Classes

Ambush Muay Thai kickboxing schedule and class descriptions.

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

  • Level 1 - Foundation: Learn fundamental Muay Thai techniques with no contact, a perfect start for students who have little or no experience in Muay Thai.
  • Level 2 - Application:  Apply Muay Thai mechanics with light contact and working together with a partner in drills, pad rounds, and clinch work.
  • Level 3 - Competition: Progress into more advanced Muay Thai concepts, tactics, and strategy to prepare for competition or help teammates prepare to compete.

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.

Foundation

Levels: 1
"The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step." - Lao Tzu

Our foundation classes are tailored for students who are new to Muay Thai. The first several classes focus on proper fighting stance, footwork, and fundamental punches and kicks.

Technique

Levels: 2 & 3
"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.

Pad Work

Levels: 2 & 3
"First work on good form and later, on speed." - Bruce Lee

Our pad work classes focus on training strikes, combinations, and defense at full speed and power using Thai pads, focus mitts, & kick shields.

Clinch

Levels: 2 & 3
"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

Levels: 2 & 3 (by invitation)
"Turn your sparring into play - but always play seriously." - Bruce Lee

Our sparring classes give students an opportunity to test 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.

Competition

Levels: 3 only (by invitation)
"Strategy without tactics is the slowest route to victory." - Sun Tzu

Our competition 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.

Shadow/Bag Drills

Levels: 2 & 3
"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

Levels: 2 & 3
"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.