Muay Thai Monday: Do I Move When Hitting Thai Pads?

Should I Stay Stationary or Move When Hitting Pads?

When it comes to your Muay Thai training, one of the most effective (and most fun) ways to train is by blasting the thai pads with punches, kicks, knees and elbows. There are a number of things to consider when holding/hitting Thai pads that are often overlooked, such as footwork and movement.

In this Muay Thai Monday Q&A, fans Bodey and Abi ask about whether they should stay stationary or move forward while throwing certain techniques and combos on the pads. I answer it with help from my beautiful girlfriend Liz 🙂

If you want more tips and techniques for holding Thai pads, make sure to watch this tutorial on some of the basics from coach Chris Clodfelter of Eight Points Muay Thai:

Every week I release a new “Muay Thai Mondays Q&A Session” every week where I’ll be answering questions about techniques, fight strategy, mindset, nutrition and anything related to Muay Thai.

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  1. Filming yourself asking the question. If it’s technique oriented, try to show me what you mean.
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Sean "Muay Thai Guy" Fagan owns & operates the largest online Muay Thai community and the #1 training resource for nak muay of all levels.

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