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You just need to learn how to feel your way through movements with balance, it comes over time. But knowing where to "check" for your own self-correction is helpful in the meantime: distance between your feet in a comfortable stance, wide but not splayed; make sure your weight is on the balls of your feet and not too far on the heels or the blades of the feet (the outside or inside edge, meaning pronating or supinating (you can look that up on running forums)). Make sure your head is over your hips and feet, not too far forward or back. Keep your strikes reasonably within the "frame" of your body, not swinging too much out from your core and generating power and movement mainly from the legs and torso for everything.

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Maintaining a proper Muay Thai stance and balance during fights is crucial for both offense and defense. Here are some tips:

  1. Keep your feet shoulder-width apart for stability.
  2. Distribute your weight evenly between both legs.
  3. Slightly bend your knees to maintain flexibility and mobility.
  4. Tuck in your chin to protect your face and keep your hands up.
  5. Stay on the balls of your feet, ready to pivot and move.
  6. Engage your core muscles for stability.
  7. Practice shadowboxing and drills to reinforce good posture and balance.
  8. Stay relaxed and fluid to adapt quickly to your opponent's movements.
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