Muay Thai training gyms in Thailand vary a great deal in quality from place to place. To get quality training you need a good gym. What to look for in a gym may vary from one individual to the next. Not everyone has the same needs and wants when looking for a gym; and the trainees all have different goals and different skill-levels. However, there are certain factors that nearly all trainees consider to be important. Muay Thai training requires that a gym should be clean, safe and have good quality and well-maintained equipment. Additionally a gym should have adequate training space and bag access. It should also have a nice surrounding area, have disciplined members and fairly priced. Here are 10 of the best muay Thai gyms in Thailand.
Khongsittha Muay Thai Gym
This is a muay Thai gym aimed at the recreational practitioner, rather than the fighter.
It has some great trainers on its books and is part of the “new wave” of muay Thai gyms
in Bangkok. These gyms cater for more wealthy Thais and foreign visitors.
Keatkhamtorn Muay Thai Gym
This gym has been in operation for over 30 years. It is another well-established gym and is located in Khan Na Yao area. Keatkhamtorn Muay Thai Gym has produced many champions for several years. Learn more here about Muay Thai Gyms!
F.A. Group Muay Thai Gym
This gym is located in Chatuchak near the MRT and Mo Chit BTS stations. F.A. Group muay Thai camp boasts good quality Thai and foreign fighters for the requirements of both intermediate and advanced students. The main focal point of this camp is clinching
Meenayothin Muay Thai Gym
In terms of square footage, this is one of the largest muay Thai gyms in Thailand. It is situated on the new premises on Kasetsart University. Meenayothin Muay Thai Gym is home to about 15 to 20 good Thai fighters and increasing number foreign visitors. Wunheng and Aikpracha train and live here full time.
Sasiprapa Muay Thai Gym
This facility is one of oldest muay Thai gyms in Thailand. It is located in Bang Kapi. Unlike many gyms in Bangkok, the technical instruction here is very thorough.
Fairtex Pattaya Gym
Fairtex Pattaya gym is on North Pattaya road in Pattaya city. It is one of the cleanest gyms in Thailand and is a combat sports and Thai boxing resort. It is the home to Yodsanklai Fairtex. It measures 5,000 square feet and has four official sized boxing rings.
Por Burapha Gym
Por Burapha Gym is one of the largest muay Thai camps in Thailand. It is located in the Tambon Napa district of Chon Buri. It has plenty of bags to go around. It is a Royal Thai Army boxing camp. All of the fighters and staff are serving members, and so the camp operates in a military fashion.
Sor Klinmee gym
This gym sends fighters to fight in Thai Fight, the big Bangkok stadiums, and shows in Japan. The gym is in Pattaya and has been around since 2009. It is managed by Mit Klinmee who is also its founder and head trainer.
Lanta muay Thai Gym
This gym is known for its top class trainers. Koh Lanta Island is near Phuket. It is in a fairly secluded area opposite the beach. The gym is owned by William A.K.A. Dejpayak, an ex-Lumpinee champion.
This muay Thai school was founded in 1959. It has produced a total of 57 muay Thai champions. Sityodtong gym has a large number of trainers with a student to trainer ratio of 2:1. It is situated in Naklua in Pattaya city.