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5 Kickboxing Kicking Techniques | Muay Thai

5 Kickboxing Kicking Techniques | Muay Thai

Now we’re going to cover and go over our kicking
techniques. Alright. Facing your partner, now a lot of times when you get to the actual
part of using or having a partner, it’s always good to have some kind of protective shin
guards on and gloves and you know, if you’re going to start punching each other in the
head, maybe a little head gear. Alright. So, kicking techniques. Now, when we’re fighting against the opponent,
we’re not just directing the kicks at the midsection, okay? We want to direct the kicks
at the thighs, the inside of the thighs, Okay, at the head, alright. So, if I’m going to
attack the thighs, I’m going to attack with my right leg. Now as I’m going to attack with
my right leg, I’m going to take my left leg, I’m going step out to the left and as I step
out the left, I’m going to bring the right leg around and attack the thighs, okay? When
we speed it up, it almost seems like you have a hop in the middle, okay? So, hands up, I
turn, kick, and then come back in the middle. When I actually go through the motions of
the kick, I’m going to keep my right hand up, my left hand up, sorry, and extend my
right hand out, keeping my eyes on the opponent, Okay? So from here, I take the step out, kick,
and then come back in the middle. Now, I can go to the rear leg. When I’m going
to attack the rear leg, I need to circle around, Okay, and then throw the kick to the rear
leg. So, from here, I’m going to shuffle in with the left leg, hit the rear leg, and come
back to my middle position again. So again, I’m going to circle around, out, hit, and
then come back in the middle. When we hit the body, throw the kicks at the midsection.
Again, we always want to rise up, and turn, throw the kick, come back down; left leg always,
once you’ve got your balance, always try and throw the kick where you make the switch with
a little bit of speed. You don’t want to get in the habit of going too slow, because now
the kick won’t be there anymore. Alright? So we’re going to make the switch quick, up,
kick, and hen back down again, the inside of the leg. Now, with my hands up a good distance
between me and my partner, I don’t want to stretch to throw this kick out, because now
this is going to leave me completely off balance and if he decides to step in with the right
hand, Okay, I have no defense or no base to defend that right hand. So what I want to
do now is I’m going to shuffle my feet in, come in right leg to the left leg, and then
come in and then hit the inside of the leg. So I start with the hands up, I come in, one,
two, and then come back out again. Right legs comes in with the left, Okay, left leg goes
out, hits, left leg comes back, and then right leg comes back out. Now, we you speed it up,
you’re going to be here, in, back and then out again. Alright, one more time. In, back,
and then out again, making sure keeping the hands up. Last point is to the head-mouth. When we throw
the kicks up, it may help a little bit, as you throw the kick up, you want to look down
as the leg is going up. That way, it makes it a little bit more flexible, makes it easier
for your leg to come up. Alright, so from this position here, I’m going to come up to
the head and then back down again. One more time, from here up looking down, to the head,
and then back down again. Left side, same thing, make the switch quick; up and then
come back down to the middle again. Okay, so that’s just some of the attacking round-house
kicks in Muay Thai.

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47 thoughts on “5 Kickboxing Kicking Techniques | Muay Thai


  2. spoken like someone who has never done this haha…you block with your shins, not your knee. leg kicks are crazy effective though and one of the most dangerous, if landed. also, your opponent can block any kick, punch, elbow, knee that you throw (or counter any grapple, for that matter)…tinsletooth is 100% right about the timing…watch any professional fight and you can probably count on your hands how many times either fighter has a totally clean, unblocked strike

  3. im a southpaw the technique is the same..when kicking with the rear leg you take your step just like this..and is easier to make contact with your lead leg on the leg of your circle out to the right all the time avoiding his power hand and kick..and its easier for you to kick with your power leg to the careful tho they can kick you too.. peace bro hope it helped in some way

  4. Basic stuff, if your club is good a 4-5 month beginner yellow grade belt should know this, nevertheless good video.

  5. Doesn't that kill your shins? I heard once that people used to tap glass bottles on their shin bones to kill the nerves but I don't know if that is just an old tale.

  6. old tales… killing the nerves gives a false sense of toughness MICRO fracturing bones helps them to heal stronger kicking the bottom of a heavy bag will help you kick through someone!!

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  10. I'm no expert but there was no talk about skipping just as you make contact . The power here is derived from the leg only .  As you make contact if your whole body weight shunts in the direction of the kick your will be putting your entire body weight through the strike.  Also repositioning your feet before the strike just slows down the motion as well as projects your intentions.  Get on a bag and kick it straight from where your feet start from .  No step left first (right kick) .  It feels very awkward initially . After a while you begin to learn to use the torso to create distance rather than little foot movements .

  11. this guy completely forgets his guard when he kicks one the arm on the side you kick goes down and the other one goes to your head but yeah he also forgot to turn his foot…

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