Muay Thai Terminology

Punch - Chok

Elbow - Sok

Knee - Khaow

Front Kick - Theep

Side Kick - Theep Kang

Back Kick - Theep Lhang

Jump Kick - Kradot Dtae

Shin - Khang

Throw - Thoom

Clinch/Wrestling - Bhramp

Roundhose Kick - Dthae

To Hit - Dtee

Fist - Mat

Ceremonial Headband - Mongkon

Armband - Kruang Rang

Respect To Teacher - Waikru

Boxing Stadium - Sanam Muay

Seconds - Pee Lang

Boxer(Thai Boxer) - Nak Muay

Professional Boxing Or Muay Thai - Muay Archeep

International Boxing - Muay Sahkon

Jumping Knee Or Flying Knee - Kao Loy

Over Arm Knee Attack - Kao Khong

Front Knee Attack - Kao Dtrong

Ritual Dance - Ram Muay

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