Muay Thai is a martial art and combat sport originated from Thailand. It was initially created as a way to protect ancient emperors from enemies, and it slowly began to spread to other means of use. There are many different varieties of Muay Thai, and many different ways to train using it.


Known as the art of eight limbs, Muay Thai differentiates itself from typical kickboxing styles by not only using punches (Chock), kicks (Te) and foot-thrusts (Thip), but also elbows (Ti sok) and knees (Ti khao) as well as holding some point of focus with clinching techniques (Chap kho). Alongside the wide variety of attacks a fighter can use, most attacks require the whole body itself to move in conjunction with the former.

The elbow in particular is an incredibly deadly tool included in the fighter's arsenal and can be thrown from many directions. Acting metaphorically similar to that of a knife, a swift and precise elbow strike can cause great damage, including cuts to an opponent and will usually result in a knockout. A known tactic is to deliberately cut the opponent's brow, resulting in the blood from the wound getting into their eyes and obscuring their vision.


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