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Fighting Styles In Muay Thai

Muay Mat:

Muay Mat is a sub-style of Muay Thai that emphasizes the use of brute strength and power to defeat an opponent. It is a heavy-hitting style that utilizes powerful punches and elbow strikes to overwhelm an opponent. Muay Mat fighters are known for their raw power, aggressive style, and ability to end a fight with a single, devastating blow.

While Muay Thai incorporates strikes from all parts of the body, Muay Mat puts a specific focus on upper body strikes, making it a unique and challenging sub-style within the broader art of Muay Thai.


Some examples of great Muay Mat fighters are Liam Harrison, Rodtang and Rodlek.


Muay Tae:

Muay Tae is a sub-style of Muay Thai that emphasizes the use of powerful leg kicks to defeat an opponent. It is a high-energy and fast-paced style that is characterized by quick, sweeping kicks to the legs, as well as powerful jumping knee strikes.

Muay Tae fighters are known for their agility, speed, and ability to control the pace of a fight through their relentless kicks. While Muay Thai incorporates strikes from all parts of the body, Muay Tae puts a specific focus on the legs, making it a unique and challenging sub-style within the broader art of Muay Thai.


Some examples of famous Muay Tae fighters are Singdam, Yodsanklai, Jessie Geyl and Sam-A.


Muay Khao:

Muay Khao is a sub-style of Muay Thai that emphasizes the use of powerful knee strikes to defeat an opponent. It is a close-quarters style that utilizes clinching and grappling techniques to bring an opponent into range for devastating knee strikes.


Muay Khao fighters are known for their relentless forward pressure, strong clinching ability, and ability to end a fight with a single, well-placed knee strike.


While Muay Thai incorporates strikes from all parts of the body, Muay Khao puts a specific focus on knee strikes, making it a unique and challenging sub-style within the broader art of Muay Thai.

Some examples of great Muay Khao fighters are Toby Smith, Petchboonchu, Dieselnoi Chor Thanasukarn.


Muay Sok:

Muay Sok is a sub-style of Muay Thai that emphasizes the use of elbow strikes to defeat an opponent. "Sok" in Thai means "elbow". It is a close-quarters style that utilizes clinching and grappling techniques to bring an opponent into range for devastating elbow strikes.


Muay Sok fighters are known for their relentless forward pressure, strong clinching ability, and ability to finish a fight with a single, well-placed elbow strike. While Muay Thai incorporates strikes from all parts of the body, Muay Sok puts a specific focus on elbow strikes, making it a unique and challenging sub-style within the broader art of Muay Thai.


Some examples of great Muay Sok fighters are Petchboonchu FA Group, Pornsanae Sitmonchai, Kem Sitsongpeenong.


Muay Femur:

Muay Femur is a sub-style of Muay Thai that emphasizes the use of fast and flashy techniques, such as spinning kicks and jumping knees. Muay Femur fighters can usually adjust their fighting style to counter their opponent and are usually pretty good at all the styles.


It is a flashy and acrobatic style that showcases a fighter's athleticism and skill. Muay Femur fighters are known for their lightning-fast techniques, creative use of kicks, and ability to put on a show for the crowd.


While Muay Thai incorporates strikes from all parts of the body, Muay Femur puts a specific focus on high-flying and visually impressive techniques, making it a unique and entertaining sub-style within the broader art of Muay Thai.


Some examples of great Muay Femur fighters are Saenchai, Nong-O Gaiyanghadao, Lerdsila.




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