The Original Home of Muay Thai, Muay Boran, and K-1 Kickboxing, established in 2005.
Muay Thai is an essential part of Thai culture right from its dawn and in Thailand - it is known as the sport of Kings. Muay Thai is a martial art over 2000 years old and began as a close combat battlefield fighting skill. The eight basic tools of Muay Thai are: fists, elbows, knees, and legs.
In our Muay Thai we have added a new element, Muay Boran.
Muay Boran is the umbrlella term for all of the various ancient unarmed techniques and regional styles originally designed for warfare in Siam. Muay Boran is a modern term for these warrior arts and means ancient or traditional.
In our classes, we look at the fifteen Mae Mai fundamental mother techniques and the fifteen Mae Look complementary techniques. Within these thirty techniques is the universal principles of ancient Siamese unarmed combat.
In Muay Thai, there are eight natural weapons. in fact it is known as the art of the eight limbs. Two legs (mostly used in the shins), two knees, two hands and the two elbows.
In Muay Boran, there are nine weapons, the head is used as well.
Burmese boxing or Lethewei is also renowned for using the head as a devasting weapon and is known as the art of the nine limbs.
K-1 was started in 1993-1994 by Kazuyoshi Ishii and is a stand-up based combat sport competition amalgamating Thai Boxing, Western Boxing, Kickboxing and other stand-up based martial arts, thus making K-1 a unique competitive sport with a modern and traditional background.
Sport Boxing is aimed and focused on upper body training of existing Kickboxers, Thai Boxers or Martial Artists in order to enhance hand speed and skills. Light sparring with full protective equipment is permitted.
Competitions, tournaments and full contact sparring is not allowed.