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…

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…

Clinch Knee Drill

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, Muay Thai World Champion Namsaknoi Yudthagarngamtorn shows an effective drill that develops and sharpens the knee strike technique when engaged in a clinching position.

Clinch Pull Knee Left

When engaged in the clinch position, both fighters will look to gain an advantage over the other in order to land elbow or knee strikes. Pulling the opponent in the clinch is an excellent way to off balance an opponent before throwing a knee strike. Once the balance of the…

Clinch Pull Knee Right

When engaged in the clinch position, both fighters will look to gain an advantage over the other in order to land elbow or knee strikes. Pulling the opponent in the clinch is an excellent way to off balance an opponent before throwing a knee strike. Once the balance of the…

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. Severe…

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…

Left Kick

The left 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 Namsaknoi Yudthagarngamtorn teaches the perfect mechanics for the left…

Low Kick

The low kick is a devastating technique that can drastically slow down the mobility of an opponent. If landed repeatedly, it can cause so much damage to the leg that the opponent can no longer bear weight on it. In this video, Muay Thai World Champion Namsaknoi Yudthagarngamtorn teaches the…

Right Cross

The right cross is a straight-line punch. The hips and rear foot turn when throwing the cross, which allows for much more power than the jab. The amount of power generated with the cross is more than enough to knockout the opponent and finish the fight. In this video, Muay…

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.

Right Kick

The right kick in Muay Thai is typically aimed towards the leg, body, or head of an opponent. In order to gain the most amount of power from the kick, there needs to be rotation from the hip and foot as well as a downward swing of the arm. In…

Up Elbow

The elbow is a devastating close range weapon that can be used to knockout the opponent and finish the fight. It is also effective for cutting the eyebrow area of the opponent, which can cause blood to run into the eyes and affect the opponent’s vision. Severe cuts can even…

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…