DW122-04 Muay Thai Boxing Series - Knee Techniques (4/6) by Wu Bing MP4

The Knee Techniques of Thai Boxing: The knee technique is the main technique in Thai Boxing, called shittsui. It is a fatal weapon in closed combat. It is very effective for either attack, or defence, or counterattack. Because the knee is very firm, and it can be used to attack quickly in a short distance, it is very powerful, appears and disappears mysteriously, it is impossible to defend effectively.  

  • Lecturer: Wu Bing
  • Format: MP4
  • Language Speaking: Chinese 
  • Subtitle: English
  • Length of time: 59'17"

Thai kickboxing is the national martial art of Thailand, enjoying a good reputation of being unconquered for five hundred years. Thai kickboxing uses double fists, double elbows, double knees, and double feet as weapons, so is also called Eight Arms Boxing. Thai kickboxing is classified into two styles. One is for performance and the other for competition. The performance Thai kickboxing form uses leg techniques, and its main advantage is attacking with elbows and knees while breathing through the stomach. Powerful and decisive attacks constitute its style. Under the direction of fighting rules, two players conduct unarmed fighting. It is a traditional physical event in Thailand. The fighters wear gloves in the ring and fight with their feet and backs naked. The ceremony before the match is very strange, something on the order of a ritual.