20 Best Muay Thai Gyms (Camps) in The World (2020)

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Sometimes it can be hard to find a good Muay Thai gym (camp). There are many different schools that deffer in techniques, training, and instructor’s approach to students. Regardless, all Muay Thai schools learn ‘art of eight limbs’, and in this article we will show you 20 best Muay Thai gyms (camps) in the world so you can hone your skills in all limbs.

Punch it GymThailand
Phuket Top TeamThailand
Patong Boxing GymThailand
Tiger Muay ThaiThailand
Golden Glory PattayaThailand
The ArenaUSA
Heritage Muay ThaiUSA
Krudar Muay ThaiUSA
American Top TeamUSA
OC Muay ThaiUSA
Stay Fly Muay ThaiUSA
Austin Kickboxing AcademyUSA
Church Street BoxingUSA
South Beach BoxingUSA
Knockout ZoneUSA
Fight FitUSA
Mike’s GymNetherlands
Art of EightAustralia

Below we will show you some of the best Muay Thai gyms (camps) in the world, you can find average Muay Thai gym costs on this link, but the prices definitely change regardless of the location and quality of the gym.

20 Best Muay Thai Gyms (Camps) in the World

1. Punch it Gym – Muay Thai Gym in Thailand

There is certainly no shortage of Muaythai gyms in Thailand. Especially in the larger cities, but Punch it Gym on Koh Samui is by no means just any gym in Thailand. Even though there are around 40 Muay Thai gyms on the island alone. So let us tell you what sets this Muay Thai apart from others.

Punch it Gym owner Markus Muster is not only great martial artist, but he’s also professional with marketing and design. So he had a vision that he turned into a great business that he turned into one of the best Muay Thai gyms in Thailand. The difference that this gym offers is cleanliness, varied exercises in an adapted training level, and good equipment.

2. Phuket Top Team – Muay Thai Gym in Thailand

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Phuket Top Team is one of the best MMA facilities in Thailand. They have excellent personalized training and a team atmosphere, and they don’t accept more than 100 students in 5 different classes every day. Also, they have amazing facilities.

Other then Muay Thai, they build fighters in Submission Wrestling, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Freestyle Wrestling, Western Boxing, Muay Thai, K-1 striking, and of course the MMA class.

Phuket Top Team was voted in the top 6 MMA gyms in all of Asia and subsequently also voted the best MMA gym in Thailand.

3. Patong Boxing Gym – Muay Thai Gym in Thailand

Patong Boxing Gym has come a long way and has expanded quite a bit. They have dozens of rooms for students, as well as a great look at the ocean.

Patong Boxing Gym is very welcoming to beginners and the training is structured in a way that’s slightly different from most of the other Muay Thai camps.

Instead of having everyone show up at the same time for training, you basically book an appointment with the trainer ahead of time and you get a 1-hour time slot allocated to you where you will get up to 5 rounds on the pads plus some additional instruction.

4. Banchamek – Muay Thai Gym in Thailand

Banchamek gym has two main purposes, classes to train and send fighters to National and World competitions, and open training classes for people who are interested in Martial Arts.

First they had only Muay Thai classes, but they added Brazillian Jiu-Jitsu as well.

5. Tiger Muay Thai – Muay Thai Gym in Thailand

Tiger Muay Thai Training Camp is one of the biggest and most recognized Muay Thai, MMA & Fitness Training Camp and Destination Gym.

They have students that come all around the world, they accept all levels of fitness and fight experience, are featured on documentaries, travel shows, and throughout a variety of mass media outlets.

They also have some amazing instructors, such as George Hickman (3x Wrestling State Champion and a four-time finalist in the USA), Stuart Cooper (black belt in BJJ, and training for more than 10 years), and many other experienced trainers.

6. Golden Glory Pattaya – Muay Thai Gym in Thailand

Golden Glory Pattaya has gyms all around the world, but the camp located near Jomtien Beach, Thailand, is just amazing.

In that Muay Thai camp they have two large boxing rings, punching bags, an area for skipping, stretching, shadow boxing, and men’s and women’s locker rooms.

