Muay Thai Fighting Styles Part 1 – Muay Khao (Knee Fighter)

In this mini-series called Muay Thai Fighting Styles, our World Champions explain the distinct fight strategies deployed by Muay Thai fighters and the pros and cons of each strategy. There are several key styles of Muay Thai such as Muay Khao, Muay Femur, Muay Mat, Muay Book, Muay Sok, and…

Nonthachai Sit O: Parry, Left Knee, Turn & Pull, Left Knee

Nonthachai Sit O is a 3x Lumpinee Muay Thai World Champion, 1x Rajdamnern World Champion, and a Thailand Champion.  He has competed on the highest levels of competition and achieved great success.  In this video, Nonthachai teaches one of his favourite techniques.  This is a technique that he has used…

Nonthachai Sit O: Left Block, Right Knee, Right Kick

Nonthachai Sit O is a 3x Lumpinee Muay Thai World Champion, 1x Rajdamnern World Champion, and a Thailand Champion.  He has competed on the highest levels of competition and achieved great success.  In this video, Nonthachai teaches one of his favourite techniques.  This is a technique that he has used…

Yodbuangarm Lookbanyai: Push Kick, Fake, Turn Left, Right Knee

In this video, Muay Thai World Champion Yodbuangarm Lookbanyai teaches one of his favorite techniques. The technique begins with a push kick. Yodbuangarm then follows the push kick up with a fake and right knee. This is an excellent striking combination that makes use of fakes and knees.

Namsaknoi Yudthagarngamtorn: Clinch, Knee To Body, Fake, Knee To Face

In this video, Muay Thai World Champion Namsaknoi Yudthagarngamtorn teaches one of his favorite techniques. After securing a clinch, Namsaknoi delivers a knee strike to the body. He then fakes a second knee strike in order to set up a much more devastating knee strike to the opponent’s face. This…

Namsaknoi Yudthagarngamtorn: Elbows To Counter Knees Inside The Clinch

In this video, Muay Thai World Champion Namsaknoi Yudthagarngamtorn teaches one of his favorite techniques. The technique demonstrates effective offensive attacks inside the Muay Thai clinch. Using excellent control, Namsaknoi uses elbow strikes to defend against knee strikes inside the clinch. This is a combination that wins World Championships, and…

Orono Wor Petchpun: Clinch, Slide Back To Knee

In this video, Muay Thai World Champion Orono Wor Petchpun teaches one of his favorite techniques. He begins by securing a solid clinch on his opponent. Using excellent clinch control, Orono sets up devastating knee strikes. Controlling the clinch is a fundamental skill for all Muay Thai fighters, and the…

Saknarong Sityodtong: Block Clinch, Knee x3

In this video, renowned trainer of Muay Thai World Champions Saknarong Sityodtong teaches one of his favorite techniques. Beginning in the clinch position, Saknarong demonstrates an excellent counterattack that includes breaking the clinch and a knee strike. The ability to control an opponent from the clinch is critical to all…

Orono Wor Petchpun: Slide Back, Catch and Pull, Knee

In this video, Muay Thai World Champion Orono Wor Petchpun teaches one of his favorite techniques. He begins by sliding back and catching his opponent’s kick. He then uses his control over his opponent’s leg to set up a knee strike. The ability to halt an opponent’s attack and immediately…

Saknarong Sityodtong: Sweep, Knee

In this video, renowned trainer of Muay Thai World Champions Saknarong Sityodtong teaches one of his favorite techniques. It begins with a defensive tactic in which Saknarong uses a hand sweep to defend against a push kick. With his opponent off balanced, he steps in to deliver a knee strike.…

Namsaknoi Yudthagarngamtorn: Left Block, Catch, Right Knee, Throw, Right Kick

In this video, Muay Thai World Champion Namsaknoi Yudthagarngamtorn teaches one of his favorite techniques. The technique begins with a defensive technique to block an opponent’s kick. After blocking the kick, Namsaknoi sets up a well timed counterattack that includes knee strikes and kicks. This is a combination that wins…

Saknarong Sityodtong: Block Clinch, Duck Behind, Knee

In this video, renowned trainer of Muay Thai World Champions Saknarong Sityodtong teaches one of his favorite techniques. When the opponent comes forward to establish a clinch, Saknarong employs a duck under technique to defend and take the opponent’s back. Once the back is secured, he attacks with knee strikes.…

