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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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There’s NEVER been a better time to come to Thailand than RIGHT NOW

Simply put, there has never been a better time to come to Thailand than right now. It may seem odd because the world is locked down but this pandemic actually freed up tourism spots to the likes of which has never been seen. Thailand is one of the world’s most sought-after travel destinations but since […]

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We can get you to AKA Thailand quickly and easily, RIGHT NOW!!

Yes you can! With all of the messages we are getting, it’s obvious people are itching to train at AKA Thailand. However, most people are unwise to what travel protocol is right now. Well, we have good news! You absolutely can see us at AKA Thailand AND we can assist you in getting here both […]

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Do you want to come to AKA Thailand? Well, we can get you here, NOW!

Nobody thinks that it is possible, but we assure you that we can get you here into Thailand right NOW! While many people are focusing so much on all of the negativity in the world, they are missing the simple fact that you most certainly can travel. More to the point regarding us, you can […]

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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 […]

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AKA Techniques: Using ring ropes to attack your opponent in Muay Thai

Using the ring ropes in Muay Thai is a great addition to a fighter’s arsenal of techniques. While it isn’t part of someone’s natural weapons, it can be used to help accentuate techniques. You may have seen these moves in pro wrestling but we assure you, they can be go-to moves in Muay Thai. Kru […]

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Kru Bird and Kru Pet show how to do a Side Elbow into Spinning Elbow

If you’ve ever wondered how to do a ‘Side Elbow into a Spinning Elbow’ you’ve come to the correct place! AKA Thailand has featured many ‘how-to’ videos in our #AKATechniques series and we are back with another one. Two of our trainers, Kru Bird and Kru Pet, hit the mats and demonstrate how to execute […]

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A young John Wayne Parr thought he was a bad man, until he trained in Thailand

John Wayne Parr fancied himself a bad man after about 13 kickboxing fights at 19 years old. Then he came to the Muay Thai motherland, Thailand, and found out that it was on a different level out here. In Parr’s own words, “When I went to Thailand as a 19-years-old kid I thought, ‘I’ve got […]