Khao Lak Muay Thai is located in the tropical paradise of Khao Lak, Phang Nga, which provides the perfect environment to train towards your goals.
Whatever your level of expertise, from beginner to pro, our trainers are the best in the business at bringing out the best version of you
Our trainers are expert pad-holders, they've each trained other pro-fighters, and will adapt to your level and training style.
During the padwork, you will learn the correct form and technique, and the trainers will help correct any imperfections. As each lesson passes you will notice that you become stronger, fitter and more efficient at delivering the strikes.
You'll also notice that the lesson flew by, and you won't feel like you've been burning the calories. Laughing and smiling this hard doesnt feel like training!
Of course, if you're a fighter or an intermediate to pro Nak Muay, the trainers have a serious mode. They'll focus fully on taking your skills, fight smarts and all round game to the next level
It doesn't feel like training, but my skills go up and up every session. All of a sudden I'm moving like a Thai, my kicks are getting higher and my power is probably double
Bag-work is an important element of training Muay Thai. During our lessons students will have 4-5 round on the bags where they can hone their technique, power and timing
Sparring is an essential part of training Muay Thai, or any combat sport, if you want to be able to use it effectively. This is where your hard-earned skills are refined and your reactions honed. Smashing the pads and heavy bags will help perfect your technique, but sparring is where it all comes together. Combining strikes, defense and movement all at the same time
At Khao Lak Muay Thai & Muay Boran, we actively encourage our students to engage in sparring either with the trainers or with each other in the group classes. Our trainers will ensure that a safe, controlled environment is maintained at all times
Pro Tip: Check out Muay Thai Guy's Sparring School for the do's and don't of sparring, and how to maximize the rewards safely
Daily sparring has really trained my eye to detect my opponents attacks and automatically block or evade. You can't do this on the pads anywhere near as effectively - Ben
Muay Thai will take your fitness to the next level, absolutely no question about that! The sheer calorie burn over the course of an hour on the pads or heavy, your body will be forced to adapt and optimize its energy systems.
Even casual training will reap many benefits, if you combine it with a sensible diet. For the more serious students, training consistently will shift the pounds in super quick time, as the combination of movement, power strikes, and the heat and humidity of the tropics all bring your body out of its comfort zone. Its not uncommon for students to drop 2-3 lbs (1-1.5kg) a week, some even more
When its comes to fighters, this is where our trainers excel. They're all ex pros and they know what it takes to get you fight fit. You think you're fit now? Give our fight training a go and break through what you thought were you upper limits
Pro tip: If you really want to understand the sports science and physiological effects of Muay Thai, take a look at Don Heatricks amazing programs and other resources
Before training Muay Thai, I was out of breath walking to the shops. Now I can smash the pads for an hour solid and then RUN to the shops
So you want to fight? Khao Lak Muay Thai has some of the best trainers in the world with over 700 fights between them. They'll push you, train you, hone you and forge you into the warrior you know you can be!
If you want to fight like a Thai, then you need to train like a Thai. Our trainers will put you on a strict regime; running, training, sparring, eating, sleeping, same same as a Thai. Twice a day! And when you step into the ring; you'll be beyond ready. You'll have that self-confidence that you're the best version of you!
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Fight training is no joke; but when you climb through those ropes, you know you've put the hours in, you know you've not cut corners, and you're ready!