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Learn traditional Muay Thai training in a peaceful environment away from distractions in the rice fields of Chiang Mai, Thailand. Gym Bangarang Muay Thai is the only purpose-built facility in Chiang Mai that includes professional Muay Thai Ring, punching bags, on-site gym, football pitch, fitness bootcamp program, swimming pool and western standard on-site private villas with king-sized beds, housekeeping and restaurant.
Our staff speak English, Thai and Cantonese. We are known as a boutique training facility that offers more 1 on 1 training for their guests. All levels are welcome in a non-intimidating environment. We have a team of 6 trainers that still fight professionally. All have been carefully chosen and work well as a team. Tommy Chairat Pinasa recently won the Northern Thailand Championship belt. He has over 300 fights under his belt. In Chiang Mai he often fights above his weight as its difficult to find opponents to fight with him of the same weight. NEW Tomas Nowak has recently joined Gym Bangarang as a trainer. Heavyweight K1 Champion.
Our on-site resort offers Private Villas with King-sized beds, ensuite bathroom, free Wi-Fi, Air-conditioning, Flat-screen TV with Netflix, Electric Kettle, Wardrobes, Seating area, Outside Terrace, Fridge,
Overlooking the rice fields in a peaceful setting you can enjoy the evenings on your terrace, or come chill out with us at our juice bar or choose to walk or cycle a few minutes into Mae Rim.
We have nine on-site vilas (60sqm) of a western standard.
We have bikes available for guest to ride to the nearest 7/11 - 1km away
Gym Bangarang was created to provide a unique training experience in Muay Thai and general fitness. Bangarang's qualified staff will provide genuine, lifetime, professional experience spanning three continents offering unmatched instruction, high-energy workouts, and enthusiastic reinforcement.
The training times are 10.30am and 3pm / two times per day. For those that want to increase their cardio fitness, the gym has a running track, 2 x football fields and free use of bicycles.
The gym has a running track, 2 x football fields, swimming pool and free use of bicycles. - The training breakdown Morning Run is optional but to improve cardio fitness it is recommended Skipping and warm-up Muay Thai specific drills Shadow Boxing and Technique Technique, Pad Work & Sparing Heavy Bag Work Finishing Session, Cool Down and Stretching Weights session (optional) -
Our level of service and accommodation sets us apart from many gyms. Our villas are 4 star standard and cleaned daily. Gym Bangarang is an excellent place to learn or improve your skills. All levels are catered for and everyone is welcomed with open arms regardless of gender or ability.
Muay Thai training offers a number of potential benefits for participants including improved cardiovascular fitness, strength and flexibility, and increased confidence and self-discipline. Gym Bangarang is an excellent place to learn or improve your skills. All levels are catered for and everyone is welcomed with open arms regardless of gender or ability.
Chris is an ex-marine Sergeant with a background in Martial Arts, cross-fit and weight training. He has over 10 years experience in teaching Muay Thai and MMA. He is originally from USA where he fought in both Muay Thai and MMA fights. He has a degree in physical fitness and nutrition, so he is the perfect person to complement anyone wanting to shed weight before a fight or for general weight loss.
From a small farmland village in Isaan growing sugarcane and rice, Tommy developed a lifelong passion for Muay Thai at 12 years old. Tommy has over 300 fights under his belt. He is an Isaan Champion and Chiang Mai Champion. Tommy is well known throughout Chiang Mai for his “flying knee” technique. His signature Wai Khru dance he performs before each fight is in gratitude and respect to his trainer and mentor “Uncle”. While it is still difficult to bet against Tommy (the bookies know better!) because of his excellent technique and stellar record, he enjoys sharing with others his love for Muay
LaDe is from a Kachin tribe. In 1994, with the support of his whole family, he became the No. 1 ranked player in the Shan State of Myanmar. He defeated the reigning champion from Rangoon Province. He was voted the best junior level tennis player in the nation by the Myanmar Tennis Federation, and became the No. 1 ranked player on the Myanmar Junior Davis Cup Team. He is committed to teaching his love of tennis to children and in sharing his tennis experiences. He is passionate about his work. He believes that the way to be successful in tennis and in life, is all about love.
