Muay Thai

  • More than just punches and kicks. Learn to use your limbs to attack and defend while standing.
Midwest Marital Arts Academy Muay Thai class photo
Glove drilling & pad work
Everyone 16+
Train 6 Days A Week!

Muay Thai, also known as Thai Boxing, is the “art of eight limbs”.

Muay Thai is one of the most effective striking systems in the world. Learn to throw strikes utilizing not only your fists, but kicking, kneeing, and elbowing. Our Muay Thai class is a great way to teach yourself effective skills while burning calories.

Head Instructor, Devin Turner, sweep his opponent at a pro Muay Thai fight.

Instructor Devin Turner sweeping his opponent in a Pro Muay Thai fight.
Photo credit Sterling Entertainment Group

What To Expect

Expect to learn one of the most effective striking systems in the world. Muay Thai is a striking style that has recently exploded in its popularity due to it's exciting and fast-paced style. Check out our YouTube content or follow us on social media Stories to get a glimpse of what class is like. Expect to be challenged physically and mentally when learning this sport.

What Makes Our Instruction Unique?

We have to stress that this is not a cardio kickboxing class. We place an emphasis on proper form and the effective application of strikes and combinations that work. Some of the combinations we teach have been tried and tested in actual fights or during live sparring. While we do not offer a cardio kickboxing class, you will undoubtedly work up a sweat in our classes.

What's the Difference Between Glove Drilling & Pad Work?

Glove drilling involves wearing only gloves and shin guards, whereas pad work requires a partner to use pads to hit. Pad work is for technical practice, whereas glove drilling is the technical application without having to spar. Glove drilling provides a dynamic aspect to the learning process since people move and react differently than when holding pads.

Requirements for Attending Class

Wondering what you need to bring? If you sign up for our Free Trial, standard workout clothes work perfectly fine! If you have boxing gloves and shin guards, please bring those in. Otherwise, we do have gloves you can use. For hygenic purposes, we require you to purchase your own gloves and shin guards upon joining. Jewelry and piercings stay off the mats to protect yourself and training partners.

What are the benefits of Muay Thai?

    Learn skills you can use in the real world
    Get a great workout in
    Muay Thai is relatively easy to learn
    Toughen yourself physically and mentally

Please feel free to Contact Us if you have any questions! If you have a medical condition, please consult your doctor before beginning any type of physical training.

Effective Monday, February 5, 2024


9am - 10am Muay Thai Fundamentals Closed
10am - 11am Muay Thai All levels
6pm - 7pm Muay Thai All levels Muay Thai All levels Sparring 5:45pm
7pm - 8pm Muay Thai All levels Muay Thai All levels