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BestMuayThai News: 2015-02-17
The news of Suwit muay thai by Bestmuaythai.com on February 17th
Muay Thai : Then and Now
Muay Thai is a very exciting sport, and many have taken interest in its dynamic moves. Aside from it being a fun sport to watch, many have also taken up Muay Thai training as a form of exercise and fitness. Muay Thai training camps have popped up, as more and more people, especially women who are fitness conscious, have become interested in this sport.
Muay Thai was originally used as a combat skill in battles. Thai armies were taught Muay Thai in their efforts to defend the land against conquerors. However, Muay Thai was used as more than just a skill in the battlefield. In the 1500's, Muay Thai was used as a competition to settle national issues. In fact, this sport was known as a king sport, as most Thai kings were trained in this sport. Over the centuries, even if Thailand was at peace, the army continuously competes in Muay Thai competitions. As you can see, right from the start, Muay Thai was already enjoyed by the citizens as a spectator sport, and it definitely kept them entertained and battle-ready. Eventually, the king of Thailand adjusted the perception towards Muay Thai by creating a ring for the competitors. This made Muay Thai an â€œofficialâ€ sport and many took to training with this in mind. Over the course of the centuries, Muay Thai evolved from a skill in the battlefield, to a contact sport with discipline and set rules.
Muay Thai in Thailand Now
Muay Thai is still a very popular sport in Thailand. Many believe that Muay Thai and its techniques are even more powerful and effective than other martial arts, such as karate, kung fu, taekwondo, and other kickboxing sports. This dynamic sport still manages to combine grace and power, as well as strength and flexibility. It is a beautiful sport to watch, and it is no wonder that Muay Thai matches remain one of the most-watched sports on televisions - meriting record-breaking ratings for top fights. From the provinces to the city, the whole country seems to freeze to enjoy Muay Thai. Of course, now that Muay Thai's popularity has reached global recognition, it is just testament to the fact that over the centuries, Muay Thai has remained to be one of the most iconic sports in Thailand, and the whole world is already recognizing the grace, the beauty, the art that is Muay Thai.
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