions Saknarong Sityodtong…

4 Basic Heavy Bag Drills For Muay Thai

The heavy bag is crucial tool for any Muay Thai practitioner. It is a critical tool for increasing power, perfecting techniques, increasing agility, improving footwork, and practicing combinations. In this video Muay Thai World Champion Kwankhao Mor. Rattanabandit from the EVOLVE Fight Team demonstrates 4 basic heavy bag drills.

Jab Cross Combination

The jab cross combination, also referred to as the 1-2, is a “bread and butter” combo that is seen very often in Muay Thai competition. It is a very versatile combination, and it can be thrown in conjunction with other strikes for a larger combo. If thrown correctly, this combination…

Jab & Elbow Combination

The elbow is primarily a close range weapon. Sometimes an opponent can make it difficult to get into close enough range to deliver an elbow strike. The jab is used here to distract the opponent’s attention so that there is a safe path to step in and deliver the elbow…

Jump Knee

The jump knee is an unorthodox attack that involves jumping towards an opponent to close the distance while simultaneously throwing a knee strike. As the knee strike is typically thrown in close quarters, the jump knee catches many opponents off guard. In this video, Muay Thai World Champion Yoddecha Sityodtong…

3 Armbar Escapes

BJJ World Championship Silver Medalist Almiro Barros from the EVOLVE Fight Team demonstrates 3 ways to escape from an armbar.

Left Switch Kick

The left switch kick in Muay Thai is typically aimed towards the leg, body or head of an opponent. In order to gain the maximum amount of power from the kick, perfect mechanics are required. In this video, Muay Thai World Champion Yoddecha Sityodtong teaches the left switch kick.

Right Uppercut Left Hook

Once a boxer has mastered all of boxing’s single punches, it is time to begin stringing them together in combinations. Punching combinations vary widely and allow for some creativity on the part of the boxer. The best boxers are able to string together combinations of punches that constantly keep an…

Block, Catch & Throw

The ability to defend against an opponent’s attack and set up a counterattack is one that all Muay Thai fighters must master.  Mastering the fundamentals of defense will allow you to attack fearlessly on offense.  In this video, Muay Thai World Champion Attachai Fairtex teaches a basic block, catch and…

Left Uppercut Cross

Once a boxer has mastered all of boxing’s single punches, it is time to begin stringing them together in combinations. Punching combinations vary widely and allow for some creativity on the part of the boxer. The best boxers are able to string together combinations of punches that constantly keep an…

Parry

A complete Muay Thai fighter must have fluid offensive attacks and impregnable defense.  It is critical that you learn to defend against an opponent’s attacks.  One of the most fundamental defensive tactics against an opponent’s punch is the parry.  Mastering this skill will save you a lot of damage down…

Basic Knee Strikes

The knee strike is one of the most commonly used and lethal techniques in Muay Thai. Utilizing the strong muscles of the core, hips, quadriceps, hamstrings, and calves, the knee is thrust straight upwards. It can be thrown with devastating power to the body or head of the opponent. In…

Jab Double Leg Takedown

In MMA, it is critical to learn how to effectively blend multiple disciplines into one fluid style. Two of the key disciplines in MMA are boxing and wrestling. In this video, ONE superstar Eddie Ng teaches a jab setup to double leg takedown.

Inside Low Kick

The inside low kick is a very versatile weapon that can be used as a range finder, as a way to set up other strikes, or to slow down the opponent by striking an area that is not well protected by muscle. In this video, trainer of Muay Thai World…

Top Position Half Nelson

The top position is one of the most important positions in wrestling. The ability to control an opponent from the top and keep them on the ground can have a huge impact on the outcome of a competition. In this video, 6 time National Champion and US Olympic wrestler Heath…

Guard Pass To Side Control

The objective from the top position is to pass the opponent’s guard into the side control or mount position. Once the guard is passed you can begin to work for submissions to finish the fight. In this video, you will learn how to pass the guard into side control.

Body Shot

Attacking the body is an excellent way to slow down an opponent as well as set up other punches, kicks, knees or elbow strikes to various targets. By throwing punches to the head and body, the opponent will have a more difficult time countering attacks. In this video, Muay Thai…

Body Shot (Cross)

In this video you will learn the straight body shot. In boxing, the body shot is an excellent punch that can be used to cause significant damage to an opponent. It is very important to mix up the levels of your attacks with both punches to the head and the…

Sliding Push Kick

The sliding push kick is a progression from the push kick. The slide covers distance towards the opponent and as such, allows for the push kick to be thrown from further away. In this video, trainer of Muay Thai World Champions Saknarong Sityodtong teaches the advanced progression from the regular…