What is not allowed in Muay Thai?
“STRAIGHT 12-6” Dropping or Spiking Downward Elbows (Where the fist is ABOVE the Elbow on Impact) are Illegal and NOT ALLOWED! No strikes are allowed to the Groin, Knees or Spine.
Do you wear anything under Muay Thai shorts?
Wear compression underwear!
Under your thai shorts if you’re male and compression shorts if you’re female. Thai shorts generally have bigger leg openings so the wearer can kick more comfortably. … Also, as a side note to dudes, everyone can see your junk through your sweaty shorts if you don’t wear at least boxer briefs.
Should I shave my legs for Muay Thai?
Yes, leg shaving (or nairing/waxing) is popular among male and female Nak Muays. Some say it is to prevent hair stubble from grating against a sparring partner’s skin, causing a rash. Others say hair-free skin is easier to bandage in case of cuts or wounds. Expect lots of conditioning.
What should I wear for first time Muay Thai?
If you are attending a class for the first-time dress comfortably. There is no need to splurge on clothing while you are just in the learning stages. Dress as if you were going to the gym in either shorts, comfortable pants, and a t-shirt. Muay Thai is an intense workout and you are sure to burn a lot of calories.
What does it say on the front of Muay Thai shorts?
The Lumpinee Muay Thai shorts are designed and cut to suit contact sports including Muay Thai and Kickboxing. The design on the front of the shorts is in Thai language and actually says ‘Muay Thai’.
Should fighters shave their legs?
Many MMA fighters will shave their whole bodies to prevent the pain of body hair being pulled during the fight but also to give their opponents less grip. The least amount of friction a grappler has the better it is for their opponent to slip out and prevent being submitted.
Can you have long hair in Muay Thai?
MMA fighters can have long hair to fight in most competitions, including the UFC. … Most fighters choose to boxer braid long hair so that it doesn’t get in their face during the fight. See also Kenpo Karate Vs: Kung Fu, Muay Thai, & Sumo (Compared!)