Quick Answer: When did Muay Thai come to the US?

Did Muay Thai come from China?

The origin of Muay Thai, as a fighting style, is thought to have developed for centuries as tribes migrated south from the steppes of China through Vietnam, Laos, Burma, and Cambodia.

How did Muay Thai originate?

Muay Thai, translated into English as Thai Boxing, is the national sport of Thailand and is a martial art with origins in the ancient battlefield tactics of the Siamese (or Thai) army. It evolved from Krabi Krabong, literally long and short weapons, the weapons tactics of the Thai army.

What is Moi ti?

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How did Muay Thai come to Brazil?

A Taekwondo black belt named Nelio Naja is credited with bringing this art to Brazil. Nelio learned Muay Thai during a trip to Thailand and took to it quickly. At the time, Taekwondo did not have the Olympic point-sparring aspect influencing it and was a much harder art which included leg kicks and elbow strikes.

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