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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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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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The Balance Part 2 -- Work, Family, and Muay Thai with Manuel Keo

June 18, 2017

The Balance Part 2 -- Work, Family, and Muay Thai with Manuel Keo

In the first part of our series, The Balance, we interviewed Mia Kang. A Sports-Illustrated model turned professional fighter, she has a unique outlook towards balancing work and Muay Thai, and she had some great advice to those trying to do the same. In Part 2 of this series, we’ve switched it up slightly and want to give you a fresh perspective on someone who found a passion for Muay Thai later in life.

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Inside the Muay Thai Gym -- My Life at Khongsittha

June 07, 2017

Inside the Muay Thai Gym -- My Life at Khongsittha

A year ago, I was 26 years old, I had just quit my job as a marketing director, and I was interested in making a name for myself in Bangkok. Little did I know that I would embark on a remarkable journey, meeting Thai celebrities, budding entrepreneurs, professional fighters, lifelong friends, and Muay Thai enthusiasts from around the world. This is a story reflecting on a year of my life at Khongsittha Muay Thai.

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The FAQ of Traveling to Thailand for Muay Thai

June 04, 2017

The FAQ of Traveling to Thailand for Muay Thai

We’ve been asked by customers who are coming to Thailand the gamut of questions that are possible to ask from food, to accommodation, to etiquette, and more. Because of the repetitiveness, we’ve decided, why not address all of these questions in a central FAQ that we update constantly in order to inform everyone?

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Having Your First Muay Thai Fight in Bangkok, Thailand

May 31, 2017

Having Your First Muay Thai Fight in Bangkok, Thailand

Fighting in Thailand will be an interesting experience coming from a western country, and there are some key points I wanted to note in order to prepare others who are interested in coming out to train and fight.

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The Balance Series: Work and Muay Thai Part 1 -- Mia Kang, Sports Illustrated Model and Professional Muay Thai Fighter

May 21, 2017

The Balance Series: Work and Muay Thai Part 1 -- Mia Kang, Sports Illustrated Model and Professional Muay Thai Fighter

This week’s individual being interviewed is Mia Kang, Sports Illustrated (SI) Swimsuit model and probably the prettiest Muay Thai fighter you’ve ever laid eyes on. She has a unique look being half-British and half-Korean, and we expect her to take the world by storm this year.

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Khongsittha Muay Thai - Activities Around the Gym

April 28, 2017

Khongsittha Muay Thai - Activities Around the Gym

Did you know Thailand was home to the Kingdom of Ayutthaya, regarded as the wealthiest and most illustrious city of the East during the 14th to 18th century- which saw 35 kings over 7 dynasties? Its archaeological wonders remain today, curated to allow you a glimpse into the old empire.

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Whether You’re Training to Fight or Not, Muay Thai is Valuable Knowledge

January 30, 2017

Whether You’re Training to Fight or Not, Muay Thai is Valuable Knowledge

When most people think of martial arts they think of performers like Jackie Chan, Michelle Yeoh, Wesley Snipes, and others up on the big screen kicking serious ass, defeating the bad guys and saving the day. For those who follow martial arts as a competitive sport, the 2016 Rio Olympics featured both Judo and Tae Kwon Do, while champions for a variety of martial arts take place annually.

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The State of Muay Thai in Thailand

January 14, 2017

The State of Muay Thai in Thailand

Muay Thai in Thailand is presented as a modern martial art, but has a history that goes back hundreds of years as an actual battlefield combat style. It is referred to as the “Science of Eight Limbs,” since it uses eight points of contact in the fighting style. Combatants use punches, elbow throws knee strikes, and kicks for eight points of contact.

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Experience Thailand With a Muay Thai Vacation

January 12, 2017

Experience Thailand With a Muay Thai Vacation

One of the worst things about a vacation is you can easily fall into unhealthy habits. Oftentimes, vacations consist of little more than consuming too much food and drink and inactive relaxing. You not only run the risk of feeling sluggish and slipping out of shape while on your trip, but if you don’t plan a way to get out there and get active, your vacation is over before you know it.

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How to Find the Right Bangkok Muay Thai Gym for You

September 14, 2016

How to Find the Right Bangkok Muay Thai Gym for You

If you’re ready to take your Muay Thai to the next level, there is no better place to begin your Muay Thai experience than Bangkok. The beautiful “City of Angels” is home to some of the best and most prestigious Muay Thai gyms in Thailand. Whether you’ve been to a dozen camps in your lifetime or just starting out, Bangkok remains as a premiere destination for Muay Thai enthusiasts. Before choosing your Bangkok Muay Thai..

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