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Whether you are a beginner or professional, whether your goal is to master the basics or to learn more advanced techniques, you are all welcome at Emerald Gym and will find it all there. They strive for authenticity and ensure the training you receive is tailored to your level. Located in the beautiful scenery of Ao Nang, Krabi, you will be trained by former professional boxers. This is such a rare offer and if you are already in Thailand, you can apply for an ED visa without leaving the country!
Emerald Gym offers private air-conditioned rooms with pool access and private fighter bungalows with air-conditioned rooms. All of which are inclusive of Wi-Fi, cable TV, hot shower, western toilets, fridge and bed sheets.
The morning is essentially reserved for the work of the physical condition, the development of the physical qualities, and the technique. The various energy systems are so taken into account, and improved according to time. The session begins at 7 a.m. (footing) and ends between 10 a.m. to 10.30 a.m.
The jogging done in the morning are not compulsory for the non-competitors / non-fighters. Beginners take 5 kilometers jogging session up to the beach of Ao Nang, on an average of 30 minutes. Intermediate level students take 7 kilometers jogging session up to the beach of Nopparat on an average of 45 minutes.
Meanwhile Confirmed students usually take 10 kilometers jogging sessions up to the national park of Nopparat, on an average of 55 minutes and professional boxers have a 12 kilometers jogging session up to the national park of Nopparat with 30% of the slope for an hour. Some days of the week will be reserved for the anaerobic systems (sprints).
Muay Thai is a combat sport from the muay martial arts of Thailand that uses stand-up striking along with various clinching techniques. This sport includes the combined use of fists, elbows, knees, and feet.
Various forms of kickboxing have long been practiced throughout Southeast Asia. As with the most countries in the region, Thai culture is highly influenced by ancient civilizations within Southeast Asia. Muay Thais origin in Thailand can be traced back to its ancestor Muay Boran (ancient boxing), an unarmed combat used by Siamese soldiers in conjunction with Krabi Krabong, the weapon-based style.
Eventually, Muay Boran was divided to Muay Korat (Northeast) emphasizing strength. A technique like Throwing Buffalo Punch was used. It could supposedly defeat a buffalo in one blow; Muay Lopburi (Center region) emphasized movements. Its strong points were straight and counter punches; Muay Chaiya (South) emphasized posture and defense, as well as elbows and knees; and Muay Pra Nakorn (North) emphasized speed, particularly in kicking. Because of its faster speed, it was called as well Ling Lom (windy monkey or Loris).
There is a phrase about Muay Boran that states, Punch Korat, Wit Lopburi, Posture Chaiya, Faster Thasao. As well as continuing to function as a practical fighting technique for use in actual warfare, Muay Thai became a sport in which the opponents fought in front of spectators who went to watch for entertainment. This kind of muay contest gradually became an integral part of local festivals and celebrations, especially those held at temples. It was even used as entertainment to kings.
Eventually, the previously bare-fisted fighters started wearing lengths of rope wrapped around their hands and forearms. This type of match was called muay kaad chuek.
In its original form, Muay Thai consisted of an arsenal of nine weapons - the head, fists, elbows, knees and feet - known collectively as na-wa arwud. However in modern Muay Thai, both amateur and professional, head-butting an opponent is no longer allowed.
To strike and bind the opponent for both offensive and defensive purposes, small amounts of stand-up grappling are used: the clinch. Formal Muay Thai techniques are divided into two groups: Mae Mai or major techniques and Luk Mai or minor techniques. Muay Thai is often a fighting art of attrition, where opponents exchange blows with one another. This is certainly the case with traditional stylists in Thailand but is a less popular form of fighting in the contemporary world fighting circuit.
With the success of Muay Thai in mixed martial arts fighting, it has become the de facto martial art of choice for competitive stand-up fighters. As a result, it has evolved and incorporated much more powerful hand striking techniques used in western-style boxing and the Thai style of exchanging blow for blow is no longer favorable. Note: when Muay Thai fighters compete against fighters of other styles (and if the rules permit it), they almost invariably emphasize elbow (sok) and knee (kao) techniques to gain a distinct advantage in fighting.
Almost all techniques in Muay Thai use the entire body movement, rotating the hip with each kick, punch, and block. The rotation of the hips in Muay Thai techniques, and intensive focus on core muscles (such as abdominal muscles and surrounding muscles) is very distinctive and is what sets Muay Thai apart from other styles of martial arts. The televisions of the whole world broadcast the big fights of Muay Thai in Thailand and in Japan and more particularly the spectacular tournament of K1.
Conditioning before coming to the camp is recommended. Although Emerald Gym welcomes all levels and will adjust the training syllabus according to your own pace, an intensive workout is expected, which requires above-average physical strength and stamina.
Wil manages all the trainers and is in charge of the boxing and K1 techniques to the fighters mainly. 97 Fights, 3 Times French Champion, 1 Time European Champion, Kickboxing Vice World Champion. Has trained Champions such as: Eddy Nait Slimani, Cedric Desruisseaux, Samuel Andoche, Mohamed Galaoui, Julien Come, Edouard Bernadou.
Kru Karoon has over 150 fights under his belt and is Krabi and Phuket Champion. He is the Trainer of the Amateur Team in South University.
Our head trainer has 30 years of Muay Thai coaching experience and has trained well known champions such as Singthongnoi. His speciality is elbow and boxing. Stats: 250 Fights, half won ky KO, several South Thailand Champion, former pro boxer (boxing), Trainer at famous Kiartjaroenchai Gym.
Khru Dam specialises in clinching and kicks techniques. Active competitor with over 150 Fights. Four times South Thailand Champion and Radjadamnoern and Lumpini Stadiums fighter.
Khru Manop is an All-round trainer, he will provide all pure and efficient techniques, speaks english fluently. Active competitor with over 300 fights and South Provinces Champion.
A fimeu fighter with over 200 fights and a former south Thailand champion. Khru Teng has a natural training ability, especially with children.
The camp is located in the south of Thailand, in the province of Krabi, and more exactly in Ao Nang Beach. It is situated 800 kilometers from Bangkok and 180 kilometers from Phuket. Rapidly growing, this region is nevertheless protected from the mass tourism, allowing the practice of the camps sports activities and the discovery of this magnificent region.
Its very beautiful beach allows the training to include some of the activities in an idyllic atmosphere, but it is also a place of rest and relaxation, as well as a point of access towards the visit of islands aboard charming long tail boats. If the sport is your passion, Emerald Gym will be able to advise you to practice other activities within the best structures of the region (diving, climbing, trekking, and kayaking). Naturally the region is convenient for the tasting of excellent Thai dishes.
Food is not included in the price. Participants will be responsible for their own meals.
Walk-in training (300 THB per time)
One week training (3000 THB)
VIP training (600 THB per hour)
Buy Top King equipment (gloves, boxing shorts, shin guards, T-Shirt, Simglet)
Transfer not provided
The fastest way to arrive to the gym is by plane, about 1 hour 15 minutes from Bangkok to Krabi (town) and about 20 minutes by bus or by taxi from the airport. Book your flight ticket with these companies Air Asia, Thai airways, or Bangkok airways.
A cheaper solution and more local style is to take a bus on the regular line Bangkok - Krabi. Book your ticket directly at the southern bus station Sai Tai Mai at Bangkok. It takes around twelve hours to reach Krabi.
From Phuket, you can take a minivan, departure every day at 7 a.m., or the ferry, departure every day at 8.30 a.m.
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