Muay Thai For The Street: The Long Guard
In this video, multiple-time Muay Thai World Champion Nong-O Gaiyanghadao from the EVOLVE Fight Team demonstrates how to use the Muay Thai long guard in a self-defense situation on the street.
How To Hold Pads For Punches In Muay Thai
How To Hold Pads For Punches In Muay Thai!
How To Hold Pads For Kicks In Muay Thai
How To Hold Pads For Kicks In Muay Thai!
How To Hold Pads For Knee Strikes In Muay Thai
How To Hold Pads For Knee Strikes In Muay Thai!
How To Hold Pads For Elbow Strikes In Muay Thai
How To Hold Pads For Elbow Strikes In Muay Thai!
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.
Common Mistakes Hook
The hook is one of the fundamental punches in Muay Thai. It is thrown with the lead hand in a looping motion. When thrown correctly, the hook can be one of the most devastating and powerful punches there is. In this video, Muay Thai World Champion Namsaknoi Yudthagarngamtorn reviews the…
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…
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…
Dejdamrong Sor Amnuaysirichok: Cross Block, Right Low Kick, Right Punch
Dejdamrong Sor Amnuaysirichok is a 3 time Muay Thai World Champion as well as an MMA World Champion. With over 300 professional fights, Dejdamrong is a true wealth of knowledge and experience in the discipline of striking. In this video, Dejdamrong teaches one of his favourite techniques.
Lean Back Push Kick Thigh
Solid defense is equally as important as precise offense. A fighter must be able to not only launch offensive attacks, but also defend against an opponent’s attack. This technique makes use of the Muay Thai push kick to defend against an opponent’s kick.
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…
In Muay Thai, you must learn to not only launch offensive attacks, but to also properly defend against an opponent’s attack. In this video, you will learn a defensive technique called a parry. The parry is one of the most fundamental and important techniques for defending against punches.
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.
Kick And Hold
In Muay Thai, opponent’s often counter a kick with a kick of their own. In order to shut down this counterattack we can use the kick and hold technique. Rather than returning immediately to your guard after throwing a kick, it is sometimes best to hold the leg against the…
Slide Back Defense
In Muay Thai there are multiple techniques that can be used to defend against an opponent’s kick. Dependent on the type of kick thrown, each defensive technique has its own unique advantages. The slide back defense is a very effective technique for evading kicks directed at the midsection, and it…
The clinch is a close range grappling position that can be used to control an opponent and set up elbow and knee strikes. In this video, you will learn an effective drill that develops and sharpens the knee strikes inside the clinch position.
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…
Jab Drill With Partner
The jab is perhaps the most commonly used punch in Muay Thai, Boxing, and MMA. The jab has many different purposes such as setting up other strikes, maintaining distance from the opponent, and as a range finder. It can be used both offensively and defensively. In this video, trainer of…
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…
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…
Lean Back Defense
The lean back defense is an evasive technique that is used to avoid a high kick. Rather than blocking a kick with your leg, the lean back takes the target completely out of reach from the kick. This means zero damage is taken. It also creates an excellent opportunity to…
Blocking A Kick
A Muay Thai kick can be aimed towards the legs, body, or head of an opponent. Kicks can cause a lot of damage if the recipient does not know how to defend themselves from the kick. Defensive techniques against strikes should be taught and focused on just as much as…