Muay Thai Choeng Muays

Muay Thai Choeng Muays are tricks that are typically executed in combination or series as attacking or defending patterns.

There is a great deal of redundancy with the Choeng Muays as most are unnecessary because there are Kon Muays available to attack or defend.

Like the Kon Muays, Choeng Muays have elaborate names.

It is common to categorize the Muay Thai Choeng Muays as:

  • Choeng Muays of Punch

  • Choeng Muays of Elbow

  • Choeng Muays of Kick

  • Choeng Muays of Knee


Choeng Muays of Punch

The Choeng Muays of punch include five defensive and / or offensive techniques shown below, first in their transliterated names and then in their literal meanings:

  • Akkhi Song Saeng - the glowing fire

  • Nakha Phon Fai - the serpent spouting fire

  • Inthra Khwang Chak - Indra throwing the disk blade

  • Ika Chik Khai - the crow pecking the egg

  • Phra Phai Lom Singkhon - the wind god crushing the mountain


Choeng Muays of Elbow

The Choeng Muays of elbow include 16 defensive and / or offensive techniques shown below, first in their transliterated names and then in their literal meanings:

  • Yan Phayak - pushing the tiger

  • Kwang Sabat Na - the stag tossing its head

  • Khacha Tok Man - the elephant in rut

  • Yan Yo Thi - holding out against the warriors

  • Sai Liao Lang - the deer looking back

  • Chang Prasan Nga - the clash of elephants

  • Kamphaeng Phu Pa - the mountain wall

  • Ruesi Bot Ya - the hermit grinding the medicine

  • Khwang Phasutha - throwing over the land

  • Sok Fan Na - slashing the face with the elbow

  • Phra Yai Kae - the old lady's knife

  • Ngae Luk Khang - the chin's corner

  • Thang Pa - clearing the forest

  • Khon Ti Tang - the hammer striking the anvil

  • Nakha Khluean Kai - the slithering serpent

  • Chak Narai - Narai's disk blade


Choeng Muays of Kick

The Choeng Muays of kick include seven defensive and / or offensive techniques shown below, first in their transliterated names and then in their literal meanings:

  • Yotha Sinthop - the military steed

  • Nang Salap Bat - the lady stomping her feet

  • Kwat Thorani - sweeping the floor

  • Phachi Sabat Yang - the prancing horse

  • Kinri Len Nam - the half-bird lady playing in the water

  • Phachon Chang San - fighting the elephant

  • Wang Len Pong - the deer licking salt deposits


Choeng Muays of Knee

The Choeng Muays of knee include six defensive and / or offensive techniques shown below, first in their transliterated names and then in their literal meanings:

  • Kumphakan Phung Hok - the giant throwing the spear

  • Luang Daen Hera - trespassing the half-dragon's territory

  • Phu Pha Sathan - the mountain quake

  • Phung Hok - throwing the spear

  • Sila Krathop - cracking the rock

  • Ngu Lai Tukkae - the snake chasing the gecko


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