Team Quest Thailand Training Schedule:
Mixed Martial Arts (MMA)
Thailand MMA has exploded over the last 3 years. With the global interest increasing daily for the sport of MMA, Team Quest Thailand felt it was our obligation to help spread the sport of MMA around the world. MMA is a combat sport that focuses on all area’s of a fight. Athletes learn techniques to fight in all area’s including striking while standing and various positions on the ground. It is a combination of all martial arts. Popular Martial arts that are utilized include Muay Thai, jiu jitsu, wrestling, and judo.
Muay Thai, also known as the “Science of 8 Limbs,” is Thailand’s national sport. Muay Thai is a striking art that focuses on using 8 different parts of the body to attack. Attacks include, right and left kicks, right and left knee’s, right and left punches, and right and left elbows. Thus Muay Thai has 8 points of contact versus other striking sports such as boxing that only has 2 points of contact (right and left punches). Muay Thai is the most notable stand up striking style for the sport of MMA.
Submission Wrestling (Grappling)
Submission wrestling is a sport that has evolved recently from sports such as Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Wrestling. This sport focuses on clinch work, takedowns, and fighting on the ground. Athletes try to gain an advantageous position while also attempting to submit (make their opponent give up) their opponent. Submissions include joint locks and chokes. Submission Wrestling has been popularized recently with the growth of the sport of MMA.