Muay Thai Kickboxing
Muay Thai is often referred to as the "Art of Eight Limbs" because of the emphasis and use of fists, elbows, knees, and legs. This art has retained many of its combative nature and has been passed down through generations for the last 2,000 years. Widely popularized due to its adoption into MMA, Muay Thai is considered by many to be the ultimate form of striking in hand-to-hand fighting. Muay Thai kickboxing is a professional and amateur sport, a martial art, and a useful form of self-defense.
Muay Thai kickboxing is more than just learning how to fight, it is a strong and vigorous martial art that teaches self-discipline and self-awareness. The Muay Thai Program is perfect for those who are looking to improve their fitness, learn self-defense techniques, or even compete in Muay Thai or MMA competitions.
Muay Thai history is rich in combat and military roots. Compared to its original intent, it has since then evolved into the National Sport and is immersed into the Thai Culture. In the art of Muay Thai, we have Four Weapons as taught to us by Ajahn Suchart. Those weapons consist of our two legs and two arms. The fighter can use the four weapons in the form of punches, kicks, elbows, knees, clinch and throws.
Muay Thai is an art that was refined by the idea that a country must always be ready and willing to fight at any given time. The People were trained and ready for war. The Survival of the Fittest was evident as those who were champions and who embedded Muay Thai in their Bodies and in their lives, were able to pass the art on to their families and their students. It is a strong art, a “hard art", and has over time weeded out the weak. In that process, it had kept all the strengths to be passed on over hundreds and hundreds of years. Like most Combat arts that survived the times, it survived because it worked. This evolution has made it a very simple and effective art. When an art has been tested over time and refined for efficiency, you have a deadly and beautiful art.