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Old 07-26-2007, 01:43 PM   #1

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Best Muay Thai gyms in the US?

There's a thread in the K-1 section regarding "American kickboxers or lack thereof"... I'm not going to bring up the debate again here, as that would accomplish nothing.

What I would like is your opinions on the best MT gyms here in the US?

We all know of the more accomplished gyms in Thailand and Holland, but rarely do I see anything regarding gyms here in the states. I'll throw out a few of the more well known places AKA/San Jose, Fairtex/San Francisco, Five Points/NY....etc, but I have never actually trained at any of these facilities so couldn't tell you the actual level of training.

*Disclaimer*- Yes I did use the search function, and no I did not find anything relevant. Don't believe me, type in "Muay Thai US" or "best gyms" and see how many bogus hits you get. Also I know there is a school directory up top, but no discussions are allowed.

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Old 07-26-2007, 02:16 PM   #2

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Saekson Janjira, Fairtex, Sityodong.

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Old 07-26-2007, 02:27 PM   #3
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Sityodong in the Boston, MA area is pretty highly recommended.

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Old 07-26-2007, 02:57 PM   #4

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I believe The Wat is NYC is pretty famous.

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Old 07-26-2007, 03:20 PM   #5
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The Sityodtong west coach branch is very good too.

Master Toddy's in Vegas is also another well-known one.

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Old 07-26-2007, 04:01 PM   #6
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House of Muay Thai For Toronto and probably top 5 in North America

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Old 07-26-2007, 04:31 PM   #7

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Fairtex in San Francisco

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Old 07-26-2007, 04:36 PM   #8

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Saekson Janjira, Fairtex, Sityodong.

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Old 07-26-2007, 10:12 PM   #9

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I train at 5points and we are literaly neighbors with Kru Phil Nurse's The Wat in Chinatown!

Though the Wat is a good place to train, 5Points is a larger facility and the atmosphere is not that gritty. There is also Sitan Gym in Queens and Boradin Gym in Brooklyn.

Each of these places I mentioned are good, its just the matter of price and the right fit for you.

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Old 07-27-2007, 11:55 AM   #10
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Fairtex or Chute Boxe USA

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