Muay Thai, like Boxing, utilizes various combinations that enables a fighter to attack their opponent continuously. Because it is the art of 8 limbs, there are many more combinations available for Muay Thai fighters to add to their arsenal of techniques.
The clinch is considered by many to be one of the most technical aspects of Muay Thai. It allows for control over your opponent, trapping him so you can utilize your elbows, knees, and throws. In this video, three-time Lumpinee Champion Namsaknoi Yudthagarngamtorn demonstrates 5 different elbow combinations from the clinch. Namsaknoi uses these techniques to attack his opponents, taking advantage of the distance control the clinch provides.
Start using these combinations in your Muay Thai sparring classes today! Always remember that constant practice is the key to success in any martial art, so make sure to perfect your form and ask your instructor for advice on how to practice these combinations on your own.