How to Land Diaphragm Paralyzing Knees with the Former 3x Lumpinee Champion and Legendary Trainer Namsaknoi
In this video, I break down an adjustment made by Namsaknoi to my step in knee setup. As you can see in the intro to the video, Namsaknoi was relentless in his transitions as a fighter. This knee comes at a beautiful angle in order to end the fight by hitting the solar plexus.
“Diaphragm paralysis is the loss of control of one or both sides of the diaphragm. This causes a reduction in lung capacity. Someone experiencing diaphragm paralysis may experience shortness of breath, headaches, blue lips and fingers, fatigue, insomnia, and overall breathing difficulty.”
In short, it’s much more difficult to recover from a knee hit at this angle rather than one simply aimed at the midsection:
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