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Take a break from your everyday routine and come visit Superpro Samui for a getaway; Your satisfactory choice to learn Muay Thai and mixed martial arts. You can enjoy the services and facilities that you need, provided by the beautiful resort. Superpro Samui will also make sure that you have all the facilities in the Gym for your training. Take this offer, as Superpro Samui will give you the time out that you desire.
Superpro Samui is tucked away down a quiet street, amongst tall coconut palm trees and lush jungle foliage, making it a perfect training environment for Muay Thai, MMA and fitness, away from traffic noise and tourists. Only a short distance from the islands best beach in Koh Samuis main area, Chaweng, find the required peace you need for your training regime. With full weights gym, cardio machines, boxing gym, four Muay Thai Boxing rings and a Mixed Martial Arts MMA cage, Superpro Samui keeps on expanding and updating their facilities with the best training equipment there is on the market. At Superpro Samui, rest assured you will always have the best facilities to get the maximum out of your training, no matter what your level is.
Superpro Samui Muay Thai and MMA training camp offers guests tropical and standard rooms, as well as Thai-style fighter rooms all available at the camp. All of their rooms have a fan or air-conditioning, TV/DVD/Cable, Wi-Fi internet, large beds, and bathrooms with hot water. There are 7 different accommodation options. Each option is slightly different and offers more or less amenities then the others. Space is limited. If there are no rooms available Superpro Samui is happy to help you find daily, weekly, or monthly accommodations near the camp or in Koh Samui. The accommodation choices are as follows:
08:00 - 10:00 Morning training sessions for Muay Thai
17:00 - 18:30 Afternoon training sessions for MMA
17:00 - 19:00 Afternoon training sessions for Muay Thai
Here at Superpro Muay Thai Samui, the traditional style of Muay Thai martial arts are kept, but mixed with the progressive movement of today's sport. Superpro's Muay Thai trainers have adopted a very successful approach of teaching Muay Thai martial arts with a touch of western style Kickboxing, as seen more and more in recent competitions. Superpro's Muay Thai lessons teach you the modern style of Muay Thai fighting without losing the traditional Muay Thai spirit. Come and experience the best Muay Thai Camp Thailand has to offer.
Superpro Samui has great facilities for students to train and learn without stress. There are many classes offered, as well as private ones with extra charge to maximize the students learning process. There are many options for the students to explore and try out, in order to discover what they truly like.
Cardio workout / dance class
Superpro Samui also offers cardio workout / dance class which are high impact, easy to follow exercise every Saturdays at 13:00 - 14:00 for 300 THB.
Besides the Muay Thai and MMA facilities, Superpro Samui also constantly tries to improve fitness equipment. The fitness area has now been improved with lots of new training gadgets. Kettle bells, resistance bands, climbing racks, Swiss balls, Medicine balls and more have been added to the fitness area to satisfy customers wishes. With these extra gadgets Superpro Samui is the most complete fitness and cross fit centre on the Island. The fitness area is open for all levels and the personal trainers are always ready to help you out.
Superpro Samui Muay Thai and MMA Training Resort in Koh Samui, Thailand exclusively presents world Yoga. Starting from June 13th, Superpro Samui will offer yoga classes to their time table. Every Tuesday and Thursday from 10:00 - 11:00. Everybody is welcome to join our yoga classes. See you all there! Additional charges may apply.
Mixed Martial Arts was originally based around the concept of pitting different martial arts and fighting styles against each other in competition with minimal rules, in an attempt to determine which style would be more effective in a real combat situation.
Modern MMA Martial Arts competition is an evolution of such events, and rules have been implemented to promote acceptance of the sport, while at the same time maintaining as much of the original no-holds-barred concept as possible. There is however no general sanctioning body for the sport, and the sets of rules vary according to the laws of individual organizations and localities.
The techniques utilized in MMA Martial Arts competition generally fall into two categories: striking techniques (such as kicks, knees and punches) and grappling techniques (such as clinch holds, pinning holds, submission holds, sweeps, takedowns and throws).
