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Smaller but good Muay Thai camps outside BKK

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  1. Frode Falch Gold Belt Professional Fighter

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    I still dont know where i wanna go train next time in Thailand.. The last two times i have been at small but good camps in Chumphon. I wanna try find something like that. But i also wanna try going to a different place.

    I dont think i wanna go to this big gyms where you dont get that much coaching.. And i want a place that is not to long travel from BKK.. 6-8 hours on bus or train would be enough.

    Any good ideas?
     
  2. Payak Brown Belt Professional Fighter

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    try buriram
     
  3. Frode Falch Gold Belt Professional Fighter

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    I'll check it out.. thanks
     
  4. miko White Belt

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    buriram has some good gym,
    maybe siangboxing?
     
  5. pliftkl Green Belt

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    8 hours by bus from Bangkok can put you into the heart of Issan.

    Do you speak Thai? I think that's going to be the limiting factor as you go further from Bangkok.
     
  6. Frode Falch Gold Belt Professional Fighter

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    No i dont speek thai. But i understand some of the basic words. I trained in a gym without any people who could speak english in 2002. I stayed there for 3 month. And the training was good. Even without being able to speak to much to eachother
     
  7. Payak Brown Belt Professional Fighter

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    speak laos in isan, a cross between laos and thai.
    but they can still teach without speaking very easily.
    isan is nice and quiet.
     
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    Many places in Buriram speak Khmer.
     
  9. Frode Falch Gold Belt Professional Fighter

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    Is there easy to get fights in isan?

    i am 75 kg by the way.. just over 70 kg when i am in killer shape.
     
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    Check out some gyms in Chiang Mai. Lanna is a good gym, planning on going there in February.
     
  12. Frode Falch Gold Belt Professional Fighter

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    Do you have a link?

    kiatmuu 9 looks good. hardcore and simple. :)
     
  13. Ryukyu Damashi Ryukyu Damashi

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    I don't think he is looking for a gym that mostly caters to farang.
     
  14. Frode Falch Gold Belt Professional Fighter

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    No.. less tourist the better.
     
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    Is Lanna considered a "farang" gym? I trained with Andy from there, and I really liked his coaching and instructing style. I made a lot of progress with him.
     
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  17. Frode Falch Gold Belt Professional Fighter

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    thanks for that link :)
     
  18. miko White Belt

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    I remember Rob Cox saying somewhere that Kiatmuu9 doesn't take on foreigners because they have to concentrate on their thai stable of fighters who all compete at very high levels
     

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