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Antonio Graceffo Featured on “The Art of Fighting: Muay Thai Chaiya Fundamentals”

In Uncategorized on July 28, 2009 at 2:55 am

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Living in Japan, Filmmaker Robert Clyne produced a show called “Fight Japan” for years. Now, he has moved his show to Thailand, where it is called “The Art of Fighting.” In this extremely well-produced episode, Robert meets up with Antonio Graceffo (the host of the web TV show, “Martial Arts Odyssey” to explore Muay Thai Chaiya, an ancient and extremely effective form of traditional Muay Thai, taught by Kru Lek.

 

Muay Thai Chaiya stresses strong defense, using elbows and forearms to wrap around, and protect the head. Defense can quickly convert to offense, however, when those elbows are used for vicious strikes and attacks. The Muay Thai Chaiya kick is something Antonio has never encountered before, as he struggles through a sparring session with one of Kru Lek’s leading students, Tae, a Thai movie star and professional fighter with a winning record. See Antonio get kicked repeatedly with the low, sneaky Chaiya kick, which cripples the legs and neutralizes even the strongest attack.

 

Watch it on youtube: The Art of Fighting: Muay Thai Chaiya Fundamentals

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8LXXlIcEpJo

 

Antonio Graceffo is a martial arts and adventure author living in Asia. He is the author of the book, “The Monk from Brooklyn” and the host of the web TV show, “Martial Arts Odyssey,” which traces his ongoing journey through Asia, learning martial arts in various countries.

 

See all of Antonio’s videos on his youtube channel, brooklynmonk1, send him a friend request or subscribe.

http://www.youtube.com/user/brooklynmonk1

 

His books are available on amazon.com

Contact him: Antonio@speakingadventure.com

 

His website is www.speakingadventure.com

 

Catch all of Robert Clyne’s “Fight Japan” videos on his youtube channel

http://www.youtube.com/user/fightjapanrc

 

 

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