Muay Thai is a combat sport from Thailand. It is commonly referred to as "The Art of Eight Limbs" because of the eight different parts of the body used to strike- both fists, both elbows, both knees and both legs. Hand strikes include straight punches, hooks, uppercuts and even spinning backfists. There are also a variety of kicking techniques.
The round kicks in Muay Thai are known for their power, because the kicks are done by turning over the hips. Training isn't as structured as other traditional forms of martial arts; there are no uniforms and usually no ranking system. Pad work, drills and sparring are all important parts of training.
Our goal here at NinjaPHD.com is to give you a complete list of the Muay Thai training centers near you so that you can choose the one perfectly fits your needs. If you are have any questions at all, or are having trouble locating a quality facility close to where you live, please don’t hesitate to contact us so we can help assist you.
Top Online Muay Thai Programs
|Muay Thai - Basic Techniques DVD||Amazon||A great point of reference that teaches excellent technique for beginners|
|Sean Fagan's - Clinch King||Website||Sean’s put together a valuable resource to help you gain a genuine technical edge in the clinch.|
|Muay Thai Sprawl Self-Defense||Website||Protect Yourself and Defend In Any Life Threatening Situation|
Muay Thai Training in Iowa
|RK GYM||4421 112th Street||Urbandale||(515) firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Des Moines Jiu-Jitsu Academy||841 11th St||Des Moines||(515) email@example.com|
|Des Moines Mixed Martial Arts @ Porcelli Training Center||4812 Maple Drive||Pleasant Hill||(515) 371-4170|
|Dubuque Martial Arts Group||3430 Dodge St.||Dubuque||(563) 588-1012|
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