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The life of a Thai Boxer

Chiwit kong nak muay (the life of a Thai Boxer)

Muaythai kids

Life for would-be professional Thai boxers in Thailand starts early. It is not uncommon for boys as young as seven or eight years old to start fighting at a local level at village temple fairs and fetes. 

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The Origins of Muaythai

Krabi-Krabong

Krabi-Krabong (sword, staff) is a weapon system that originates from Thailand’s ancient past when war and conflict were factors in forging pre-modern Southeast Asia. 

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Legend

Legend of Nai Khanom Tom

Legend of Nai Khanom Tom 

At the time of the fall of the ancient Thai capital of Ayuthya in 1767, when the city was destablized and heading for destruction because it rulers were weak,  the invading Burmese troops rounded up a group of Thai residents and took them as prisoners.  Among them were a large number of Thai boxers, who were held by the Burmese potentate Suki Phra Nai Kong of Kai Pho Sam Ton at the city of Ungwa.   

 

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Wai Khru

Wai khru ram muay

Wai khru ram muay

is an action of respect in Thai culture tfhat is performed by participants in Muay Thai competitions. One of the most important traditions of Muay Thai is Wai Khru (Paying Respect to Teachers).

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