If you’ve ever doubted the effectiveness of knees from the Thai Clinch in Mixed Martial Arts you’ve clearly never seen Anderson Silva‘s original encounter with Rich Franklin or any other number of the other countless bouts decided by a few stiff knees to an opponent’s mug.

This MMATraining Technique of the Day demonstrates how to effectively land face-altering, consciousness-sapping strikes from the clinch even when your adversary attempts to block them with his/her forearms.