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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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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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Young Nak Muay Boxers in Muay Thai

May 11, 2017

Young Nak Muay Boxers in Muay Thai

Muay Thai is a sport that requires the use of eight limbs in order to subdue an opponent. Through years of practice, these eight limbs become strengthened and sharpened with thousands of hours of repetition.

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Not Your Typical Thailand Muay Thai Vacation

April 26, 2017

Not Your Typical Thailand Muay Thai Vacation

When it comes to tapping into one of the best possible tourist activities currently growing in popularity, Muay Thai is what everyone is talking about. You may not have heard of it before, but chances are you've heard of your friends making that pilgrimage to Thailand for Muay Thai.

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The Actual Cost of Going on a Thailand Muay Thai Vacation

February 07, 2017

The Actual Cost of Going on a Thailand Muay Thai Vacation

Sports tourism is a booming trend. Practitioners of Muay Thai find that a Thailand Muay Thai vacation is relatively inexpensive when compared to other tourist hotspots. The ability to study the sport in its native country is the chance of a lifetime to any serious student of Muay Thai. Here are some of the ways to make the cost to travel to Thailand affordable.

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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 Tradition of Wai Khru in Muay Thai

November 18, 2016

The Tradition of Wai Khru in Muay Thai

In our previous article, we discussed the mystical benefits and history of Sak Yant tattoos. While not every Muay Thai fighter has them, the roots of many martial arts contain traces of body art that would protect them. One other crucial part of Muay Thai, and much more common to see is the “Wai Khru Ram Muay."

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Sak Yant Traditional Thai Tattoos

November 09, 2016

Sak Yant Traditional Thai Tattoos

Tattoos have always been a part of various cultures to record memorable moments, pains, successes, and loved ones. There is no exception in Thailand, and many Buddhist monks have employed the “Sak Yant” tattoo method for religious purposes. Masters and apprentices have been passing on the traditional method of thai tattoos for years, and it remains a huge part of Muay Thai, Thailand’s national sport.

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The Benefits of Training Muay Thai for Fitness

October 19, 2016

The Benefits of Training Muay Thai for Fitness

One of the great aspects of training Muay Thai is the level of fitness that can be achieved if training on a regular basis. Most sports done in a routine fashion will make you stronger, faster, and generally healthier. However, Muay Thai has consistently been proven to be a top martial art for those looking to lose weight fast, and to build a physique that is wanted by many: lean, muscular yet not large, and..

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Common Muay Thai Routines When Training in Thailand: Part I

September 23, 2016

Common Muay Thai Routines When Training in Thailand: Part I

A good Muay Thai Workout routine needs to follow a certain procedure and it’s important to have a systematic routine. Exercises from camp to camp vary, but we have compiled a general list of exercises and training that is considered standard in Thailand. This refers to standard training for an athlete or a fighter who is preparing for a fight. The training plan is based on Khongsittha’s routine for gym members that participate in the..

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Old School Muay Thai History Photo

July 18, 2016

The History of Muay Thai – Part 1

You’ve heard about it before. You’ve seen it used in mixed martial arts. You’ve tried it or are interested in trying it to become fit like the fighters you’ve seen from around the world.

 

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5 Ways a Muay Thai Camp in Thailand Will Change Your Life

July 08, 2016

5 Ways a Muay Thai Camp in Thailand Will Change Your Life

Chances are that you’ve heard of the ancient traditional martial art of Thailand known as Muay Thai. It’s a sport that’s been around for centuries, and in today’s mixed martial arts scene, some of the best fighters in the world such as Anderson Silva, Jose Aldo, and Jon Jones are testament to the deadliness of Muay Thai. Whether you’re a professional kick boxer or a recreational kick boxer, coming to the country where Muay Thai originated will change your life and improve your technique, increase the amount of moves you have, and boost your physical and mental prowess.

 

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What to Expect When Learning Muay Thai in Bangkok

May 23, 2016

What to Expect When Learning Muay Thai in Bangkok

So you’ve heard about thai kickboxing or “Muay Thai” many times before but now is your chance. You could have a few fights under your belt or you could be completely new to the sport, If you’re mentality is “I want to start learning Muay Thai in Bangkok,” there are quite a few things you should know first. Muay Thai offers a way for you to become fit or for you to have a competitive..

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