kung fu moves · 06/12/2023

12 sets of Muay Thai anti-fist fighting moves

Now I have sorted out the 12 common anti-fist counterattack moves in Muay Thai and shared them with you.

1. Straight fist VS lead fist

Both sides stand in a left-wing fighting style and confront each other. The enemy shook my head with a fist with his left hand; I leaned back to dodge while turning my body to the left, bending my right elbow and blocking the enemy’s left forearm with my right forearm inward (Figure 1-1). Immediately afterwards, we quickly stepped forward and left to get close, while twisting our waist to the right and kicking our right leg to help slam the enemy’s front with a straight left fist (Figure 1-2).

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2. Straight fist VS straight fist

Both sides stand in a left-wing fighting style and confront each other. The enemy slides forward and attacks our head with a straight right fist; We immediately blocked the defense with our left forearm (Figure 2-1). While the enemy is retracting his right fist, we quickly kick our right leg backwards, twist our waist to the left, lean forward and punch the enemy’s front with a straight right fist (Figure 2-1).

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Third, hook fist VS swing fist

Both sides stand in a left-wing fighting style and confront each other. The enemy attacks our head with a left swing fist; We immediately bend our right elbow and block the attack with our right forearm outward (Figure 3-1). While the enemy is retracting his left fist, we quickly slide forward and get close, slamming the left ear root of the enemy’s head with a right flat hook (Figure 3-2).

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4. Left leg sweep VS left fist

Both sides stand in a left-wing fighting style and confront each other. The enemy attacks our upper plate with a straight left fist; At the moment when the enemy’s punch has not yet hit us, our side quickly turns to the right, twists the waist and extends the hip to help and kick the enemy in the head or neck with a left leg sweep, inflicting heavy damage on the enemy (Figure 4).

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5. Right leg sweep VS left fist

Both sides stand in a left-wing fighting style and confront each other. The enemy attacks our head with a straight left fist; We immediately lean back slightly to avoid the enemy’s left punch, while quickly turning to the left, twisting our hips and kicking the enemy’s left rib with a mid right leg sweep (Figure 5-1). A low right leg sweep can also be used to kick the posterior muscle group of the enemy’s left thigh (Figure 5-2).

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6. Left leg sweep VS right fist

Both sides stand in a left-wing fighting style and confront each other. The enemy attacks our head with his right fist; At this time, the enemy will press the ground with his right leg, turn to the left, twist his waist, and shift his weight to his front leg and left leg, while his attention is generally on the upper plate rather than the lower plate. We take this opportunity to immediately turn to the right, lean back slightly to dodge the enemy’s right fist, and at the same time use the low right leg sweep to violently kick the enemy’s inner left thigh muscle group or the inside of the left knee joint, disrupting the enemy’s body balance and offensive rhythm. If our forces are strong enough, we can also kick the enemy to the ground (Figure 6).

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7. Kicking legs VS straight fist combos

Both sides stand in a left-wing fighting style and confront each other. The enemy attacks our head or chest continuously with straight fists left and right; We immediately slid backwards, dodged backwards, turned to the left and kicked the enemy’s relatively empty waist and abdomen with a right kick (Figure 7).

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8. Double elbows vs double fists

Both sides stand in a left-wing fighting style and confront each other. The enemy slides forward and closes, attacking our head continuously with straight fists left and right; We immediately bent our elbows and raised our heads to protect our heads; Seeing the opportunity, while the enemy’s front punch was retracted and the rear punch was not out, our side quickly twisted our shoulders and arms, leaned forward and hit the enemy’s front with the tip of our elbows. When the enemy uses his left fist, our side counterattacks with his right elbow; When the enemy uses his right fist, we counterattack with his left elbow (Figure 8).

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9. Left knee vs left fist

Both sides stand in a left-wing fighting style and confront each other. The enemy attacks our upper plate with his left fist; We immediately slide diagonally to the right and forward to the outside of the enemy’s left arm, to the right in order to avoid the enemy’s left fist, and forward in order to force into the enemy’s body to enter the effective attack distance of the knee; While sliding and dodging, our side blocked the enemy’s left forearm inward with our right hand to defuse its attack, and also attracted the enemy’s attention to the upper set. Therefore, our side seized this opportunity and took advantage of the enemy’s left fist that had not been retracted and the middle plate was empty, and quickly raised his left knee and slammed into the abdomen of the enemy’s middle plate (Figure 9).

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10. Right knee vs left fist

Both sides stand in a left-wing fighting style and confront each other. The enemy slides forward and closes and attacks our head with a straight left fist; We dodge with our upper body and back, while using our right forearm to block the enemy’s left forearm; At the same time, while the enemy’s left rib is empty, use your right knee to violently hit the enemy’s left rib (Figure 10).

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11. Knee punch VS serial fist

Both sides stand in a left-wing fighting style and confront each other. The enemy continuously attacks our upper middle set with left and right fists; We immediately raise our arms up with our elbows bent to protect our head and chest; At the same time, seize the opportunity and use the side knee to hit the enemy’s left and right ribs diagonally with the enemy’s front punch and the rear punch is not out. When the enemy throws a left fist, our side hits the enemy’s right rib with our left knee; The enemy throws a right punch and our right knee hits the enemy’s left rib (Figure 11).

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XII. Empty knees VS serial fist

Both sides stand in a left-wing fighting style and confront each other. The enemy continuously attacks our upper set with both left and right fists; We immediately dodged and dodged; Before the enemy could retract his left fist and his right fist was about to strike, our side quickly kicked the ground with our left foot, took off our body, and slammed into the enemy’s front with its right (Fig. 12).

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