Where do I start with Muay Thai?

Learning Muay Thai begins at a martial arts studio or gym. Don’t worry, you won’t get beat up on your first day! If you’ve been putting off trying a Muay Thai class for beginners because you don’t feel ready – just go in! Understand that everyone starts somewhere and the only way to improve is to start trying.

Can I learn Muay Thai by myself?

Unlike some other martial arts, especially grappling arts such as BJJ and Judo, a lot of muay thai training can be done from home and solo. There are a couple of essential pieces of equipment you will need.

Is it hard to learn Muay Thai?

Muay Thai is easy to learn and simple enough to pick up for most people. … While most beginners start off looking awkward in Muay Thai movements especially with their roundhouse kicks, the majority become reasonably proficient within 2-3 months of regular practice at a Muay Thai gym.

Is Muay Thai Good for street fighting?

Muay Thai is often referred to as the art of eight limbs given its use of kicks, punches, knees and elbows. Kicking is a huge part of Muay Thai but is arguably its least effective component in relation to street fighting. … They’re also perfect for close-range fighting which is common in street fights.

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What age should I start Muay Thai?

Muay Thai, in particular, is a perfect way to develop these skills, and there is no reason to wait until 18 years old to start.

Can you teach yourself to fight?

Yes. You can if and only if what you have learned by yourself is tested against a sparring partner. A great martial artist once said that “learning how to fight without sparring is like learning how to swim without the swimming pool”.

Can you learn fighting by yourself?

No, you will not learn authentic martial arts by yourself. But even going to classes does not guarantee that you will be able to protect yourself in times of emergency. BUT YES, you can teach yourself basic self defense which may protect you in case need arises.

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