What is said at the end of a Muay Thai class?
The traditional gesture used to show respect in Thailand is called the “Wai”. It consists of a slight bowing of the head, with the hands pressed together in a prayer-like fashion in front of the face. The higher the hands in relation to the face, and the lower the bow, the more respect is being given.
What does TEEP mean in Thai?
Teep or Tiip: A signature Muay Thai kick that resembles a foot jab or pushing type of kick. Tiips can be used for creating distance but has also been known to knock opponents out.
What do you call the instructor in Muay Thai?
In the Muay Thai world, instructors are called Kru and Arjan. (also ajaan, ajarn, acharn, and achaan). These words do not by any means mean “Master.” Quite simply, they both mean “teacher.” They do not differ from society to the gym.
What does NAK mean?
|NAK||Nampula, Mozambique (Airport Code)|
|NAK||Nu Alpha Kappa (Latino fraternity)|
What is the meaning of muay?
muaynoun. The act of Muay Thai boxing. Two fighters trying to defeat each other in a match, usually in a ring with a referee and Muay Thai specific rules. Etymology: From Thai มวย
What is a Muay Thai master called?
In Thai, the literal meaning of Kru is teacher or instructor. A Muay Thai Kru is a Master of Muay Thai who teaches new generations authentic Muay Thai traditions and techniques.