Phuket Thai martial art - Thai boxing (Muay
Thai) is one of the most famous, exciting and
amazing martial art in the world. Unarguably
considered as the world's most dangerous martial
art, Muay Thai's principle is the speed, good
behaviour, bravery, grace and discipline required.
was originally created by ancient battlefield skills
of the Thais for self-defence during the 1350-1767.
The traditional Thai boxing (Muay Thai) was
extremely violent and brutal which could result in
death or physical injury to the enemies. The rules
of Thai boxing, however, was changed in 1930 for
sport and safty interest but you still can find a
pre-1930s version of Thai boxing in some areas of
the country. Contestants must wear boxing gloves and
trunks their feet taped for the safety purposes.
Phuket has several of Thai boxing (Muay Thai)
stadiums as well as camps with is open for outside
visitors. As Thai boxing has recently become more
famous among foreigners, there are a number of
foreign learn how to Thai box in Phuket. You can
find the good Muay Thai stadiums around Phuket with