The home of Thai Boxing
Where ever you go in Thailand you will find a Thai boxing training camp or gym, even on the surrounding islands and on the beaches. This form of martial arts has become extremely popular because of its weight loss and fitness benefits. Increasing numbers of people come to Thailand not only on a vacation but it also makes use of the opportunity to do some serious Thai boxing training. Many people have been doing Thai boxing for many years but have never experienced it in its country of origin. There is just something different about coming to Thailand and hearing the noise when a kick slams into a punching bag. There is also the noise which is heard when a jumping rope hits the ground. You will also hear boxing gloves slamming into the punching bag. All of these things simply sound a little different when you are in Thailand. This is every day noises which can be heard every single day in an action packed Thai boxing gym.
Growing in popularity
Increasing numbers of people from all across the planet are now showing an interest in Muay Thai boxing. Many of them are spending many hours on weekends sparring and training and they seldom miss a sporting event involving Muay Thai. Many of these people will come to Thailand on weekends just to work on their fitness or for weight loss purposes. There are in fact many Muay Thai training camps which are catering specifically for foreigners. It is also well known that Muay Thai boxing has a long list of health benefits and that is why an increasing number of people are now coming to Thailand not only on weekends also for holidays. Many people are interested in mixed martial arts and exposure to Muay Thai has been known to produce incredible results. Many people are attracted to the opportunity of training with some of the Muay Thai legends. Not only have people the opportunity to train Muay Thai but they are also presented with a golden opportunity to learn more about the culture and history of Thailand.
An exciting form of martial arts
This ancient form of martial arts is an integral part of the culture of Thailand. It goes back to a time when warriors were trained to use their bodies in offensive and defensive action against enemies of the country. Although many of the old movements and principles of Muay Thai is basically the same this form of martial arts has developed into a very intense form of training. Whether you are going to join a training camp on the beach or on one of the islands it is best to set aside one whole weekend. It might even be possible to partake in a competitive event if you are skilled enough and if your participation is approved by a Muay Thai instructor. Suwit Muay Thai and art of eight limbs are a good choice for holiday. However these events can be attended by beginners in order to provide them with an opportunity to learn some of the strategies and tactics which is used by more advanced Muay Thai fighters.