Muay Thai – Roundhouse Kick (or Te Tat)
This page looks at the Muay Thai Roundhouse Kick (or Te Tat). This Muay Thai kick is also known as an angle kick or round kick.
This Muay Thai kick is an extremely powerful kick. It utilizes the rotation of the body and the swing of the leg. With a Muay Thai roundhouse kick, a martial artist will hit the target with the shin (versus the instep or top of the foot used in many other martial arts roundhouse kicks).
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 – Roundhouse Kick