Muay Thai also known as Thai Boxing is a combat sport in Thailand that has gained a big popularity throughout the world now. While it may seem like a modern sport, Muay Thai actually has a long history which can be traced as far back as the 18th century.
During these ancient battles there were boxing techniques in Thailand which were mainly practical for use in actual fighting warfare. This turned into a sport when these techniques were used when two opponents would fight in front of a group which then turned into an entertainment sport.
As time passed these small contests grew into becoming an integral part of local Thai festivals and celebrations like the ones held at temples. During peace times Muay served as a great means of exercise, self defense, recreation and personal advancement. Even now you can see that Muay Thai is practiced for fitness.
From Thai Folklore to large modern competitions, Muay Thai has stood the test of time and has proven itself to be an effective combat sport that is an impressive fighting skill but also a good as part of a physical training exercise.
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