Hi! I actually didn’t have any idea what to write about today. So I dug up some books and found this article. I think it’s quite interesting. It talks about the history of muaythai. Some of know might not have paid much attention to the history. So here is a good chance to know some about Thai boxing and how it began
Muay retained its huge reputation in the reign of King Wajirawudh (Rama VI), 1910-1925, who himself took a trip to many places, including Korat, Chumporn and Nakorn Sri-Tammarat, to observe particularly arranged Royal Muay contests. It was while Wajirawudh was king that in 1920 Muay Contests at last got their first permanent home, Suan Gularb Arena.
In the next year, a fight between Yang Harn Talay, an exponent of Muay Korat, and a Chinese boxer called Jee Chang was staged at the arena. People were tremendously interested in this epoch-making event so tickets for the bout were quickly sold out to both Chinese and Siamese supporters, and spectators were seated more than a few hours before the fight was due to start. Yang Harn Talay won by a knock-out after he followed a punch to the face with a powerful kick to the neck. Jee Chang lay stationary on the ground and was still incapable to get to his feet by the time the referee had counted to ten.
For more of Muay Thai history, I recommend you to find it in a book called Muay Thai: A Living Legacy by Kat Prayukvong and Lesley D. Junlakan. It is a really good book and apart from the history stuff, there are some interesting Muay Thai moves you can learn from.
Hope you like the article today. Come back for more and don’t forget to check out others articles of ours in this blog. You will find all kinds of interesting things about Thai Boxing here. See you around!
Hi GUYS! Once again I’m back. This week has been such a busy week so far. I went to many boxing gyms and saw those great great moves! I just can’t get over it. But then afterward, I would go check out some new cool stuff to see if it would look awesome on me. Yeah, you can trust me, it is THAT GOOD! Let’s go see my new coolies!
This is called Wai-Kru black T-shirt. Wai-Kru, as some of you would know, means Giving your master respects before you go on the move! Moreover, It’s all written over by those cool Ancient alphabetical pictures used so much in Thailand’s old capital city over 500 years ago. The Capital city of Ayuthaya! The very very base of Muay Thai origin. Some say it has great force coming with these lettering picture just like Egyptian ones, the force of defending, so that no one can touch your skin! And The Lumpinee Stadium, the word written above the Wai Kru picture, is the biggest Muay Thai stadium in Thailand. See how it is so cool and I, myself, can’t even leave my eyes out of this new T-shirt. There’re many color you can chose, so just go take a look.
But before you would check out this thing more thoroughly, I still have 2 more of them for you to closely look at them. Here’s another one
This is TOP KING MUAY THAI T-SHIRT
See how’s that so cool. Well This shirt looks pretty good. King’s t-shirts are okay with me. But here’s another one, the one with the MUAY THAI word written above the cool boxer pictures. The Price of these T-shirts are all the same, but I still have difficulty deciding which I would like the most. I prefer Black that’s why you see a lot of blacks in my blogs! Okay now I’m leaving you with these awesome T-shirts. Share your opinions with me cuz’ It would be more awesome to know your styles!
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I’m pretty sure you have more than one pair of Muay Thai shorts in your closet. If not, I recommend you buy at least one more pair. For your own cleanliness and long time usage of the shorts. The original, and I think the best, Muay Thai boxing shorts should be made of Satin. What so good about Satin and many Muay thai fighters love is the soft cool feeling it gives to their skin. Too bad, satin is very delicate and knowing how to handle one properly will lengthen the time to use them.
Here’s a little knowledge about Satin. The fabric can be made of 4 different types of materials: silk, acetate, nylon and polyester. Each of them is different. Silk and acetate satin is very fragile that need very good care to make it last long, but on the other hand, polyester or nylon satin Muay Thai shorts are much stronger and easier to care.
However, the common thing about any type of satin is they won’t do good with sunlight. The sun will cause the color of your boxing shorts to fade quickly. Knowing this, next time consider and avoid leaving your satin Muay thai shorts in direct sunlight for a long time. Forget about drying your shorts in the sun for example. Air dry the cloths indoor is recommended for this job.
Satin is very soft and thin fabric so sharp objects like buttons or zippers can easily scratch it. So watch out for that.
Your Muay Thai Satin shorts can be machine washed, lucky us. However, here are things that you need to avoid with cleaning your muay thai cloths: heavy cycle function, strong detergent, and bleach. That’s because, the heavy cycle can rip your satin cloths, strong detergent and bleach will cause the color to fade. And if you hand wash them, do not twist the shorts too hard. Last but not least, always read the instruction tag on your shorts. And if you feel like you need to iron them, use the lower heat level as possible.
To remove stain from your satin shorts, for blood stain, for example, I simply soak them in cool water for a long while before wash them. It works well for me. If that doesn’t work or if for other type of stain that might be harder to remove, try using stain remover for delicates that doesn’t contain bleach. Remove stains as soon as possible after you notice them before they will become permanent.
If you’ve visited our store recently, you might find out that we have just added new MMA grapping gloves in it. Got them from Top King Muay Thai factory a few months ago. So if you love MMA or like to start soon, a pair of these would be just perfect.
The trick for picking a pair of MMA gloves just like how to pick Muay Thai gloves. Make sure that you buy them from a trusty place and they’re the right size. Gloves are made for absorbing impact. Material is important for this. Cheap leather and thin foam layer underneath are not what you should look for. Good gloves will be durable and allow your hands and fingers to move quite freely but not loose.
For starter or for practicing, look for gloves with some relatively heavy weight for building muscles. For fighting, find the light ones which will be good for the speed in the fight.
These three pairs I chose to show them to you below are one of each 3 different styles of MMA gloves Top King has provided.
I personally love the Ultimate style. I think they feel more firm when wearing or that just me I don’t know. But I would go for the white ones tho’ since I think they will go well with the rest of the outfit. Top King’s gloves quality is pretty good since the price is not that high comparing to other brands. But too bad Top King doesn’t have the ones with thick padding like Twins’ that would cost more. For starters I don’t think the padding is that important that you need to be worried about it right now. Anyway, I hope you like our new MMA gloves, check them out if you have time. Who knows you might find a pair that you like.
Hey welcome back! Can you believe the winter is over? But what the heck it’s never been my favorite anyway. And what am I babbling about here? Ok I’m getting to the point here. In my article today, I will show you my mix and match of the month. I chose the products from Raja Boxing. Surprisingly there are still a lot of people still never heard of this manufacturer before.
Raja’s got some great products that you might want to check out. I chose white and blue for this outfit making it suits for both men and women boxers. Let’s take a look.
You know what I want to see the most? I want to see your mix and match. Your Muay thai outfit that you wear at the gym. It doesn’t matter which brands. So leave your mix and match boxing outfit here in the comment. Maybe other readers will get the idea of what they want to buy next time. You know just to share. And may I ask you to add your opinion on each items, for example, why do you like these Muay Thai gloves? Or why did you buy that pair of Thai boxing shorts?
Waiting to see your mix and match in our comment soon!