What is illegal in Muay Thai?

You can NOT use the hip or shoulder to throw an opponent in any kind of judo throw or reap. You can NOT step across, or in front of, your opponents leg with your leg and bringing your opponent over your hip. You can NOT grab the opponent’s hip in a waist lock and throw them using a hip throw.

Though shoulder strikes are perfectly legal in Thailand’s Muay Thai, they really are almost never seen, likely due to evolving aesthetics, and maybe a sense of sportsmanship.

What should you not do in Muay Thai?

Avoid using power or dangerous techniques during sparring rounds because you’ll end up injuring people and losing a training partner. Un padded spinning elbows and heel kicks at a 100km per hour to the face are not on. You and your partners safety should be your #1 priority in the sparring round.

What are the rules in Muay Thai?

In basic Muay Thai rules, Muay Thai match formally have no more than 5 rounds, each round take 3 minutes to last, with a two-minute rest period in between. No additional round is allowed. Boxers must regularly wear gloves, each weighing not less than 6 ounces (172 gramm) in Thai boxing rules.

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Is dirty boxing allowed in Muay Thai?

DIRTY BOXING transforms any boxing-based martial art like Boxing, Muay Thai, Kickboxing, MMA, Savate, Jeet Kune Do or Krav Maga into a MUTANT ANIMAL OF MASS DESTRUCTION for real-world fighting and self-defense.

Can you kick the back in Muay Thai?

Fighter may “KICK” (roundhouse or using the top of the foot as well as the instep / arch side portion of the foot) their opponents legs out. You can not hook kick with the back of your foot.

Should I shave my legs for Muay Thai?

Shaved legs are a thing.

Yes, leg shaving (or nairing/waxing) is popular among male and female Nak Muays. Some say it is to prevent hair stubble from grating against a sparring partner’s skin, causing a rash. Others say hair-free skin is easier to bandage in case of cuts or wounds.

Do you wear anything under Muay Thai shorts?

Wear compression underwear!

Under your thai shorts if you’re male and compression shorts if you’re female. Thai shorts generally have bigger leg openings so the wearer can kick more comfortably. … Also, as a side note to dudes, everyone can see your junk through your sweaty shorts if you don’t wear at least boxer briefs.

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