Can you mix Wing Chun with Muay Thai?

What compliments Wing Chun?

Or Wing Chun with a bit of boxing thrown in. Learning boxing has helped improve the art. … Boxing should be seen as a great compliment to Wing Chun, and should be endorsed rather than avoided.

Is Wing Chun really useless?

There’s very little skills in Wing Chun that are functional for self-defense. The rest is useless for the following reasons: Rigid footwork – Wing Chun footwork is too rigid and not very mobile. Mobility and speed are very important in self-defense.

Why is Wing Chun not allowed in MMA?

Well, Wing Chun techniques are designed to viciously incapacitate an attacker – not score points in a sport competition. While Wing Chun hand strikes are designed to cause eye and throat damage, these are banned in MMA. Wing Chun kicks however aim to tear through tendons and ligaments – usually in the knees and ankles.

Is boxing harder than Muay Thai?

Muay Thai is harder than boxing if you consider the impact on your body while training because strikes from elbows, knees, and shins can be far more devastating than a punch with padded gloves. Both fighting styles use at least a 10-12 ounce glove.

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