Martial arts that originated in the Asia region have conquered the international scene for many years now. This has long been a reality and one which has attracted a large following in foreign countries.
It is common today for many countries in the Americas, Europe and the Pacific to offer trainings in specific martial arts or mixed martial arts. There’s karate, karatedo, kung fu, taekwondo, judo, aikido, wushu and muay thai to name a few.
Muay Thai, in particular, has been getting a lot of international attention of late. This ancient form of martial arts is very popular in Thailand and in fact, training camps and Muay Thai gyms abound in various parts of the country whether in the city center or in the islands.
What many sports enthusiasts love about Muay Thai, or kickboxing as it is also known, is its use of both arms and legs. It works out the whole body which is a great form of exercise and the reason why even women looking for a great fitness and weight loss regimen prefer this combat sport. [Read more…]