How Do You Use Muay Thai Pads With Front And Round Kicks?
When practicing your Muay Thai martial arts moves, particularly front and round kicks, it is important that you get the feel of actual contact while ensuring that you do not cause injury to yourself or your partner. The best way to practice kicks is by using Muay Thai pads. Place the Muay Thai pads on your forearms, securing them firmly yet comfortably on the inside of the forearms. You should also wear a large belly pad so that your partner can practice front and round kicks with the center of the body as the target as well as protect yourself from badly thrown kicks. Keep a firm stance with feet spread wide and hold the forearm pads at a slight angle so that the bottom of the pads are even with the top of the belly pad. Remain in more or less the same position as your partner throws his Muay Thai front and roundhouse kicks; however, you can attempt to make arm blocks as you would in competition, helping you both to perfect your skills. Just make sure that unprotected areas of your bo