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19 Footwork Movements of Muay Thai (Part II)

The initial phase of the Nak Muay’s training consists of mastery over the ‘Mae Mai Muay Thai’, literally translating to ‘Mother/Primary Techniques of Muay Thai’. ‘Mae Mai Muay Thai’ consists of the 19 basic footwork movement skills, 12 basic punches,

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19 Footwork Movements of Muay Thai (Part I)

The initial phase of the Nak Muay’s training consists of mastery over the ‘Mae Mai Muay Thai’, literally translating to ‘Mother/Primary Techniques of Muay Thai’. ‘Mae Mai Muay Thai’ consists of the 19 basic footwork movement skills, 12 basic punches,

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The Daily Warm Up Exercises of the Muay Thai Fighter

Beyond just the physical weapons forged from the hard edges of the fist, foot, knee, and elbow – probably the most important asset a Nak Muay draws from is his warrior spirit. Inside of the ring, the boxer never gives

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The 4 Basic Weapons of Muay Thai and ‘The Winning Cycle’ (Pt. 2)

The 4 Basic Weapons of Muay Thai are Fist, Foot, Knee, and Elbow  In the 1st part of this article, we discussed fundamental knowledge of the punches, roundhouse kicks, and teeps of Muay Thai. We will conclude this discussion of

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The 4 Basic Weapons of Muay Thai and ‘The Winning Cycle’ (Pt. 1)

The 4 Basic Weapons of Muay Thai are Fist, Foot, Knee, and Elbow  The techniques here as they are presented, combined with the basic Muay Thai footwork, consist of ‘Mae Mai’ Muay Thai or Basic Techniques of Muay Thai. (Mae Mai

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Muay Thai Techniques and The Killing Spots of the Human Body

Advanced Muay Thai Techniques target Killing Spots which, if struck, can finish the Fight in One Step To reach a more advanced level, it is required that a Nak Muay understands the vulnerability of these killing spots, both on himself

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Decoding The Muay Thai Stance – Part I: Footwork

In our previous article, we explored the two over-arching styles of Muay Thai Boran aimed at achieving the same outcome: The most efficient utilization of the 8 Limbs for defeating an opponent.   In this Series, we’ll be de-coding and

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The ‘Hard’ and ‘Soft’ Styles of Muay Thai

The fighting style of Muay Thai evolved through battles waged between Thailand and its neighboring countries.  Two distinct overarching technical branches of Muay Boran evolved out of numerous regional styles of Muay Boran. These two distinct technical branches comprise the

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Muay Thai History In 7 Minutes

If you’ve recently took interest to learning Muay Thai, then reading this article will give you a quick crash course in Muay Thai History in a concise and entertaining way.  Let’s get started.     Muay Thai evolved as one

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Training Muay Thai In Thailand: 7 Costly and Dangerous Mistakes to Avoid

Training Muay Thai In Thailand For The First Time? Listen Up… If you’re travelling to Thailand for the first time to train Muay Thai, here are some potentially dangerous and costly lessons I’ve learned through my years of going back to

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