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Muay Thai

5 Elements Martial Arts

Muay Thai

Muay Thai is Thai kickboxing, also known as the Art of the Eight Limbs. Muay Thai is primarily a stand-up martial art that utilizes fist, elbow, knee and foot strikes as well as clinching techniques. Popular with MMA fighters, Muay Thai would be considered part of a fighter’s striking game.' Known as the most effective striking art and for being great for conditioning, Muay Thai is an ideal martial art to practice for combat competition and for fitness as well.

The 5 Elements Muay Thai training program focuses on the simplicity of this martial art making it accessible for all ages. The curriculum provides an opportunity to achieve conditioning of the body, mind, and spirit for students wishing to learn techniques for self-defense, fitness, or to build a foundation for MMA training.

Muay Thai

Our Muay Thai training program offers students the skills and training to master this art to achieve fitness, to pursue opportunities to participate in competitions or to build a solid foundation for MMA training.

  • Youth Muay Thai (ages 7-12)- An introduction to the basics of Muay Thai including proper fighting stance, shadow boxing, movement, balance, and defense, punching, and kicking techniques. Drills incorporate punching and target bags and partnered exercises.
     
  • Intermediate Youth Muay Thai (ages 10+ or by invitation)- For children with a strong foundation in Muay Thai basics, this class offers cardio training, combinations, drills, and sparring to develop skills and teach advanced techniques.
     
  • Open Adult Muay Thai- (ages13- adult)- A foundation program teaching conditioning and the fundamentals of Muay Thai including fighting stance, shadow boxing, footwork, and kicking, punching, and knee techniques. Drills focus on defense strategies and punching and kicking combinations with bag work and partner exercises. Sparring opportunities are available and optional.
     
  • Intermediate/ Advanced Adult Muay Thai (with instructor approval)- This class builds on the fundamentals and introduces advanced techniques and combinations. Drills involve punching bags and partner exercises. Sparring is involved.
     
  • Continuous Competitive Sparring- This Class is for students skilled in Karate and Muay Thai who wish to prepare for competition. Training includes drills, conditioning, and rules for tournaments.

5 Elements provides our Muay Thai students excellent training opportunities to master the most effective striking martial art and achieve incredible conditioning with our highly skilled Muay Thai trainers. Students can pursue instruction through group classes or with a one-on-one customized program.

Required Equipment: 

  • All Classes-
    • 5 Elements T-Shirt or Tank Top
    • Muay Thai Shorts
    • Boxing Gloves
    • Head Gear
    • Mouth Guard
    • Shin Guards
    • Athletic Cup

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The 5 Elements team provides an elevated training experience in multiple disciplines to Calgarians seeking the best martial arts instructors and facility in the city. With a commitment to making martial arts accessible for everyone who wants to participate, we have built a strong and supportive community where each member has the opportunity to meet their goals and exceed expectations.

Our facilities are first-class. Our Instructors are top-notch. Our students are National and World Champions. 

Find Your Inner Ninja

5 Elements is Calgary’s premier martial arts training facility. With highly skilled instructors, multiple martial arts disciplines, and opportunities to train in groups or with personal instruction we have the tools you need to achieve your goals for fitness of the body, mind, and soul.

Contact our studio at 403-201-8825 today and begin your journey to unlock your Inner Ninja.

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