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Can A Muay Thai Kick Kill?

We can all agree that Muay Thai is one of the most effective and dangerous fight sports in the world. Muay Thai utilizes a range of weapons like knee strikes, punches and elbow strikes. It also has a powerful roundhouse kick thanks to the…

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…

Is Muay Thai hard to learn?

Muay Thai, the Thai kickboxing martial art, is widely recognized as one of the most effective and dangerous striking arts in the world. As it gains popularity as a martial art/sport for fitness over the last decade, the group of people who…

Muay Thai vs BJJ

First off, I am not going to compare which of the two is the better martial arts. 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 martial

Best Muay Thai Gift Ideas 2019

(Updated 5 November 2019) This is the best time of the year. Black Friday sales are coming, and the holiday season is just a month away. What better way to show you care than a thoughtful gift and shopped at great prices. Here are my…

Best Muay Thai Books

I love to read. Books present different aspects of a topic that you won’t necessarily find in other medium. We watch the fights; we follow social media accounts; we train at different gyms. But even with the most physical and experiential…