Muay Thai Kickboxing Books

Muay Thai, also known as Thai boxing, is a traditional martial art and combat sport originating from Thailand. Renowned for its devastating strikes, fluid movements, and rigorous training regimen, Muay Thai has a rich and storied history that reflects the cultural heritage and warrior ethos of the Thai people.

The origins of Muay Thai can be traced back centuries to ancient Thailand, where it emerged as a practical fighting system used by warriors on the battlefield. Combining hand-to-hand combat techniques with elements of traditional Thai martial arts, Muay Thai evolved into a comprehensive system of self-defense and unarmed combat.

During the Ayutthaya Kingdom (1350-1767), Muay Thai gained popularity as a spectator sport, with matches held at festivals, temples, and royal courts. Fighters would wrap their hands in strips of hemp cloth, known as "kard chuek," and engage in bare-knuckle bouts that often lasted for hours, testing their endurance, skill, and determination.

In the modern era, Muay Thai underwent a period of standardization and formalization, with rules and regulations implemented to ensure the safety of the fighters and the integrity of the sport. The introduction of gloves, hand wraps, and other protective gear helped to reduce the risk of injury while preserving the essence of Muay Thai's striking techniques.

One of the key milestones in the history of Muay Thai was its internationalization and spread to other countries in the 20th century. Thai fighters began to compete in international kickboxing tournaments and events, showcasing the effectiveness of Muay Thai techniques on the global stage.

Today, Muay Thai is practiced and taught in countries around the world, with millions of practitioners honing their skills in gyms, training camps, and competitions. Its popularity as a combat sport and fitness activity has led to the development of specialized training programs and certification courses for enthusiasts of all levels.

Muay Thai training encompasses a wide range of techniques, including punches, kicks, knees, elbows, and clinch fighting, earning it the nickname "the art of eight limbs." Training also emphasizes physical conditioning, mental focus, and discipline, instilling values such as respect, humility, and perseverance in practitioners.

Our store offers a curated selection of instructional books on Muay Thai Kickboxing that cover a wide range of topics, including technique breakdowns, training drills, conditioning exercises, and fight strategy. Whether you are a seasoned fighter, a fitness enthusiast, or a beginner looking to learn the basics, our books provide valuable insights and practical guidance to help you excel in the dynamic and demanding world of Muay Thai.

Tatsujin Vol 8: How to Learn the Ultimate High Kick to Become Stronger: Direct Guidance from World-Famous High Kick Masters! Book & DVD

Tatsujin Vol 8: How to Learn the Ultimate High Kick to Become Stronger: Direct Guidance from World-Famous High Kick Masters! Book & DVD

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Thai Boxing: The Devastating Fighting art of Thailand Book by Samyon Tanjaworn

Thai Boxing: The Devastating Fighting art of Thailand Book by Samyon Tanjaworn

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Muay Thai Strongest Techniques Book (Preowned)

Muay Thai Strongest Techniques Book (Preowned)

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Kickboxing Training & Fighting Skills Book by Benny the Jet Urquidez

Kickboxing Training & Fighting Skills Book by Benny the Jet Urquidez

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Muay Thai Boran: Martial Art of Thailand Book by Marco de Cesaris

Muay Thai Boran: Martial Art of Thailand Book by Marco de Cesaris

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Muay Thai Unleashed: Learn Technique and Strategy from Thailand's Warrior Elite Book (Preowned)

Muay Thai Unleashed: Learn Technique and Strategy from Thailand's Warrior Elite Book (Preowned)

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Muay Thai Bible with Essential Points Book (Preowned)

Muay Thai Bible with Essential Points Book (Preowned)

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Jeet Kune Do Kickboxing Book by Chris Kent & Tim Tackett - Budovideos Inc

Jeet Kune Do Kickboxing Book by Chris Kent & Tim Tackett (Updated Edition) (Preowned)

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Essential Guide to the Art of Muay Thai Book by Tony Moore (Preowned) - Budovideos Inc

Essential Guide to the Art of Muay Thai Book by Tony Moore (Preowned)

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A Life of Fighting Book by Benny the Jet Urquidez (Preowned).

A Life of Fighting Book by Benny the Jet Urquidez (Preowned).

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Karate Dynamics: The Ukidokan System Book by Benny the Jet Urquidez (Preowned) - Budovideos Inc

Karate Dynamics: The Ukidokan System Book by Benny the Jet Urquidez (Preowned)

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King of the Ring: How to Use Your Gym Equipment and Other Tricks of the Trade Book by Benny the Jet Urquidez (Preowned) - Budovideos Inc

King of the Ring: How to Use Your Gym Equipment and Other Tricks of the Trade Book by Benny the Jet Urquidez (Preowned)

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Practical Kick-Boxing: Strategy in Training & Technique Book by Benny the Jet Urquidez - Budovideos Inc

Practical Kick-Boxing: Strategy in Training & Technique Book by Benny the Jet Urquidez (Preowned)

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Jeet Kune Do Kickboxing Book by Chris Kent & Tim Tackett (Preowned)

Jeet Kune Do Kickboxing Book by Chris Kent & Tim Tackett (Preowned)

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Muay Thai: Getting the Strongest Moves Book by Noboru Mochizuki - Budovideos

Muay Thai: Getting the Strongest Moves Book by Noboru Mochizuki

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Mae Mai Muay Thai by Marco De Cesaris (E-book) - Budovideos Inc

Mae Mai Muay Thai by Marco De Cesaris (E-book)

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