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Jai Thai Boxing Gym is a modern, clean and fully equipped Muay Thai training centre.

We have two branches in the heart of Wellington and Auckland.

The art of Thai Boxing or Muay Thai is a fun way to keep fit while also learning some serious self-defence skills. At Jai Thai Boxing gym we specialise in cardio-focused, non-aggressive workouts that burn up to 800 calories per hour. Our challenging routines involve pad work, punching, kicking bags and shadow boxing. This method of training allows students to get the full physical and mental benefits of Thai Boxing without the need for fighting. We teach Thai Boxing movements as a means of developing core strength while toning your muscles and honing your reflexes. There’s no pressure to fight or spar, although you’ll gain skills which can be used in self-defence or competitive situations. So whether you are a beginner looking for a fun way to stay fit or an aspiring K-1 champ, our experienced Thai and local trainers can help you reach your goals.

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Featured Articles

Vegetable Gains – Using nutrition to supercharge your Muay Thai training

How to add Protein Gains to your Vegetable salad We recently had a conversation with one potential fighter we’ll call “X” that went like this: JAI: You’ve got some great speed and quick reflexes unusual for someone your size (He’s…

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October 1, 2017
BAG WORK

Bag work for Muay Thai – what you should be doing

Are you one of those who does anything to avoid doing their bag work? Yes, working on the bag MAY seem boring and unproductive, but only if you choose to make it that way. The heavy bag can be a…

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September 13, 2017

The magic of Thai Oil – Namman Muay

Ahh the smell of thai oil. Like it or love it. Anyone who has ever stepped into a Muay Thai camp or stadium knows this smell. It has a strong musty, peppermint menthol aroma with a scent which can permeate…

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July 17, 2017

10 ways to get good at Muay Thai fast (aka lessons we learned from Bruce Lee)

This post has totally been endorsed by Bruce Lee. OK, that’s not entirely accurate (don’t sue us please!).  But a lot of what we learned has been echoed by him, and learned the hard way – through blood, sweat and…

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April 17, 2017

Siam no.1 Fight Night 25 March 2017

                      10 JAI fighters will be getting into the ring for Siam no.1. Here are some of them Tommo “Khunseuk” Ward Tommo Khunseuk Ward 6-2-0 fighting Tyson Patrick (Kun Muay…

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March 10, 2017
fickle fans

Fickle fans – the Ronda Rousey syndrome

Fickle fans vs True fans By now, everyone should have watched or be aware of Ronda Rousey’s TKO loss 48 seconds into the first round on New Year’s eve. And unless you’re on an island without Wi-Fi or mobile data (which…

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January 3, 2017
christmas blues

Beating the post-Christmas blues

Two days have passed and people feeling the post- Christmas Blues. One-by-one, we watch them wearily trudge in for training. It almost looks like the end of a 60-hour long week, rather than 60-hour fun festive break. “I’m exhausted”, sighs one. He’s…

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December 28, 2016

Clinching in Muay Thai

Is clinching cool? Clinching isn’t the first thing which springs to mind when you think about Muay Thai. More likely it’s: Tony Jaa in Ong Bak Spinning back fists Buakaw kicking down coconut trees JCVD in any one of the…

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December 10, 2016

JAI Wellington Festive Timetable

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December 1, 2016

JAI Auckland Festive Timetable

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December 1, 2016
  • FREE KICK START TRIAL CLASS
    Kick Start your Muay Thai experience with this free class. This one-hour introduction will give you a taste of action to come, and cover fundamental techniques. It is suitable for all fitness levels and ages. Bookings required.