The Original Muay Thai Performance in Ayutthaya written by The Flashpacker

Today sun was shinning bright and we had to attempt Muay Thai class in Wat Prasat Thong at 1.30 PM. We welcomed by the leader, Master Aroon and his students. He shared the history of Muay Thai. Aroon and his students Wat Prasat Thong is the Muay Thai learning center established by descendants of

The Original Muay Thai Performance in Ayutthaya

The Original Muay Thai Performance in Ayutthaya

 Monday, July 29, 2019 3:49 AM

 Travel date:  Sunday, July 28, 2019

Today sun was shinning bright and we had to attempt Muay Thai class in Wat Prasat Thong at 1.30 PM. We welcomed by the leader, Master Aroon and his students. He shared the history of Muay Thai.

Aroon and his students


Wat Prasat Thong is the Muay Thai learning center established by descendants of Nai Khanom Tom, the legendary Muay Thai fighter of the Ayutthaya period. As the legend, he defeated 9 Burmese boxers without a break. Wow!


Introduction of Muay Thai

Aroon said Muay mean fighting or tie hand using the rob. Nowadays, we just wrapped the hand.

Stretching is a must

Introduction of some movements in Muay Thai

Jab

Strike


Elbow

Kick


Now, our turned!


Hand wrap

We had to wrap our palm using this one. It will make your hand safe, then it covered by the glove. Me and Sun spared with Aroon for the basic movements, jab, strike, kick, knee and elbow.

Me and Sun completed Muay Thai today








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