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Western Muay Thai vs Muay Thai in Thailand

June 10, 2019

Western Muay Thai vs Muay Thai in Thailand

What are the differences between Muay Thai in Thailand and Muay Thai in the West? We'll tell you so you can decide which one best suits your needs.

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4 Meals to Improve your Muay Thai Training (That We Cook at KST)

June 01, 2019

4 Meals to Improve your Muay Thai Training (That We Cook at KST)

Want to eat like a boxer without losing the taste of good food? Here's 4 meals that will satisfy your hunger while keeping you in shape.

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The Story Behind Khongsittha, Meet the Creators of Our Muay Thai Gym

May 17, 2019

The Story Behind Khongsittha, Meet the Creators of Our Muay Thai Gym

Two brothers decided to create the Muay Thai gym of their dreams. A traditional but modern camp open for everyone, but with the authenticity of the best Thai boxing gyms. Here's our story.

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Where Should I Go to Watch Muay Thai Fights in Bangkok?

February 13, 2019

Where Should I Go to Watch Muay Thai Fights in Bangkok?

If during your visit in Bangkok you would like to witness a fight night and watch Muay Thai fights in Bangkok, read our recommendations about it.

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How Long Train Muay Thai Thailand

February 09, 2019

How Long Should I Train Muay Thai in Thailand?

Have you ever wondered how long you have to train Muay Thai in Thailand? Here is our point of view and our recommendations.

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Accommodation in Bangkok: Our Resort Hotel a Few Steps from the Gym

February 07, 2019

Accommodation in Bangkok: Our Resort Hotel a Few Steps from the Gym

If you're in the need to come to Bangkok to train Muay Thai, probably you are thinking on where to stay. Want to know our opinion? Let us recommend what to do to enjoy the experience to the fullest.

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Muay Thai Fighter in Thailand: The Story of Richi Alvarez

January 08, 2019

Muay Thai Fighter in Thailand: The Story of Richi Alvarez

Here's the story of a Muay Thai fighter who arrived from Spain with nothing and ended up winning in Lumpinee stadium. A story of courage.

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Train Muay Thai in Bangkok

January 03, 2019

Train Muay Thai in Bangkok, How Do I Start?

You already decided to come to Thailand and live the experience. But, where do we start to breath boxing and train Muay Thai in Bangkok? We are glad to help you.

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Why Veterans Should Consider Muay Thai After Leaving the Military

March 20, 2018

Why Veterans Should Consider Muay Thai After Leaving the Military

Chris Susa is a US Navy veteran who managed to find Muay Thai as a great way to fill the void that the Military filled. He attended a Khongsittha training camp in February of 2017. Prior to getting out, he wasn’t sure what he would do, where he would go, and how he could continue living life to the fullest. We interviewed Chris to share his story to other veterans to hopefully encourage them to get up and do something!

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A Breakdown of a Two Week Muay Thai Vacation in Bangkok

February 27, 2018

A Breakdown of a Two Week Muay Thai Vacation in Bangkok

There are dozens of options for those interested in training Muay Thai in Thailand. Most of the information you need to decide what the perfect gym is for you is available online and within the Muay Thai community outlets. For the majority of enthusiasts that come to Thailand, embracing the sport to its fullest is achievable in the capital city of Bangkok.

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Why You Should Take an Exercise Vacation to Thailand

February 17, 2018

Why You Should Take an Exercise Vacation to Thailand

With over 30 million visitors a year, Thailand is one of the most visited countries in the world. People come for the food, culture, architecture, history and natural beauty. Heading to the beach to relax  is one of the more common activities during a Thai vacation, but have you ever considered using this time to train? Muay Thai is an intensive martial art which can leave you feeling invigorated and strong, both mentally and physically. Using your vacation for exercise could have incredible benefits.

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The Deadly Trio at Khongsittha Muay Thai

February 13, 2018

The Deadly Trio at Khongsittha Muay Thai

Anyone who has trained Muay Thai long enough knows that after enough time with your particular trainer, you either connect with them or you don’t. The connection usually requires the trainee to evolve or progress in their skill level - this is why coming to Thailand after training at your home gym is the next logical step in a progression.

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5 Reasons a Muay Thai Vacation is the Perfect Gift for Valentine’s Day

February 09, 2018

5 Reasons a Muay Thai Vacation is the Perfect Gift for Valentine’s Day

Don’t worry if you haven’t thought of the perfect gift for your loved one. After reading this, you’ll realize that a Muay Thai vacation beats fine dining, diamonds, and gift cards any time of the year, and especially for Valentine’s Day.

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Adrian Khongsittha's First Impressions of Bangkok

February 06, 2018

Adrian Khongsittha's First Impressions of Bangkok

Bangkok is very much a modern city steeped in a rich history. It is shiny, new, and growing. Western influence is undeniable, from brands to pop music, to fast-food restaurants. Its people are friendly, even to bumbling farangs with a very loose grasp on the language. The signs are inscrutable, and the weather is tropical. Add these factors together, and you’ve got an intimidating, alluring mixture of new and old, foreign and familiar. 

