In the most comprehensive guide to be had for entry into the fast-growing sport of Muay Thai kickboxing, personal trainer, Thai boxing coach and experienced fighter Chad Boykin leads you through every aspect of the game. Whether you long to test your mettle in the ring or simply get in the most productive shape of your life, this book will show you how. With clear, instructive photos and descriptions, Boykin demonstrates the conditioning exercises that give you the foundation for the power and speed of Muay Thai. Then he’s taking you step-by-step through the brutal elbow and knee strikes, punches, clenches and kicks that form your offensive arsenal, plus the blocks and evasion techniques as a way to confound your opponent. Training drills teach you to float from one move to the next with accuracy and confidence. A veteran of the ring, Boykin gives novice fighters inside information on what to anticipate and offers advice on fighting styles and strategies. Whether you’ve been participating in kickboxing for years or are new to the sport, this book gives you the edge you wish to have to succeed.