Gymnation Block

Exercise Type: Cardio and Strength

Gymnation Block

Duration: 30 - 60 Mins

Gymnation Block
Approx Calorie Burn: 600+
Gymnation Block

Fitness Level: All Levels Welcome


Welcome to Muay Thai Muppets at GymNation

Muay Thai Muppets are UAE'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. 
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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 exercises 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. 
Muay Thai class hosted by Jason

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. 



Jason - Muay Thai coach

Muay Thai FAQ's

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Can I join a class if I am a beginner?

Everyone, including pure beginners, is welcome at Muay Thai Muppets. The training covers basic Muay Thai movements and arts, teaching punches, kicks, elbows, and knees. It includes warm-ups, techniques, kick pads, fitness exercises, and stretching, with multiple rounds of 3-5 minute periods.
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Will I burn fat and tone up by training Muay Thai or Kickboxing?

Training in Muay Thai or Kickboxing at Muaythai Muppets offers numerous benefits, including body toning and cardiovascular improvement. Each class can burn over 900 calories, aiding in fat loss, waistline trimming, and teaching self-defense skills.
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What kit and equipment do I need to bring?

For initial classes at Muay Thai Muppets, just bring standard training attire. While wrist wraps and gloves are provided, it's advisable to buy personal gloves and wraps for hygiene reasons, available at GymNation.
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How much does it cost?

Group Classes at Muay Thai Muppets start from AED75 per session or AED599 p/m for unlimited access. One-on-One classes with Jay begin from AED300 per hour.
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What is sparring and will I have to spar?

Sparring is a controlled, light to medium contact exercise allowing fighters to practice learned techniques competitively. It's a method to train specific tactics and strategies, and while it's a natural step before actual competition, it's also an effective stress reliever.
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Is Muay Thai ok for girls?

Muay Thai is excellent for self-defense, especially for women. Many choose it for personal safety and security, as it teaches how to use the entire body as a weapon and skillfully evade an attacker.
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What are Muay Thai fighters called?

A practitioner of Muay Thai is called a Nak Muay. In Thailand, Western practitioners are sometimes referred to as Nak Muay Farang, which translates to "foreign boxer".
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