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  1. marasi221 is offline

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    10/08/2004 3:35pm


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    Which Muay Thai school would you recommend from these two...

    http://www.muaythaiacademy.net/main.htm
    And...
    http://www.rexmuaythai.com

    They both seem good and it looks like the first place has better equipment and real experienced instructors, but the thing about going whenever you want with no scheduled classes in the 2nd place sounds real good. Which would you recommend?
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    Posted On:
    10/08/2004 3:43pm


     Style: muaythai

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    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    And for people who go to Muay Thai already... do you think 1 hour 3 times a week is enough? Do you train in classes? That is the only thing I see that makes me want to go to the second place, I think people can train much better on their own without a group and specific times, but I haven't ever gone so I wouldn't know.
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    Posted On:
    10/08/2004 3:44pm

    Join us... or die
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    Go to the closest one, you'll be more motivated to go.
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    10/08/2004 3:45pm


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    Joe Higashi says:
    "Both schools look good and legitimate. Ask for a trial lesson from each school then make your decision from there!"
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    10/08/2004 3:49pm


     Style: Em Tee/JewDough/BeeJayJay

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    The one I go to offers 1 hour a day from Mon-Fri and Saturday is open gym day. I usually try to come early to do some extra training or stay another half hour after class. Find out if your gyms allow that.

    Joe Higashi says:
    "Train hard and goodluck!"
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    Posted On:
    10/08/2004 4:09pm


     Style: muaythai

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    There isn't a huge difference of driving from where I am to either of them, so that isn't such a big deal. Whichever I go to I know I will go no matter how far it is and how much traffic there is or whatever.

    Originally posted by Jo Vale Tudo
    The one I go to offers 1 hour a day from Mon-Fri and Saturday is open gym day. I usually try to come early to do some extra training or stay another half hour after class. Find out if your gyms allow that.

    Joe Higashi says:
    "Train hard and goodluck!"
    I didn't call to ask but the first gym is probably like you described. The thing is, the second gym is always open and you can go whenever. I would easily have gone 2-3 hours about 3 or 4 times a week, but the first gym looks like it has really good instructors (so does the 2nd one but it just has one) so that's really the only thing that bothers me. I know I'd do better in a place where my progress depended on how fast I went instead of going to scheduled classes and stuff but the first place seems better for everything besides that.
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    Posted On:
    10/08/2004 4:11pm


     Style: Em Tee/JewDough/BeeJayJay

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    Hmmm. I'd say go with the first one then. :)
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    Posted On:
    10/08/2004 5:18pm


     Style: Iron Chef

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    Do the instructors seem like good fighters or like they just know their stuff? Or both? How are the students at each school? How does their sparring look? What kind of equipment do they have that you personally lack?(of course the least important of the questions, but possibly the clincher)
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    Posted On:
    10/08/2004 6:10pm


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    If you wanna fight Muay Thai, you should be training 6 days a week. I haven't looked at the sites yet though. I can only say check them both out, and go with what you think you wanna do. With Muay Thai, it's your body you putting out there.
    Last edited by serious harm; 10/08/2004 6:16pm at .
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    Posted On:
    10/08/2004 8:58pm


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    Well I don't know about the first gym but the second instructor sounds real good and it said he has a 130 win 20 loss record or so.
    I went to the second place and it seemed like a good place. I went right when it opened and there was one guy training with the bags and he looked experienced and I think I'm just gona not bother to visit the first one.
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