benefits go beyond the traditional mind-body-spirit benefits because Muay Thai
also has the power to provide social value.
The arduous nature of Thai Boxing creates a strong mind that is courageous, intelligent and disciplined.
Due to the rigorous nature of the training and the matches, Thai boxers develop courage, determination and self-confidence.
The exhausting training sessions create not only physical stamina, but also mental stamina and determination that prevents from fighters from giving up.
The focused training sessions allow fighters to hone techniques and develop the self-confidence in themselves to make sudden and timely decisions.
Thai Boxing fosters intelligence through tactics, techniques and tricks.
First, fighters learn techniques.
Next, they learn tactics – the art and science of using their techniques to gain an advantage or success.
Finally, they learn tricks – crafty stratagems intended to deceive the opponent.
This training progression coupled with experience creates an intelligent fighter.
To become a good Thai Boxer one must:
Consistently doing each of these four things results in a highly disciplined fighter.
Proper and consistent
Muay Thai training will produce a healthy and strong body.
The demanding nature
of Thai Boxing training creates a fit and healthy body that fosters resistance to
disease or illness.
The demanding nature of Thai Boxing training also creates a strong and agile body.
Training in various movements, tactics and
tricks of Muay Thai increases strength, speed and agility.
The rigorous nature of Thai Boxing promotes a variety of spiritual benefits that include things like calmness, peacefulness and acceptance.
The constant training, sparring, and fighting create a high-level of composure that allows the Thai Boxer to be calm in the face of furious attacks.
The constant strife encountered in training, sparring, and fighting typically creates a non-violent person in life who leads a peaceful existence.
The constant absorption of and doling out of punishment creates a hardened warrior who not only accepts the consequences of combat but also accepts the consequences of his actions in everyday life.
Traditional Muay Thai training cultivates a variety of social benefits that include healthier beings and entities and respect and manners.
Muay Thai training creates a healthier person. Healthier people create a healthier community and country.
Training and fighting teaches Thai Boxers obedience to teachers and referees, as well as respect for rules, which leads to the development of good manners and a sense of justice.
Good manners create a friendly and happy environment.
A sense of justice creates a comfortable and safe-feeling environment.