Muay Thai teeps are an excellent counter strike to forward movement. They can stop, an opponent, knock their wind out, damage their liver, or simply knock them off balance. The teep can also set up other strikes, as it can throw off an opponents timing.
The front leg “teep” aka push kick – (left teep for orthodox fighters), is a challenging strike for most students to master. The front leg teep has a shorter range than the rear leg teep, which makes timing critical. It may take students a longer time to figure out how to create power with their non-dominate side, but you will learn faster by focusing on these tips.
Check out these simple tips with Coach Roxy Richardson and Nathan Foster to help your front leg teep get balance and power.