Muay Thai is a stand-up combat sport, where fighters are not allowed to take the fight to the ground. It is fast-paced and combines both boxing and kicking. In Thailand, it is known as the art of eight limbs, referring to the eight points of contact that are used to strike the opponent. In addition to punches and kicks, Muay Thai utilizes elbows and knees as additional weapons for attacking.
Muay Thai classes at Elevate will build speed, flexibility and endurance and focus on the techniques that work best with MMA. Due to the type of striking that Muay Thai implements, it works fast twitch muscle fibers in the legs, shoulders, back and core, as well as working endurance through high volume repetition. You’ll build strength, speed and explosive power if you give it your all in Muay Thai class. Simply put, it’s one of the best total body workouts you can get!