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Old 03-07-2007, 09:44 PM   #1 (permalink)
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At my gym where i train they offer classes in boxing, kickboxing, muay thai, and bjj. i have about 3.5 months of training in kickboxing and just started taking the muay thai classes about a week ago. The problem is that when i went to my first muay thai class i was told to change my stance from what i was taught in kickboxing to what is propper in muay thai. Also, i was told when throwing my roundhouse kicks i should not swing down my right arm to gain extra momentum. Both of those instructions contradict what i had been taught at kickboxing. I was wondering if it is a bad idea to cross train muay thai and kickboxing, or if those little things wont matter much and i will still benefit from taking both as opposed to only one. (i take the boxing class as well but that don't think that will interfere at all) Thanks.
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Old 03-09-2007, 12:20 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Well, they're sports. In a Kickboxing competition, use the kickboxing stance, and in a Muay Thai competition, use the Muay Thai stance.
In a MMA competition, use whatever is comfortable to you and what you think would work. "Be water, my friend..."

I'd say it'll help. It might be confusing for a bit, but you'd get used to it. How do you think some people do TaeKwonDo and Muay Thai? Both are very different...but both can be used in different situations.
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