Muay Thai

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Meyer & Meyer Verlag, 2012 - 191 páginas
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The book shows the basics of the challenging sport Muay Thai. Learn the techniques and understand how to apply them. Numerous exercises guarantee a varied and interesting training. Besides the total workout of the body, the sport improves personal awareness, stamina and physical control. Muay Thai is gathering popularity throughout the world, ......
 

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Contents Foreword
7
The Sport of Muay Thai
8
History ofThailand and Muay Thai
11
Philosophy of the Fighter
18
Differences Between Eastern and Western Fighters
20
Why to Train as Much as Possible
22
Differences in Fighting Between Men and Women
23
How Fighting Helps with Psychological Problems
24
Training with a Partner
137
Trainers
151
Female Trainers
153
Equipment
154
Pad Training
164
Explosive vs Endurance Training
173
Strength Training
174
Strength Training for Women
175

The 30minute Concept
25
Warming up
27
Standing and Walking
31
Walking and Slipping
36
Fist and Arm Techniques
40
Kicking Techniques
76
Knee Techniques
99
Sweeping and Throwing
108
Clinching
116
Forbidden Techniques
126
Cooling Down
135
Different Forms of Training
176
Competition Day
180
Fighting Women
183
Pain
184
Special Interest Groups
185
Superstition
186
Seminars
187
Final Thoughts
188
References
189
Division Weight Limits WBC Muay Thai Version
190
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Arnaud van der Veere started with Muay Thai at the age of 8. For almost 20 years he has competed in Kickboxing competitions all over the world. Currently he is using the sport and its ethical values to work with/rehabilitate deprived children and adolescents.

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