HERE’S WHAT CRAZY 88 STUDENTS SAID WHEN ASKED WHY THEY STARTED TRAINING MUAY THAI KICKBOXING
1. “After Kickboxing I became a truly well-rounded fighter.”
After the first Ultimate Fighting Championships, many martial artists thought that all the standup stuff wasn’t necessary to learn since they knew Jiu Jitsu and 97% of fights go to the ground. Unfortunately, 100% of fights start standing and if you want to be a complete fighter, you’re going to need Stand Up as well as ground.
Unfortunately, most Jiu-Jitsu and MMA schools don’t have quality striking coaches. In fact, most have never won a fight and don’t have much experience beyond casually training for 1-2 years. Coaches like this are a big reason why aspiring fighters get hurt when they step up in competition. At Crazy 88, all our striking coaches have extensive experience, training and competing in Thailand annually, and being part of fights camps for the highest levels of competition: the UFC, Glory, Bellator, etc.
2. “After Kickboxing, I Realized I Learned *Real* Self-defense.”
Honestly, if you’re interested in Martial Arts and you want to learn self-defense then what better way to prevent an attacker from hurting you by delivering a knockout? Muay Thai trains deadly accuracy into your kicks and punches, along with the power to back it up. You’ll learn how to defend punches and kicks and then set up your combinations and counter attacks. Have no fear— you’re going to be able to not only defend yourself from punches and kicks but also learn how to deliver devastating strikes to your attacker.
Secondly, you’re going to be physically prepared. The workouts we do in the kickboxing class are the best of both worlds—they will get you in outstanding shape so conditioning will never be a factor in a fight, and they’ll train you in the same techniques that the professional fighters at Crazy 88 are using in the ring to win championships.
3. “Before Kickboxing I Wanted to be Fit but was bored with the typical gym routine.”
Statistics show that most people who join a fitness gym lose interest and stop working out within a month of enrolling. The fact is that most people have been trying to lose weight and get in better shape for a long time but have been unable to get the physique they want. Most workouts are too repetitive and unexciting to the regular person – very few people get up in the morning and think, “Wow! I can’t wait to add 5 pounds to my bench press,” or “Looking forward to running an extra 200 yards today.”
Our Muay Thai Kickboxing program allows you to have fun while getting in shape. You’re going to be learning how to punch, kick, knee, and elbow and participating in drills and activities that require 100% mental focus. This keeps things entertaining so you won’t even be thinking about the exercise you’re getting. Muay Thai is specifically designed to promote the level of fitness and toughness required for ring competition – even if you don’t want to fight!
4. “I have increased my self-confidence and discipline through the Martial Art of Muay Thai Kickboxing.”
Our Muay Thai kickboxing is not just a combat sport. It’s a real martial art. Training in it will develop your self-confidence and self-discipline as well as teach your how to respect yourself and your training partners. It is all the benefits of the traditional martial arts but with realistic fighting techniques that actually work!