Muay Thai: The Art of Eight Limbs
Muay Thai is a brutal striking form imported from the country of Thailand. It is the national sport of the country and Muay Thai fighters, known as Nak Muays, often begin their fighting careers during childhood and retire in their early 20s.
Muay Thai is known as the Art of Eight Limbs because it allows for the use of all eight limbs of the body to strike an opponent: the fists, elbows, knees, and shins.
Muay Thai involves the use of clinching techniques that enable practitioners to control their opponents while delivering powerful strikes.
The training also offers various physical and mental benefits, including improved fitness, strength, power, flexibility, coordination, and self-confidence.
It can help reduce stress levels and enhance mental focus while developing self-defense skills.
The History of Muay Thai
The history of Muay Thai can be traced back to the 13th century, when it was used as a form of military training. Over time, Muay Thai evolved into a sport and became popular throughout Thailand. Today, Muay Thai is practiced by people of all ages and skill levels, and it is one of the most popular martial arts in the world.
Learning Muay Thai with Broad Street Kickboxing
Our experienced instructors not only teach the fundamentals of Muay Thai but also work with students to help them optimize their movements for maximum effectiveness.
Training and Practice
Through training and practice, we help our students develop the proper technique for each strike, ensuring they generate the most power while minimizing the risk of injury.
Our classes incorporate strength and conditioning exercises designed to improve cardiovascular fitness, agility, and power.
We also emphasize the importance of physical conditioning and injury prevention in Muay Thai training.
Sparring is an important part of Muay Thai training. It allows students to practice their techniques against a resisting opponent and to develop their fighting instincts. We offer sparring classes for all levels of experience in a safe environment.
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We’ll help you develop the skills, techniques, and mental resilience necessary to become a successful Muay Thai fighter.