Many western fighters and fans get confused when it comes to muay thai fight decisions. I’ve seen them think one fighter is up on the scorecards, but the other competitor walks away with the win. This guide aims to reduce some of the confusion around rules and scoring in muay thai. The truth is muay … Read more Muay Thai Boxing Rules and Scoring – Ultimate Guide on How to Score Points
The UFC quickly rose to the top of MMA and has produced many high net worth athletes, but who is the richest UFC Fighter in 2019? The answer is pretty obvious, “The Notorious” Conor McGregor. His highly publicized fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr. earned hundreds of millions of dollars for the two fighters. McGregor might … Read more Richest UFC Fighters 2020 – Top 5 Wealthiest by Net Worth
I’ve seen a ton of street fights go down in person and online. Some fights end with minimal damage and some just make you cringe. The best martial arts for street fights are Brazilian jiu-jitsu (BJJ), muay thai, with an honorable mention for kali. Trust me when I say you’re gonna want to know both … Read more Most Effective Martial Arts in a Street Fight
I’ve always learned martial arts in a school or gym, but I get asked by beginners “What’s the easiest martial art to learn at home?” The simple answer is boxing. These days there are many tools online that will help you at least learn the basics of boxing at home. Anyone who doesn’t think boxing is a martial art … Read more Easiest Martial Art to Learn at Home
Thanks to its effectiveness in the different striking and MMA promotions, action movies, and other media muay thai has become one of the fastest growing martial arts around the world. Compared to traditional martial arts, muay thai is still relatively new. People familiar with taekwondo or karate frequently ask: Does muay thai have a belt … Read more Does Muay Thai Have Belts or a Ranking System?
The cross, also known as the straight, is a power punch thrown with the dominant hand (right straight for orthodox and left for southpaws). It’s a longer range power punch with knockout potential. Cross Tips Do not load up or cock your punching hand. It telegraphs your punch and makes you vulnerable to a hook. … Read more How to Throw a Cross Punch
The teep, or thip, might be one of the most fundamental kicks in muay thai. It’s also one of the most underrated kicks in striking. At it’s most basic, the teep technique is performed by raising the front leg until the foot is just below the hip and then pushing it forward quickly. This forward … Read more How to Throw a Teep Kick
In stance, the jab is thrown by punching with the lead hand (left for orthodox stance and right for southpaw). It’s the first punch you learn, but like anything in martial arts it takes a lifetime to master. The jab is as versatile as a punch can be. Below I’ll outline different uses. This is … Read more How to Throw a Jab Punch