Learn Muay Boran
In this section you will find instructions for Muay Boran. Muay (มวย) means "Boxing" and Boran (โบราณ) means "Ancient". In the 1930s Muay Boran was modernized and simplified, which was the birth of Muay Thai = Modern Thai Boxing. Muay Boran is not just a single martial arts style but an umbrella term for all traditional Thai styles of Indo-Chinese kickboxing. While Muay Thai is often referred to the "Art of 8 Limbs", in Muay Boran you have a ninth weapon, the head. Headbutts are not allowed in Muay Thai, but in Muay Boran. In Muay Boran there are a lot more techniques than in Muay Thai. To fully understand Muay Thai, you should also learn some Muay Boran.