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Will Muay Thai Make You Strong

Will Muay Thai Make You Strong

While the ultimate goal of Muay Thai is not to make you strong, but to give you exceptional fighting skills, that boost of strength is a nice added side effect. While you won’t see many Muay Thai fighters with bulging huge muscles, you will see the ones who practice this type of fighting with a […]


Muay Thai Benefits For Women

Muay Thai Benefits For Women

The days of the damsel in distress are gone, if they ever really were here. Today’s women have to be tough and strong. Many are going it on their own, while raising a family. They have to compete in a business world that isn’t always female friendly and face the same dangers as men from […]


What Is American Kickboxing

What Is American Kickboxing

While Muay Thai is not only my specialty in Long Island, NY, it’s also my favorite types of martial arts that’s classed as a kickboxing style. I often get a lot of questions about the different styles of kickboxing and how American kickboxing is different than Muay Thai or other styles like Burmese kickboxing that […]


Kung Fu Vs Muay Thai

Kung Fu Vs Muay Thai

If you look at where Kung Fu and Muay Thai started, the cultures were similar, even though Muay Thai started about 1900 years later. Kung Fu origination is disputed. Some believe that it originated at the Shaolin temple by an Indian Buddhist monk while others claim it was around long before that temple existed. It’s […]


How To Long Guard

How To Long Guard

If you want a defense that will help you get through a whirlwind of punches from your opponent, the long guard won’t let you down. It’s used to protect the head and upper body during those times you’re opponent is throwing a series of quick punches and can protect you while you’re planning your next […]


Effective Muay Thai Sparring Techniques

Effective Muay Thai Sparring Techniques

No matter how long you train to get into shape, work on combinations with a heavy bag or hone those combinations with Muay Thai pads, at some time, if you want to use what you’ve learned, you have to spar. I know a lot of my students in Long Island, NY are initially intimidated when […]


Will I Lose Weight With Muay Thai

Will I Lose Weight With Muay Thai

You can lose weight with Muay Thai, just ask people who practice it. It burns a huge amount of calories. In fact, you can burn up to 1000 calories in an hour. Of course, that number will vary based on a person’s weight and amount of activity during any particular session. You’re constantly on the […]


Is Muay Thai Good For Fitness

Is Muay Thai Good For Fitness

People in Long Island, NY have a lot of options that are good for fitness, but Muay Thai is one that’s at the top of the list for a variety of reasons. One of the biggest reasons is that it’s fun and it keeps you coming back for more. No matter how good any workout […]