Why AKA Thailand in Phuket is the optimal place to learn Muay Thai

It’s a no-brainer that if you want to learn Muay Thai, you should probably go and train in Thailand. The best gyms are in Phuket and none are better than our luxury supergym, AKA Thailand. It is the optimal place to learn the basics of Muay Thai and gain knowledge in the discipline. The birthplace […]

5 beginner Muay Thai moves as demonstrated by AKA Thailand’s Kru Bird

Kru Bird is one of the best trainers at AKA Thailand and has demonstrated techniques for guests for years. Once again, Bird takes the opportunity to show some basic moves of Muay Thai. Simple things like stance, jabs, and kicks. Proper Stance: Before any strike can even be thrown, simply standing the right way is […]


What do you need to bring to AKA Thailand to take Muay Thai?

You get really excited to take Muay Thai for the first time ever AND you are taking it at AKA Thailand. So, what should you bring to this monumental occasion? The answer is simple and it’s just a few things. More than anything you need to bring your good attitude and willingness to learn. Yes, […]


Try Muay Thai for your initial time with any of our Thai-born trainers

When you try Muay Thai for the initial time it would be in your best interest to visit AKA Thailand in Phuket. Because it’s in Thailand? Well, yes, but also because all of our Muay Thai trainers are Thai-born with over 2,000+ fights and they absolutely LOVE to teach their knowledge of Muay Thai to […]


Just because AKA Thailand is in Thailand it doesn’t mean it’s just for Muay Thai

It’s interesting that when you say there is a gym in Thailand automatically everyone just assumes you mean it is a Muay Thai gym. As far as AKA Thailand is concerned there is so much more to it than just Muay Thai. It is funny how just because something is in a culture people just […]


Muay Thai for beginners at AKA Thailand. Here’s what you should know.

AKA Thailand is so much more than just a Muay Thai gym. It’s a place for visitors to come and get a sweat on, learn Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, or just work out. Of course, there is a strong focus on our Muay Thai program but clearly it isn’t everything that we have. Our classes are […]

Wai Khru Ram Muay

What is “Wai Khru” or “Ram Muay” in the Muay Thai World?

Wai Khru Ram Muay, commonly shortened to “Wai Khru” or “Ram Muay” is a traditional war-dance ritual performed by Muay Thai fighters (Nak Muay) before their fight begins. Both participants perform the ritual together in the ring before returning to their corner for a final blessing from their trainer (Kru or Khru). There are many […]