In kickboxing, gloves protect your fingers, headgear shields your face, and mouth guards stop you from saying anything nice to your opponent. Gear up with this Groupon.
Choose Between Two Options
- $37 for one month of unlimited muay thai kickboxing and Filipino-style stick-fighting classes (a $75 value)
- $69 for two months of unlimited muay thai kickboxing and Filipino-style stick-fighting classes (a $150 value)
North Shore Muay Thai Academy
North Shore founder Marc Meltzer grew up training in many martial-arts practices, but by the early 1990s, he became singularly devoted to muay thai. He fought in one of the first public muay thai matches in the Massachusetts area, and went on to study with champion fighters and teachers of various muay thai techniques.
Today, at his own academy, Marc specializes in two different martial arts: muay thai and thai sword fighting. His competitive muay thai sequence helps students rise through the ranks, beginning with a mandatory introductory class, and progressing with conditioning, midlevel striking with pads, and advanced sparring classes. The thai sword fighting courses are rooted in self-defense practices, as with kali, close-quarters combat techniques that teach students how to use their environment to fend off attackers. Krabi-kabong primarily uses swords and staffs, and muay boran is an ancient practice that focuses on empty-hand striking, kicks, holds, and throws.