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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 […]

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AKA Muay Thai Techniques: Teep counter with some nasty return offense

AKA Thailand Muay Thai trainers demonstrate how to counter the teep with some nasty return offense. While we have posted counters to the teep in articles past, this ‘how-to’ focuses on returning the counter with a devastating blow. In this case, AKA Thailand Muay Thai trainers, Kru Bird and Kru Bank, show us two separate […]

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UFC vet, Mike Swick, shows us how to set up the triangle choke

A UFC vet like Mike Swick showing us the triangle choke setup is invaluable. His time in the Octagon and years of rolling with some of the best grapplers in MMA make him the perfect person to demonstrate the move. The triangle choke is one of the most commonly used finishers in both MMA and […]

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Muay Thai basics. Demonstrating the uppercut combo for Muay Thai.

AKA Thailand’s trainer, Kru Bird, shows some basic Muay Thai techniques for beginners to the sport. Here he is demonstrating the uppercut combo. This can be easily learned, as can the subject of any of our Muay Thai basics videos. When you are just starting out in Muay Thai it is good to have the […]