Classes

Ambush Muay Thai kickboxing schedule and class descriptions.

We have a well-structured program that accommodates students with any level of experience, from a complete beginner to a professional fighter. Our levels of progression are:

  • On-Ramp: Students who have no experience and are brand new to Muay Thai.
  • Level 1: Students who are learning the fundamental techniques and mechanics of Muay Thai.
  • Level 2: Students who have a solid grasp on the fundamentals of Muay Thai and are learning to apply them tactically in fighting.

To see examples of our training see @AmbushMuayThai on Instagram, and see the Ambush blog for additional content on topics we cover in class. The classes we offer are described below.

On-Ramp

Class Times: Tues 6pm & Thurs 6pm
Levels: On-Ramp
Coach: Sean McKiernan, Spencer Hanley, Jenna Crank
"The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step." - Lao Tzu

Our on-ramp classes are tailored for students who are new to Muay Thai. The first few classes consist of 1-on-1 training with an experienced coach and focus on proper fighting stance, footwork, and fundamental punches and kicks.

Technique

Class Times: Tues 6pm & Thurs 6pm
Levels: 1 & 2
Coach: Elton Wells, Spencer Hanley
"Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying the basic fundamentals." - Jim Rohn

Our technique classes focus on teaching the fundamentals and mechanics of Muay Thai and boxing. These classes employ shadowboxing, partner drills, pad drills, and bag work to fine-tune punches, kicks, combinations, and defense.

Shadow/Bag Drills

Class Times: Sun 11am
Levels: 1 & 2
Coach: Spencer Hanley, Elton Wells
"The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is practice." - Vladamir Horowitz

Our shadowboxing &bag drills classes focus on meticulous practice of Muay Thai techniques via specific drills that are guided by instructors. 

Partner Drills

Class Times: Sun 11:45pm
Levels: 1 & 2
Coach: Spencer Hanley, Elton Wells
"Repetitio est mater studiorum" (Latin for "repetition is the mother of learning").

Our partner drills classes focus on perfecting technique, defense, and counters via a high number of repetitions with a partner.

Clinch

Class Times: Thurs 6:45pm & Sat 10:15am
Levels: 1 & 2
Coach: Elton Wells, Jason Webster
"Clinch happens." - Team Ambush

Our clinch classes focus on all aspects of fighting at close-range including position, control, flow, defense, sweeps, and attacking with knees and elbows.

Sparring

Class Times: Thurs 7:30pm
Levels: 1 & 2
Coach: Elton Wells
"Turn your sparring into play - but always play seriously." - Bruce Lee

Our sparring classes give students an opportunity to try what they've learned in class, determine which techniques work well for them and which don't, and discover which areas of their practice need additional work.

Tactics

Class Times: Tues 7:30pm & Sat 8:45am
Levels: 2 only (by invitation)
Coach: Elton Wells
"Strategy without tactics is the slowest route to victory." - Sun Tzu

Our tactics classes are for students who have a strong foundation in Muay Thai. It builds on fundamentals by further developing the mechanics while also focusing more on tactical applications via partner drills, pad work, and light technical sparring.

Pad Work

Class Times: Tues 6:45pm & Sat 9:30am
Levels: 1 & 2
Coach: Elton Wells
"First work on good form and later, on speed." - Bruce Lee

Our pad work classes focus on training strikes, combinations, and tactics at full speed and power using focus mitts and Thai pads with a coach or experienced fighter.