Muay Thai Leg Kick Feint To Powerful Cross

How To Setup the Cross with Low Kicks

“The art of war is deception.” -Sun Tzu

Playing mind games with your opponent is the name of the game. However, your ability to play mind games will depend on the weapons you hold.

For mind games to work, you need to have threats. If you can’t harm your opponent, he’ll just keep on charging forward and having his way. A threat without harm is just a bluff. The tricky thing is that the same trick may not work twice. A strong low kick is not enough. Even feints are not enough. But…if you mix up your offense completely, you’ll have a good time.

Muay Thai Leg Kick Feint To Powerful Cross

What good is an attack if it can’t find a home? Being able to operate just on the border of your opponent’s offense is what can enable yourself great offense. Range is the key, and combinations are the great treasures you will find. You can then take said treasures and bury them in your opponent’s legs, necks, or chins.

There is another gem inside this video that I’ve yet to mention, the inside leg kick. Tender meat is good to eat, but not fun to get kicked…if that makes any sense. Point being, kicking the inside of one’s leg is great for the kicker, awful for the kicked.

Muay Thai Inside Leg Kick | Finding Range And Setting Up Combos

The low kick may seem basic, but basics are the building blocks that make our foundation. Basics are meant to be sharpened and sharpened and sharpened. However, you may be exhausted of drilling and drilling, so maybe it’s time to take a look at basics from a different perspective.

We’ll go with the perspective of  Lawrence Kenshin Striking Breakdowns. May you find perfection.

Ernesto Hoost: The Perfect Low-Kick


saenchaseanpaulkstGuess what?!

This upcoming Thailand training camp in August will be hosted by non other than Paul Banasiak, the other half of The Muay Thai Guys. Though his beard may not be as full and illustrious as Sean’s, you can bet that he knows how to hack his way through this wild Muay Thai jungle.

Here’s what you can expect at a Nak Muay Nation Training Camp:

  • Seminars taught by elite Muay Thai champions Saenchai and Petchboonchu.
  • Exciting group nights out to watch fights at the prestigious Lumpinee and Rajadamnern.
  • Fight nights where teammates from the camp got to showcase their skills and experience fighting in Thailand.
  • Strength and conditioning sessions taught by the head coach of the Sports Authority of Thailand.
  • Delicious noodles, fried rice, seafood, curries and other Thai food.
  • Nights out experiencing the crazy Bangkok nightlife.
  • And much more more!

Everyone has been having an amazing time at the training camp and it’s been awesome seeing how much everyone’s Muay Thai skills have been improving. Since it’s been so much fun we will definitely be holding more in the very near future!

“This is my fourth trip to Thailand and having already trained in more than 10 camps, I can say that this training camp was by far one of the best I’ve ever been.”

– Anna S.

Interested in coming to a future Nak Muay Nation Training Camp? For prices and more info go to

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Evan Lee
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.

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