News

Team Wat member Mina Kao was featured in the New York Times article “Muay Thai Bride”. It documents her love story as well as touches on her dedication to the sport she loves. Any guy that can deal with his […]

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Sparring for dollars Special thanks to all who came out and supported the Sparring for Dollars Event last Saturday.  Students were able to raise funds to assist them in covering fees associated with WKA’s. Cody Mahone holds the new record […]

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Women’s Fitness Magazine, March 2014, By Shelley Levitt Four years ago Laurie Hyacinthe was looking for a way to blow off steam from the pressures of her dental residency when she took her first class at the Wat, a gym […]

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UFC Welter Weight Champion Georges St. Pierre, UFC Light Weight Champion Frankie Edgar and Coach Kru Phil Nurse catching up day of training.

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Training Bags

Banana bags are named after their shape. They are longer and slimmer than the typical American boxing heavy bags.  The banana bag’s shape allows users to practice high, body, and especially low kicks accurately.

American heavy bags are wider and more stout than their thai counterparts. This allows a focus on boxing combinations as well as body and high kicks.  The added mass helps to build power in strikes.

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