Originating in Thailand, Muay Thai is a stand-up striking combat system that utilizes fists, elbows, knees, and kicks. For this reason, it is sometimes referred to as “The Art of the Eight Limbs”, although many people also know it as “kickboxing” (not to be confused with cardio-kickboxing).
KRU Muay Thai is the innovative training system developed by Master Ace Ramirez. Combining the core of the Muay Thai tradition with a curriculum based teaching method, he has created a program that is safe, fun, and easy to learn! Every class provides a great workout that builds strength & endurance, and leaves you feeling great!
Based on three levels of instruction, KRU Muay Thai offers a ranking system similar to other traditional martial arts:
LEVEL 1: Focus is on Offensive Tool Development & Conditioning
Students wear black shorts with white stripes
Ranks: Novice, Yellow
LEVEL 2: Focus is on Defensive Strategy and Pad Holding
Students wear black shorts with white and blue stripes
Ranks: Orange, Green, Blue
LEVEL 3: Focus is on Awkward Styles—Exposure to classic Muay Thai techniques and recognition and application in the practice and defense when faced with other martial art styles and street scenarios.
Students wear black and red shorts
Ranks: Purple, Brown, Red
No matter what you’re looking for…from fitness goals and self-defense applications to personal growth and building confidence, KRU Muay Thai has something for you!
Call us now for more information: 503-873-4555