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TRADITION
THAI KICK BOXING
ANCIENT ART
FIGHTING STYLE
BRAZILIAN JIU-JITSU
SANDA
MUAY THAI MATCHES
MUAY
PRA CHAO SUA
TOM-YUM-GOONG
THAI FIGHTER
MUAY THAI PRACTITIONERS
LERDRIT
MUAY THAI MASTER
KENJI KUROSAKI
MUAY THAI CAMP
TOMOI
MUAY THAI FIGHTERS
CHAMPION
LONG TIME
FORM
ROOTS
COMBINATION
BACK
LONG HISTORY
KNOCKOUT
HEAD
LEVEL
SIMILAR
SOUTHERN THAILAND
WATERED
VIRTUA FIGHTER
MILITARY TRAINING
GRAPPLING
ART
VARIOUS STYLES
TRAINING
MARTIAL ARTS
THAI CULTURE
FIGHTING ART
WESTERN BOXING
HEAD BUTTS
SPORT
TONY JAA
PRADAL SEREY
MUAY BORAN
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Definitions

  1. Muay Thai is the national sport of Thailand and is one of the most popular sports in the world today.
  2. Muay Thai is the kickboxing art from Thailand that emphasized devastating low roundkicks to the opponents thighs as well as knees and elbows up close.
  3. Muay Thai, a Thai martial art, from which most styles now known as kickboxing descend.
  4. Muay Thai is the oldest known form of kickboxing and is the primary building block of all other forms of kickboxing.
  5. Muay Thai is an awesome sport and it does give you some very powerful weapons that you could use on the street but the mindset is different.

Tradition

  1. They countered the tradition of shorts in muay thai and influenced the character Joe in the original Street Fighter.

Thai Kick Boxing

  1. In Thailand today, Muay Thai or Thai Kick Boxing is a highly organised and popular sport.

Ancient Art

  1. Muay Thai - the ancient art of Thai boxing - is fascinating to watch.

Fighting Style

  1. In Data East's Fighter's History, the character named Samchay Tomyamgun utilizes Muay Thai as his fighting style.

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

  1. He first trained in Muay Thai and Shooto, and later began to combine Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu with his wrestling ability.

Sanda

  1. Sanda appears much like kickboxing or Muay Thai, but includes many more throwing techniques.

Muay Thai Matches

  1. It is a tradition to arrange Muay Thai matches in various festivals.

Muay

  1. Muay Boran, and therefore Muay Thai, was originally called dhoi muay or simply muay.

Pra Chao Sua

  1. The height of muay thai kickboxing occurred about two hundred years ago during the reign of Pra Chao Sua (King Tiger).

Tom-Yum-Goong

  1. In recent years, the martial arts films starring Tony Jaa, Ong-Bak: Muay Thai Warrior and Tom-Yum-Goong, have put Thai action films on the international map.

Thai Fighter

  1. At this time, the Thai fighter was taken by Osamu Noguchi who was a promoter of boxing and was also interested in Muay Thai.

Muay Thai Practitioners

  1. Muay Thai practitioners develop a very high level of physical conditioning developed by its practitioners.

Lerdrit

  1. Today, the Thai military uses a modified form of Muay Thai called Lerdrit.

Muay Thai Master

  1. In Namco's Tekken fighting game series, the character named Bruce Irvin is a Muay Thai master.
  2. Video games In Capcom's Street Fighter video game series, the character Sagat is a Muay Thai master and a national hero in Thailand.

Kenji Kurosaki

  1. Noguchi and Kenji Kurosaki (Kyokushin karate instructor) studied Muay thai and developed a combined martial art which Noguchi named kick boxing.

Muay Thai Camp

  1. Suwit camp is a real Muay Thai camp in Phuket, Thailand.

Tomoi

  1. Tomoi is the Malaysian name for the Thai martial art of Muay Thai.

Muay Thai Fighters

  1. It is of particular interest to the Muay Thai fighters of Thailand.

Champion

  1. He was a Muay Thai (kickboxing) champion.
  2. Yamada invited a Thai fighter who was the champion of Muay Thai (and formerly his son Kan Yamada's sparring partner), and started studying Muay Thai.

