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Pattaya Muay Thai: Thai Boxing

Pattaya Activities | Pattaya Muay Thai and Boxing Centers

Thai Boxing in Pattaya, known as Muay Thai is a popular sport. This form of kickboxing has captured the heart of locals and visitors. There are a number of venues where you can watch Thai boxing in Pattaya as well as take Muay Thai classes.

There are a number of different venues that offer Thai boxing in Pattaya. We are providing you with a partial list of those venues.

Muay Thai Camp - Venues

Muay Thai boxing camp and training school offers a number of different classes and lesson on Muay Thai, K1 style kick-boxing and self defense courses.

Sitpholek Institute of Muay Thai Techniques specializes in Thai kickboxing techniques and offers a number of different holiday packages.

Other schools that offer lessons in Thai Boxing in Pattaya are: Scorpion Pattaya, Sydodthong Camp, Kombat Group Pattaya and Muay Thai Fairtex.

Thai Boxing in Pattaya - the Basics

Thai Boxing is Muay Thai or Muaythai. This a form of martial arts popular in counties including Thailand, Malaysia and Cambodia. There are different types of this style of fighting, just as there are different styles of Kung Fu in many Asian companies.

The Thailand military actually use a form of Thai boxing in their training. Boxers who engage in Thai Boxing in Pattaya use kicks and punches to score points. Many refer to this form of Thai Boxing as The Science of the Eight Limbs" because participants use their hands, shins, elbows and knees. The best trained are able to score with strikes using eight points of contacts.

Muay Thai - Thai Boxing in Pattaya

Many visitors to Pattaya try to catch a match to watch this sport live and learn more about its art. There are typically a number of different opportunities to see Muay Thai in Pattaya. Asking your hotel staff is a good way to find out if there are any matches or exhibitions during your stay in Pattaya.

Keep in mind that this is a sometimes brutal sport so you may want to consider whether or not it is appropriate for everyone in your party, especially children or anyone who may not react well to the violence.

Travelers who enjoy getting a true sense of a culture may want to try to attend Muay Thai while visiting Pattaya to get a better understanding of Thai boxing in Pattaya.


Last Updated: 05 Mar 2008