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From Thai perspective: Muay Thai Part 4

Muaythai Journal has made an exellent work on their video documentation series as throughout the series their cover more in-depth topics such as gambling, children fighting, social mobility, the history of muaythai, and where muaythai is heading.

Because we think these videos are really worth watching, we want to share the rest of the videos available on Youtube.

On the video above Muaythai Journal visited Sitmonchai Gym in Kanchanaburi, Thailand and has an interview of Mr. Thaneth Jitjaiyen.

Sitmonchai Muay Thai Gym has been around for around 30 years, but has only recently started training foreigners.

The gym is located at at the address22/2 M. 5, Sangchuto Rd. Thamaka , Kanchanaburi 71120.


On this video Muaythai Journal visited Petchyindee Academy in Bangkok, Thailand and has an interview of Mr. Thanapat Jubrum.

The video above highlights the feelings of the next generation of Muay Thai in Thailand.

The video has an interview of a 14-years old Peteng Kiatphontip who's real name is Pornpituk Kumgrai, and fast-rising 17-years old muaythai fighter Yodkhunpon Sitmonchai who's real name is Anon Giagana.

The video is taken from Kiatphontip Gym and Sitmonchai Gym.

On this video Muaythai Journal continues the excellent work on their video documentation series, this time by interview with Petchissan Seatransdiscovery (Chokanan Tumsing) from Sangmorakot Gym.

This 18-year old fighter tells about his motivations to fight and train Muay Thai, his dreams about the future and his life at Sangmorakot Gym at Bangkok. Petchissan comes from Chaiyapoom, north-eastern Thailand (Isan).

With Muay Thai, he gets his daily livelihood, enough money for the school and is also capable of supporting his family. The other way round, his parents are his nearest supporters whenever needed.

Like many other young Muay Thai fighters, he dreams about being World champion. So far, he has been training at the Sangmorakot Gym for 3-4 years.

Comments (2)

  1. Stacie:
    May 31, 2013 at 12:32 PM

    A fascinating discussion is definitely worth comment.

    There's no doubt that that you ought to write more about this subject matter, it might not be a taboo subject but generally people don't talk about these issues.
    To the next! Kind regards!!

    May 31, 2013 at 03:44 PM

    All thanks of these videos goes to Muaythai Journal!

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