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

Levels: On-Ramp
"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 focus on proper fighting stance, footwork, and fundamental punches and kicks.

Technique

Levels: 1 & 2
"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

Levels: 1 & 2
"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: 1 & 2
"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

Levels: 1 & 2
"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: 1 & 2
"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

Levels: 2 only (by invitation)
"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

Levels: 1 & 2
"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.