3 Basic Clinch Defenses To Escape The Plum
Defense is the enabler of offense. Or is it?
I don’t see defense as the enabler of offense. I see defense as a complement to offense. A strong defense allows for control of a fight even when you’re on the receiving end of an offensive rush. Consider Robbie Lawler whenever he gets hit with a solid shot. His movement and counters are always there to break his fall and give himself a breather.
Offense is difficult when you’re gased or rocked, but strong defense enables control of a fight because of its minimal energy expenditure. And fighting doesn’t get more grueling than being in the clinch. If you ever find yourself on the wrong side of a clinch war, let this tutorial be the guiding for you to break free, or for you to create time to recover so that you may re-enter the match later, sharper, stronger.
3 Muay Thai Clinch Escapes and Defenses
Defense is its own reward, but you probably like hitting things, so that’s what we’re going to do. Plus, offense helps defense too; there’s nothing like hitting somebody as a way of telling them to back off. If you’ve managed
If you’ve managed to turn the tides with the clinch escapes shown above, maybe you could re-enter the clinch and lay waste to your opponent. So how about a few elbows and sweeps?
3 LETHAL Muay Thai Clinch Techniques, Elbows and Sweeps
Entry and exit are the moments where the price of carelessness takes on a cruel, cruel tax. Moving in on an opponent without setting up could instantly spell your downfall. A simple jab could catch you just as you are coming in, then it’s lights out. So we’re not going to let that happen.
Through the eyes of Lawrence Kenshin Striking Breakdowns, this is how you enter, exit, and knee someone into oblivion:
Buakaw: Clinch Entry, Exit & Knee Against Puncher
If you enjoyed these clinch videos and want to continue learning more techniques, sweeps, knees and elbows from the inside position, then make sure to check out my free 3-Part Video Series on the clinch. And if that’s not enough for you, then check out my Clinch King video course for a complete breakdown on the inside game.
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- Evan is a gourmand of combat sports from Taiwan. He appreciates the beauty of Muay Thai movement and all other movements. He's got no rudder so if the winds blow northerly, he goes north. His goal is to achieve and appreciate.