The nation of Thailand (Siam) was born and built up in 1238, Sukhothai its capital, 772 years ago. The forefathers of Thailand created martial art called “Rum Mud Rum Muay” now known as “Muay Thai” which is a science of Fighting, this skilled fighting gave victory to Thai warriors against its enemies. Thailand can be proud that this type of fighting helps to preserve its country. Muay Thai is an art with the spirit of Thai blood line since its inception, valuable in our heritage and culture and our way of thinking.
With Graceful dancing style and hidden aggression, 10 body parts (weapons) 2 hands, 2 feet, 2 knees, 2 elbows head and hip moving meticulously together making a Muay Thai warrior a lethal fighter. Muay Thai martial art is widely accepted from people around the world as being near perfect and elegant mixing together science and art.
Since the period of Sukhothai, Krung Sri Ayuthya, Thonburi to Krung Rattanakosin, all Thai Kings were warriors. They protected the country by using weapons and Muay Thai martial arts. The King always led by example leading his heroes and heroines on the front lines to fight their enemy. If their weapons fell to the ground they would continue the fight using Muay Thai martial art ready to sacrifice their lives for the freedom of Thailand and their King.
“Rum Mud Rum Muay” has developed over the years from the science of skilled fighting for war to martial art on stage. This is our culture heritage the way of thinking of our forefathers that Thai people should be proud of and preserve Muay Thai along with Thailand forever.