Poughkeepsie Muay Thai - Precision MMA in Lagrange, NY Offers the Highest Quality Muay Thai

Learn actual self-defense techniques with Precision MMA's Muay Thai program! Great for both sport competition and real self-defense, the program includes technical pad work, combined with live sparring to help fully prepare students.
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March 7, 2013 - PRLog -- When selecting a new martial art to train, there are a lot of factors and considerations that one must take into account.  The prospective student has to ask himself, “What exactly am I looking to gain from future training?”  The martial arts world is massive, and there are countless styles to choose from that have different strengths and weaknesses.  Generally, martial arts can be broken down into two subcategories, i.e., striking and grappling.  Striking arts primarily deal with how to strike with different parts of the body, while grappling arts focus on ground fighting, positioning, and submission holds.  Grappling arts are great for both sport competition and self-defense, but they leave the fighter vulnerable on the feet.  Striking arts are great for learning how to fight standing up and have a lot of the same benefits of grappling arts.  Combining both is really important to having overall success in self-defense scenarios and mixed martial arts competitions. Muay Thai, translated from Thai as “Thai Kickboxing,” is perhaps the most complete striking art in existence and is generally considered an excellent choice for those looking for a new style to train in for that reason.

Unfortunately, other than people who are already involved in the martial arts world, most prospective students are unaware of strengths and weaknesses of certain styles.  Many lump martial arts into a catch-all sort of category, without taking into account the quality of the instructor or the art itself.  For example, a person might decide that they are interested in training a striking art and choose a style of Karate or Kung Fu that has little to no contact without being aware that this will not prepare them for a real life violent encounter or a full contact fight in the ring.  In such a situation, their instructor and fellow stdents will certainly not tell them that that is the case and so they will believe, often for many years and even up to the point of achieving their black belt, that their style is effective for real combat.  This belief can be dangerous and perhaps event life-threatening should they ever need to use their art to defend themselves against assault.

Muay Thai, while a martial art, is also somewhat of a “life style.”  Once a student fully understands the technical aspects of the art, they will begin sparring to learn how to execute their techniques in “live” situations.  Many other styles of striking do not have live sparring, which means that many students of these other arts will not be well-prepared to deal with encounters on the street or in the cage.  These students then never learn how to defend themselves against a real strike or how to execute one against a target that’s fighting back and moving.  It is a simple matter of reaction time: if an object is not actually moving towards one so that it will actually hit them if they don’t move, then they will never actually learn to avoid it. Many martial arts neglect real sparring and instead simply have their students visualize an attack and make mid-air movements to counter it. While shadow boxing certainly has its place in Poughkeepsie Muay Thai, the Thai Kickboxer knows that to be proficient he must spar and risk being hit in order to learn how to defend himself.

Precision MMA has the best Muay Thai training in Poughkeepsie because the curriculum involves both sparring and pad work so that students can learn both the fundamentals of striking and also how to defend themselves and acquire the reaction time necessary to avoid strikes and strike back.  The Muay Thai instructor, Karl Nemeth, is actually an Amateur Poughkeepsie Muay Thai champion with several knockout victories to his credit.  Karl has learned Muay Thai from none other than the renowned Muay Thai world champion, Kaensak Sor Ploenjit and so the product he offers in his classes is one-hundred percent legit.  All students learn proper fundamentals and then graduate into the sparring program once they’re ready to step into the 16x16 foot ring that Precision MMA offers.

Whether you’re looking to get into shape, want to learn self defense, or are a fierce competitor, Precision MMA offers the highest quality Muay Thai instruction in Poughkeepsie.

If you’re looking to get the most out of your martial arts training, then make sure to stop in at Precision MMA at 1097 Route 55 in Lagrangeville, NY 12540 or give us a call at 845-392-8495.  Make sure to ask about our 30-day FREE trial!  Visit our website at http://www.poughkeepsiemuaythai.com!
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