Muay Thai - The Hype Explained
The expansion of elbow strikes, knees and clinch techniques give Muay Thai practitioners substantially more tools in self-defense and combat ability, as opposed to a regular boxer or even a kickboxer. Rather than simply relying on punching power, a martial artist who is trained in Muay Thai can expand their abilities substantially. Because of the flexibility of the art itself, Muay Thai is the accepted striking style for most mixed martial artists athletes competing today.
Generally speaking a Muay Thai contender in the ring (or cage) against a kickboxer with similar records and experience will be the superior athlete. This is the case for a number of reasons, mainly a larger set of tools which can be applied.
Muay Thai is a game that was created in Thailand as a traditional martial arts and in the long run has transformed into a mainstream sport similar to professional boxing. Due to the competitive component, Muay Thai has developed extensively throughout the years and continues to evolve. In the past two decades, Muay Thai gyms have seen a massive increase outside of Thailand itself.
The Importance of Choosing a Quality Training Facility
Choosing the appropriate gym is one of the most significant choices you will need to take when beginning your journey. If you choose the wrong facility, you can wind up learning a watered down rendition of kickboxing with some components of Muay Thai sprinkled in.
"Muay Thai is a full-body exercise that conditions your heart, develops your muscles and challenges your mind".
We encourage anybody interested to come in to one of our locations for a free trial session - this is the best way to see if Muay Thai is the right fit for you!
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