Get that heart rate pumping, peeps! We’re here to raise your adrenaline to the max with this list of muscle-toning, strength-building Muay Thai classes.
If you’ve ever dreamt of becoming a lean mean fighting machine, or just need a stress reliever, you should give Muay Thai a try. This Thai sport is a tough, rigorous workout that will knock you into shape. Brave the ring to punch, kick and side step your way to the workout of a lifetime by heading to these Muay Thai studios in Jakarta and learn this thrilling martial art for yourself.
Zealot Muay Thai
Classes at Zealot Muay Thai are authentic – you train under the supervision of a certified trainer from the Sinbi Muay Thai Camp in Phuket. But don’t let that intimidate you, owner Jeremias Abraham believes that Muay Thai is a great exercise for men and women of all ages. Regular classes are usually two to three hours long, and with special classes for kids and women-only sessions available. For people who are too busy to attend classes regularly, Zealot offers private sessions at their Kelapa Gading center or in the comfort of your home.
Sabai Muay Thai
Sabai Muay Thai is all about fitness and fun. Their modern training programs are constructed to relieve stress while helping you build those mad muscles. Classes are organized into three different training programs to make sure you get the most out of your time at Sabai: cardio (weight-loss focused), basic (learning the fundamentals of Muay Thai), and fighter (working on technique and building stamina). Classes are sold in eight-session packages so you can really get into the groove and see improvement. Or if you prefer, Sabai also offers one-on-one training too.
Sabai Muay Thai, Jl. Tebet Timur Dalam No. 37, Tebet, South Jakarta, p. 62-21/5029-0188.
Jakarta Muay Thai Camp
Getting around in Jakarta is hard enough as it is, not to mention trying to arrive on time! Jakarta Muay Thai Camp in Kebayoran Baru has a super convenient walk-in option, on top of their regularly scheduled classes, to accommodate those who cannot beat the traffic. Their instructors are on standby from 9am-9pm to train people whenever they come in. Jakarta Muay Thai Camp even has a women-only area where female athletes can train together comfortably.
Jakarta Muay Thai Camp, Jl. Daksa I No. 1A, Kebayoran Baru, South Jakarta, p: 62-21/725-0574.
Elite Training Camp
We all know that PIK is Jakarta’s go-to culinary destination, but they’ve also a place to take off those calories! Elite Training Camp has many different sweat-inducing classes that will burn you to your core, then build up said core. With classes including Muay Thai, Crossfit, Krav Maga, mixed martial arts and boxing, Elite promises you won’t get bored – and you won’t have to feel bad about ordering dessert.
Elite Training Camp, Ruko Centro Metro Broadway Blok A45-46, Pantai Indah Kapuk, North Jakarta, p: 62-21/3001-0262, Hours: Sun 9am-4pm, Mon-Fri 9am-9pm, Sat: 9am-6pm.
Kemang Fight Gym
There’s gotta be one in Kemang, right? Yup! With the motto “Train Hard, Train Smart”, Kemang Fight Gym offers not only Muay Thai training but also classes in mixed martial arts, Shansou (Chinese boxing), Brazillian jujitsu, and KAPAP Komando. With so many programs, that can only mean one thing: extensive facilities to try out. Check out their TRX area, burn, baby, burn!
Kemang Fight Gym, Jl. Emesde B No. 11, Kompleks Bangun Cipta Sarana, Kemang, South Jakarta, p: 62-21/7004-4392.
Evolution Muay Thai Camp
Evolution Muay Thai Camp’s spacious and modern gym is by far the best in West Jakarta. Not only are the trainers at Evolution dedicated to helping you get in shape, they are also pros who can help you learn some self-defense skills with Muay Thai. But don’t take our word for it, celebrities who train at Evolution include Davina Veronica and Andien Aisyah.
Evolution Muay Thai Camp, Jl. Srengseng Raya No. 55A, Kebon Jeruk, West Jakarta, p. 62-21/3603-0253.