The ancient art of Muay Thai, dates back for over thousands of years, being one of the oldest yet most effective martial arts in the world. First used as a system of self-defense and on the battlefield, Muay Thai has, over the centuries, become the national sport of Thailand. Known as “The Art of Eight Limbs”, Muay Thai teaches the use of the fist, feet, knees and elbow, allowing the practitioner to make use of any part of the body to defend themselves.
Did you know that an hour Muay Thai session burns almost 600 kcals? You can't help getting fitter when training in a martial arts like Muay Thai!
BRAZILIAN JIU-JITSU (BJJ)
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) first burst into mainstream popularity when Royce Gracie used it to defeat much bigger and stronger opponents to become the first UFC Champion in 1993. Known as 'The Gentle Art', BJJ is a grappling-centric martial art that takes place mostly on the ground, where attributes such as strength, size and speed are mostly nullified, and a more knowledgeable and skillful practitioner can apply leverage to control, sweep, and ultimately submit his or her opponent. Initially conceived as a system for self-defense, BJJ has, over the years, evolved into a fast-growing sport practiced by millions around the world today.
Boxing is one of the oldest martial arts, dating back around 3000 BC. Boxing involves the utilization of different combinations of punches, striking and footwork. Through efficient movement of the body, boxing teaches evasive maneuvers for practitioners to avoid getting hit. The high-intensity workout will have you see not only an increase in your physical fitness, but mental wellness too!