Muay Thai

Queen Mary, University Of London (QMUL)




 Muay Thai is known as 'the art of eight limbs' utilising kicks, knees, elbows and punches. The art also makes use of the clinch to throw opponents and deliver short punches, elbows and knees.Here at QM Muay Thai we organise training several times a week for those interested in training and fighting. We employ professionalcoaches to come in and cater to our members’ training needs: everything from fitness to fight technique. While it is an individual sport we trainas a team, and socialise as a team, and we’re always excited to take on new members. We coach members at various different levels sobeginners are encouraged to take part and try out new sports. Muay Thai is growing massively in the UK and we were thrilled to see it officiated as an Olympic sport in 2016.Whether you want to get in shape or start fighting, come along! Anyone from complete beginners to more experienced individuals are morethan welcome!We participate in inter-university competitions against KCL, UCL, Imperial and nationally. Whether you want to train to fight competitively or simply train and get fit, we are happy to accommodate any and everyone who’s enthusiastic about Muay Thai.It's a one off annual membership fee of £50, or a termly membership of £25, all of which will be reinvested towards new equipment, fightnights and socials.We hope to see you there!Muay Thai - The Most Complete Form of Stand Up Fighting. TrainingAll training sessions are run in the QMOTION building. (to be updated soon so keep an eye out on our instagram/facebook)Tuesday : 3.30-5.00pm (Mind and Body Studio)Thursday: 3.30-5.00pm (Mind and Body Studio)Friday: 4.00-5.30pm (Get active studio)Saturday: 7.30-9pm (Sports Hall)Taster session: The taster session will take place somewhere in the week after the welcome week fair. Date will be announced at the welcome week fair.Equipment: Gloves, Shinguards provided by the Gym. Loose clothes for training. No need for sports shoes (training is bare feet on mats). Hand wraps are recommended!Competitions KCL Fight Night, UCL Fight Night, and other University Fight NightsRecreational Muay Thai QMSU also offers Get Active Muay Thai sessions for just £2.50 per session and open to all abilities. It's a fun, social, turn up and play programme, visit the Get Active site for more information.How to get Involved Like the Facebook page and get in contact with the club committee members. Attend the taster session - this first session is free! Purchase your subs - at the Hub (Mile End), BLSA reception (Whitechapel) or online. Enjoy! Take part in the sessions, and compete in the matches.Personal FitnessQMSU offers a gym on the Mile End campus, Qmotion, as well as a sister-gym in Charterhouse Square, Fitness to Practice, both with competitive student membership rates. This is ideal for students who want to purchase a gym membership - which is separate from a Club Sport subs - to improve and maintain peak physical fitness.With every gym membership, you get a free 60 minute one-to-one session with trained instructors which includes: A personalised gym programme tailored to your own fitness goals; A full demonstration of exercise and techniques, and guidance on resistance machines; Information and advice on nutrition; A 60 minute review session every 6-8 weeks to re-evaluate and re-customise a new programme to avoid plateaus.Contact DetailsPresident - Maxine Lam( - Devan Mair(