Month: July 2016

Fighting is a team sport not a solo act

Fighting is a team sport not a solo act

“OOOOEEEE” Shouts the crowd as the two Muay Thai fighters in the ring engage in combat. From the outside it looks simple and straightforward; two Nak Muay in the ring trying to dominate and break their opponent. What you don’t see is the hours of blood, sweat, and tears a […]

Preparing for your first bout (Part 1)

Preparing for your first bout (Part 1)

So you’ve decided you want to compete. Perhaps it’ll be just one bout, or possibly two. Maybe you’ve even set your sights on the path towards amateur acclaim and beyond? Whatever your ultimate goal, the decision to have your first fight is an easy one. You believe you’re ready to […]

Fighting isn’t for everyone

Fighting isn’t for everyone

Muay Thai is more than the art of 8 limbs, it is really enjoyable and results in numerous physical, as well as mental, benefits. It’s a stress-reliever to some, fitness option and method of self-defense for others, but for me, it makes me a better person, being particularly impactful on […]

The Wai Khru

The Wai Khru

Have you ever watched a Muay Thai match and wondered, what is that funny dance that fighters perform before a bout? This ritual dance is known as the Wai Khru or Ram Muay. Wai – Is an action of the Thais to show respect to others by putting their hands […]