Wat is Kru Phil’s legacy; a result of his countless years of training and immersion in Thai culture.  His goal is to provide authentic, traditional Muay Thai training in a tranquil and clean environment. Wat’s distressed wood flooring, accented by warm, exposed brick and embellished with an assortment of Thai treasures, creates a sense of serenity amidst the rigors of intense training. Wat is a temple for both mind and body; an urban oasis in the heart of Manhattan.

Training Floor

There are 3 traditional Thai “banana” bags and 2 American heavy bags

  • Treadmill
  • Light Freeweights
  • Swiss Balls
  • Weighted Hula Hoops
  • Weighted Bars
  • Pullup Bar
  • Thai Pads and Belly Protectors
  • Speed Bag Platform

Locker Rooms

Men’s Locker:
5 showers
44 lockers

Women’s Locker:
3 Showers
21 Lockers

Massage Room

Our private massage room allows you to relax and rejuvenate, following an intense workout.

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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