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Steve Aoki trains Muay Thai at AKA Thailand for the first time

When superstar DJ/Musician, Steve Aoki, trains Muay Thai for his first time ever at AKA Thailand, you pull out all the stops. Aoki was in Phuket for an upcoming appearance at Illuzion, Thailand’s top nightclub. As it turns out, Aoki is also good friends with owner/founder of AKA Thailand, Mike Swick. Aoki in Thailand?! Yeah, […]

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The Wolf and his pack have arrived at AKA Thailand

What a surprise it was to have The Wolf, Khamzat Chimaev, and his pack come train at AKA Thailand. Usually, someone as high profile as Chimaev will go through all of the proper channels to visit the gym to get red carpet service. Athletes of his caliber and popularity go through AKA Thailand owner/founder, Mike […]

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UFC royalty training on the mats at AKA Thailand

Usually, on any given day, you can find UFC fighters at the same gym together. However, UFC legends and royalty training together is a different animal altogether. This is exactly what went down at AKA Thailand when we hosted two legends of the sport! Former UFC heavyweight champion, Ricco Rodriguez came out, as did The […]

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AKA Thailand is now totally chill, with our new custom ice bath.

Kevin Hart has a YouTube show called, “Cold as Balls”. He sits in a totally chill ice tub with his guests and asks them questions. We all laugh at the jokes but most people miss the point that ice baths are for exercise recovery. AKA Thailand has gotten on board and created a beautiful tropical […]

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The Contender Cafe at AKA Thailand is now back and fully open!

AKA Thailand’s on-site restaurant is back and fully open! The last year has been tough with everything up in the air but we are finally seeing some normalcy. The Contender Cafe at AKA Thailand is a huge part of what makes us a 5-star rated gym. Excellent dining in a chill atmosphere sets the tone […]

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The next 48 hrs, AKA Thailand is offering 50% off FLASH SALE on training

At AKA Thailand, our owner and founder, Mike Swick, has greenlit a 48-hour flash sale of 50% off of training. It’s the best deal that this gym has ever offered and it will be gone in just two days. We posted the news to our IG account this morning. From our Instagram: “HUGE FLASH SALE!!! […]

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Weekend beach workouts and training makes AKA Thailand even more fun

While technically our weekend beach workouts at AKA Thailand are not in the gym, they still count as part of our curriculum. However, weekend workouts are still run by our gym instructors and are just as effective as the ones inside our walls during the week. Often times, our weekend workouts consist of taking a […]

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AKA Thailand Muay Thai Basics. We demonstrate how to throw knees.

Today’s AKA Thailand Muay Thai technique will be about how to throw knees. One of our head Muay Thai trainers, Kru Bird, will show how to execute this simple, yet devastating, technique. We use the word ‘devastating’ because if you look at most noses that have received a knee, they are usually destroyed. The technique, […]

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AKA Thailand Muay Thai basics. Throw elbow variations the proper way.

In today’s AKA Thailand Muay Thai basics, we cover how to execute elbow variations the proper way. Even though this video is a ‘Basics’ video, that doesn’t discount the severity of damage that elbows can do. While the moves are basic in nature, the results can be devastating. AKA Thailand Muay Thai trainer, Kru Bird, […]

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AKA Thailand Muay Thai basics. Demonstrating the punch combos.

Demonstrating punch techniques for Muay Thai is the focus of today’s instructional. AKA Thailand’s Muay Thai trainer, Kru Bird, shows us how to properly execute punches. He strings together various types to make some solid and easy to learn combinations. Kru Bird goes over the very basic technique of striking. These techniques can be difficult […]