They train students from beginners to professionals and have trained some of the best MMA fighters in the world, like Semmy Schilt, Alistair Overeem, Gokhan Saki, Stefan Leko, Marloes Coenen, Olaf Einemo, Siyar Bahadurzada, Chalid Arrab, Robin van Roosmalen, Sergey Kharitonov, Nieky Holzken, Sergey Kharitonov, Davir Kiria, Marat Grigorian and many more.

7. The Arena – Muay Thai Gym in the USA

The Arena is one of the largest MMA gyms in North America. They have all sorts of classes, that include Boxing, Jiu-Jitsu, Judo, Kickboxing, Muay Thai, Wrestling, and many, many more.

They have top-class facilities, with all sorts of training equipment, clean and large, with excellent trainers.

8. Heritage Muay Thai – Muay Thai Gym in the USA

Heritage Muay Thai is one of the most accomplished Muay Thai training centers in the USA. They offer some of the best Muay Thai, Kickboxing, and Boxing experience in a clean, and safe atmosphere. They have training classes for all student levels.

They also cater to professional athletes and competitors. Heritage Muay Thai is home to 6 USA Muay Thai Team Athletes, and World Champions that have competed all around the world.

Their owner is Michael Chase Corley, and he is also the President of the United States Muaythai Federation! He fought on the highest platforms of Muaythai with over 30 professional fights spanning over eight countries.

9. Krudar Muay Thai – Muay Thai Gym in the USA

Krudar Muay Thai has a supportive community ready to conquer goals together with ambition, and contagious energy.

Krudar is also a very experienced gym and home to several world champions and pro athletes. Their instructors and coaches have real-world ring experience.

They offer Muay Thai classes for all levels, for adults and kids. Krudar has been voted as #1 Martial Arts Gym for kids in 2019, and the best Martial Arts Gym of Toronto in 2017.

10. American Top Team – Muay Thai Gym in the USA

American Top Team is one of the best MMA camps in the whole USA (even UFC commentator Joe Rogan agrees).

They have huge Martial Arts facilities with classes for adults, teens, and kids. They are not only Muay Thai gym, but they also offer classes in MMA, BJJ, and fitness training.

Also, American Top Team has an amazing Virtual Tour where you can check out one of their camps.

11. OC Muay Thai – Muay Thai Gym in the USA

OC Muay Thai has a mission to help people empower their lives, gain back confidence, improve the overall quality of life, and change their health.

They try to fulfill their mission by providing the best training, information, products, and services possible in the three pillars of fitness, nutrition, and accountability.

12. Algeo – Muay Thai Gym in the USA

Algeo offers a family environment and training in MMA, Muay Thai, and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. They offer a fun way to relieve stress, build lean muscle and learn effective techniques, and all of that while building confidence and getting in the best shape of your life!

Bill Algeo, professional Muay Thai, and mixed martial artist, runs Algeo Mixed martial arts gym. He is one of the top pros on the east coast and specializes in teaching beginners.

13. Stay Fly Muay Thai – Muay Thai Gym in the USA

Stay Fly Muay Thai gym offers training in Muay Thai, kickboxing, boxing, strength, and conditioning.

It’s a place to push yourself to be your best. A diverse student base including professional fighters, athletes, fitness enthusiasts, and beginners. All genders, shapes, sizes, ages, experience levels call Stay Fly home.

14. Austin Kickboxing Academy – Muay Thai Gym in the USA

Austin Kickboxing Academy is owned and operated by family. They want to provide fun, positive, and dynamic environments where students can grow, learn, and meet their competitive and fitness goals.

Randy Vera is the owner and Head Instructor with more than 25 years of experience in Muay Thai and Mixed Martial Arts. He has been teaching for over 15 years and also competes professionally in MMA and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Randy is a Gracie Humaitá Black Belt under Paulo “Coelho” Brandão.

Also, Tessa Simpson is the owner and General Manager and she started training in MMA when she was 17. Tessa is a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt and competes professionally in MMA. She is currently signed to Invicta Fighting Championships.