Long Time

  1. We operate a muay thai camp since a long time.

Form

  1. Muay Thai A form of kickboxing originating from Thailand.

Roots

  1. Kickboxing (as a specific martial art) has its roots in Muay Thai and Karate.

Combination

  1. International-style kickboxing was formed with a combination of Muay Thai and Japanese kickboxing rules and it has evolved into three different disciplines.

Back

  1. The origin of the Muay Thai can be traced back to the older Muay Boran ("ancient boxing").

Long History

  1. Muay Thai has a long history in Thailand and is the country's national sport.

Knockout

  1. Knockout (K.O.), or simply knock, is a winning criterion of many ringsports, such as boxing, kickboxing, Muay Thai and others.
  2. But the undisputed winner practices a discipline known for its ability to deliver a knockout: Muay Thai, also known as Thai boxing.

Head

  1. Muay Thai typically employs the neck clinch where the back of the head is held and the elbows locked together.

Level

  1. Muay Thai is specifically designed to promote the level of fitness and toughness required for ring competition.
  2. Phuket Island's only Muay Thai camp has programs designed for any level.

Similar

  1. Tomoi is a Malaysian martial art that is similar to the Thai art of Muay Thai.

Southern Thailand

  1. The ethnic Malays in southern Thailand also refer to Muay Thai as tomoi.

Watered

  1. In fact, some Muay Thai practitioners consider kickboxing a "watered down" version of Muay Thai.

Virtua Fighter

  1. Vanessa Lewis (Virtua Fighter) uses Muay Thai as an alternate stance in addition to her standard Vale Tudo move set in Virtua Fighter 4.

Military Training

  1. King Naresuan the Great (1555-1605) was a great Thai boxer himself, and he made Muay Thai a required part of military training for all Thai soldiers.

Grappling

  1. While Muay Thai Boran includes a bit more grappling than sport Muay Thai, it is still stand up grappling from the head.

Art

  1. About 200-250 years ago, a king named Pra Chao Sua trained religiously in the art of Muay Thai.
  2. The King himself was well trained in the art of Muay Thai and so were his soldiers.

Various Styles

  1. Various styles of kickboxing exist with Muay Thai being among the most popular.

Training

  1. Don't use a lack of fitness to delay your start on Muay Thai training.

Martial Arts

  1. This is while other martial arts such as Wushu of China and Muay Thai have tournaments held around the world.
  2. Muay Thai has demonstrated its effectiveness against other martial arts in a ring setting, many times, in Thailand and internationally.

Thai Culture

  1. Food is as much an integral part of Thai culture as Muay Thai or traditional Thai massage.

Fighting Art

  1. Muay Thai is often a fighting art of attrition, where opponents exchange blows with one another.
  2. To sum up: Bokator is a complete art which, if learned would be a better fighting art than Muay Thai Boran.

Western Boxing

  1. Filipino boxing that has a basic structure similar to Western boxing and Muay Thai, but with distinct defining characteristics.
  2. Traditional Muay Thai practiced today, varies slightly from the ancient art, and the only similarity to western boxing is that the fighters wear gloves.

Head Butts

  1. Rules are similar to Muay Thai but allow and encourage all manner of take downs along with head butts.

Sport

  1. Eventually, Wrestling and Muay Thai were added to their training, and Jiu-Jitsu fighters have returned to being competitive again in the sport.
  2. The first great interest in Muay Thai as a sport is documented to have come around the year of 1584 under the rule of King Naresuan.
  3. The sport of Muay Thai made its way to Europe sometime around the 17th century where it was embraced with open arms.

Tony Jaa

  1. Some of the techniques displayed by Tony Jaa in the popular Thai martial arts film Ong-Bak: Muay Thai Warrior are taken from Ling Lom.

Pradal Serey

  1. Martial arts are also practiced in Cambodia which include the native art of Pradal Serey, Muay Thai and Bokator.
  2. It is believed that Pradal Serey was a very important influence to the development of Muay Thai and other Southeast Asian forms of kickboxing.

Muay Boran

  1. At one point, he wanted to see how Muay Thai (or Muay Boran) would compare to the Burmese art (either Parma (?) or Lethwei (?)).
  2. This form relates more to Muay Boran, the predecessor of Muay Thai.
  3. Muay Boran, which translates to "Ancient Boxing", is the predecessor to Muay Thai.

Categories

  1. Culture > Arts > Martial Arts > Kickboxing
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