Category Archives for "Muay Thai"
Muay Thai has seen a huge rise in the popularity of all martial arts in the last decade. It is known by many names like Thai boxing, Siamese boxing, etc. The origin of this unique martial art dates back to the year 1200. Muay Thai occupies a symbolic position in Thai traditions. Every aspect of […]Continue reading
Muay Thai is a martial art and sport that requires extreme amounts of flexibility to execute some of the more advanced techniques, such as the body kick or head kick. The shins, elbows, and knees are used as weapons in Muay Thai. Kicking must be practiced a lot to cement this range of motion. In […]Continue reading
The Muay Thai stance is one of the most important fundamentals you need to learn when you start out in martial arts. Muay Thai or Thai boxing is a traditional martial art form originating from Thailand. It emphasizes the use of your entire body as a weapon. Muay Thai adopted unique fighting stances that emphasized […]Continue reading
Ancient ring warriors strategically wore knots under their knuckles to increase their chances of injuring their opponents and inflicting potential slashes at the end of the battle. Sometimes they also wrapped the forearms to increase the level of protection. Why do Muay Thai fighters use hand ropes? Until the 1920s, Muay Thai was a very […]Continue reading
Karate vs Muay Thai: which is better? Interestingly, karate is now a universal term that describes a multitude of different styles of martial arts that originated on the island of Okinawa. These styles were usually a mixture of native Okinawan fighting styles combined with Chinese fighting styles. This gave rise to many types of karate. […]Continue reading