If you have Western Boxing background, see yourself as being fortunate as you will be able to integrate all of your boxing methods into your Muay Thai game, except for your deportment, head movement, and boxing tempo.
Outside of your 'official' training hours is when you dedicate time to road work, also known as running. This is intended to help you improve your energy coordination and build up your overall cardio.
At the beginning of the majority of Muay Thai classes, you will habitually start with shadow boxing. Shadow boxing happens in front of a mirror so you can look at your posture, footwork, and methods.
Hitting Muay Thai pads are a vital element of Muay Thai training. In the majority of gyms, other students will have hold pads for you except if you are having a private class or training in Thailand.
The heavy bag is a piece of equipment that is intended to give you a chance to improve your techniques and acclimatizing on your own time.
One of the most excellent ways of comfortably punching and kicking an opponent is to work on drills with a partner. Partner drills can help you gain confidence in your guard and will teach you how to defend inbound attacks.
Contending in the ring is the concluding stage of a Muay Thai training regime. This is the decisive goal because it permits you to put everything you have learned in training to test and see how it applies to a real-life situation.
Muay Thai Protective Gear
As a newbie, the only thing you need is a pair of Muay Thai gloves, hand wraps, as well as athletic shorts (although Muay Thai shorts are the preferred choice). You can as well buy a pair of shin guards; nonetheless you won't be hurly-burly until you advance your basics first.