There is a lot more to Muay Thai than punching and kicking. Sure, that might be the way many of these ancient styles are portrayed on television, but the truth is: combat techniques are only a small part of Muay Thai. Learning Muay Thai is a lifestyle that teaches people valuable skills and traits they need to successfully navigate through life.
Muay Thai is particularly beneficial to children since it teaches them these invaluable skills while their minds and personalities are still in a developmental stage. Once these core values that come with Muay Thai is instilled in young children, these things typically stay with them for the rest of their lives.
Here are some important habits children develop when they start learning Muay Thai: