Muay Thai – Kick Boxing

Written by  on March 16, 2012 

Muay Thai is a combat sport from Thailand that uses stand-up striking along with various clinching techniques. Muay Thai, like boxing and various forms of kick boxing, is recognized as a very effective striking base within MMA, and is very widely trained among MMA fighters. Interest in Muay thai has risen in the past ten years, due to the popularity of martial arts in film and television. The most notable practitioner of Muay thai is martial arts sensation Tony Jaa. Yet one of the first popular films that included Muay thai was Jean-Claude Van Damme’s 1989 movie Kickboxer.

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Ready for fighting

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Red corner ready

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“Wai Kru” – Before fighting

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Fighting

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Shoving

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Biff

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Blue corner fighter

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Kick

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Fold up

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The Winner is ….

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Receiving the Trophy

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Champ!

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Muay Thai accessories

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