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Intercept rather than Block (diary entry)

shin block

th09.03.19   The second lesson of the morning was the second hour of my junior clients Basic Course in Muay Thai for Martial Arts Cross Training. We revised previous material and focused a lot on hand positioning, the high guard and introduced the round kick.   The lesson began with some basic specific calisthenics and mobility exercises. We then moved onto footwork and going through the four-punch combination to blend in kicks, knees and other techniques. Here I adjusted hand […]

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Right Hook as Counter-Punch & Leg Power (diary entry)

right hook in clinch

06.11.18   Tonight saw the third hour of my client’s 10 hour course on Basic Western for Martial Arts Cross Training. The lesson had a strong emphasis on building responses and tactics. We also had a deeper look at the right hook and introduced the upper cut.   We began with mirror footwork and working the jab. From here the fighter gave and parried jabs. We then worked slipping and straight rights. Here the idea was to get flow of […]

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