Muay Thai Muppets
Muay Thai and KickBoxing
Muay Thai Muppets are Dubai's leading provider of Muay Thai coaching to all levels of ability, beginner to advanced, providing both group and one-on-one Muay Thai and Kickboxing coaching exclusively at GymNation.
Muay Thai is the “Art of Eight Limbs” because it makes use of punches, kicks, elbows and knee strikes, thus using eight “points of contact”, as opposed to “two points” (fists) in boxing and “four points” (hands and feet) used in other more regulated martial arts sports, such as kickboxing, boxing, and savate.
Jason Woodham - Head Coach
Muay Thai Muppets head coach, Jay Woodham, was a professional Muaythai fighter since the year 2000 with more than 80 fights under his belt. Known as "The Handsome Hero", he lived and trained 3 years in Thailand and fought all over the world before moving on to become a full-time Muaythai coach and Fitness instructor.
Beginners Muay Thai Program
Jay will teach you the basic movements of the Art of Muay Thai before expanding to new skills and techniques. He will show you how to punch, kick, elbow and knee, how to keep your balance, increase your speed and power. The teaching includes warm-up, techniques, kick pads, fitness exercices and stretching. The training includes many rounds, 3-5 minute periods broken up by a short rest, often 1–2 minutes, of these various methods of practice.
Advanced / Fighters Muay Thai Program
Jay will train you and prepare you for your Muay Thai fights, conditioning, techniques, clinching, sparring. You will learn heplful techniques, get more confident sparring. Like most competitive full contact fighting sports, Muay Thai has a heavy focus on body conditioning. Muay Thai is specifically designed to promote the level of fitness and toughness required for ring competition.
Frequently Asked Questions
Can i join a class if i am a beginner?
At Muay Thai Muppets everyone is welcome, from the pure beginner through to the advanced fighters. You will be taught the basic movements and Art of Muay Thai before expanding to new skills and techniques. We will show you how to punch, kick, elbow and knee, how to keep your balance, increase your speed and power. The teaching includes warm-up, techniques, kick pads, fitness exercices and stretching. The training includes many rounds, 3-5 minute periods broken up by a short rest, often 1–2 minutes, of these various methods of practice.
Will I burn fat and tone up by training Muay Thai or Kickboxing?
The benefits of Muaythai and kickboxing are tenfold. Our Muaythai Muppet classes with helping you tone your body, increase your cardiovascular system, whilst also massively trimming down your waistline and losing unwanted body fat. In each Muay Thai Muppets class you do will burn upwards of 900 calories whilst learning new self defence skills and the art of Muaythai and Kickboxing.
What kit and equipment do I need to bring?
For your first few classes all you will need is your normal training kit (shorts, t-shirt, trainers, etc.). We can provide you with wrist wraps and gloves to wear but once you progress we highly recommend that you purchase your own gloves and wraps (it's much more hygienic!...and you can purchase these at GymNation)
How much does it cost?
You can book Group Classes (beginner or advanced) starting from AED50 per session. One on One classes can be scheduled directly with Jay for rates starting from AED300 per hour.
What is sparring and will I have to spar?
Sparring is often a light to medium contact exercise in a controlled environment which allows fighters to practice the techniques they have learnt in a competitive environment. Specific tactics and strategies can be trained with sparring including in close fighting, clinching and kneeing only, cutting off the ring, or using reach and distance to keep an aggressive fighter away. Sparring is a great way to put into practice everything you have learnt and is the natural progression prior to actually competing for real....Not to mention a great way to burn away any unwanted stress!
Testimonials on Muay Thai Muppets
Jason has taught me the literal meaning of go hard or go home!! He is a fantastic teacher and coach with a unique style. He will push you when you're being lazy, explain things when you don't understand and motivate you when you need motivating. I always feel privileged to train with Jason because he is one of the very best trainers in Dubai and as a total beginner to Muay Thai with no experience in any martial arts I can't believe the progress that I have made in 7 months.
I moved to Dubai two months ago and have been training with Jay from day one. Jay was recommended to me by a high profile Muay Thai trainer in Thailand when I mentioned that I would be moving to Dubai and was looking for a trainer. I find Jay to be an excellent all round coach, whether you are after authentic Muay Thai, Strength and Conditioning, Cardio, or Nutrition advice, he has a sound knowledge of the lot.
I have been wanting to learn Muay Thai for close to decade now but never got around to it. Within a month, despite sore muscles and several painful sessions with Jason, I look at the videos that Jason has taken and I can see just how far I have come. The first thing I realized when working out Jason is that he is one of those few people who genuinely care. He wants you to learn, to do well and pick up the art of Muay Thai. He gives every session his best and sweats as much as I do during every session.
Training with Jason has been amazing. Jason is a very intuitive and skilled coach. Having the ability to teach and correct technique. He is very precise with great attention to all aspects of the art. His knowledge of the mechanics has been critical in my training. Jason has an advantage over many instructors. He has the ability not only to be a great fighter, but a great instructor as well, which is a rare combination.
This is the third month I have been training with Jay, he has improved my balance and speed, worked on my range and footwork making me a better all round fighter. I still look forward to my session every week it's not easy but the results make it worthwhile . What ever skill level you are give Jay Woodham a go, you will not be disappointed!
No frills, no froo froo, just pure blood sweat and tears. After 3 months of training with Jason, I went from being a Muay Thai fan to a Muay Thai contender in a ring (ok, almost). He pushed me to limits I never knew existed within me and believed in my strength and ability even when I was ready to just throw the towel in and say "I'm OK watching from the sideline".
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