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Entering the Clinch

Knee strike to stomach whilst grappling (b)

11.10.21 Monday night’s lesson took my couple clients to hour four of their Muay Thai clinching course. We focused on entries into the clinch. This began with the simple jab entry. However, I made a particular emphasis on half-shelling with one arm to maintain protection on the way into the clinch. We looked at taking the clinch on the inside and the outside, use of the hips and the all-important positioning. After jabbing looked at combining the long-guard/pawing jab with […]

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Muay Thai Clinch Course Begins (diary entry)


21.09.21 Monday night’s lesson saw my client couple begin their course in the clinch for Muay Thai. We thought it best to start at the beginning as one of the two clients has not covered this area before and no one is above basics anyway, including yours truly. So, after a warm-up geared towards aspects of grappling as well as strikes I introduced the main knee strikes. These were performed as line work and also as muscle activation exercises. This […]

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