Muay Thai, or The Art of Eight Limbs, is a martial art developed in Thailand thousands of years ago to help the Kingdom protect itself against invaders. Using the human body as a weapon, Muay Thai practitioners are well-versed in punching, elbowing, kicking, kneeing, and clinching with their opponents. What was once only used for self-defence and protection of the Kingdom, Muay Thai has grown to become one of the most popular sports not only in Thailand but in the world. Muay Thai is known to provide a complete total-body workout that will help build lean muscle, core strength, and help with weight loss. At FaMA, Muay Thai classes are taught daily by Lamnamoon Sor Sumalee, or better known as Kru Yo.
This class is perfect for those looking to start learning the art of Muay Thai but are absolute beginners with no previous experience in striking based martial arts. You will learn fundamental techniques such as stance, movement, footwork, defense, blocks, punches, kicks, elbows, knees as well as how to wrap your hands. After learning the fundamentals from our world-class instructors you will then be able to smoothly transition to our Muay Thai Basic class.
For those with some experience in striking arts or have graduated from the Fundamentals class, Muay Thai Basic is for you. In this class you will continue to learn and practice techniques through a series of minimal contact partner drills where offence and defence are combined to help students gain a better understanding of body mechanics, distance and timing. Students will also be introduced to pad work to help develop physical conditioning as well as gain an understanding of the techniques and the different ranges to use them.
The intermediate class is for students with prior experience. The training is more rigorous than the basic class and the emphasis is placed on teaching offensive and defensive strategies as well as sophisticated techniques in the art of Muay Thai thereby, enabling students to develop balance, speed and power.
In the advanced class, students will take their Muay Thai training to the next level by utilizing all the techniques, tactics and strategies they have learned and apply them to live clinching and sparring sessions mediated by our instructors. This class is perfect for those interested in developing cardio and conditioning for competition as well as those looking to continue improving their striking and self-defence skills. We ask all attendees of this class to please bring along their own protective equipment.
The one on one training sessions are tailored around the needs of the student. It provides an opportunity for students to fast track their learning, focus on areas of concerns and work on specific Muay Thai or self defense goals, at a time that is convenient to the student.
This class is not applicable to the free-week trial.