Although both Muay Thai and kickboxing could be described as kickboxing, there are some notable differences. Kickboxing has its origin in North America while Muay Thai was discovered in Thailand. 8 limbs are used in practicing Muay Thai while only 4 are employed in kickboxing. Kickboxing is seen by many as a sport while Muay Thai is seen as an art for self defence. Both arts involve a lot of exercising.
All of us understand that exercise is important,even if we may not always enumerate all the resultant benefits. Exercise can keep our bodies in perfectly great shape,better our health and in some cases even help us stand up for ourselves in situations of external aggression against us from others. Some forms of exercises can help us acquire skills to help us fight off attacks from unexpected aggression in life,while others will just help us look and keep fit physically and health wise.
Health and fitness benefits as well as the ability for self defence can all be received from practicing Muay Thai. The punches and kicks that are characteristic of Muay Thai helps to incraese the body’s power. Sometimes power is more important than strength,such as when you are just about to fall and your body somewhat helps you to quickly find your balance. If you attend kickboxing classes Ottawa, the instructor will tend to dwell more on the power aspect of Muay Thai and less on strength,though both are certainly benefits you get from practising Muay Thai. Read further and learn more about the other reasons that make Muay Thai a training you may want to start sign up for.
When you sign up for a Muay Thai class,you can expect to be trained on how to defend yourself. Fundamentally, Muay Thai is about kicking using 8 limbs of the body such as elbows,knees,feet ,fists among others.
Practising Muay Thai or Kickboxing can help you deal with stressful situations in your life,such as that office boss who pisses you off or the pilings bills that need your attention.
Consistent commitment in mastering either of these 2 games results in better mobility of the hip area of the body. Mobility of hips makes them healthier and this can save you a lot trouble in relation to your health in future
All those leg kicks and the overall lower body drill involved end up seriously strengthening one’s legs.
Consistent practicing of Muay Thai incrementally bears better cardiovascular performance.
This article has not exhaustively described every advantage there is in pursuing Muay Thai or kickboxing,but the reasons given here should help you to finally decide that you want a better looking body that is also strong and agile enough to instantly respond if and when you need to use your self defence skills. You may live in Ottawa,Canada or Sacramento in California,but all you need to do is go online and see if there is a class near you. Check out Self Defense Classes in Ottawa online to see your options.