Martial Arts Sports Zone: Muay Thai - Kickboxing Combat
1 Jan 2012
Lerner Publishing Group
Did you know that Muay Thai started out as military training for Thailand’s warriors? Hundreds of years ago, they used it for hand-to-hand combat. In modern times, Muay Thai is still powerful, challenging, and a great way to exercise. Enter the Martial Arts Sports Zone to learn about the history, gear, moves, competitions, and top athletes connected to Muay Thai. You’ll discover: - What some of the top Muay Thai kicks and strikes are, including the roundhouse kick and the flying knee. -What ram muay is and how it honors the sport’s traditions. -What the main local, national, and international competitions are. -What role Muay Thai has in mixed martial arts competitions worldwide. Are you into sports? Then get in the zone!