Wednesday, January 4, 2012

What is Muay thai ?

What's Muaythai?

A Muaythai Legend
Muaythai (Thai Boxing) is what the Thai people call their own martial art. The art of muaythai has been the country's most popular spectator sport for hundreds of years. It is unique among other kinds of fighting disciplines in its approach to close quarters fighting. Fighters are able to more effectively use their elbows, knees, feet and fists than in other martial arts,muaythai is referred to as "The Art of the Eight Limbs", as the hands; shins, elbows, and knees are all used extensively.
       Today Muaythai is a variation of Muaythai Boran which translates to "Ancient Boxing", So uses kicks , knee, elbows and punches in a ring with gloves similar to those used in western boxing.