kung fu moves · 09/08/2023

Muay Thai – A counterattack against the opponent’s left hook

Muay Thai – A counterattack against the opponent’s left hook-illustration-
For a straight fist, you can take a step towards the outside of the opponent’s boxing, but for a curved attack such as a hook fist, in principle, it is necessary to go to the inside of the boxing, at this time do not let the opponent’s boxing penetrate, open both wrists outward, lower the forehead, and do not let the palate be hit.

(1) Hold the posture higher and prepare for the opponent’s boxing (Figure F1).

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(2) Take advantage of the hook fist to fly in, stabilize the defensive posture, take a step forward, and at this moment backhand the opponent’s head (neck) from the shoulder as much as possible (Figure F2).

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(3) Take advantage of the original forward momentum, pull its upper body forward with the backhand, and at the same time raise its leg to violently send a knee to the opponent’s stomach plexus (Figure F3).

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Whether the knee strike method can be successfully used in actual combat is mainly whether the practice of wrapping the neck is proficient. The key to wrapping the neck is to move to the opponent’s side, restrain the opponent’s body to produce a centrifugal effect, break the enemy’s balance with the movement, and find the opportunity to use the knee. The training of Muay Thai fighters in recent years has also intensified the practice. That’s why. May the practitioner understand its true meaning.