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5 ways to use the teep

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5 ways to use the teep

The teep is arguably the most effective and diverse weapon in Muay Thai. It has the longest range and can be used in a wide range of angles and power levels. Like the jab in Boxing, mastering the teep is a key component of success for most elite Muay Thai fighters. It's important to note the differences between a teep and front kick. The front kick relies on a flick at the knee to generate power, while the teep (or push kick) generates power by driving your hips forward and pushing through your opponent. You can flick at the knee...

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5 ways to diversify training for consistent learning

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5 ways to diversify training  for consistent learning

After a while of regular training, it's likely you'll hit some sort of plateau which will frustrate you, make you question your level of passion for the sport and have you searching for ways to make it exciting again. This is common with any sport or hobby and you'll need to evaluate whether it's a genuine disinterest and not just a “wall”. If you believe it's just a wall, it could simply be a way that your body and mind are telling you to switch things up. By seeing this as an opportunity and embracing it, you can turn this...

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5 Different Approaches To Use In Sparring

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5 Different  Approaches To Use In Sparring

  There are some core styles that Muay Thai practitioners often get categorised into, however, that's not to say each individual can't be effective in more than one. Furthermore, the styles aren't necessarily fixed, so components of each can be merged into others to create unique styles.   It can take a while of practising Muay Thai before you feel comfortable with one particular style and a good way to find your comfort zone is through sparring. It's also a great way to build unique elements into your style and identify your strengths & weaknesses.   As such, there are...

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