Loosely translated as Thai Boxing, Muay Thai is also referred to as “The science of eight limbs” a kickboxing technique emanating from Thailand. It involves the use of elbows, fists, shins and knees (eight point of contacts) to engage and attempt to subdue an opponent.
Due to the highly rigorous nature of the sport, Muay Thai is both a combat sport and an efficient means of exercise that provides immense benefits to the body. To become an excellent Muay Thai practitioner, one must aspire to the highest levels of self-discipline, endurance and adaptability, all of which are great factors that contribute to effective body sculpting and weight loss.
Is there a beginner’s class for total novices?
Yes. We are setting up a « Muay Thai Fitness & Beginners » class which will last for 1hour per session. This class will be slated to hold on Mondays from 18:30h to 19:30h. In these classes, no fighting and no sparrings are done.
The goal is to introduce fighters to the various Muay Thai techniques. Participants can envision this as a more effective Tae Bo class. Once you feel ready, and the trainer feels that you’re ready, you can go on to the intermediate classes.
Even intermediate fighters can participate in these classes in order to get a more intensive training while relearning and specializing the basics.
Is there any age restriction?
No, there are no age restrictions and enrollment depends solely on the fitness rules and ability to adhere to them.
However, we can eventually plan to introduce kids’ classes. Rising phoenix can setup an insurance plan for underage fighters.
Do I need to bring my own gear?
Not for the first classes. You will be able to borrow some gear.
If you wish to pursue however, you’d need to get some material. Rising Phoenix will explain you all the details.
How many days a week will the classes hold?
2-3 times, optionally on weekends.
Can we try it out once before engaging to the course?
Yes, the first class in free. You’re entitled to a free trial.
Can I lose weight with Muay Thai?
Absolutely. We have had students that lost 15kg in just 6 months
Is Muay Thai Dangerous?
Like any sport, you can hurt yourself while doing it.
Nevertheless, the trainer is very cautious and watches out on every members so that enjuries gets avoided.
What would you say, is the biggest advantage of Muay Thai compared to another fighting discipline?
It is the most comprehensive/complete fighting sport compared to all other combat sports while offering the advantage of increased discipline and physical endurance.