STX Kickboxing vs Muay Thai , Which One?

Discussion in 'Muay Thai and Kickboxing' started by jaxus, Aug 13, 2016.

  1. jaxus

    jaxus White Belt

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    I've been lifting for about 3 months now trying to get my body ready for martial arts classes . In my local area there is a Muay Thai academy and STX Boxing Gym . Which one do I choose ? Which one would be a better choice for self defense ? I'd appreciate some opinions
     
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    Wolf Of Sherdog Brown Belt Professional Fighter

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    Always Muay thai. What is stx kickboxing though? Some kind of fitness gym?
     
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    Blazeblack Green Belt

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    Looks like a savate/ thai boxing hybrid, developed by Shooto champ Erick Paulson. Guy had a respectable mma career, it might be worth looking into. Who knows, the thai gym could be a mcdojo outfit. It sure couldn't hurt to try both and see which you like better.
     
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    Huh, I always knew Paulson as the grappling wiz who trains in a bunch of different styles of grappling. I guess striking had his attention too at some point.
     
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    jaxus White Belt

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    Could be worth a shot I'm clueless on what the classes will entail
     
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  6. Tayski

    Tayski Stand-up Fighting

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    take a free class in both and pick the one that fits best to what you're after.
     

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