20 BEGINNER TIPS FOR MUAY THAI NEWBIES

20 BEGINNER TIPS FOR MUAY THAI NEWBIES

I know exactly why you’re looking for beginner tips for Muay Thai. Do you remember all your fears about the first day of high school or college? Worrying if you could find the right classroom, wondering if you were overdressed, under-dressed, or had picked the...

Uppercut Tips for Muay Thai

The rear uppercut is not a commonly used punch in Muay Thai. However, it can be very effective when thrown from the right range and with good form and power. Establish proper range (see video). Drive from the hip and use a pivot + rotation of back foot and leg. Do not...

Muay Thai Shadowboxing Kicks + Teeps

The Muay Thai shadowboxing kick, when done correctly, is a beautiful movement that helps build solid technique. Shadowboxing is an effective warm-up before training as well as a way to improve technique and skills. Fighters usually spend 10 minutes or more...

Perfecting the Long Muay Thai Knee to the Body

“I’m not sure what to do with my hands?” I get this question fairly often from new Muay Thai students. Every time I do I chuckle a bit because it reminds me of the Will Ferrell movie. lol However, it’s a very valid question. What you do with...

Perfecting the Muay Thai Body Kick (Rear Kick)

We are always in search of that perfect Muay Thai body kick. The body kick done well is such a thing of beauty. It is powerful, fast, accurate and graceful. Perfecting this kick takes time. I usually focus first on getting students to create the right distance and...

Muay Thai Heavy Bag Tips

Are you using the heavy bag correctly in your training and workouts? Get Muay Thai heavy bag tips to help you. Coach Roxy reviews some common mistakes and corrective tips to optimize your bag work. A heavy bag is an excellent tool for fighters and those looking for...

How to do Muay Thai Skip Knees

Muay Thai skip knee strikes and footwork are used to devastate opponents in the clinch, but they are a great conditioning tool for athletes as well as anyone practicing Muay Thai for fitness. Skip knees take rhythm and finesse to get skilled at. Good hip mobility is a...

Muay Thai Video: Step in Lead Body Kick

How and When to use a Muay Thai Step in “Lead” Kick (Left Kick for Orthodox or “righties”). Muay Thai often uses a “switch kick” on the lead kick to optimize speed and power when in close range, but the step in kick can work very...

Muay Thai Boxing: Cross to Body Video

Punches to the body are an effective way score points and damage an opponent. In this video, we’ll go over the Muay Thai Boxing cross to the body. Body shots are a shorter fighters best friend, as a taller opponent will typically have a more exposed torso,...