UPGRADE YOUR CLINCH GAME

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5 TIPS THAT WILL CHANGE HOW YOU CLINCH Something that sets Muay Thai apart from most other types of striking is the clinch. Unfortunately, the clinch is also something many people struggle with because of: Poor technique Fear of getting swept Lack of clinch training Some/All of the above Clinching is one of those things that the better your technique, the stronger you are, because you know how to use your strength efficiently and exactly …

CLINCHING & Beginners’ Errors

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STEER CLEAR OF THESE ROOKIE CLINCH MISTAKES Look further beyond the West and you will find out there is more to the clinch than just simply pulling someone’s head into your knee. The devil is in the details and when it comes to clinching, details are in no short supply. While in the clinch, there are multitude of things to worry about ranging from: wicked knees that feel like a barn door catching the wind …

TMTG: Finding The “X” Factor

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THE MUAY THAI GUYS PODCAST – Episode 89 Training with a team is completely irreplaceable. But not everyone has access to a team 24/7. Schedules conflict, some train full-time, some train part-time, or maybe family or work obligations get in the way. That’s why it is essential that you know how to train solo. At the end of the day, it’s you in that ring. For example, everyone knows who Georges St. Pierre is. He’s got an awesome team …

10 CLINCH Sweeps To Master

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TECHNIQUE & PRINCIPLE: 10 CLINCH SWEEPS  The more weapons you have in your arsenal, the more capable you are as a fighter. However, it can be difficult to hold that many techniques in your brain and body. It’s difficult for all of the techniques to synergize. We all know the sayings “jack of all trades, master of none” and “I fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks once but the man who has …

COTTO: Made For Muay Thai

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Adapt Miguel Cotto’s Boxing To Your Muay Thai There is a world of difference between punching and boxing. Any man or woman with fists can throw a punch, but it takes years of training and strategy to say that you can box. Someone can be a big puncher – the vast majority of Dutch kick boxers can boast big punching power – but I would hesitate to call the majority of them “boxers.” Boxing is …