|Jumping knee (Kow Loy)…jumping knee this technique is directed at the head , chest or stomach.It can be practiced on the kick bag or striking pads||Straight Knee (Kow Throng)….This knee is driven forward by the use of the hips into the target|
The use of the elbow is very effective at close range. Below are some of the most commonly used techniques.
Striking elbow; this used to attack target areas around the chin, nose, between the eyebrows and the solar plexus. To practice this method of striking with the elbow, simply bend the elbow closely against the arm, twist the shoulder, and trust your body in the opposite direction, while aiming to strike the elbow against the upper body targets.
|Equipment Kick and punch bags should be part of all Muay Thai Boxers training regime if they want to get a real sense of what it feels like to make impact with the target.
They are a good way to increase accuracy and build power and strength also it is less damaging to the limb joints than snapping a kick or punch out in thin air. The tall bag as used in Muay Thai is a particularly good piece of equipment as you can practice your kicks and punches though out all the ranges.
|Elbow strike on heavy bag||