muay thai

Coach Franco shows us a nice counter to the rear kick. This is a great counter for those who love knees!

Frank shows us a nice counter for the overhand right.

Coach Francisco shows us a nice combo for Muay Thai!


When I first started training striking I felt like all of my punches would come up short. I didn’t know what was wrong with me, and it frustrated me to no end.

We recently interviewed Ali Salami. Originally from Beirut, Lebanon but by way of Thailand, he now teaches Muay Thai at Gracie Barra Westchase in Houston, TX.

The Thai round kick is a devastating technique.


As the sport of MMA continues to grow, the fighters coming into the sport may have trained in multiple types of martial arts from a young age, but there are still those high level athletes that come over to the sport and start wrecking house. Some bases for MMA are better than others, and here is a list of the top five most effective bases for MMA.

The left hook, or right hook if you happen to be a south paw, is one of the most devastating punching in all of the striking arts.

The jab may also be used for offensive purposes as well.