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					Muay Thai
Kickboxing
             Hing Dai (Brothers)
                     Tim Kimball
                  Loren Garrone
                Dominic Lockhart
                  Robert Nooney
                        Elvin Vu
                 Sam Waniewski
                      John Weis
Presentation Overview
 History of Thai     Muay Thai in
  People               Media
 History of sport    Bell’s Level of
 Equipment            SGP
 Rules               Economic Impact
 Wai Khru            Expansion &
 Moves                Adaptation
 Terminology         Review Questions
 Fighters            Activity Overview
History of Thai People
Migrated from Southern China
Unified Kingdom in 14th Century
Constant conflict
Always independent (Thai=Free)
Religion
History of Sport
Began in Military
Ayutthaya- Ancient Thai capital for
 400 years
History of Sport
Original writings lost in territorial
 conflict
Reign of Tiger King- Hands/
 forearms bound with horse hair
 dipped in glass
No weight classes
History of Sport
School curriculum
Suam Gularb- first Thai stadium
 (1920)
Equipment
Punching bag   Gloves and Hand
 wraps
Let’s Get Ready to Rumble
Fighters must be trained by a Muay
 Thai teacher
Contestants weigh in before fights
Boxers are required to do the Wai
 Khru ritual dance before fighting
Rules
Scoring
Fight Rules
Technique
Wai Khru
- A traditional dance and prayer
- Pays respect to teachers
- literally means (respect to
teacher)
-Part of Muay Thai
Wai Khru




 http://www.youtube.com/v/8csH-shXM_A
Moves
Mae Mai Muay Thai (15)= master
tricks
Look Mai Muay Thai (15)= detailed,
after Mae Mai
Cherng Muay Thai (65)= traditional
basics
Kon muay (82)= traditional technique
     -Jujom = offense or attack
     -Kae = defense or counter
Terminology
     Mad = punches or fists
     Sok = Elbows
     Kao = Knees
     Tao = Feet or kicks
Jujom = offense or attack
Kao = use of knees
Then Kon Muay Jujom Kao = attack using
knees
“Hak Kor Aiyara”

Kon Muay Jujom Kao

“break the elephants neck ”

Clinch and attack with knee
The Clinch
Unique to Muay Thai --> “Thai Clinch”

Control over opponents head and neck

Usually supplemented
with knee and elbow
strikes
          -Hak Kor Aiyara
Kick loses to Punch,
Punch loses to Knee,
Knee loses to Elbow,
 Elbow loses to Kick
http://www.youtube.com/v/Q45LKaGnVrY
Diesel Noi “'the knees that knocked holes in the sky”
Full name: Charin Sorndee Deisel Noi Chor Thanasukarn



Win: Over 50 consecutive
wins
Loss: no recorded loss
Association: Sor
Banchongsak Camp
Height 6’0
Weight 140
Style Muay Thai
Birth Date: December 26,
1961 Country Thai Land
-abandoned his title,
because he could find no
worthy competitors.
Ramon Dekker
       Name: Ramon Dekker
       Nickname: The Diamond
       Country: Holland
       Style: Muay Thai / Kickboxing
       Date of Birth: 4 September 1969
       Height: 5’ 7
       Weight: 158 Lbs
       Record: 175-24-1 (90 By KO) -One of
       the most famous “Farang” (foreigner of
       European decent) Muay Thai fighter of
       all time.
       -Eight time Muay Thai kickboxing world
       -First foreigner to win Muay Thai fighter
       of the year award.
    Remy Bonjasky
 "The Flying Gentleman“
Win 29
Loss 9
Association Mejiro Gym
Height 6'4
Weight 230
Style Muay Thai
Birth Date 1-10-1976
Country Holland

Titles

K-1 WORLD GP 2003 in Las Vegas
WORLD GP 2003
K-1 WORLD GP 2004

Remy is well-known with his flying knee
and sky kicks
Michael "Black Sniper" McDonald


Win: 49
Loss:12
Association : Team Sniper
Country : Canada
Height: 5'11
Weight : 209 lbs


Titles
•K-1 North American Grand-Prix 2004
•K-1 North American Grand-Prix 2002
•K-1 USA 2002
•W.K.C. World Cruiser Weight
•W.K.A. North American Heavyweight
•Canadian Heavyweight
Muay Thai in Media
Movies
 – Tony Jaa, “The Thai Warrior”
 – Nong Toom, National Boxing Icon
Video Games
 – Sagat, Street Fighter
 – Joe, Fatal Fury
 – Zack, Dead or Alive
Tony Jaa
Recently in 2005 Released Ong
 Bak: The Thai Warrior, in US
 theaters
Compared to great martial artists
 like Jackie Chan, Jet Li, Bruce Lee
The future of Martial Arts
World Wide fame as Muay Thai
 Action Star
           http://youtube.com/v/UZSPo-74iBc
Tony Jaa
Nong Toom
 Born a Male
 A national icon
  – Dedication
  – Championship
  – Overcomes
    diversities
 Movie created based
  on her story.
  – Beautiful Boxer
Beautiful Boxer

