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AKA Thailand Muay Thai Basics: Learning how to throw the jab

Learning how to throw the jab is a basic technique in fighting. We see it used effectively MMA, Muay Thai, and boxing; Often with positive results. AKA Thailand Muay Thai trainer, Kru Bird, demonstrates jab techniques that will be beneficial for you when throwing it correctly. Most recently in MMA we saw Kamaru Usman absolutely […]

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The basic of the basics. Proper stance for Muay Thai.

Proper stance in Muay Thai is the most important technique. It sounds crazy to think that learning how to stand properly can make any difference. However, it absolutely is the foundation of any sport, including Muay Thai. Tennis, golfing, basketball… It is imperative in ANY of these sports to use the proper stance for maximum […]

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AKA Thailand will work with you to get you out here quickly and easily

Due to the state that the world is in, many people aren’t sure about how to travel or even book a trip. The folks at AKA Thailand are here to tell you that we will work with you to make your travel arrangements move both quickly and easily. Management at AKA Thailand have devised a […]

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AKA Thailand trainers demonstrate ‘Kick Fakes’ techniques

Similar to our previous article about ‘Teep Fakes’, our AKA Thailand Muay Thai trainers demonstrate ‘Kick Fakes’. Kru Bird and Kru Pet once again hit the mats to show us how to use fake kicks to set up their offense. The fake kick can set up a knee-jerk reaction to check it. Even the most […]

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AKA Thailand Muay Thai Trainers Demonstrate Teep Fakes

Adding to AKA Thailand’s series of techniques for Muay Thai, today we bring you ‘Teep Fakes’ techniques. Our trainers, Kru Bird and Kru Pet, demonstrate how to do these moves and when used correctly, what they are good for. The ‘push kick’ in Muay Thai is also known as the teep. It is used in […]

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Mike Swick surprises AKA Thailand guests with beach getaway

When AKA Thailand guests came to workout last weekend they had no idea that Mike Swick had a surprise. He had planned a secret beach getaway for them that would blow their minds. He nailed it, as the out-of-the-gym adventure had all of the bells and whistles. Being that the world is dealing with this […]

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AKA Thailand Muay Thai Techniques: Footwork Basics

One of the most important techniques to learn in Muay Thai is the basics of proper footwork. The foundation for most martial arts begins with how you stand. The way you move can be the difference in how you perform techniques, both offensive and defensive. It may seem silly that anyone needs a tutorial on […]

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AKA Techniques: Leg Catch Variations and Counter Attacks

This AKA Techniques video features AKA Thailand Muay Thai trainer, Kru Bird, demonstrating how to react to leg catch variations and how you can counter them with offensive attacks. Most recently we have seen UFC fighter, Joaquin Buckley, catching a kick and then landing a jump spinning back kick. The knockout was straight out of […]

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AKA Techniques: Kru Bird shows us the jumping knees exercise

Kru Bird is back with another AKA Techniques video demonstration. Here, he shows the Jumping Knees Exercise for Muay Thai that is helpful for both cardio and fight technique. To do this exercise, you will need a heavy bag. As Bird shows, you want to put both hands on the bag with your arms extended. […]

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The Inner Tube Clinching Exercise, as demonstrated by our own, Kru Bird

You may ask yourself, “Inner Tube Clinching Exercise?!” Yep, that is exactly right. AKA Thailand Muay Thai trainer, Kru Bird, simulates what it is like to deal with an opponent’s clinch when you have no training partner. All you need is a heavy bag and a deflated inner tube. Bird helps us understand exactly what […]