In order to become a good fighters in any combat sports you have to train to fight very hard. The fighting training can be very relentless training but is absolutely necessary to beat your opponents in a fight. A regular Fighting training consists of rope jumping, technique training, conditioning, training with heavy bags and other fight training equipment such as focus mitts and one of the most important parts of fight training is sparring. Sparring is a form of training with a partner that simulates a fight but nobody is supposed to be hurt and it is meant to help fighter train techniques. Another part of fighting training is the physical conditioning. Many different forms of training can be used t get in great shape for a muay thai or other kickboxing fight. The challenging part about kickboxing training is that the fighter has to train the whole body in order to become a complete fighter. Training for a fighting sport also includes some very unusual practices, such as kick trees in order to toughen up the shins. Fight Training can also be a great way for people who don’t want to enter a ring to loose wait or get in shape, in those cases fight training is used to improve ones fitness.
Muay Thai - Defense
Videos of various muay thai defense techniques
Muay thai trainer Damon Faulker from Singdayt Gym in England shows various muay thai defense techniques. The first muay thai defense he talks about in this instructional video is how to defend against the throw during the clinch. After that the trainer shows a teep defense against the leg and counter. One way to defend is an easy step back. Also in this instructional video Liam Harrison from Bad Company Gym shows a teep defense against the push kick, which is called the leg drag. The Muay Thai fighter basically defends himself against the kick by catching it and dragging the leg of the opponent in a muay thai fight. All of these are great muay thai defense techniques and counter attacks after you defend yourself from kicks in a muay thai fight.