 Winner Grand Prix                   Winner Best Actor
   – Brussels International Film        – Supannahongsa Award Thai
     Festival 2004                        Academy Awards
 Winner Grand Prix                   Winner Best Makeup
   – Montreal Image+Nation              – Supannahongsa Award Thai
     International Film Festival 2004     Academy Awards
 Winner Best Film                    Winner Emerging Talent
   – 19th Torino Festival               – Ekachai Uekrongtham Outfest
     Internazionale Film Festival         2004 Los Angeles
     2004                             Winner Gehitu Sebastian Award
 Winner Best Film                      – Ekachai Uekrongtham San
   –   18thMilano International           Sebastian international Film
       Lesbian & Gay Film Festival        Festival
       2004                           Winner Jury Prize
 Winner Best Narrative Feature         – Skeive Filmer Norway
   – HBO Audience Award Seattle           International Film Festival
     Lesbian & Gay Film Festival
Beautiful Boxer

http://youtube.com/v/y1nw2J4-j_Y
Bell’s Level of SGP
Imperialistic
  – National Sport of Thailand
  – Recognized Internationally
Economic Impact
 Betting on fighters
 Equipment sold, and souvenirs
–   Sparing Mitts - $100   –Sparing Gloves - $90
–   Tickets - $16          –Shorts - $60
–   Head Gear - $95        –Sparing Pads - $140
–   6ft. Bag - $150        –Ankle support - $30
–   Shin Guards - $80
Training Camp
115,000 baht ($3560)
  – 6 Weeks
  – Flight
  – Hotel
  – Meals
  – Training
  – Extracurricular activities
  – Country tour
Expansion & Adaptation
              Originally named
               “Kaad Chuek”.
              Muay Thai got its
               name after
               adopting
               western-styles of
               boxing.
              The story of Jia
               Kaegkhmen
 Expansion & Adaptation
 By 1950’s
  introduction of
  ranking system:
  – 8 weight divisions
 •Rajadamnoen
 and Lumpinee
 (Stadiums) were
 built in Bangkok
 •Muay Thai
 adopted standard
 regulations
Expansion & Adaptation
            70’s became the golden
             decade for Muay Thai
            The United States
             claimed its first Muay
             Thai Kickboxing
             organization in 68
            Ajarn Surachai “Chai”
             Sirisute founded The
             Thai Boxing Association
             of the USA (TBA-USA).
            Today there are over
             100 Muay Thai
             kickboxing
             organizations around
             the world.
              Conclusion
 History
 Rules
 Technique
 Popular Fighters
 Media
 Bell’s Level of SPG
 Economic Impact
 Expansion & Adaptation
                   Review Questions
   How many judges in a contest?
       Three
   What level of SPG is Muay Thai?
       Imperialistic
   What were fighters’ hands dipped in before
    matches?
       Glass, Glue
   T or F, the use of elbows are legal in Muay
    Thai?
       True
   What country did Muay Thai originate?
       Thailand
Questions?
                      Bibliography
   Corliss, R. & Ressner J. (2005) The Next Action Hero. Time
          Magazine 165(3) Retrieved Oct. 29, 2007 from Academic
          Search Premier.
   Horizon Muy Thai Boxing Camp. (2007, October 25). Muy Thai Rules.
          Retrieved October 24, 2007, from
          http://www.horizonmuaythai.com/rules.html#dress_code
   International Kickboxing Federation. (2007, October 25). IKF Muay
          Thai Rules. Retrieved October 24, 2007, from
          http://www.ikfkickboxing.com/RulesMT.htm
   Unknown Author. House of Muay Thai. Retrieved: October 16th,
          2007, from http://www.houseofmuaythai.com/muaythai.html
   Unknown Author. (200?) Untitled Document. Retrieved Oct. 29,
          2007 from
         http://www.beautifulboxer-themovie.com/flash/eng/ssn_3.html
                Activity Overview
 Split into your presentation groups
 We will be doing techniques
     Elbows
     Kicks
     Clinch   with
     knee
The End
            Additional Videos


   http://youtube.com/watch?v=Gn5dXruIo5Q
   http://youtube.com/watch?v=m0Zq_LvHXPE
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   http://youtube.com/watch?v=5h4KDpH5wYQ
   http://youtube.com/watch?v=At_xP4lC1PM

				
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