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…

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…

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.

Push Kick

The push kick is one of the most commonly used techniques in Muay Thai. If the jab is considered to be one of the most important punches in a boxer’s arsenal, the push kick is one of the most important kicks in a nak muay’s arsenal. The push kick is…

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…

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…

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…

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.

Cross Block

A cross block is a variation of the regular block technique. Some individuals may find it more suitable to their style and specific stance. Learning the cross block offers a fighter the ability to vary their counterattacks. By mixing up the defensive techniques, it prevents the opponent from accurately predicting…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Hand Sweep Left

The hand sweep is used to defend against an opponent’s push kick. The push kick is an extremely common weapon in Muay Thai. It is imperative that you have a good counter to it. In this video, Muay Thai World Champion Muangfalek Kiatvichian teaches how to counter a left push…

Turn Left Right

When an opponent advances straight forward, the turn technique can be utilized to divert the opponent in a different direction and allow a follow up attack in the form of a kick or knee. In this video, Muay Thai World Champion Lamnammoon Sor Sumalee teaches the turn to the left…

Hand Sweep Right

The hand sweep is used to defend against an opponent’s push kick. The push kick is an extremely common weapon in Muay Thai. It is imperative that you have a good counter to it. In this video, Muay Thai World Champion Muangfalek Kiatvichian teaches how to counter a right push…

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…

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…

Uppercut

The uppercut is devastating punch that utilizes the entire body to deliver a very powerful strike. It has accounted for many knockouts in Muay Thai. The uppercut is thrown close range from underneath the eye line of the opponent, which makes it a very difficult strike to see and therefore…

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…

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…

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…