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…

Reverse Side Elbow

In Muay Thai, you must learn to use all 8 limbs in devastating fashion. Elbow strikes are a key ingredient in every Muay Thai fighter’s arsenal, and they can be used in a wide range of scenarios. In this video, you will learn an unorthodox variation of the basic elbow…

Body Climb Elbow

The body climb elbow is a technique more commonly seen in the ancient art of Muay Boran. Muay Thai was largely derived from this ancient art, which focused on creating the maximum amount of damage to an opponent on the battlefield. The purpose of Muay Boran was to neutralize the…

Catch And Throw

Catching a kick is an alternative method to blocking a kick. After catching an opponent’s kick, there are numerous different techniques that can be used in order to counter the attack and take advantage of the opponent being balanced on one leg. In this video, Muay Thai World Champion Orono…

Stance Movement

The stance and movement of a fighter is the foundation from which all punches, kicks, knees and elbows will come. It is also the base for all defensive techniques. Without a solid foundation, it will be impossible to attack or defend efficiently. In this video, Muay Thai World Champion Orono…