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Equipment Guide for Committed Practitioners

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Equipment Guide for Committed Practitioners

This guide assumes you're committed to learning and enjoying Muay Thai and seek advice on what gear you need to get the most out of all your training, along with what equipment you'll need to mitigate and treat injuries.   It's worth noting that Muay Thai isn't a cheap sport to enjoy. This point isn't just about money as while gear can be expensive, it usually lasts many years. It also considers the cost on your body from injuries and strain, and how that impacts your everyday life. Nonetheless, investment in your time, efforts and the best gear can ensure...

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Equipment Guide For Beginners & Casuals

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Equipment Guide For Beginners & Casuals

This article provides guidance based on the assumption that you're either new to Muay Thai and aren't yet sure whether its the sport for you OR you enjoy training Muay Thai but only do so infrequently, with a focus on the fitness aspects without engaging too heavily in sparring (referred to as 'casuals' hereafter).   Most gyms will have some equipment for you to use, however, as it's communal, it typically comes with a particular scent and various signs of age. Furthermore, if its a busy gym, there's no guarantee of enough equipment to go around. As such, it's worth...

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