Muay Thai is one of the fastest and easiest sports to learn in the world. Muay Thai originates from Thailand used in warfare as a means of self defence and eventually became the national sport. Passed down orally and through demonstration from family to family, early accounts of contests date back to the 1700′s.
The BJC Muay Thai syllabus has been structured and formatted in such a way to provide a gradual progression through the 5 colour singlets (i.e.Yellow, Orange, Blue, Green & Brown) before the student attains their Black singlet. More details on the history of BJMA’s association with Muay Thai can be found at .
As well as self-defence minded students, the system will also encourage many to take on their training for the purpose of competition. The skills training has been refined emphasizing the system’s unique footwork and explosive power.
Body conditioning is a major necessity for the potential competitor and the addition of the Gladiator plyometrics routine has become both a training drill and tested requirement. Muay Thai is heavily focussed on conditioning the practitioner to be in a constant fight ready physical state.
For students that are not competitive minded, Muay Thai is still a fantastic way to get fit, learn self defence and condition your body. No pressure is placed on any students to compete, instead to excel in their training and forge their bodies into powerful machines…
Each year several senior Bob Jones Corporation Muay Thai instructors and students travel to Thailand for a two week training camp. By training closely with authentic Thai teachers our own instructors continue to develop their personal skills and experience to the benefit of all BJC MUAY THAI students. Places on the camp are available each year to enrolled BJMA students and can be arranged through Chikara Martial Arts instructors at any point in the year. Check out the following links for details of previous years camps, then get in touch with us to find out how you can be a part of the next one.