How To Throw The Leg Kick With Accuracy and Correct Technique
The Muay Thai leg kick looks simple to some, but there’s a lot more to it than meets the eye. Timing, accuracy, and setting up your low kick with hand combinations and footwork is crucial to maximizing the strike to deal serious damage.
Try out these various Muay Thai combinations and training tips to learn how to throw the Muay Thai low kick with power, accuracy and correct technique.
Landing a leg kick is tougher than it looks, especially when your opponent is constantly trying to check/defend the kick… and if you’ve ever had your low kick checked, then you know how much it hurts!
Making sure you have an arsenal of Muay Thai leg kick setups so you’re able to avoid shin-on-shin contact is crucial if you want to avoid getting hurt. Try out these 6 low kick setup techniques and add them to your striking attacks!
And last but not least, if you’re the one defending the leg kick and want to avoid checking it/taking any type of damage, then the best thing you can do is to avoid the low kick all together. Take a look at this leg kick evasion technique and counter if you’re sick of getting low kicked.
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