THAILAND – Bangkok / Chiang Mai / Phuket / Koh Samui – A Fun Introduction to Muay Thai at a Local Gym

During a fun introduction to Muay Thai, guests learn the basic techniques and appreciate the complexities of this martial art that is deeply rooted in Thai culture. Participating in a private introduction is an engaging workout which at the same time, offers a local experience.

Theme

Classic, Family, Wellness

Country - City

Thailand - Bangkok - Chiang Mai - Phuket - Koh Samui

Market segment

Groups, Thematic Leisure

Price Level

$$

Level of difficulties

LEVEL 1

Max pax

30

Seasonality

Possible all-year round

Arrival city

Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Phuket, Koh Samui

Departure city

Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Phuket, Koh Samui

Description

During a fun introduction to Muay Thai, guests learn the basic techniques and appreciate the complexities of this martial art that is deeply rooted in Thai culture. Participating in a private introduction is an engaging workout which at the same time, offers a local experience. Combining the activity with watching Muay Thai fights at a local stadium is the perfect way to get a deep appreciation for Thailand’s national sport. With an experienced instructor, guests will learn the ins and outs of “the science of 8 limbs” in a safe environment. They will quickly learn that Muay Thai can also be an enjoyable workout besides being a practical martial art.

Selling points

  • A fun way to get an insight into Thailand’s national sport
  • Great for people who like to be active, including families
  • Easy to include in the late morning or early afternoon
  • It can be organized in all major cities (Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Phuket, and Koh Samui)
  • It can be tailored to a private venue or for bigger groups upon request.

Time And Transportation

The distance and timing of the transportation depend on the destination and on the hotel where travelers stay.

Duration

  • Approximately 1,5 hours (excluding transfers)

Min pax

1

Max pax

30

How to sell it

  • As a fun activity for people who are looking to be active during their holiday
  • As a local interactive experience to learn about the culture
  • As a fun group activity
  • As a close-up introduction to Thailand’s national sport

Why this activity

  • To offer an opportunity to learn and experience Thailand’s national sport fun and interactive way.
  • Expand our offer of exciting and “different” activities in major tourist destinations.
  • To allow learning about martial art in a safe and comfortable environment.

Good to combine with

  • An evening watching Muay Thai fights at a local stadium (ideally in the same destination as the intro course is taken)

Do not combine with

  • Repeating the activity multiple times in a different destination

Market suggestion

AUSTRALIA

CANADA

FRANCE

UNITED KINGDOM

ITALY

SPAIN

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BENELUX

SCANDINAVIA

CEE

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UK

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Competitor comparison

Most competitors can offer a similar experience.

Pros

  • Fun, interactive and engaging
  • A hands-on opportunity to learn and appreciate the national sport of Thailand
  • Thaught by experienced teachers in a comfortable setting
  • Suitable to both groups as well as FIT

Cons

  • Not 100% flexible in terms of timing as the gyms also run daily join-in classes for regular students.
  • Muay Thai is often perceived as violent and aggressive, while this is not the case for an intro.
  • The training takes place in a local gym; the trainers speak only rudimentary English.

Information

Possible training times:

Bangkok: 

Mon-Fri 10.00-11.30,13.00-14.30,15.00-16.30,16.30-18.00,18.00-19.30,19.30-21.00 (training times)

Sat-Sun 10.00-11.30,13.00-14.30,15.00-16.30,16.30-18.00,18.00-19.30 (training times)

Chiang Mai 

Mon-Sat: 11:00-15:00 or 18:00-19:00 (starting time)

Sunday closed

Phuket:

Mon-Sat 09:30 – 14:00 or 18:00 – 19:30 (starting time)

Sunday closed

Koh Samui:

Mon-Fri & Sun: 10:00 – 14:30 (starting time)

Sat: 10:00 – 180:00 (starting time)

Alerts

  • Some gyms (Chiang Mai & Phuket) have a rest day during which it is not possible to organize classes.
  • Private classes are only possible when there are no join-in classes. These depend from gym to gym; make sure to check the possible training times!
  • Best to plan some free time after the activity so guests can relax and freshen up at the hotel

Quotation guideline

Bangkok: 

Activity → Krudam Gym → (Private) Inside Gym Training Class 1.30 hrs

Chiang Mai 

Activity → Hong Thong Muay Thai – Chiang Mai → (Private) Thai boxing class_2 hrs / 1hour Muay Thai session

Phuket:

Activity → Sutai Gym Phuket  1-hour private Muay Thai training (including gear rental):

Koh Samui:

Activity → Punch It Gym Koh Samui→ 1.5 hrs introduction to Muay Thai

Contact

Bangkok

Krudam Gym

67 Sukhumvit 36,R.Phrakanog,klongtaey,Bangkok 10110

Tel: +66684 108 6652

Email: [email protected] (can be used for bookings)

www.krudamgym.com

Chiang Mai

Hongthong Muay Thai

129/4 Moo 5
ChiangMai-Sankampang Rd. Soi Roongroje
T. Tasala, Amphur Muang
Chiang Mai, Thailand 50000

Tel: +6689 275 3188 (Can be used for booking via Line)

Phuket

Sutai Muay Thai 

110 221 Soi Hat Surin 8, Choeng Thale, Thalang District, Phuket 83100

Tel: +66 (0)93 719 7390

Skype: sutai.phuket

Email: [email protected]

Managing Director details: Mr. Nando Borralho, 093 582 5951, [email protected]

Koh Samui

Punch It Gym

 

English

A Fun Introduction to Muay Thai at a Local Gym

You will head to a local gym for a fun introduction to Muay Thai, where you will learn the basic techniques and appreciate the complexities of this martial art that is deeply rooted in Thai culture. Under the supervision of an experienced instructor, you will learn the ins and outs of “the science of 8 limbs” in a safe environment. You will quickly learn that besides being a practical martial art, Muay Thai can also be an enjoyable workout.

Notes:

  • Activity possible in Bangkok / Chiang Mai / Phuket / Koh Samui
  • Make sure to check the schedule and working days of each place.