Muay Thai – Curving Knee Strike (or Khao Khong)
This section looks at a Muay Thai Curving Knee Strike (or Khao Khong). This knee strike is also known as a lateral knee strike, knee curve, round knee strike, etc. In this strike, the knee is brought up laterally to strike an opponent’s ribs. It is often used against the body of a clinched opponent.
You should also visit Black Belt Wiki’s round knee strike section in order to see how this knee technique is used by other martial arts styles.
All stretches and exercises should be supervised by a trained instructor in order to prevent injuries and to ensure the proper technique is utilized. For additional Muay Thai kicks, visit the main Muay Thai Kicks & Knee Strikes section.
Muay Thai – Curving Knee Strike