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A young John Wayne Parr thought he was a bad man, until he trained in Thailand

John Wayne Parr fancied himself a bad man after about 13 kickboxing fights at 19 years old. Then he came to the Muay Thai motherland, Thailand, and found out that it was on a different level out here. In Parr’s own words, “When I went to Thailand as a 19-years-old kid I thought, ‘I’ve got […]

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AKA Thailand has a tentative reopening date of June 15

Tentative reopening date at AKA Thailand is set! Mike Swick has announced that we are looking at reopening in a month on June 15. Of course, nothing is for certain in this day and age but we are excited at the potential of being open to the public. Signs are pointing in the right direction […]

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Episode 8 of ‘In Quarantine With…’ The Gunslinger, John Wayne Parr

In episode #8 of the ‘In Quarantine With…’ series from The Real Quick With Mike Swick Podcast, Swick hosts Muay Thai kickboxing legend, The Gunslinger, John Wayne Parr. Parr has an unmatched vigor for talking about his experiences and it all comes out in this incredible interview with Mike Swick. From our YouTube: “10x World […]

Kru Bird with a 1 minute home workout instructional

One of AKA Thailand’s top trainers, Kru Bird, takes a minute to show how to workout at home. Surprisingly, many people are unsure of how to do this, so luckily we will be putting out videos on our new app to aid those who are in need. We want people to not lose a step […]

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AKA Thailand Airdyne circuit training coach, Dillon Croushorn, Muay Thai fight

The coach in charge of AKA Thailand’s Airdyne circuit training is Dillon Croushorn. If you take part in the Airdyne class then you are well aware of who Dillon is. You would know him as the bearded long-haired guy who pushes guests past what they thought was possible. However, aside from him running classes that […]

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Take in local Muay Thai fights when visiting AKA Thailand. It’s an absolute must!

When you are visiting AKA Thailand you must check out some local Muay Thai. If you are training Muay Thai at our gym it’s an incredible experience getting lost in the sport. We have you training, learning the culture, and gaining knowledge on the history of Muay Thai. What better way to experience it than […]

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Kru Bird of AKA Thailand demonstrating Muay Thai basics: Part 3. (Do at home)

Thus far we’ve posted videos with one of AKA Thailand’s Muay Thai trainers, Kru Bird, demonstrating Muay Thai basics. During this time of self-isolation people still need to be active, so we’ve compiled our basic Muay Thai videos that you can use on your own at home. Right now, Mike Swick and the AKA Thailand […]

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Beginner Muay Thai tips with AKA Thailand trainer, Kru Bird. Part 2.

2 days ago we posted beginner Muay Thai tips with AKA Thailand trainer, Kru Bird. Now in the midst of people potentially being stuck at home looking for things to do, we gladly post part 2. These are techniques that you can use and learn without any equipment. So, as you are home and wanting […]

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Beginner Muay Thai tips with AKA Thailand trainer, Kru Bird

AKA Thailand Muay Thai trainer, Kru Bird, loves to teach and give tips regarding all levels of Muay Thai. We have compiled a list of videos which are beneficial for understanding the basics of Muay Thai. The videos are a perfect way to pick up some of Muay Thai’s simplest techniques. Proper Stance: Before any […]

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All of our programs that are available at AKA Thailand

When you are coming to AKA Thailand, knowing the programs that are available here gives you a leg up before you even make the visit! Just because we are in Thailand it is assumed that we are just a Muay Thai gym. However, Muay Thai is only a part of our curriculum which is focused […]