History of Muay Thai

Muay Thai Boran gear
Muay Thai head band and arm bands
Authentic Muay Thai equipment from Thailand

Muay from Muay Thai derives from the Sanskrit Mavya which means “to bind together”. It also comes from different writing of Burmese, Cambodia and from the Lanna Kingdom or Chiangmai.

Muay Thai is a sport from the muay martial arts of Thailand that uses stand-up striking with clinching techniques. It include combat on foot that also known as “art of eight limbs” or “science of Eight Limbs” because it makes use of punches, kicks, elbows and knee strikes it also combined use of fists, elbows, knees, shins and feet. Muay Thai became famous all around the world in the 20th century.

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