Why are Muay Thai shorts so Colourful?

What is special about Muay Thai shorts?

Satin is commonly used for good quality Muay Thai shorts. They are light, comfortable and extremely durable. Despite the heavy mileage that your shorts will be getting in the gym, these tough sportswear seem indestructible. Other materials include nylon, cotton and polyester blends.

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’.

Why are Muay Thai shorts so colorful?

Muay Thai, we use an armband system so the color of your shorts is irrelevant. Though, yellow is often associated with royalty in Thai culture due to the late King’s affinity for the color. Aside from yellow, Nak Muays generally choose bright colored shorts to add an element of showmanship when in the ring.

Can you wear Muay Thai shorts in MMA?

The MMA board shorts are more commonplace at Muay Thai trainings and are getting more and more popular as MMA as a sport continue to rise in popularity. Muay Thai shorts is still the number one choice for training Muay Thai.

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What can you not do 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.

How should Muay Thai shorts fit?

Muay Thai shorts are typically designed to fit snug on the waist and baggy on the legs. If you are able to find a brand that fits, stick to the brand.

What do Muay Thai fighters wear under their 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.

Why do Muay Thai fighters wear bows?

These three bows can take on a different significance with each fighter, but in our gym, we think of them as paying respect to your teacher and gym, your family, and finally to your deity. The fighter then begins an elaborate dance-like ritual called the Ram Muay.