Saknarong Sityodtong: Left Kick x2, Right Jump Knee

In this video, renowned trainer of Muay Thai World Champions Saknarong Sityodtong teaches one of his favorite techniques. The technique begins with 2 left kicks and is finished off with a right jump knee. This is a high level Muay Thai striking combination that can be used with devastating effect.…

Chaowalith Jocky Gym: Push Kick x2, Fake, Turn, Knee

In this video, Muay Thai World Champion Chaowalith Jocky Gym teaches one of his favorite techniques. Chaowalith begins with 2 push kicks. He then fakes a third push kick and turns left to deliver a knee strike. This is a high level striking combination that makes full use of Muay…

Lamnammoon Sor Sumalee: Push Kick To Jump Knee

In this video, Muay Thai World Champion Lamnammoon Sor Sumalee teaches one of his favorite techniques. The technique begins with a push kick to the opponent’s stomach. As the opponent rebounds from the push kick, Lamnammoon steps forward and delivers a jump knee. This is a combination Lamnammoon that has…

Chaowalith Jocky Gym: Cross Block, Knee x2

In this video, Muay Thai World Champion Chaowalith Jocky Gym teaches one of his favorite techniques. As the opponent comes forward to attack, Chaowalith defends with a cross block. Immediately following the cross block, Chaowalith delivers two knees to the body. This technique is an excellent example of a high…

Lamnammoon Sor Sumalee: Parry To Left Knee

In this video, Muay Thai World Champion Lamnammoon Sor Sumalee teaches one of his favorite techniques. The technique begins by parrying the opponent’s attempt at a jab. After parrying the jab, Lamnammoon immediately counters with a left knee. The ability to stifle an opponent’s attack and immediately deliver a counter…

Orono Wor Petchpun: Left Block, Right Knee, Right Block, Left Knee

In this video, Muay Thai World Champion Orono Wor Petchpun teaches one of his favorite techniques. As his opponent comes forward to attack, Orono successfully defends. As part of his defense he launches an immediate counter attack in the form of a knee strike. The ability to halt an opponent’s…

Lamnammoon Sor Sumalee: Left Push Kick, Fake, Right Knee

In this video, Muay Thai World Champion Lamnammoon Sor Sumalee teaches one of his favorite techniques. The technique begins with a left push kick to drive the opponent backwards. As the opponent rebounds from the push kick, Lamnammoon fakes another push kick and then steps in to deliver a right…

Orono Wor Petchpun: Cross, Right Knee

In this video, Muay Thai World Champion Orono Wor Petchpun teaches one of his favorite techniques. It begins with a right cross and ends with a right knee. This is a high level striking combination that makes full use of Muay Thai’s varied weapons. The ability to transition from punch…

Lamnammoon Sor Sumalee: Jab, Cross, Left Knee x2

In this video, Muay Thai World Champion Lamnammoon Sor Sumalee teaches one of his favorite techniques. The technique begins with a jab and cross punching combination. Lamnammoon then follows the right cross in to his opponent and delivers a left knee strike. By moving between punches and knees, you are…

Orono Wor Petchpun: Right Knee, Left Elbow, Left Knee, Right Elbow

In this video, Muay Thai World Champion Orono Wor Petchpun teaches one of his favorite techniques. It begins with a knee strike and ends with an elbow strike. This is a high level striking combination that makes full use of Muay Thai’s varied weapons. The ability to transition from knees…

Lamnammoon Sor Sumalee: Left Knee, Fake, Cross, Left Kick

In this video, Muay Thai World Champion Lamnammoon Sor Sumalee teaches one of his favorite techniques. The technique begins with a left knee. Lamnammoon then steps in and fakes as if he is going to deliver another left knee. Instead, he throws a right cross and a left high kick.…

Lamnammoon Sor Sumalee: Clinch, Left Knee, Right Knee, Right Jump Knee

In this video, Muay Thai World Champion Lamnammoon Sor Sumalee teaches one of his favorite techniques. The technique begins by securing the clinch position and then delivering a left knee. Lamnammoon then delivers a right knee and a hard jump right knee. This knee combination from the clinch is extremely…