The first release from Netflix’s Thai content line-up from “Tee Thai Tee Mun” is The Lost Lotteries (ปฏิบัติการกู้หวย), a satirical movie that highlights the inequality-issue and Thai culture, through lottery tickets and Muay Thai.
For the Muay Thai scenes in the film, the filmmakers brought out a big gun by casting Somjit Jongjohor, an Olympic gold medalist-turned-actor, to fight in the underground boxing ring, which lends extra fun to the story. If you watch the film and want to try Muay Thai, we have some recommendations for Muay Thai gyms for you.
This Muay Thai gym was founded by Rajadamnern Muay Thai Stadium, a name that guarantees its quality. Its training method is a mix between exercise and urban lifestyle, using Muay Thai as its core. The gym offers Muay Thai training classes in many levels to suit both amateur and professional boxers. The instructors are experienced boxers and trainers.
This Muay Thai gym was founded in 1971. It offers western boxing training. The gym is sponsored by “Fairtex”, an international boxing gear brand. The gym’s highlight is a diverse range of combat style classes, such as Brazilian jiu-jitsu with classes delivered by a Cuban boxing styled coach. The gym has many levels of training classes, from beginners to experienced boxers, as well as exercise classes for adults and children.
The owners of Khongsittha Muay Thai are Matthew and Lydia Sarunrat Deane, the celebrity couple with an interest in exercise and Muay Thai. The core objectives of this gym are to offer Muay Thai as a form of exercise and to promote Muay Thai as a martial art. The gym welcomes both sports trainees and anyone who loves boxing as an exercise.
RSM Rajadamnern Singha Muay Thai Academy: currently has 2 branches at The Park (Krung Thep Kritha) and Jasmine City in Asoke. For more information, please contact tel. 0 2661 6292 or Facebook fan page RSM Academy (Muay Thai)
Lion’s Head Boxing Gym: Ramkhamhaeng Soi 18 tel. 0 2319 0778 or Facebook fan page Lion’s Head Boxing Academy BKK
Khongsittha Muay Thai: 23, Sukhonthasawat Rd, Lat Phrao District, Bangkok tel. 0 2932 9911 or Facebook fan page Khongsittha Muay Thai