Muay Thai vs Boxing

Muay Thai vs Boxing

Two striking martial arts that commonly get compared with one another are Muay Thai and boxing. Both striking arts go hand in hand with one another but have some big differences between them. Let’s match them up …

Read more

Wai Kru

Wai Kru

Muay Thai is steeped in tradition, culture, and honor. A prime example of this is the wai kru.  In Thailand, the wai ไหว้ is a form of greeting and respect. Kru,ครู, in Thai language, is teacher. Put …

Read more

Teep Kick – Thai Push Kick 

Teep kick

A Muay Thai fighter by nature has a number of offensive and defensive tools incorporated in their fighting styles ranging from the many different knees to the cutting elbows and devastating roundhouse kicks, however perhaps one of …

Read more

Muay Mat – The Power Puncher

Muay Mat

The many styles of the Muay Thai fighters typically revolve around the different tools available to them, from the Muay Tae’s powerful kicks to the Muay Khao’s knees, The Muay Mat chooses to forgo the majority of …

Read more

Muay Thai History

Muay Thai History

The history of Muay Thai begins in the motherland of the sport, Thailand. The ring sport developed out of martial arts in Southeast Asia. As the countries grew so did their use of fists, elbows, knees, and …

Read more

Muay Femur: The Muay Thai Technician

Muay Femur

The sport of Muay Thai affectionately called “the art of 8 limbs” by its fans and practitioners is famously fought on the legendary stages of Rajadamnern and Lumpinee, and more recently televised across the world on promotions …

Read more

Muay Tae: The Kick Specialist

Muay Tae

When people think of Muay Thai as a sport they think of vicious elbows and knees, but perhaps more so they also think of powerful kicks and the countless amounts of footage depicting head kick knockouts throughout …

Read more

Muay Khao: The Knee Fighter

Muay Khao

One of the main things that separate Muay Thai from western kick-boxing is the inclusion of elbows and knees, arguably no other fighter-style embodies this difference more than the Muay Khao fighter. One of the most prominent …

Read more