What is Muay Thai?

What is Muay Thai?

Muay Thai is a style of martial arts and self defense that originated in Thailand. Muay Thai specializes in strikes using punches, kicks, elbows, and knees. 


Muay Thai is sometimes confused with Kickboxing. Although similar to sport of Kickboxing, Muay Thai is differentiated by its full contact nature and the use of clinching. 


Practitioners of Muay Thai believe the art is their way to strength, courage and victory. 


Muay Thai has a long and deep history, it is an ancient style of martial arts that has existed for centuries and is deeply rooted in Thai culture. 


The sport of Muay Thai continues to remain popular today with practitioners all over the world taking part in competitions. 


It is becoming increasingly popular in the United States. Muay Thai fights and tournaments are not a requirement to learn the sport or gain the benefits of training, but it is the ultimate way to test your strength. 


Along with being a popular sport, it is also an extremely effective self defense. 


Muay Thai is often considered to be better for self defense than some other striking martial arts due to its combination of stand-up striking, clinching techniques, sweeps, and throws.  


Muay Thai is also known for its physical and mental toughness, as it requires practitioners to train hard and pay close attention to a variety of techniques and tactics in order to be successful in their discipline.


Come check out our kids or adult Muay Thai program at Fitness Fight Factory! We would love to introduce you to the fun and practical art of Muay Thai, just check out our schedule and call to book for a complimentary trial.

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