About our Muay Thai classes


Muay Thai is a combat sport originating from Thailand, it uses various stand-up striking along with various clinching techniques. Unlike Boxing, Muay Thai implements several striking options listed below. Known as the “Art of eight limbs” Muay Thai strikes use fists, elbows, knees and shins.

Advanced Muay Thai techniques include

  • Push Kicks (Teeps)
  • Spinning Back Fists
  • Half-Shin, Half-Knee Kick
  • Flying Knee
  • Spinning Back Elbow

At Rough Diamonds MMA we structure our Muay Thai classes around developing your striking game. Incorporating Muay Thai into your general MMA practice, you will have a significant advantage over your opponents in combat. REMEMBER… EVERY FIGHT STARTS ON THE FEET!

Simon Forrest & James Beard
Simon Forrest & James BeardMuay Thai Coaches