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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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Top 10 Muay Thai Beginner Tips

Congratulations on taking the first step in this journey of Muay Thai! Signing up to train Muay Thai is one of the best decisions I have ever made in life and so will it be for you. The beginning stage is both the most exciting and…

Life Hacks for Muay Thai Beginners

hack /hak/ a strategy or technique for managing one's time or activities more efficiently. When I started training Muay Thai, it was like entering a whole new dimension. I have never been sporty or athletic my whole life, wasn’t a…

How to Improve Muay Thai

With the new year just a week away, it’s the time of the year to draft your annual resolution list. A new year’s resolution is an act of self-improvement, and as martial artists, we always look -or at least hope- to improve some aspect of…

Muay Thai for Big Guys

Joe (not his real name) is overweight. Joe wants to lose weight. Joe asks if plus-sized folks like him can do Muay Thai. Joe, this article is for you. For as long as he can even remember, Joe has been running regularly, trying to achieve…

Muay Thai Gym Etiquette

Unlike other martial arts, especially of East Asian origins (Karate, Taekwondo, Judo), there is no formal ranking or rigid hierarchy in Muay Thai. Even as a national sport steeped in tradition and history, most Muay Thai gyms have a very…

Too Old for Muay Thai?

I was in my late-30s when I started training Muay Thai. Due to some physical ailments several years back, I had led a sedentary life prior to Muay Thai. I will never forget my trial 1-to-1 session with an instructor: I was so exhausted at…

Muay Thai for Skinny Guys

True story: I was at my usual takeout place for lunch after training one day. As I pondered over the exciting menu, deciding what to get, the cashier asked why I was always coming in with a huge-ass bag. I replied that I had just finished…

Beginner Muay Thai Training Injuries

Okay, if you just started Muay Thai and didn’t already know: “Muay Thai hurts”. Especially in the early days of your Muay Thai journey and when you start sparring. You need to be both physically and mentally prepared for some regular…

Benefits of Muay Thai for Women

Ladies, are you thinking about taking up martial arts but wonder if it’s right for you? If you are planning to jazz up your plain old boring workout regime, and switch to something more efficient and fulfilling, read on and find out the…

Is Muay Thai Dangerous?

So, you’re thinking about taking up Muay Thai. Maybe you want to get fit, learn some self-defense, or just pick it up as a new hobby. But after watching some Muay Thai fight videos on YouTube, you get a little apprehensive. “Is Muay Thai…