What is Muay Thai?
Muay Thai is known as, “the art of eight limbs.” This refers to the eight points of contact used including the fists, elbows, knees, and shins. In Thai culture, Muay Thai is closely linked with Buddhism and the martial art itself emphasizes values such as respect, humility, self-control, and compassion.
Is it suitable for anyone?
Muay Thai is suitable for beginners to advanced, all levels are catered for.
You will learn correct technique from the beginning so no bad habits are developed here!
This class provides excellent conditioning for those wanting to “get fit” however you don’t need to “be fit” to start with! Muay Thai is a great class exercise class for building up your fitness!
What Muay Thai classes do we offer?
- Beginners Muay Thai
- Technique Classes
- Fighters Muay Thai – Invite only
Who takes the classes?
Our technically skilled and highly experienced Muay Thai coach “Pretty” Paul Hosking (the current Super Middle-weight WMC Queensland Pro Champion), you will be well-looked after and develop excellent skills. Paul has a reputation of having clean techniques and a high fight IQ. He is one of the best Muay Thai fighters in Cairns, and by far the prettiest!
Our assistant Coach is Jessie “The Real” Geyl. Jessie started learning Muay Thai with Paul in 2018 for fitness, she quickly developed a love for Muay Thai and how beautiful but brutal it can be. Fast forward 2 years later she is now hold the MTQ Queensland title, becoming the only current female title holder in North Queensland. She currently has her eye on the Australian title.
We are also proud to say we are the only Muay Thai gym in Cairns with a female coach!
What if I’ve never done Muay Thai before?
For new comers with little to no Muay Thai experience advise you to attend the Beginners class before moving onto the Fighters class, our Head Coach Paul will advise you when it is appropriate to move up to the fight class.
What shall I bring to my first session?
Bringing your own boxing gloves is essential! Due to COVID-19 restrictions we are unable to lend any equipment. Gloves are available to purchase at reception. Come along wearing any active wear, if you own Thai shorts then perfect! We recommend all our students to purchase our Muay Thai uniform.
Don’t forget a towel and a water bottle!
Our Fusion Muay Thai uniform is required once your membership has started.
Can I buy any equipment from the gym?
Yes! We stock the following items to purchase:
- Fusion shirts
- Muay Thai shorts
- 12oz Boxing gloves
- Shin guards
- Hand wraps
- Groin guard
- Mouth guard
- Elbow guards
I’m interested in One on One training, do you offer that?
We do! Our coaches Paul and Jessie are available for one on one sessions. These sessions are very popular and a great investment in your Muay Thai journey. Click the button below for more information.