How to Knee a Bag – Muay Thai Bag Instruction from Sakmongkol – WKO Pattaya

  I’ve been in Pattaya getting instruction from Sakmongkol and one of the first things he did (day 2) was show me how he wants me to knee a...

 

I’ve been in Pattaya getting instruction from Sakmongkol and one of the first things he did (day 2) was show me how he wants me to knee a bag. He was watching me do the basic 200 “chicken wing” knees on the bag that I do after a run and also end a session with usually – the kind of knees that you see in pretty much every Muay Thai gym in Thailand – but he wanted something more. Everything for Sakmongkol is in fight context, in mimic or preparation for fight situations.  I really like that about him.  He’s still in it, so to speak.

*********

This is part of a near-daily Muay Thai series Training with Sakmongkol wherein I describe my training experiences with him at WKO Pattaya. For those interested I recount my decision to temporarily leave my training in Chiang Mai to take the opportunity to learn from one of the best Thai fighters of his generation and a uniquely gifted teacher in my post: In Search of Sakmongkol. In these posts I try to include as much extensive video as possible so that others can see in detail how and what he is teaching me.

You can support this content: Sylvie von Duuglas-Ittu on Patreon
Posted In
SakmongkolTraining with Sakmongkol

A 100 lb. (46 kg) female Muay Thai fighter. Originally I trained under Kumron Vaitayanon (Master K) and Kaensak sor. Ploenjit in New Jersey. I then moved to Thailand to train and fight full time in April of 2012, devoting myself to fighting 100 Thai fights, as well as blogging full time. Having surpassed 100, and then 200, becoming the westerner with the most fights in Thailand, in history, my new goal is to fight an impossible 471 times, the historical record for the greatest number of documented professional fights (see western boxer Len Wickwar, circa 1940), and along the way to continue documenting the Muay Thai of Thailand in the Muay Thai Library project: see patreon.com/sylviemuay

    POSTS YOU MAY LIKE


    Sponsors of 8LimbsUs