Jun 13, 2007

Muay Thai Chaiya - Sok Chaiya



Sok Chaiya (Chaiya’s elbow).

In Chaiya style of fighting, elbows are short weapons designed to be used at close range. They are the dexterous weapons of Muay Chaiya. The elbows would be moving back and forth, up and down close to the face, making the face well covered and at the same time, allow the fighter to be able to launch his own attack with great power and speed. It is difficult to attack a skillful Muay Chaiya fighter, because the fighting stances and movements of Muay Chaiya always prescript elbows to be close and move to cover his entire body. They are like a durian fruit (a tropical fruit with hard and spiky skin). One can sustain injury unto oneself by hitting the spiky durian fruit.

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4 comments:

Student of Knowledge said...

Hi, Excellent blog. Is Muay Chaiya the same as Muay Boran? If not, can you explain the differences?

terapak said...

Muay Boran is call all stlye of Ancient Muay Thai.

Muay Chaiya is one Stlye Of Ancient Muay Thai ^^

vin said...

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vin said...

by the way, do you know what style of muay thai tony jaa practices, and which one is considered to be the most superior

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