Southpaw Techniques: Kick, Cross Combo

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Using The Left Roundhouse To Setup The Cross Threats can often be as powerful as actual pain. The anticipation of a strike is what you may take advantage of, and this is exactly the topic of the day. Not every strike in a combination is meant to be the finishing move. The purpose of a combination is not to hit with all punches, knees, kicks, or elbows, though that would be great, it is to …

3 Ernesto Hoost Low Kick Combinations

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3 Low Kick Setup Techniques Ernesto Hoost may just be the king of low kicks. His method of landing low kicks is found largely on shifting the opponent’s weight from one leg to another. Controlling the opponent’s weight transfer greatly aids in all form of offense. For instance, the head kicks of Peter Aerts often come right after a clinch. Aerts will clinch, push the opponent so that they’re off balance; and because they’re off balance, …

Advanced Muay Thai Low Kick Combination

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Broken Rhythm – Advanced Low Kick Combination Oh the lovely, so lovely, low kick. The thudding slam of the shin digging into  your opponent’s thigh…it’s a lot of fun, I must say. Not fun for your opponent though, which should make it doubly fun for you. However, as great as a low kick is, on it’s own it’s nothing but a tool to get your leg broken. This is a principle that applies to all …

Muay Thai Low Kick Defense | How To Counter The Leg Kick

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Muay Thai Leg Kick Evasion Counter  Muay Thai low kicks are one of the most common strikes you’ll see thrown in a fight. Landing hard leg kicks can change the momentum of a fight since it can limit a fighters movement and make their counter attacks much slower and telegraphed. Although checking a leg kick is a solid defense, it still hurts and can eventually limit your mobility if you consistently take shin-on-shin contact. That being said, …