WE TRAIN AND COMPETE IN MUAY THAI KICKBOXING IN AUSTIN, TX. Muay Thai, or simply “Thai boxing”, is a martial art that utilizes not only the punches and kicks of boxing and kickboxing, but also strikes with knees and elbows as well as close-range clinch fighting. Read below for more on our Austin Muay Thai program. We offer a variety of classes that teach all of these skills in a very welcoming and community-focused environment.
Here are a few things that make Ambush Muay Thai unique:
Our levels of progression are:
“The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.” – Lao Tzu
Our foundation classes are tailored for students who are new to Muay Thai. The first several classes focus on proper fighting stance, footwork, and fundamental punches and kicks.
“Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying the basic fundamentals.” – Jim Rohn
Our technique classes focus on teaching the fundamentals and mechanics of Muay Thai and boxing. These classes employ shadowboxing, partner drills, pad drills, and bag work to fine-tune punches, kicks, combinations, and defense.
“First work on good form and later, on speed.” – Bruce Lee
Our pad work classes focus on training strikes, combinations, and defense at full speed and power using Thai pads, focus mitts, & kick shields.
“Clinch Happens” – Team Ambush
Our clinch classes focus on all aspects of fighting at close-range including position, control, flow, defense, sweeps, and attacking with knees and elbows.
“Turn your sparring into play – but always play seriously.” – Bruce Lee
Our sparring classes give students an opportunity to test what they’ve learned in class, determine which techniques work well for them and which don’t, and discover which areas of their practice need additional work.
“Strategy without tactics is the slowest route to victory.” – Sun Tzu
Our competition classes are for students who have a strong foundation in Muay Thai. It builds on fundamentals by further developing the mechanics while also focusing more on tactical applications via partner drills, pad work, and light technical sparring.
“The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is practice.” – Vladamir Horowitz
Our shadowboxing & bag drills classes focus on meticulous practice of Muay Thai techniques via specific drills that are guided by instructors.
“Repetitio est mater studiorum” (Latin for “repetition is the mother of learning”).
Our partner drills classes focus on perfecting technique, defense, and counters via a high number of repetitions with a partner.
See our class schedule for Austin Muay Thai Kickboxing dates and times.
For more information about Team Ambush check out: ambushmuaythai.com