Out of MT's arsenal, what's your favorite/best?

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  1. CollarTie

    CollarTie Blue Belt

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    This is pretty much a question for just for Muay Thai guys.

    Out of Muay Thai's many weapons, which do you other practicioners find you're better with than the others? By this I mean punches, kicks, knees, and elbows, no specific move.

    Also, which do you find yourself using most often?
     
  2. Marvin Covar

    Marvin Covar Amateur Fighter

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    back when i was still doing muay thai? the clinch.
     
  3. Gontran

    Gontran Amateur Fighter

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    back when i was still doing muay thai? the low kick
     
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    general woundwort Banned Banned

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    Bacon slap.... and the plum
     
  5. Jesus X

    Jesus X Gold Belt

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    knees to the body from the clinch,I loved throwing them during smokers when I have an opponent against a corner in the ring, when you get a rhythm going with the knees it feels like hitting a home run during a baseball game, 1-2's with low kicks are the most effective and help set things up, but knees are the best thing in MT
     
  6. Jesus X

    Jesus X Gold Belt

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    I like throwing low kicks on a banana bag better than I did during smokers, it's a sweet feeling to hit a good banana bag, fairtex new bowling pin bag looks sweet too.
     
  7. RMMaryport

    RMMaryport Green Belt

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    Catching kicks and sweeping the leg, makes you wanna say " Have some of that! "
     
  8. pailum117

    pailum117 Blue Belt

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    1) The leg kick. Best fight move, period. Keeps distance, is sneaky, tough to set up a takedown off of and can take the fight out of your opponent real quick.

    2) Knees from the clinch. Can straight drop someone, easy transition to a takedown and can help defend against takedowns.

    3) Boxing.
     
  9. Inquisitus

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    round kicks to the body. Love that feeling of connecting with the shin.
     
  10. DkMacaw

    DkMacaw Brown Belt

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    counter inside low kicks to jabs.

    plain low kicks.

    good ol' 1,2 flurry to set up a low kick.

    right hand, middle kick then clinch and/or sweep throw.
     
  11. OHNO

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    Agreed. Probably my best and fav. Lead leg catch them coming in... or smash away with the rear Yod style.
     
  12. Sizzerb

    Sizzerb White Belt

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    Jab and Low Kick.
     
  13. SAAMAG

    SAAMAG San Antonio Applied Martial Arts Group

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    I'm going with clinch/knees. One of the most effective tools that human body has in martial arts.
     
  14. SteelHammer

    SteelHammer Green Belt

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    haven't trained in MT specifically but the thing that impresses me the most about it is the power of the roundhouses.
     
  15. Znap

    Znap Yellow Belt

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    As a tall guy who stopped Muay Thai and started boxing I can say the thing I miss the most is the teep!
     
  16. Tsingani

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    This and round kicks to the body.

    Against a good thai style opponent, round kicks are a game a of chess.

    Against a pretender.... the sound of the slap against the ribcage is golden
     
  17. c0r1nth14n

    c0r1nth14n Blue Belt

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    It's less practical, but I'm very partial to the spinning elbow. That's just sparring though, I'm relatively new to MT.
     
  18. Carrnage

    Carrnage White Belt

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    1, 2, sted through Legkick - awsome awsome combo
     
  19. Jolz

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    You throw spinning elbows in sparring?
     
  20. c0r1nth14n

    c0r1nth14n Blue Belt

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    Yeah... is that unusual?
     

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