Some unarmed hand to hand combat techniques are considered illegal in arguably all modern MMA Martial Arts competition, such as biting, eye-gouging, fish-hooking and small joint manipulation.
Over the last ten years strikes to the groin have become illegal in all legally sanctioned MMA Martial Arts organizations. The legality of other techniques such as elbows, headbutts and spinal locks vary according to competition or organization.
Victory is either gained by the judges decision after completing all rounds, a stoppage by the referee or the fight doctor (in the event that the competitor is injured or can no longer defend himself intelligently), a submission, by a competitors corner man (throwing in the towel), or knockout.
MMA modern training
Today, Mixed Martial Artists train in a variety of styles that have been proven effective in the ring, so that they can be effective in all the phases of combat. Although MMA fighters will try to play to their particular specialties, they will inevitably encounter all kinds of situations; a stand-up fighting specialist will probably get taken down at some point and a submission artist might need to fight standing-up for a while before he can complete a takedown.
A Mixed Martial Artist might train in a particular style to enhance his or her skills in the phase of combat that the style encompasses. Typical styles, known for their effectiveness, that have been trained prior to the MMA career, and that are trained individually to enhance a particular phase of combat, are: Competition requires training in striking, wrestling, and submission fighting.
Stand-up: Boxing, Kickboxing, Muay Thai, and sometimes Karate and Taekwondo are trained to improve footwork, elbowing, kicking, kneeing and punching.
Clinch: Freestyle and Greco-Roman Wrestling, Sambo, and Judo are trained to improve clinching, take downs and throws, while Muay Thai is trained to improve the striking aspect of the clinch.
Ground: Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Shoot Wrestling, Catch Wrestling, Judo, and Sambo are trained to improve submission holds, and defense against them. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and styles of amateur wrestling are trained to improve positioning.
MMA sport and competition
Many styles have to be adapted slightly for use in the sport. For example, several boxing stances are ineffective because they leave fighters vulnerable to leg kicks or takedowns. Similarly, Judo techniques have to be adapted to an opponent not wearing a Judo-Gi.
Commonly, modern day MMA fighters do not train in any particular style, but either train in multiple styles with multiple coaches, or train in teams with other MMA athletes focusing specifically on MMA fighting.
Conditioning, calisthenics and strength training are also important aspects of an MMA fighters training. Mixed Martial Arts competition is very demanding physically, and the athletes need to be in top shape to be successful.
Muay Thai is the Thai name for a form of martial art practiced in several Southeast Asian countries including Cambodia (where it is Pradal Serey), Myanmar, Vietnam (where it is known as Vo Tu Do), and Malaysia (where it is known as Tomoi). The different types of fighting in mainland South East Asia is analogous to the different types of Kung Fu in China and Silat in the South East Asian islands or Malay world.
Traditional Muay Thai Martial Arts has a long history in Thailand as a fighting style used by the military. The military style of Muay Thai is called Lerdrit, while todays Sport Muay Thai slightly varies from the original art and uses kicks and punches in a ring and with gloves similar to those used in western boxing. Muay Thai Martial Arts is referred to as The Science of Eight Limbs, as the hands, elbows, knees and shins are all used extensively in this art.
A master practitioner of Muay Thai Martial Arts thus has the ability to execute strikes using eight points of contact, as opposed to two points (fists) in boxing and four points (fists, feet) used in the primarily sport-oriented forms of martial arts. Muay Thai Martial Arts is an especially versatile, brutal and straightforward fighting style.
The basic offensive techniques in Muay Thai Martial Arts use fists, elbows, shins, feet, and knees to strike the opponent. To bind the opponent for both offensive and defensive purposes, small amounts of stand-up grappling are used: the clinch.
Muay Thai Martial Arts 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 MMA fighting, it has become the de facto martial art of choice for competitive stand-up fighters. As a result, it has evolved in order 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.
