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Jonas Menken

Jonas "Staggs" Menken is a Kun Khmer fighter, having practiced Kun Khmer and Muay Thai for 18 years. He grew up boxing and has been involved in martial arts his whole life. Having trained with athletes and coaches at the highest level, Jonas still fights and also trains the next generation of fighters.

ROUND KICK ARM POSITION

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Better Muay Thai round kick arm position Jonas Staggs of Advanced Muay Thai Techniques discusses round kick arm position. Let’s talk about a variation in technique while throwing a kick, more specifically, the swinging motion of your arm when you kick. When throwing a right kick, most people swing their right arm down while doing so. This […]

MUAY THAI RHYTHM

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Move to the Beat of the Muay Thai Rhythm Watch the Thai fighters move. You will notice they have a Muay Thai rhythm that is missing from many of the Western fighters’ game. In their stance, they have a rhythm of motion that is different from boxing or MMA. It is slower and smoother than […]

THE ANCIENT ART OF KUN KHMER

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What is Kun Khmer? I am a Kun Khmer fighter and I have been training in the art for nearly 20 years. My first exposure to Kun Khmer was through Kru Oumry Ban at Long Beach Khmer Kickboxing. Kru Oumry was a champion back in his home country of Cambodia. Once he came to the […]