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Zoom Training in Denmark (diary entry)

Mikael Oddershede Gym

06.07.20 Tonight began my Danish client’s first hour of a six hour course on Dirty Boxing and Kickboxing. Today he trained with his daughter and our work included both Muay Thai line-work and Dirty Boxing training on the focus mitts. He is a Tae Kwon Do teacher who attended my “When Parents Aren’t Around” seminar last year hosted by Hinnerup Karate and was my translator on both days. His students were of a high calibre and did well in the […]

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Same Side Combinations (diary entry)

shin block

04.11.19   The sixth hour of my second course of Muay Thai focused on same side combinations. We looked at simple techniques such as the jab, the cross, the hook, the teep and the round kick. Previously I have mainly taught opposite side combinations. This serves as a good way to coordinate flow and weight transference in Muay Thai. Punches and kicks blend easier for beginners when they are performed in a piston-like fashion, and are comparable to the way […]

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Creating Good Fight Behaviours Early (diary entry)

high guard

22.07.19   Monday evening brought my new client up to the second hour of her Muay Thai for Martial Arts Cross Training lesson. We moved onto the focus mitts and I introduced my client to teep counters, low round kick counters and the low round kick.   The lesson began with a warm-up on the agility ladders. This was followed by some mirror footwork with an exchange of punches and teeps. The idea with this type of partner warm-up is […]

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Duck Walking the Teep (diary entry)

duck walk teep

01.08.2018 I appreciate this might lose me some readers, but my love of hard rock and rock music in general does not extend to AC/DC. It’s not that I cannot appreciate their contribution to music history or respect their status in rock lineage but more a taste issue. Nevertheless, if Angus Young’s version of Chuck Berry’s duck walks works as a point of reference for the Muay Thai switch-kick then I am happy to bring it into the mix…   […]

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