GRAB & CONTROL THEIR KICKS

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HOW TO CATCH A KICK & SWEEP Martial arts is about control. One of the best forms of control in striking is when you’ve caught a leg. When you’ve caught your opponent’s leg, they cease to be a threat. Because you have their leg, their movement is inhibited. Because they’re standing on one leg, their balance is compromised. Because their balance is compromised, they cannot generate power. How often do you see a fight where someone …

MUAY THAI WEEKLY: Jan. 28-Feb. 3

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MUAY THAI NEWS YOU CAN USE! Muay Thai Weekly — a collection of the latest and greatest headlines, hearsay and hair-raising hits from the Muay Thai world. Each week, you’ll find a fresh new Muay Thai Weekly video feature here at Muay Thai Guy, in which we outline exactly what went down in Muay Thai in the last seven days. Coming up right now on Muay Thai Weekly: Belts won and lost at Lion Fight 40 Yodsanklai Fairtex vs. Enriko …

DEBATING Buakaw’s Greatness

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Can Buakaw Really Be Considered The Best? Buakaw Banchamek (formerly known as Buakaw Por Pramuk) is a legend in his own right. He rose to fame on the international scene, beating formidable opponents from just about anywhere, most of the time with incredible ease. Now, one can’t walk down the streets of Bangkok without seeing “The Prince of Muay Thai’s” face on something, whether it be an ad for phones, medicine or beer. Even in the …

FEINTING: Be A Better Liar

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Feinting For Boxing, Muay Thai & MMA From hiding an injury to camouflaging a kill-shot, there are plenty of reasons we lie in the ring. Today, we focus on feinting. It has been said that boxers excel at disguising their punches, and I agree: with fewer weapons, you have to get creative with your setups. But this isn’t about “boxing feints.” Though this breakdown draws from boxing experience and Canelo/Cotto film study, it’s about feinting …

ON The Fence About Muay Thai

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Give Muay Thai A Shot! Dispelling 3 Excuses Fighting can be an addiction. When you’re hooked by this incredible sport, it’s natural to want to convince others to join Muay Thai and create the same positive influence in their lives. Watching someone break out of their comfort zone, develop into a new person, and potentially become a new sparring partner or team mate can be an extremely gratifying reward in this punishing sport. It can …