Thai Boxing (Muay Thai) is a martial art originally from Thailand. One of the meanings of the word "Thai" – free, so the name of this martial art can be translated as "free fight". What is remarkable in Thai boxing bouts being in full contact on a very strict rules. The basis of Muay Thai is hitting technique. Strikes are at all levels: in the head and body, hands and feet, elbows and knees. Grips and throws are of secondary importance.
In Muay Thai also cultivated application technique: work with the piercing and cutting weapons, various types of daggers, sticks, throwing knives and other bladed weapons. The Thai government developed in all ways Muay Thai and highlights for this incredibly large sums of money. Thai fight now became popular outside the country. Technology, training and fights in Muay Thai. Muay Thai is considered one of the toughest martial arts.
His technique can equally well to fight on distant, middle and near. But the most dangerous Muay Thai fighters in middle distance and in melee. "Elbow win a fist, knee and leg win" – says one of the basic principles Thai boxing. Actually melee knees and elbows are the most dangerous for the enemy. Another "signature" welcome Muay Thai – loukik (circular kick a shin on the thighs at all) to use as a shock surface of the foot does not (as in most second martial arts) and tibia is one of the characteristic features of Muay Thai. For the "stuffing" shin developed special assignment: attacks on the trunks of palm trees, sacks sand, "rolling" faceted stick – with the following additional processing tibia ointments. Muay Thai fighter can kick to break a baseball bat. With the support leg is blocked and loukiki enemy. Great interest in Thai boxing is also given to "stuffing" the body, stretching, endurance rearing technique. Hands in the Muay Thai technique resembles a "European" of boxing, but differs in an impressive variety of B.