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#236487 - 03/05/06 01:54 PM Muay Thai Problem...
newm Offline
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I have trained jujitsu for a while now, but i just cant stop thinking about starting muay thai. I live in Bergen/Norway, and there are no muay thai clubs here. Muay thai is something i really want to train, and still continue training jujitsu. What should i do?

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#236488 - 03/05/06 02:39 PM Re: Muay Thai Problem... [Re: newm]
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First off, why do you want to train in MT? IS it cause you saw ong bak and thought 'oh, thats cool, I'll give it a go'?
Or is there some particular reason for it?

Anyway, on your question, either find an MT class that doesnt clash with your ju-jitsu class or choose between the two. Easy (or not)
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#236489 - 03/06/06 04:16 AM Re: Muay Thai Problem... [Re: Dauragon c mikado]
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I think that Thailand is an interesting country, and i would like to learn more about it. Thats one of the reasons i would like to learn there martial art. And by the way, i have not seen Ong bak or whatever you call it. Thanks anyway...

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#236490 - 03/06/06 06:36 AM Re: Muay Thai Problem... [Re: newm]
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The martial art of MT has many similarities with other striking arts. If you are more interested in the fighting side of things than the cultural aspects, then I would consider finding a kickboxing/ karate/ TKD club, there's bound to be one of them. There are ofcourse differences between MT and other styles, but you will understand MT far better once you have learned a striking art to a good level.

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#236491 - 03/06/06 12:38 PM Re: Muay Thai Problem... [Re: newm]
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newm -

You may want to search for MMA gyms in Norway. Many of then use MT as the striking portion of their training. Some JKD schools do as well.
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