Lanna MMA, Vaughan’s Leader in Muay Thai Kickboxing
Welcome to Lanna MMA, a school dedicated to giving citizens in and around Vaughan a quality martial arts experience!
Established in 2005, Lanna MMA is Vaughan’s longest running Muay Thai Kickboxing (Thai Kickboxing) gym. Lanna is proud to be Vaughan’s leader in Martial Arts, offering world class instruction for both kids and adults. We are a curriculum based school, which means that the program/classes have been carefully designed to ensure maximum technical and fitness progression in students. The classes work on a four week rotating curriculum, with each week focusing on the development of different sets of integral skills/foundation. As students progress through the ranks, they attend higher level classes to ensure constant progression and development. The curriculum was developed by owner, Kru Jordan Kravitz and his instructor, Thai Kickoxing legend Ajahn Jovan Stojanovsky (Credited as the male foreigner with the most fights in Thailand). The curriculum is constantly being developed and improved to ensure the maximum progression of Muay Thai Kickboxing in our students.
Creating a safe and friendly environment while maintaining world class instruction is our number one priority. At Lanna MMA, We take pride in offering a warm, all inclusive, non intimidating, and beginner friendly atmosphere. We also believe that Muay Thai is for everyone and no matter whether your goals are to compete, lose weight, gain muscle, relieve stress, learn self defense, or just try out a new skill, we have a class for you! Lanna MMA is open 7 days per week and offers over 65 classes weekly in order to accommodate everyone’s schedule. No matter your goals, our staff and student body will help you achieve them so come and try your free class today!
Why Train Muay Thai Kickboxing in Vaughan?
Muay Thai has blown up in popularity over the past few years and has become one of Vaughan’s most popular workouts. While in the past most people would gravitate towards Muay Thai Kickboxing for its effective self defense skills, in recent years Muay Thai has become extremely popular in the GTA and Vaughan area for its fitness benefits. Known for its intense and effective workouts, several actors, models, and athletes are currently training in Muay Thai Kickboxing. Not only does a typical 1 hour Muay Thai Kickboxing workout burn approximately 800 calories but it is also an amazing stress release and outlet. Through training Muay Thai one can get a full body workout, lose weight, increase lean muscle mass, increase flexibility and learn vital self defense skills. In addition to the amazing workout, training Muay Thai Kickboxing is a fantastic stress release and outlet. What better wey to let off some steam than getting to punch, kick, elbow, and knees a bag and pads! We guarantee that Lanna MMA’s Muay Thai Kickboxing classes is one of the best, funnest, and most unique workouts you will find in the Vaughan area.
History of Muay Thai Kickboxing:
Known as one of the oldest Martial Arts in the world, Thai Kickboxing has a very rich history. While there are accounts of people practicing the art back to 1697-1709 A.D., it became famous in 1774 by the “Father of Muay Thai” Nai Khanom Dtom. in 1774 Nai Khanom Dtom was captured when the Burmese invaded Thailand’s ancient capital of Ayuddhaya. The Burmese king was avid fighter connoisseur and had herd of Khanom Dtoms fighting skills and put out a challenge for him to fight his ten Burmese Boxers who he felt were had a superior fighting style. The Burmese king said that if he could take out all of the boxers, he would grant Nai Khanom Dtom and the Thai people freedom. Nai Khanom Dtom easily took out the ten Burmese boxers without even a pause. For the Thai people, the legend of Nai Khanom Dtom was born.
Today Thai Kickboxing is an integral part of the Thai culture. Muay Thai is the national sport of Thailand and celebrations such as festivals, holidays and the King/ Queens birthday are often celebrate with Muay Thai fights/demonstrations. Attending a Muay Thai fight in in Thailand is an amazing cultural experience! To learn more about the history and culture of Muay Thai CLICK HERE!