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Sparring (diary entry)

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28.11.18   Today was my Kingham Hill class’s second lesson in Muay Thai as part of their self-protection course. We revised the techniques taught in the previous lesson and introduced sparring.   The warm-up consisted of line-work, dynamic stretching, footwork and guard changing. Then we went onto the focus mitts going through some basic combinations: jab/cross, jab/cross/teep and jab/round kick.   We then went through some basic defensive techniques, such as parries, shin checking and teep clearing. This was prior […]

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Counters plus Knee Bombs and Jumping Kicks (diary entry)

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29.08.18   Continuing with my long-time client’s revision on Muay Thai, we expanded on the basic combinations by looking at counters as a means for re-introducing more advanced techniques.   The warm-up went straight to line-work. We started with the upper body, training straight punches and then adding on hooks and elbows. Next we linked in oblique kicks, teeps, round kicks and knees, off both the front and back legs, gradually increasing the height of the kicks.   Then we […]

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