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    hey where can i learn muay thai? which school is good?
    i found some school like : bxgfitness, hilltop muay thai, and some fitness gyms
    and instructors including alvin seet and lana ng?

    anybody got any experience ? care to enlightent me?

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    All schools are equally good. It depends on the student whether he understands the principle behind the martial arts imparted & how well he trains himself.

    Similar to the principle of photography.
    Give a noob a Hassy H2 and his photos will be absolute crap.
    Give a experienced chap a D70 and his photos will be heavenly.
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    Wow serious? We can learn Muay Thai from a school?

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    Default Re: where to learn Muay Thai?

    It's pretty strenous on the body...

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    I believe he meant the different sects or 'divisions'.

    Some schools merely teach Muay Thai as a sport and not as a combat art.
    Some schools concentrate on the physical aspects of training (train ur body up hard, strong & sexy with 6 pack).
    Some schools concentrate on the spiritual aspects... Dun get the meaning wrong! A spiritual aspect of a martial art doesn't mean u have to sacrifice animals and pray to the devil! Some martial arts are deeply philosophical like Aikido.

    I guess he meant that.

    But sorry, I'm not into Muay Thai. If u'd asked me abt Aikido, perhaps I could help a little.

    Ups for other fellow Martial Arts practioners to answer ur question!
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    Quote Originally Posted by espn
    It's pretty strenous on the body...
    Singapore one still ok. Siong is juz the panting and stretches. Its considered 'mild' liaoz.

    Not tell him go Thailand train where they do roundhouse kicks against BAMBOO until their legs harder den steel.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jsbn
    Not tell him go Thailand train where they do roundhouse kicks against BAMBOO until their legs harder den steel.
    Thats exactly my impression of muay thai training.

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    Not sure about the newer generation one.

    Wad my Master told me was such. But that was during his era where he went to South Korea for TKD training and their form of discipline comes in the form of a large bamboo cane where they mete out to undisciplined new trainees. Where their attack trainings comes in the form of bamboo swords and they really full strength bring the bamboo sword down to bear on the unarmed TKD exponent. If he fails to deliver a counter and gets whacked, he juz bleeds.

    Not sure abt now. Maybe things like these toned down liaoz.
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    actually i mean which instructor has the most "thai" of muay thai training
    there is only northern and southern muay thai.
    from what i heard alvin seet is this guy who trained ,fought professionally and won some stuff in thailand, and he produced quite a bit of winning student.

    so i guessi got my answer im going to learn from him

    and the reason i wana learn muay thai is, well mainly self defence/offence, fitness
    and the fact that i have seen so many arts being knocked out by muay thai.

    i learnt aikido for a while, maybe im not patient, but aikido isnt really for me/ honestly i think its pretty useless.

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    check it out here

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    Default Re: where to learn Muay Thai?

    there's a school located along east coast. my friend goes to that one to train.

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    Are you referring to tradition Muay Thai or kick boxing? My impression is that most gym teach kick boxing, an american variance.

    From what I heard, hilltop is very very tough. Maybe you should tryout bxg, they have beginner class.

    Did some research last year, so contribute my 2 cents.

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    if not wrong alvin is one of lana's student.
    they organize short courses at CCs too...might want to try one first to get a feel.quite fun,as much fun as you make it.give it all you've got.

    intend to take it up more seriously in future too

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    Quote Originally Posted by deepcover
    actually i mean which instructor has the most "thai" of muay thai training
    there is only northern and southern muay thai.
    from what i heard alvin seet is this guy who trained ,fought professionally and won some stuff in thailand, and he produced quite a bit of winning student.

    so i guessi got my answer im going to learn from him

    and the reason i wana learn muay thai is, well mainly self defence/offence, fitness
    and the fact that i have seen so many arts being knocked out by muay thai.

    i learnt aikido for a while, maybe im not patient, but aikido isnt really for me/ honestly i think its pretty useless.
    hehehe... good to see a fellow Aikidoka as well. Shinjukai or Aikikai?

    But some Sensei concentrate more on the physical moves den on the mental portion of Aikido (meditation & extension of Ki) which, unfortunately, renders the essence of Aikido pretty much useless. And contrary to the belief (not sure if u'd been taught as well), Aikido can be an offensive art as well. Its not just about defense.

    Its not the martial arts that's fast, but how the practioner trains himself in the long run.
    Paitence my Padawan. In this era of 'instant results' or 'shortest time wins'. No martial arts will be the best.
    Last edited by jsbn; 17th February 2006 at 05:50 PM.
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    sounds like fun... but can have opponent that always loses? like i put turbo den set the opponent to 1 * only...
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