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MuayLertRit book
From a remote past, the ancient warlike wisdom of the Thai people comes to us. Starting from the meticulous analysis of an original manuscript, the author (one of the world’s leading experts in ancient and modern Siamese barehanded fighting arts) has systematized and updated the principles and techniques of combat used for centuries in Southeast Asian battlefields. The result is a traditional Martial Art born from the ancestral precepts of Siamese warriors, perfectly adapted to the self-defence needs of modern practitioners, regardless of their physical characteristics and the conditions under which its techniques are applied. In this volume, the only authorized guide of the IMBA Muay Lert Rit system, martial arts enthusiasts will find:
• detailed information on the basic structure and rational use of the Eight Energy Principles on which the entire system is based,
• an in-depth analysis of the chief points of attack and the most effective methods to reach them with one’s natural body weapons,
• specialized throwing techniques and finishing moves,
• thai grappling strategies and the art of strangulations,
• martial arts applications of advanced counterattack techniques,
• the best training systems to be used to reach top “combat form”
• and much more

Grand Master Marco De Cesaris

He has been a Muay Thai practitioner since 1978 and has been certified as a teacher of Muay by the Ministry of Education of Thailand (in 1991). During his career he was an athlete, coach of professional thai boxers, judge / referee, promoter and founder of the first Italian Muay Thai Federation. In 2012 in Thailand he was awarded the 15th Khan of Muay Thai Boran (Bramarjarn or Grand Master of the Art) and Gold Mongkon by the Governor of Ayuddhaya Province. He is the founder and technical director of the International Muay Boran Academy (IMBA), the worldwide organization devoted to the development and spread of Muay Boran in the world, since 1993. IMBA is currently present in 26 countries, Europe, North America, Latin America and Australia. Master De Cesaris since 2005 has developed a modern scientific version of Muay Lert Rit (Military Close Combat) adapted to civilian use, which has become an integral part of the IMBA technical curriculum, along with Combat Muay Boran, the most combative interpretation of Thai Traditional martial art and Muay Pram, the deadly Siamese grappling.

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