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To develop and promote a friendly, welcoming, learning and inclusive, environment, where we grow as martial artists both as individuals and as a collective group, by demanding from each other, maximum effort, continuous improvement and a unifying team spirit.
We focus 100% on Muay Thai / Kickboxing. Our program is tailored to teach real Muay Thai techniques from TOTAL beginners to Pro with training that is second to none! If your goal is just fitness, self defense or even competition, our program will get you there. Many of our seasoned instructors have trained in Thailand. All instructors have competitive fighting backgrounds. 90% of our students never trained before they started at Chicago Muay Thai. SEE VIDEO BELOW
We offer 4 different class levels from first time beginners to Professional. As a beginner we recommend you start with our Fundmentals or All Levels Class . This will teach you the basics of Muay Thai while challenging you with conditioning. Beginners are also able to take the Muay Thai / Conditioning or ALL Levels Classes. We recommend establishing fundamentals before going to Intermediate and Advanced classes.. 90% of our students started with no experience.
See "Class Desciptions"
Called the science of 8 Limbs in Thailand meaning Muay Thai uses the full body,
The Muay Thai “clinch” is the number one technique that separates kickboxing from Muay Thai. It is a close-ranged grappling system, that sets up knees, elbows and sweeps. There is a lot of strategy and technique involved, to set up proper positioning for leverage and angles.
A form of martial art that combines boxing with elements of karate, in particular kicking with bare feet. Different from Muay Thai in there are no elbows, Knees or the Clinch.
A major part of Muay Thai is the physical conditioning involved. Muay Thai arguably provides the best full body physical condition. Cardio, fat burning, endurance, strenght balance, flexibility and strength are all benifits of Muay Thai Training and included in the classes as well as our Muay Thai conditioning class.
We have the most complete schedule of Muay Thai classes in Chicago with over 26 classes per week. This is important when you have a busy schedule.
We focus only on Muay Thai. Other gyms will offeer a mixed schedule of other styles.."jacks of all trades but maser of none"
We are dedicated towards helping each other grow.. Teamwork and a friendly, unifying team spirit are key elements at Chicago Muay Thai..
Passionate dedicated professional instructors who love Muay Thai and care about passing on their knowledge and the art of Muay Thai.Our instructors all have fighting experience. Some with over 35 years of experience in Martial Arts and Muay Thai.
Make sure you KNOW YOUR SCHEDULE and times available for training..Remmember "too busy a schedule means poor planning and lack of priorities." You either want to train or you don't . You have to MAKE it happen.
Please show up 10 to 15 minutes erlier so we can get you situated comfortably.
Shorts and a T Shirt are all you need. Bring a dry shirt to leave with as you will SWEAT. We will lend you gloves if needed.
Thats ok !!!....90% of our students started with 0 experience. We are structured to teach you from the very beginning. Most people think they are the only ones who had no experience...in fact, its the opposite! Most trial students have NEVER trained before.
You wiill likely work even harder. We focus on teaching real technique that can maybe some day help you in a self defense situation . Some gyms have you hit a heavy bag for minutes on end with little instruction on technique. Not us..we focus on technique AND hard work .
You will start with a warm up then you will likely partner up and work on fundamental techniques, pad work, bag work and physical conditioning drills used by fighters to get them in top physical shape..
We offer different membership packages . Your membership pricing depends on the package YOU choose and the discounts you take advantage of. Packages range from $116 to $179 per month depending what package YOU select.
2271 North Clybourn Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60614, United States
Monday - Friday: 6am-9pm
Saturday: 9am - 5pm