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 Martial Arts 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 (abdominal and surrounding muscles) is very distinctive and is what sets Muay Thai Martial Arts apart from other styles of martial arts.
Muay Thai classes for all levels
Muay Thai is getting more and more popular every day. Not only for people who want to be a fighters, but more people start to see the benefits of Muay Thai as the perfect work out. With Muay Thai, every muscle in your body is used and it is the perfect way to get fit, lose weight, learn how to defend yourself, build up confidence, and many more.
Superpro Samui offers these classes for all levels. Whether you have never touched any boxing gloves before or if you would like to build up your career as a professional fighter, Superpro Samui has the experience, knowledge and facilities to help you accomplish your personal Goal.
Superpro Samui is located in Chaweng Beach on Thailands beautiful Koh Samui. It will be easily found on the Main Ring Road in Chaweng just south of the Bangkok Hospital Samui and just north of where the Beach Road meets the Ring Road. Look out for the Superpro Samui sign on the same side of the Ring Road as the Hospital, this will lead you up a small street and direct you to our resort complex.
Koh Samui's busiest and biggest town has sprung up around one of the island's best beaches: Chaweng. As well as offering more accommodation options than elsewhere on the island, Chaweng is also nightlife central with bars and restaurants catering to every taste.From beachside institutions to sophisticated cocktail bars, Chawengs nightlife are streets ahead of anywhere else on Samui in terms of choice.
Koh Samui island of Surat Thani Province or often, simply Samui as it is referred to by locals, is an island off the east coast of the Kra Isthmus in Thailand, close to the mainland Surat Thani town. It is Thailands third largest island, with an area of 228.7 square kilometers and a population of over 50,000 (2008). It is rich with natural resources, white sandy beaches, coral reefs and coconut trees. The island Koh Samui is situated 496 kilometers south of Bangkok. If you travel by plane from Bangkok it takes for about 1 hour to get to Samui.
Buffalo fighting: A couple of arenas.
Bungee jump: This adrenaline pumping activity is found at Chaweng close to Reggae pub.
Butterfly Garden: Butterflies and other tropical insects. It is located in the southeast at Leam Set.
Events: Visit at least three Koh Samui Muay Thai events a week in Chaweng in the special Muay Thai temples
Full Moon Party: If you stay in Koh Samui, it is recommended that you visit the famous Full Moon Party of Koh Phangan. The full moon party on the Had Rin Nok beach in the south-east of Koh Phangan is a world famous beach party. Every month between 10 and 20 thousand people visit the full moon party of Koh Phangan. Its easy to get there from Koh Samui and worthwhile visiting. You have the possibility to party in different kind of ways. There are restaurants, DJs, bars, small tables on the beach, etc.
Go kart: Three types of go karts to choose from. Found at Bo Phut main road. Lots of fun!
Magic Garden: It is located in the center of Samui. There are many interesting sculptures made of cement.
Samui shooting range: Pistols and machine guns! Location: Main road. Close to Chaweng.
Sunbathing: Going out taking a sunbath at the pearl white beaches of Koh Samui
You can catch a plane from the Bangkok International Airport, Suvarnabhumi. Bangkok Air flies direct to Samui Airport. Thai Airways flies to Suratthani. From there, just take a bus or taxi to the ferry.
If you want a more economical way to travel, take the VIP bus from the well-known Khao San Road or from the Southern bus terminal at Boromrat Chonnani Road. The VIP buses are more comfortable than A/C bus. You can buy a ticket in almost every travel agency in Bangkok. Ferry is often included in the price.
The fastest ferry leaves from the two main piers in Donsak on the main land with operators like Seatran, and Racha Ferry. The price is about 150 THB.
Another great way to travel is the night train from Hualamphong, the Bangkok railway station, to Suratthani. The sleeping cars are comfortable. It is a little more expensive than the bus, but you will get a good sleep. Upper beds are less expensive than the lower ones. A private first class cabin for two persons, is also available.
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