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I don't have any gear recommendations, but FWIW suggest: spending more time setting up the opponent before kicking ensuring you're far enough from the opponent to lift the shin towards horizontal - clear of elbows - before extending your foot at the opponent leading the extension with the heal, with the ball of the foot pulled back towards you (and the ...


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Honestly, when you get injured it is usually an oversight of timing and practice. I do not have any gear that I would recommend, but I would rather state this instead. Take the time to to land the kick. This just means slow down what you can with your mind and envision the kick before actually committing to it. If you do not see it land it very likely will ...


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From experience in both, there is of course the addition of knees and elbows in Thai over Kickboxing. Regarding technique, since both of these disciplines train you for ring fighting (rather than say self defense), Kickboxing uses more bob and weave and parry with counter strikes like boxing (you can't do this so much in Thai, since knees and elbows would ...


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I'm a trained MMA fighter that has focused in Muay Thai and Boxing and let me tell you while the inside leg kick doesn't look like much it certainly adds up and hurts like hell after a while. The purpose of them is to take away your opponent's base and while they may still be able to stand on that leg it certainly affects their power significantly. Also, as ...



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