What is Muay Thai?
Muay Thai also referred as Thai boxing is a centuries – old martial art originated to serve the people of Siam (former name of Thailand) to defend themselves against invades from neighboring countries. The effectiveness of Muay Thai comes from the practitioners fluid use of hands, legs, elbows and knees against their attacker. Muay Thai was taken from the battlefield and transformed into an effective combat sport that is used for self-defense, competition and physical fitness.
Muay Thai also holds the moniker the science of eight limbs which can be learned by everyone. Its training methodology of honing skills by hitting the heavy bag, Thai pads, focus mitts, shadow boxing and progressive sparring makes Muay Thai an exciting martial art to learn. Practicing Muay Thai is great way to improve cardio vascular fitness, functional strength, decrease stress and above all else learn battle tested self-defense strategies.