Basic clinch - Muai Tai

By Yossi Sheriff

Summary of Basic clinch

This is a Muay Tai technique that is classified as an close range technique.

Description of Basic clinch technique

Using one hand with its fingers joined, cup the back of the opponent's neck. With the other hand block the bicep region of the other hand. The knees must be slightly bent and flexible and the back straight.

keep your elobows tucked in so you can shove as well as pull your opponent.

The clinch can be used to control the opponent's movements and balance and to prevent him from punching with his arms.

Video of proper stance in the Muai tai clinch

Video of "Being first" in the Muai Tai clinch

The knowledge and expertise of the article and the media content in it are the courtesy of Mr. Eldad Levi, one of the first AKBAN-wiki contributors
Eldad Levi is a proficient Muai Tai fighter with an extensive experience in the ring.