Recommended Muay Thai Equipment for a beginner

September 23, 2022

Recommended Muay Thai Equipment for a beginner

Muay Thai originated in Thailand and can be dated back to the 12th century. It is a combat sport known as the Art of 8 limbs using a person's hands, elbows, knees and shins as their weapon. It is a highly competitive one-on-one sport in Thailand.

Learning Muay Thai has its own learning curve similar to other sports. Thailand has Muay Thai gyms all over the country. Each one offers a different experience and teaching styles. Finding a Muay Thai training gym is the most important part to build up your foundation. To decide on which gym will depend on your current experience, physical ability, budget, preferred location and length of stay.

Recommended Muay Thai Equipments



There is a require specific glove weight based on your weight class: Mini Flyweight to Junior Featherweight - 6 ounces Featherweight to Welterweight - 8 ounces Junior Middleweight and Upwards - 10 ounces

Note. You don’t need to worry about the glove weight if you are an amateur or general martial art practitioner. Popular Glove brands: Twins, Fairtext, Yokkao, Top King, Venum

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Hand wraps

The gloves alone will not provide enough support, you need hand wraps as an inner support and protection layer, to help secure your hands and wrist. It also helps increase padding across the knuckles.

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Workout clothes

We recommend any type of sport outfits that allow you to move freely and comfortably.. You usually will not wear shoes while training, so there’s no need to worry about footwear.

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