Muay Thai Jab Techniques
The Jab is used to irritate the opponent or to find the range. Accurate and skillful jabbing will cause a lot of anxiety for the opponent. To throw this kind of punching accurately, one has to practice on the punching bag. The jab could be used in the attack, defense, and retreat.
Jab Beginners to advanced video tutorial:
When in your guard stance with your left forward, snap your left hand forward, swinging your left shoulder forward with it for extra power and weight. You must push off of your right foot as well for that extra shift in your body weight. The jab is used to attack your opponent's face.
Trainers: Pat Muay Thai (Bangkok), Jimmy Bangarang (Bangarang Gym, Chiang Mai), Tanaphong (Team Quest, Chiang Mai), Sean Fagan (kickboxer from US), Bee Charn Chai (Charn Chai, Pai), Tanachon Yingwitayakun (KC, Chiang Mai), Rawai Supa Muay Thai (Phuket).
Aspects of the jab
Jab in different Martial Arts film
In this film you'll see the explanation of how to apply a jab in different martial arts, from different countries.
Sean Douglas - muay thai USA
Florian Garel - Zendokai karate France/Taiwan
PAT - muay thai Thailand
Alexander - Kickboxing Russia
Tanaphong Khunkaew and Pongsiri Piak - muay thai Thailand
Eugeniy - Daido Juku Kudo Russia
Jab Ko Collection
Top Thai Boxing Jab KO compilation
Jab Jab basics in Kickboxing and Muay Thai
Jab from Russian Kickboxing and Muay Thai
Deep Jab Mechanics
Mistakes in Jab
text from the books:
"Muay Thai Self Study" by Blackrouse group
"Muay Thai. The Most Distinguished Art Of Fighting" by Panya Kraitus