Effective Muay Thai fighting and sparring techniques


Muay Thai is a martial art that originates from Thailand. It is a full-contact combat sport that utilise eight points of contact: fists, legs - shins, to be more precise which are much tougher that feet - elbows and knees. That makes it different than most of the other stand up fighting styles like Boxing: two points of contact or Karate, Kickboxing, Taekwondo, Capoeira - with four points of contact.

This, and a neck wrestling and clinch techniques, gives a Thai boxer a great advantage over competing fighting styles. He can control and maintain the distance with kicks and punches and, whenever the opportunity arises, close the gap quickly to operate from a clinch delivering elbows and devastating knees to the body.

As you can see it is a very powerful and straightforward set of techniques when executed right.



Why is it smart to learn Muay Thai?


The answer is simple: because it works!

Effectiveness of Thai boxing is the main reason why it is used widely in a various mixed martial arts competitions, like UFC, and a lot of high rank fighters utilize it in their professional fights. Guys like Mauricio "Shogun" Rua, former UFC heavyweight champion or Jose Aldo current featherweight champion. Inside leg kick is one of the most commonly used attacks in MMA. Elbow strike has its root in Thai boxing also.

Another great thing about it is that it keeps you in a great shape.

And I mean it. There is a huge esteem placed on conditioning and improving stamina during a training and a workouts are crafted to shape your body and to harden your muscles (abdominals, arms and legs).

It is a quickly growing in popularity no-nonsense combat system that you can start training too.


How effective is Muay Thai in a street fight?


Thai boxing is very effective for self defense for many reasons:


  • It keeps you in a great physical shape which is crucial in this kind of situation and allows you to enforce your fight pace.
  • It provides you with a simple, straightforward techniques that you can use easily in a real fight.
  • The main training tool in Thai kickboxing is sparring, which is the best way of learning a new skills and getting an instant feedback. It also prepares you to fight with a real opponent.
  • It gives you a set of powerful weapons - like elbow strikes - which can be used in both: attack and defence.


Are you ready to start your adventure with Muay Thai?


Feel free to explore this website to get valuable resources that will help you to develop your fighting skills. I will provide you with lots of training advice which you can easily use in practice to become a better fighter. This is a good place to start you adventure with Thai boxing.

Are you ready to take action? Start your training right now.

Enjoy your stay!




How to train to build up strength and stamina necessary for Muay Thai? How to condition my body for full contact sparring and a regular fight? Click here to read more.

What are the most effective Muay Thai techniques and how to perform them? Click here to read more.

What kind of Muay Thai equipment do I need to start training? Click here to read more.

How does Muay Thai perform versus other martial arts like Taekwondo, Karate, Kung Fu and more? What is the main strength and weakness of each style? Click here to read more.






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