This long-lived Thai Martial Art has been in practice for more than two millennia and is strongly influenced by the values and philosophy of Buddhism. Also known as Thai Boxing, it is a sport with enormous cultural value for the country, being the national sport as well as one of the greatest representatives of its idiosyncrasy.
It is a sport that has evolved over the years, without losing its core, it has been changing in its rules and ways of fighting; For example, in the beginning it was allowed to hit the head, something that today is completely prohibited. In fact, Muay Thai is called "the art of the eight limbs" since the hands, elbows, shinbones and knees are used for both attack and defense. This has made it one of the most applied disciplines in the practice of mixed arts and MMA.
His popularity and massiveness forced him to leave the Asian continent reaching the gyms of the smallest towns in the world. At present it could be said that it is a sport practiced in all countries, by people of both sexes and of all ages, and that it continues to add new followers every year.
We are without a doubt facing one of the most popular and significant contact sports that exist today. A phenomenon that brings competitiveness, physical and mental well-being and values to the people who practice it.