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Here at the Minotaur Fight Store, we are very proud to offer you our high quality range of BUAKAW BANCHAMEK products like the very popular BANCHAMEK Boxing Gloves and even BUAKAW BANCHAMEK Thai Flag Hand Wraps.
Sombat Banchamek a.k.a. Buakaw Banchamek is a Thai middleweight Muay Thai kickboxer of Kuy descent, who formerly fought out of Por. Pramuk Gym, in Bangkok, Thailand, under the ring name Buakaw Por. Pramuk.
Banchamek Gym aim for two main purposes as follows: Firstly, to train fighters and qualify them into Muay Thai competitions at both National and International levles. Secondly, to open training classes for people who have an interest in Martial Arts.
In addition to those main purposes Banchamek Gym also participates and sometimes organises social charity events such as the World Wai Kru Muay Thai Ceremony, Buakaw Country Marathon and volunteering in southern border provinces, supplying boxing training for teens and young children.
“Muay” translate to “Boxing” in Thai, so Muay Thai is literally Thai Boxing. Muay Thai was first formalised as a modern combat sport in the early 20th century. The sport ws influenced by British boxing where codified rules and the boxing ring were put in place. During this period, fighters also ditched wrapping hands with ropes (“Kard Chuek”) and began wearing boxing gloves in competitions.
Muay Thai si a stand-up striking sport, with two competitors in the ring throwing punches, elbows, knees and kicks at each other. Clinching, sweeps and throws are also allowed. BEsides the 8-point contact, a key difference between Muay Thai and many other stand-up combat sports is its emphasis on traditional elements such as the pre-fight dance ritual known as Wai Kru Ram Muay, the head dress (Mongkon) and the Sarama music the accompanies each fight.
Our MUAY THAI Shorts are also available, acting as a second skin, moving with you and giving no restrictions. Our MUAY THAI Shorts has compressive fibres to improve the blood circulation of our muscles to make your performances more efficient.
Having MUAY THAI Shin Guards are an essential requirement for you to properly train whether you are a beginner or a pro. Having a high-quality pair of Shin Guards are needed so you can protect your ankles, feet and of course your shins while kicking. It’s important that you invest in some MUAY THAI Shin Guards especially if you are a beginner because it is very likely that your shins aren’t conditioned.