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Are you new to Muay Thai? You will find everything you need in this section for a Muay Thai beginner.

In a hurry? Just head over to the ultimate Beginner’s Muay Thai guide Q&A here for all your answers. Alternatively, you can download a free eBook to read at your pace.

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Mongkhon – Muay Thai Headband Meaning

Ever watch a Muay Thai fight and wonder about the meaning behind a Muay Thai headband? The Muay Thai headband, also known as a “Mongkhon” (alt. Mongkon or Mongkol), is a traditional headgear unique to the sport of Muay Thai. It is worn by…

How Muay Thai Changes Your Body

Professional fighters are some of the most hard working athletes in the world. The full-contact and brutal nature of fight sports are highly motivating factors. If you are ill-prepared for a fight, you are putting yourself in danger of…

Is Muay Thai a Form of Martial Arts?

According to definition by Encyclopedia Britannica, “Martial arts are codified systems and traditions of combat practiced for a number of reasons such as self-defense; military and law enforcement applications; competition; physical, mental…

Does Muay Thai have Belts and Ranking System?

The belt ranking (dan) system was first introduced in martial arts in the late 19th century when it was applied to the grappling art of Judo. The practice then spread to other Japanese and Korean martial arts like Karate, Taekwondo and Jiu…

Is Muay Thai Useful in Real Life?

Muay Thai, also known as the art of 8 limbs, is the national sport of Thailand. The sport has its origin as an unarmed combat skill in military use on battlegrounds when ancient Siam (Thailand’s former name) was constantly at war with its…

Muay Thai vs BJJ

First off, I am not going to compare which is the better martial arts between Muay Thai vs BJJ. That's like comparing apples to oranges and we all know Muay Thai is better of the two. Just kidding! While both Muay Thai and BJJ are

Muay Thai For Kids

Note: I started training my 8-year-old girl at home this year as a physical activity to keep her fit and it has now come in handy during the COVID-19 lockdown. She's enjoying it immensely, learning the techniques and we train 45 minutes…

Free Ebook: Beginner’s Guide to Muay Thai

Dear Muay Thai fam! Gonna keep this real short. I have been spending the last 3 weeks or so writing, editing and formatting the 2020 edition of my Muay Thai ebook and it's finally done! The ebook is a handy guide for beginners…