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Basically, any action film features some sort of fighting. It can be a sports drama covering the real aspects of this or that martial art, or a fast-paced adventure or crime, which includes combat. In a way or another...
We are all familiar and basically used to a spectacular performance of Muay Thai star Saenchai executing his trademark, cartwheel kick, practically in every bout. Here is, arguably, a never seen before extravaganza from the European kickboxing scene with...
With just a little over five months left in 2019, let's have a look at the announced to date kickboxing matchups*. The list includes some of the notable competitors and events of the current era. The lineup is presented...
Ramesh Habib and Hamish Dempsey squared off on April 27, 2013 in Melbourne, Australia. The bout was featured on the "Kings of Kombat 9" fight card topped by the first three-round encounter between Dzhabar Askerov and Steve Moxon. The video...
"Hellbows are gods perfect little gifts of mass destruction. Perfectly at home whether targeting soft flesh or thin tissue. Angles, arc and hip rotation all play a role yet, none so important as proper range." The close quarter efficiency of...
Vitaly Gurkov and Komkit "Jak 300" Chanawong squared off as many fifteen years ago at the "Western Muaythai Progression" event. The fight show took place at Craigie Leisure Centre in Craigie (Perth), Western Australia on December 2, 2006. The 67...
Nathan Corbett of Australia and Adrian Marc of Romania battled it out in the headliner of "Kings of Kombat VII". The event took place in Melbourne, Victoria on June 23, 2012. The encounter pitted a multiple world champion in...
Muay Thai event Domination 6 took place at Herb Graham Recreation Centre in Mirrabooka (Perth) WA on April 16, 2011. The event followed the previous show produced in September 2010, which saw Nathan "Carnage" Corbett challenging Pavel Zhuravlev for...
Wrestling with the Truth Over the course of my career I have been fortunate to train and share with many elite level coaches of the wrestling world. As former MMA and Striking coach at the now defunct Rough House MMA...
The left or lead hook is an effective punch every fighter should master, a well-timed hook can have a devastating effect on an opponent. The hook travels a short distance from the start point to the target, making it...
Opinion: What you don't know can hurt you "When you engage me, I pull slightly then angle off. If I push and you pull I sidestep in the predisposed knowledge of where you will be. This game of chess demands...
Domination 5: "Carnage" Corbett vs. Pavel Zhuravlev Domination Muay Thai 5 took place at Herb Graham Recreation Centre in Mirrabooka (Perth) WA on September 17, 2010. The event followed the previous show produced in March, which saw John Wayne Parr...
The Irrefutable case for the Jab While teaching a seminar many years ago I was approached by a young attendee who asked what I believe to be the most important move in martial arts. I thought a moment and replied...
The floor to ceiling ball, also known as the double-end bag, is an air-filled ball suspended by elastic cords from the floor and ceiling. Varying in shape and size depending on the boxer's intended training objectives: The larger size...
Total Carnage Fight Night 2 took place at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre on September 1, 2012. The event presented by Cross Promotions International was headlined by arguably the biggest rematch in Australian Muay Thai history featuring...

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