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Number One Gangster, Hasbulla, hanging with Team AKA

That’s right folks… The number one gangster on Earth was chilling with Team AKA. You may be thinking, “Of course. Khabib is always with his brothers at AKA”. Yes, Khabib is a stud but we are talking about the man that has set the world afire with his popularity, Hasbulla. Coach Javier Mendez and UFC […]

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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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Get to know our new BJJ head coach, black belt, Brian Mallory

AKA Thailand is happy to announce that we have a new head coach for our BJJ program and we couldn’t be happier! Brian Mallory takes over as our lead instructor and brings a wealth of knowledge with him to AKA Thailand. Brian is a longtime friend of AKA Thailand owner/founder, Mike Swick, who only has […]

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Win a FREE trip to Thailand with all-inclusive training at AKA Thailand!!

The owner/founder of AKA Thailand, Mike Swick, is giving back to people in the biggest way. Swick is offering a free trip to Thailand and sweetening the deal with all-inclusive training at our luxury resort-style gym. Sounds too good to believe? Well, it’s not. Swick breaks it down in the video below and reveals how […]

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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 […]