FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
1. What is Muay Thai?
Muay Thai is the art of eight limbs. A traditional martial art from Thailand that consists of Mastering hands, elbows, knees, & kick techniques.
2. Is there any contact?
There is no contact in the Cardio Kickboxing class. However, in Beginner and ALL level classes, there are some contact, but all contact is supervised by the instructor. The students are instructed to implement “light” contact while the student’s partner conducts defense technique. The more advanced level students engage in contact as a regular part of their training. During contact activity the following protective gear must be worn: mouth piece and shin guards. During sparring activity all protective gear including head gear and protective cup (for male students) is required.
3. Is Sparring Mandatory?
80% of students train in the art of eight limbs for self-defense and for fitness; while sparring is NOT mandatory, it is encouraged. Sparring is mandatory for fighters and sparring event competitors. Beginner and ALL level students are supervised by the instructors for controlled sparring. All protected gear must be worn at all times.
4. Will I have the opportunity to fight/compete?
Available opportunity will be based on your level of technique and experience. Our affiliation with 8 Limbs Fight Promotions enable us to provide you with opportunities to compete at the amateur and pro level as well as connect you with opportunities at other competition events such as Muay Thai Global and other Muay Thai in-gym sparring events.