Muay Thai Mondays: How Do I Throw The “Ong Bak” Kick

Is The Kick Tony Jaa Throws in Ong Bak a Real Muay Thai Technique?

We often see fight scenes in movies where guys are able to land incredible techniques flawlessly on their opponents. When it comes to Muay Thai movies and fight scenes, one of the most popular ones of all time comes from Ong Bak where Tony Jaa decides to demolish a number of bigger, stronger opponents using his Muay Thai technique…

… but are the techniques he uses actually applicable to a real Muay Thai fight? This is the question that Peter Bellanova asked in this weeks Muay Thai Monday:

Every week there is a new “Muay Thai Mondays Q&A Session” where we answer your questions about techniques, fight strategy, mindset, nutrition and anything related to Muay Thai.

If you’d like your question(s) answers AND if you want to win a free Nak Muay Nation t-shirt or tanktop, submit your question by:

  1. Filming yourself asking the question. If it’s technique oriented, try to show me what you mean.
  2. Upload it and email it to sean (at)
  3. BOOM! That’s it!nmntshirtbackground

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Sean Fagan
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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