15. Church Street Boxing – Muay Thai Gym in the USA

Church Street Boxing is established in 1997 and is one of the largest fight clubs and boxing gym in New York City.

They are dedicated to creating a strong community that balances the elements of an authentic fighting gym and a welcoming environment. They have great instructors that offer intense training sessions and grueling workouts. There are courses for beginners as well, so they can learn simple proper form and technique from skilled trainers with professional and amateur experience. Advanced students have the opportunity to trade blows in closely supervised sparring sessions.

16. South Beach Boxing – Muay Thai Gym in the USA

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South Beach Boxing is the longest running gym in Miami Beach.

Even thou they are primarily boxing gym, they also offer classes in Kickboxing and Muay Thai. Other than that, they have open gym classes, sparring, and Anti-Bully classes for kids.

They are great at building conditioning, burning calories, building muscles and self-esteem, and all that while training in a fun way.

17. Knockout Zone – Muay Thai Gym in the USA

KO Zone is one of the most complete gyms in South Florida. They are located in the center of Miami, have world-class coaches, and train people of all skill levels from Law Enforcement, Swat Teams, & Pro-Fighters from around the world to beginners who just want to be in shape or learn some Martial Arts.

Since 2005 KO Zone has been one of the most accredited martial arts gyms specializing in MMA, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Muay Thai, Kickboxing, and Boxing.

They also offer members a full fitness facility with weights, Crossfit and Boot Camp Classes to help them meet all their conditioning needs under one roof.

18. Fight Fit – Muay Thai Gym in the USA

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Even thou Fight Fit is mostly boxing gym, they also offer classes in some other martial arts, such as Cardio Boxing, Muay Thai, Kickboxing, MMA, and others.

Their gym is 10,000 square feet and includes a professional boxing ring, MMA dedicated area, complete free weights area, 2 separate boxing class areas which include specialty bags plus more than 20 heavyweight bags.

All their group classes are taught by skilled trainers in different disciplines, ranging from cardio boxing and kickboxing to their very popular amateur boxing.

19. Mike’s Gym – Muay Thai Gym in the Netherlands

Mike’s Gym from the Netherlands is one of the best kickboxing gyms in the world, and was founded by Michael Passenier better known as “Big” Mike.

Some of the big names in kickboxing trained there, such as Joeri “The Shark” Mes, Melvin Manhoef, Badr Hari, Gokhan Saki, and many more.

Although Mike Passenier is the main man behind Mike’s gym, he has collected a team of professional trainers and staff that make sure the operation runs smoothly.

They offer all sorts of training, such as Kickboxing (kids and adults), BJJ, Muay Thain, Judo, all sorts of fitness and condition training, as well as personal training.

20. Art of Eight – Muay Thai Gym in Australia

Art of Eight is a family-friendly and professional martial arts gym based in Salisbury, Australia, and they are teaching the traditional martial art of Muay Thai.

They strive to bring their members the best possible experience and value for money by providing top-class trainers, new and modern facilities, and an excellent supportive team atmosphere.

Their Muay Thai gym has large padded training floor with a full-size training ring, 12 boxing bags as well as pads and fitness equipment required for training. Also, they have a fully equipped weights area for strength training to complement your Muay Thai skills.

Vladimir Vladisavljevic has been training in the art of kickboxing for over seven years, holds a Taekwondo black belt, and has a master's degree in sports and physical education. He's also a huge mixed martial arts fan. He's a big deal in Bulgaria as a mixed martial arts commentator, analyst, and podcaster.
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Vladimir Vladisavljevic has a master's degree in sports and physical education. He has been training in kickboxing for over seven years and holds a Taekwondo black belt. He's also a huge mixed martial arts fan. Vladimir is a big deal in Bulgaria as a mixed martial arts commentator, analyst, and podcaster. He was known as The Bulgarian Cowboy in the Western world. In addition, he has a YouTube channel where he talks about his love of esports, one of the fastest-growing fields in the world. Our testing and reviewing method.
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