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…

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…

Fake Push Kick Setup

In Muay Thai, the push kick is one of the most common and effective techniques. Through proper use of a push kick a fighter can not only damage the opponent but also shut down their offensive attacks. It can also be used as a fake to setup a variety of…

Parry

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.

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…

Jump Elbow

The elbow is a devastating close range weapon that can be used to knockout the opponent and finish the fight. Elbows also have a tendency to inflict deep cuts on the face of an opponent, which can cause blood to run into the eyes and affect the opponent’s vision. In…