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SpeedKills
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 23, 2014 5:25 pm    Post subject: Does the basic left n right elbow in muay thai.............. Reply with quote

........travel a circular path like a boxing hook, or a straight lined path like a boxing straight right?
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TJ-Jitsu
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 02, 2014 4:04 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

In short... YES

To be a little more specific, this means that the technique can do either or. Just the same way that "punch" is an umbrella term for hook, cross, overhand, etc, so too is "elbow."

Every way that a punch can be thrown so to can an elbow.
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 03, 2014 10:33 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

After all...the elbow's connected to the...



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Alan Armstrong
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 18, 2016 4:24 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Muay Thai elbow strikes can also be used in every direction humanly possible. That about covers it ...
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