Muay Thai or Thai Boxing is a beautiful combat sport that originates from Thailand. It focuses on stand-up striking along with various clinch techniques and sweeps. Also known as the “art of eight limbs” you are guaranteed to develop physical and mental discipline whilst learning how to use a combination of fists, elbows, knees and shins.
Arguably, some of the best fighters who have fought; Samart Payakaroon, Ramon Dekkers, Tony Jaa, Buakaw Banchamek, Saenchai Sinbimuaythai and John Wayne Parr have all demonstrated the effectiveness of Muay Thai. You can also see how it has transitioned into the world of MMA from UFC fighters such as Joanna Jedrzejczyk, Jose Aldo and Michael Bisping as notable examples.
Muay Thai is a great class for both male and females and it is known to be an intense cardiovascular workout, a fun way to increase leg and core strength, an effective way to lose fat, a great way to improve hip mobility and a brilliant way to relieve stress.