Did you know that muaythai is one of the fastest growing sports in the world? The reason is easy to explain: Muaythai can be practiced by people from all walks of life, ages and fitness levels. Muaythai as a fitness workout is filling up combat classes in every fitness centre in the world. At one- to-one Personal Training level, it has become a major business in the fitness industry. Muaythai gyms are filled with men, women and children practicing muaythai for the overall fitness benefits it offers. Did you know that in a 60 minute muaythai workout you can burn over twice the calories you would in an equivalent aerobic class? Females especially love muaythai as it builds a firm body and helps gets rid of aggression.
Muaythai fitness classes are designed for any level from beginner to superstar. You don’t believe it? Why don’t you try the “Good Morning Dubai” class on the 28th and 29th during the sport convention? The beach-based session will be conducted by a former muaythai world champion, and is a great way to start the day.
Muaythai is also the perfect self-defence. Special and security forces around the world use muaythai training due to its close range effectiveness in unarmed combat situations. Muaythai is especially useful for women’s’ self-defence – the knees and elbows are highly effective weapons which enable a weaker or smaller person to easily overcome much larger opponents.
Our muaythai gyms are filled with children training in the art, many sent by their guardians to learn tradition, values, respect, honour, fair play – all of which are important elements in their future life.
Muaythai as a competition has reached the highest level of spectator appeal – all major sport television networks now include muaythai in their programming schedules. The combination of ancient history (the fighters perform a dance before the fight accompanied by traditional music) the entertainment with rock star-style entrances, and the spectacular fight displays of punches, kicks, elbows and flying knees, is selling out stadiums around the globe.
There is something for Every Body in muaythai!