CLASS DETAILS

Muay Thai Foundations

 

This class gives the student opportunities in all the basics. Striking, pad holding, bag striking, and footwork/guard are emphasized. We set the tone with music, a safe and disinfected gym, enthusiastic coaches, and a supportive, positive environment. We work within normal Thai boxing timed rounds with regular periods of rest and water breaks.

 

We instill the basics of the sport with this class, while pushing your cardiovascular conditioning, and working on precise striking. Perfection in the basics of punch combinations, knee strikes, elbow strikes, and kicks is required before adding a higher level class to your learning.  

 

Gear required:

 

Personal gloves (Thai leather is highly recommended from the NFMT Pro Shop) are required after two weeks. Until this point, you are welcome to use the house gear, unless you would like to purchase from the start.

 

Hand wraps are optional, but recommended to protect your knuckles and wrists.

 

All males must be in cups at all times.

 

 

Muay Thai - All Levels

 

This Saturday-only class gives students of all levels a chance to get together and train. It is designed to challenge each other with pad holding, distance, timing, and tempo training. Come ready to sweat but at your own pace with a technical striking lesson followed by pad rounds.

 

Gear required:

 

Personal gloves (Thai leather is highly recommended from the NFMT Pro Shop) are required after two weeks. Until this point, you are welcome to use the house gear, unless you would like to purchase from the start.

 

Hand wraps are optional, but recommended to protect your knuckles and wrists.

 

All males must be in cups at all times.

 

Muay Thai

 

This class is designed for the veteran student who has put in months or years of training. Workouts and advanced combinations are based from Thai Camps (Sittsongpeenong and Fairtex). Being a Khanomtom Student Level 1 is required — 36 hours minimum of training within Muay Thai Foundations class and/or private training. 

 

In this class, students will trade roles where each student is required to hold pads for their training partner before changing roles. This back-and-forth lends itself nicely to what could happen in a self-defense situation or an amateur fight. Trading roles is the basis for non-verbal communication and basic work on defense positioning. Students will learn advanced striking combinations, advanced footwork placement, situational self-defense striking, and the basics of technical sparring.

 

Gear required:

 

Personal gloves (Thai leather is highly recommended from the NFMT Pro Shop) are required after two weeks. Until this point, you are welcome to use the house gear, unless you would like to purchase from the start.

 

Hand wraps are optional, but recommended to protect your knuckles and wrists.

 

Shin guards.

 

All males must be in cups at all times.

Note on Gear:  NFMT shorts and shirt are a part of the NFMT school uniform. You will receive a NFMT Shirt upon becoming a member. Of course additional clothing purchase is encouraged, as we will be sweating quite a bit. NFMT shorts are optional for the first month, but then, they are highly encouraged. Wearing them in training indicates your dedication to the sport, the school, and to the tradition of Muay Thai. You will be required to wear the entire school kit if you ever consider Khanomtom Testing.

 

 

 

Light Sparring

 

This class format takes place after the weekday evening classes. Light Sparring allows intensity and power that is less than 50% and allows each student to move in a free-flow environment. Students are encouraged to find what works for them. Adding the technical aspects from class to their fight game allows each individual to practice their art. Experimenting in a semi-live format can give massive insight to how to defend and how to attack.  

 

Additional gear needed:

Mouthpiece 

Headgear (optional)

 

 

Technical Sparring (Lin Cherng)

 

This class format takes place after the weekday evening classes. Technical Sparring is a one-on-one format. Offense takes a turn while defense is working on defending. Then roles are switched. This type of sparring is done at 30% and more controlled and technical than situational.

 

Additional gear needed:

​​Mouthpiece

 

 

 

Boxing Sparring (Western Boxing)

 

This Western Boxing sparring is exactly how it sounds. Done at 40-50%, it allows offense to throw accurately and develop timing. Defense is a huge part of this training as most people have not been punched. Learning how to avoid punches, take punches, and defend is critical to the striking game.  

 

Additional gear needed:

Mouthpiece 

Headgear

 

 

 

Kids Muay Thai

 

Kids ages 7-13 are allowed after going through the Getting Started program. We initially assess which type of training the student would be best suited for and if they are a good fit for the school. Classes usually contain 4-10 students with two coaches. The basics of Muay Thai are taught, along with listening skills, discipline, respect, and how to handle self defense situations.  

 

Gear needed:

8-12 oz gloves after 2 weeks

Shin guards after 4 weeks

NFMT School uniform after 4 weeks

 

 

 

Private Lessons -- with Khru Doug and coaches

 

These are one-on-one sessions based on your schedule. Some students schedule these randomly each month, while others prefer only this type of training. We encourage classes and private training, as well as training with all the different coaches to ensure a well-rounded education. Virtual sessions are also available through FaceTime and Zoom.

 

 

 

Open Mat/Open Gym

 

We have several hours of open gym each day which is designed to give students time to hone their craft with bag work, shadow boxing, pad training with a partner, or ring time. This is time for a student to really focus on developing their skill. 

 

During Open Mat is that there doesn't have to be a coach present. Any student of NFMT can walk down to Club 14 Fitness and grab the key to the school, open it up, turn on the lights, play the music, and go. We fully respect and trust our students with the keys to the school. Each student is expected to leave the school better than they found it. Disinfecting all equipment that they use. 

 

Note: No Sparring is allowed during Open Gym time (coaches must be present during sparring at all times).

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