SHAOLIN COUNTERS AGAINST MUAY THAI ATTACKS

Muay Thai

Jarakhe Fad Hang - Crocodile Sweeps Tail



The material below is reproduced from Muay Thai Counters in our Shaolin Wahnam Virtual Kwoon.


Sonwukong, a guest in our Virtual Kwoon, asked about counters against the following Muay Thai attacks.

Muay Thai Counters Muay Thai Counters Muay Thai Counters
Jarakhe Fad Hang - Crocodile Sweeps Tail Yan Erawan - Push Elephant Ramasoon Kwang Kwan - Giant Throws An Ax
Muay Thai Counters Muay Thai Counters Muay Thai Counters
Nak Mood Badan - Serpent Sneaks To Ocean Kingdom Prarama Dean Dong - King Ram Walks In Forest Narai Kham Samud - King Narai Crosses Ocean
Muay Thai Counters
Bansean Thodsokan - Cut the Giants Neck


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Sifu Jamie Robson provided some excellent answers. He explained that the Muay Thai attacks were also found in Shaolin Kungfu, and gave the Shaolin equivalents as follows:

  1. Crocodile Sweeps Tail --> Reverse Hanging of Golden Hook
  2. Push Elephant --> Rhinoceros Charges at Door
  3. Giant Throws An Ax --> Thai Mountain on Head
  4. Serpent Sneaks To Ocean Kingdom --> White Ape Tests Cave
  5. King Ram Walks In Forest --> Swallow Rushes up to Sky
  6. King Narai Crosses Ocean --> Swallow Exhibits Tail
  7. Cut the Giant's Neck --> Spiritual Child Climbs up Tree

Later, with the help of Grandmaster Wong, he revised his answers to make them more systematic, classifying the counters into three categories as follows:


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