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Khongsittha Hosts Ajarn Chai and the WTBA With a Two Day Intensive Muay Thai Camp

February 01, 2018

Khongsittha Hosts Ajarn Chai and the WTBA With a Two Day Intensive Muay Thai Camp

On January 22nd 2018, over 40 Nak Muay from the WTBA (World Thai Boxing Association) stepped foot into Khongsittha Muay Thai gym to learn under the guidance of some of the best trainers in Bangkok. Ajarn Chai Sirisute is often credited for being one of the first Muay Thai fighters to come to the USA who’ve brought the ancient martial art with him in hopes ofteaching it in seminars all across the states.

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How a Spiritual Retreat Can Boost Mental Health

January 18, 2018

How a Spiritual Retreat Can Boost Mental Health

Unlike a regular vacation, a spiritual retreat is focused on long term mental health. Everyone suffers the stress of daily life and vacations help to reduce this stress. However, that relief is only temporary and once you return to work, the negative mental health effects of stress will return. If you are planning a vacation in Thailand, skip the beach resorts and take a more spiritual approach. Here’s how it can permanently boost your mental health.

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A Father and Son Getaway to Thailand

December 23, 2017

A Father and Son Getaway to Thailand

We recently had the pleasure of hosting a father and his son on a three week Muay Thai getaway to Thailand. Nigel works as an executive for a tech company and Jordan is currently in high school in Australia. What made their visit so special is the fact that the Nigel travels quite extensively for his job. It’s not often that he gets to spend quality time with his son, let alone travel together.

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One Year To Your Dream Thailand Vacation

December 12, 2017

One Year To Your Dream Thailand Vacation

What would it take to start saving on January first, and end up in Thailand in December? When you have a whole year to save, it turns out that dreams really can come true. Saving in advance can make a dream vacation to Thailand a reality! Here is a break-down of exactly how much you would have set aside per month to make your trip happen - Muay Thai camp included.

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The Best Times to Travel to Thailand for Muay Thai

December 08, 2017

The Best Times to Travel to Thailand for Muay Thai

In our opinion, any time of the year is a good time for Muay Thai. The best time to come will depend on your personal preferences when traveling. If you’re looking for the cheapest time to come and don’t mind the heat, traveling here during the Hot Season is very affordable. 

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The Purple People Eater To Host a Two Week Camp At Khongsittha in March 2018

November 26, 2017

The Purple People Eater To Host a Two Week Camp At Khongsittha in March 2018

We’re proud to announce that in March 2018, professional US Muay Thai fighter Justin Greskiewicz will be hosting a two week Bangkok training camp focused on all facets of Muay Thai. Justin will be training alongside participants twice a day, six days a week, going to watch fights, taking a trip to the ancient city Ayutthaya, and more.

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Muay Thai Hand-Wraps: Different Wraps, How to Wrap Them, and Why Wrapping is Important

November 23, 2017

Muay Thai Hand-Wraps: Different Wraps, How to Wrap Them, and Why Wrapping is Important

We’re going to go into the basics regarding hand wraps and how to wrap them properly so that you can get the most out of your training. A great article for beginners of Muay Thai.

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Go to the Beach With Khongsittha

November 09, 2017

Go to the Beach With Khongsittha

Training twice a day, six days a week can take its toll on both mind and body. We’ve seen people burnout after one week; sometimes even after just a few days due to exhaustion, the huge difference in heat, and the intensive routines that Thai fighters go through. Muay Thai is arguably more mental than physical; the ability to push your body to its extremes requires immense fortitude and endurance. 

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Lion Fight’s Brett Hlavacek Hosts an Incredible Two Week Muay Thai Camp with Khongsittha

November 03, 2017

Lion Fight’s Brett Hlavacek Hosts an Incredible Two Week Muay Thai Camp with Khongsittha

Today marks a month since Brett Hlavacek, WBC champion and Lion Fight regular hosted a training camp at Khongsittha Muay Thai. In keeping tradition with Brett’s previous trips to Khongsittha, he took it upon himself to make sure everyone’s expectations of Bangkok were exceeded and that everyone was able to get some intense training done. There’s a reason we’ve been working with Brett to collaborate on building these camps; he is a veteran of Thailand, an expert at Muay Thai, and a genuinely good person.

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End of 2017 Promotion -- Buy One Week of Training, Get One Free

October 27, 2017

End of 2017 Promotion -- Buy One Week of Training, Get One Free

Christmas is coming, and it's also going to be the best time to come out to Thailand and train. We've had some incredible moments in 2017, and we'd like to extend an incredible offer to everyone interested in coming out to experience Bangkok with Khongsittha.

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