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Kamae Kham Sao This is the technique that boxer use to protect boxer from punch attack. The picture illustrates when attacker take punch attack, then the defensive bend down to escape form the punch, meanwhile use palm push o the attacker’s chin to respond. This technique only exists in Muay Boran training because in modern Muay Thai competition boxers have to wear gloves. However, this technique has been applied when boxer clinching, they can use palm push on opponent’s face or chin to escape from knee attack.
Tad Mala This is the technique that boxer use to protect boxer from punch attack. The picture illustrates when the attacker take punch attack, then the defensive step beside to escape from the punch and use elbow strike to attack on the attacker’s neck.
Even though, the name Tad Mala generally refer to the elbow strike to attack in the ear, but sometimes, as illustrated in the picture shows that elbow strike can be applied to attack other part such as neck.
Bata Loop Pak This is the technique that boxer use to protect boxer from punch attack. The method of responsive attack is the same as Kwang Leaw Lang, which is using kick attack to respond to the punch attack but the figure is different. The picture illustrates when the attacker uses punch attack, the defensive uses the right arm to sweep the punch and respond attack by foot-thrust on the attacker’s face. This technique is similar to Mon Yan Lak (มอญยันหลัก), which using foot-thrust to attack the enemy.
Kwang Leaw Lang This is the technique that boxer use to protect boxer from punch attack and response by reverse back kick. The picture illustrates when the attacker take a punch and the defensive step backward to avoid the punch, then the defensive use reverse back kick to respond to attacker. The kick of the defensive boxer illustrate the figure of deer’s horns to attack its enemy.
Sukreeep Thon Ton Rang is the technique that to protect from kick attack, in the same time respond by lift up the attacker’s leg to response in order to make the attacker loose the balance so the defensive have an opportunity to attack by other Mauy Thai techniques. The picture illustrates when the attacker kick to the body and the defensive use the left arm to block and in the same time grab the attacker’s leg up high in order to make attacker lose balance. Today this technique has been used in professional Muay Thai but not exactly the same with this illustration. The technique normally called “Tai Na” (ไถนา) which the defensive boxer grab and carry the attacker’s leg push the attacker forward.
Phra Jao Ta Nang Thaen This is the technique that boxer use to protect himself from kick attack. This technique is a fully defensive figure and there is no attack response to the attacker. The picture illustrates when the attacker take lower kick and the defensive quickly bend down the knees and use bottom to block the kick attack. Even though this technique does not continue by a attack respond from the defensive boxer, but it is a good opportunity for the defensive to looking for chance to attack back by other Muay Thai techniques. This technique is rarely seen and it’s being taught in Muay Boran lesson.
Sab Hua Mat Cha is the technique that to avoid from punch attack. But difference is this technique respond to low punch and intend to attack head of opponent, because when the attacker use low punch attack he will lose protection of upper part of the body. The picture illustrates when the attacker punches to the body, then the defensive use the left hand to sweep the punch away and in the same time respond by use fist chopping on the attacker’s head.
The name of Mae Mai Muay Thai describes the action of when a man cutting (slice) a gourd into piece. The action compare when a boxer use elbow strike to the opponent’s neck, like when he put a knife (elbow strike) to cut a gourd.
Faan Look Buab is the technique is used to respond punch attack. The picture illustrates when the attacker (white) perform straight punch to the defensive. Then the defensive raise the left arm to protect the punch, in the same time one step forward to be close to the attacker and respond by downward elbow strike, target to the attacker’s neck. This technique is quite effective as the person who was attacked by elbow strike have least chance to escape and protect himself from the elbow.
Then Kwad Lan is the technique that to avoid from kick attack, in the same time respond by sweeping kick to attack the lower part of the opponent’s leg. The picture illustrates when the attacker uses right kick attack, then the defensive bend over to escape form the kick and respond by sweeping kick at the attacker’s knee. This technique was used very often in professional Muay Thai competition and it is very effective as the defensive will gain advantage when the attacker collapses. Some boxer also apply this technique, instead of bend over to escape from kick attack, they grab the attacker’s leg tightly and then respond by sweeping kick.
Erawan Soei Nga is the technique is used to respond punch attack. The picture illustrates when the attacker perform straight punch to the defensive. Then the defensive raise the left arm to protect the punch, in the same time one step forward to be close to the attacker and respond by upper-cut elbow strike. We will not see this technique use in the professional Muay Thai competition (we usually see Sork Klab (reversed elbow strike). However, this technique is very effective for Muay Thai for martial arts.
Tai Khao Phra Sumaru This advanced technique needs intensive training and accuracy in terms of time and skills when using. The purpose of using this technique is to avoid from kick attack and respond by elbow strike. The picture illustrate when the attacker throws knee kick then the defensive jump over to step on the attacker’s thigh, the right leg step on the shoulder and perform elbow strike.
Important: Even though this technique is still allowed in professional Muay Thai in Thailand, but it is not allowed in other country. This technique requires strong skills to perform, lack of training and misuse of this technique may harm both of boxers, please make sure that you trained with professional and experienced Kru.
Judo (meaning "gentle way") is a modern martial art, combat and Olympic sport created in Japan in 1882 by Jigoro Kano . Its most prominent feature is its competitive element, where the objective is to either throw or takedown an opponent to the ground, immobilize or otherwise subdue an opponent with a pin, or force an opponent to submit with a joint lock or a choke. Strikes and thrusts by hands and feet as well as weapons defenses are a part of judo, but only in pre-arranged forms (kata,) and are not allowed in judo competition or free practice. A judo practitioner is called a judoka.