Champ began training at only 8 years old in his hometown of Kan Janaburi, which was no surprise since his dad was a well known fighter. Champ is a proud member of the Thai Airforce, has completed over 300 fights and was previously awarded “Strongman Fighter” and “Good Fighter” in Anthong province. Champ used his fight winnings to pay for his education and most recently, to purchase a washing machine for his beloved mum. He still fights professionally to this day, is a certified Muay Thai trainer at Gym Bangarang.
Most know “Uncle” as Tommy’s mentor and trainer. But you may not know that Uncle used to work as a carpenter and started off as a streetfighter in Ratchaburi province. He trained champion channel 7 fighter Ong Chai Lung and Ban Sing and started one of Thailand’s only Women’s Muay Thai gym in Chiang Mai. After over one hundred fights and an eye injury, Uncle retired from professional fighting. We celebrate Uncle's birthday every year on Thailand’s Father’s Day since he doesn’t know his birthdate and he is well respected at Gym Bangarang.
Tomas is our latest trainer with an impressive record. Tomas hails from Poland and started his martial arts career in Taekwondo (Black Belt). 2000-2002 Taekwondo Champion Mississauga Canada. 2002-2004 Taekwondo Champion London Canada. 2003-2006 Champion Muay Thai Hamilton Canada K1 Rules. 2006-2010 WPMF - World Champion Muay Thai K1 Rules. 2009 WMA Champion.
Chiang Mai, the capital of Northern Thailand, is the perfect host for your boot camp experience. The early morning mist mesmerizes, the crisp mountain air invigorates. Spread along the banks of the Ping River, Chiang Mai is a treasure house of jungle covered mountains, caves, waterfalls, hot springs, and a vibrant city offering local and international restaurants, night life, and shopping.
Chiang Mai is the hub of Northern Thailand and with a population of over 1 million in the metropolitan area, it is fifth-largest city in Thailand. It is surrounded by mountains and verdant countryside, situated on a plain at an elevation of 316 meters. Chiang Mai is a lot quieter than the capital and has a feeling of modernity about it. Many expats live in the Chiang Mai region and it is known by locals as the Rose of the North.
Chiang Mai is a cultural and historical city. Its historical center is the walled city, in which there are more than 30 temples dating back to the founding of the principality. Naga staircases, leonine and angelic guardians, gilded umbrellas and pagodas laced with precious metal filigree also abound. Modern-day Chiang Mai has expanded in all directions, but most prominently to the east. Here you will find Chang Klan Rd, the famous Night Bazaar, and where the bulk of Chiang Mais accommodation and night life is located.
Kaewsa Resort is situated just outside of Chiang Mai in Mae Rim. Kaewsa Resort is 20 minutes away from the city and less than 5 kilometers from all the outdoor attractions such as MaeSa Elephant Camp, Tiger Kingdom, MaeSa Waterfall, botanical gardens, snake and monkey attractions, X-Center, bungee jump, go kart, paintball, shooting range, and many more.
Mae Rim is ideally situated between city and mountains, 15 kilometers from Chiang Mai, within minutes from national parks, and famous tourist attractions. Within easy reach from Kaewsa Resort, you will find the local market, 7-11, Tops and Tesco stores, pharmacies, food stalls, local restaurants, as well as fine dining and lots of coffee shops.
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The restaurant on-site 'Boxers prepares healthy meals and generous servings. Menu is a mix of western and Thai foods. Chef is from the Dusit Hotel Chiang Mai. Meal plans are available for 600 THB a day. (3 meals + box of fruit + protein shake daily)
Watch Real Fights. We have a team of 7 trainers and our young fight team aged from 8 - 18 years old. Each week we travel to watch our fighters at the local stadiums. This is a great night out for our guests. We arrange tickets and transport
Go to Mae Rim towards the elephant and tiger camps
Turn left at the traffic lights as if going to the tigers and elephants
Carry on straight through for 200 to 300 meters, the road will then bend to the left
In the middle of the bend there is a right hand turn with a big sign on it saying Muay Thai fight
Turn right and follow the direction signs
From town drive North through Mae Rim Route 107
Straight Past T-junction, red lights (left to Samoeng, continue straight to Mae Taeng)
From there stay in right lane, approx +/- 1.5 km until you see Idemitsu (car/bike/battery shop or similar) on your left and entrance to KaewSa Resort on your right. (There is a large billboard with Gym Bangarang, Kaewsa Resort, Boxers Cafe and Football Academy)
Turn right and you will see smaller signs to the gym
If you see Home Mart, 7/11, and OBT market on your left, it means you have passed the gym