It all starts in the kitchen with Mom: A good meal is essential and plenty of sleep during the day since the match takes place during the night when the weather is finally cool enough: The match begins with a ceremony called "Wai Kru" which pays respect to the trainer and spirits. I was honoured... Continue Reading →
I spent some time paying regular visits to a Muaythai boxing camp on the outskirts of Bangkok, Thailand. It was funded by donations and winnings from boxing matches. Training was tough but it kept the guys busy and fit: Time was needed to recuperate: One exercise involved dragging a lorry tyre through the streets !:... Continue Reading →
Also known as boxing school or boxing gym (ค่ายมวย) is where the ancient art of Muaythai boxing (มวยไทย) is learnt. I am always on the lookout for old-style outdoor boxing schools such as the one in the photo, so please let me know if you know of one.