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Below you'll find a list of all posts that have been categorized as “Culture”

Sak yant tattooing is an ancient and respected tradition in Thai culture. Being honored with sak yant is highly desired in the Muay Thai community. This is a guide to getting sak yant in Thailand. . .  Read More
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Each year, Songkran serves as a magnificient, countrywide celebration. This holiday, rich with tradition & symbolism, is honored throughout Thailand as nak muay from all corners of the country do battle. . . Read More
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In Thailand, the festivities are electric and the fights absolutely thrilling on Muay Thai Day. The story behind Muay Thai Day and its annual celebration is one for the history books. . . Read More
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THE DRIVING FORCE BEHIND OLYMPIC MUAY THAI If you haven't already heard, there are big things in store for the sport of Muay Thai. Muay Thai has been granted provisional status in the Olympics, which could very well mean the
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Thailand Sanctions Fights For Prison Parole Prize Muay Thai is an ancient sport, and with anything ancient, there come legends that border on historical truth. There is a popular story about a man named Naikhanomtom, who was kept as
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The Muay Thai Guys Podcast - Episode 72 Sometimes you just gotta hit record and just talk Muay Thai - and that's exactly what Paul and I did in the most recent podcast episode. With so much going on in
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What Is A Sak Yant Tattoo? And How Do I Get One in Thailand? Sak yant are traditional Thai tattoos. Literally meaning “tattoo yantra”, they are believed to be magical and give the bearer protection, strength, good fortune, and
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The hustle and bustle of Bangkok remain, but the once-colorful city has become a greyscale place where all are mourning the passing of their beloved king, His Majesty The King Bhumibol Adulyadej. At 88 years old, he was the longest
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The Fearless One Who Fights Anyone, Anywhere The story of Yodteera Sityodtong starts out different than most. In the beginning, Yodteera had a comfortable life. His parents worked, he went to school, and when he came home, he'd play video games.
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The Technical Master With Quick Hands and Lightning Feet In Thailand, Muay Thai is as much about fighting inside the ring as outside the ring. The stories of the great Krus and gloried fighters of Thailand are endless underdog
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