Sunday, March 23, 2014

An Elbow Master: Karuhat Sor Supawan vs Lamnamoon Sor Sumalee (video)

As elbow month comes to a close, it's only fitting that we post a master of this incredible technique for you to enjoy and learn from.

Karuhat (pink shorts) was one of the best fighters, period. However, he was an ace with those elbows and knew the range so well that he could almost land them at will. Here, you can watch him fight Lamnamoon (blue), who was known for his knees. In this case, Karuhat used his other weapons (such as the teep) to keep Lamnamoon at bay and then closed the distance for an elbow when the time was right.

As well, Karuhat did not often venture far from the straight (cross) elbow or the upper cut elbow (tad mala). He used these basic tools with such precision, balance and timing that he didn't need to use any fancy technique. It's all in the execution. 

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