While training at AKA Thailand you must check out some Muay Thai fights

You can visit beaches in Phuket when training at AKA Thailand and do all kinds of other fun things during your time here. However, you must check out live Muay Thai fights if you are training at our gym. Muay Thai is one of Thailand’s oldest traditions so it’s a no brainer that when you […]


AKA Thailand owner/founder, Mike Swick, lands announcing duties for Absolute Muay Thai

AKA Thailand owner/founder, Mike Swick, is spreading his wings once again and branching out to another venture. This time he has landed a gig announcing Muay Thai fights. Swick has more combat experience than most people on Earth. He is a 15-fight UFC veteran, so we are all aware of his in-ring experience. In 2017, […]


Everything that you could want from a combat sports gym, we have!

At AKA Thailand we like to think that we have everything that even the most finicky of guests would want. Mike Swick left no stone unturned when he thought up the concept of AKA Thailand and the gym delivers it all. Management, cleanliness, trainers, programs, and food; All hit the mark! Our trainers for all […]


6 years ago AKA Thailand had a ring, a roof, and some dirt.

A lot can change in 6 years, Just look at AKA Thailand. We had a ring, a roof, and some dirt out here. Today, AKA Thailand is a beautiful luxury resort-style training facility with all of the bells and whistles. In 2014, we were just getting started and building was going through its embryonic stages. […]


AKA Thailand beach workouts are designed to be fun conditioning sessions

AKA Thailand beach workouts used to be for pro fighters. Now, they are designed specifically to be fun conditioning sessions for all levels. Actually, every program that we offer is for people of all levels but our beach workouts are made for guests to have some cardio fun. Sure, you’ll be sweating and working your […]


AKA Thailand Muay Thai trainers are all Thai-born and battle tested

The Muay Thai trainers at AKA Thailand are experienced battle tested fighters. All of them are Thai-born and collectively they have over 2,000 Muay Thai fights. The experiences of our trainers allows them to spread the word of Muay Thai to guests who come to AKA Thailand. Not only do they have training prowess but […]


Our Muay Thai trainer, Kru Bird, demonstrates some easier to use Muay Thai moves

While Muay Thai is a sport that takes a lot of patience and effort, there’s still some moves that are easier to learn. Our own trainer, Kru Bird, demonstrates a few of those moves in a bunch of instructional videos. Proper Stance: Before any strike can even be thrown, simply standing the right way is […]


Experience professional Muay Thai at night when training at AKA Thailand

When you are interested in something it’s always fun to experience professionals participating in the same thing. For example, if you love basketball you have to take in an NBA game. If you are out at AKA Thailand for Muay Thai training, going to see professional Muay Thai fights is an absolute must. Muay Thai […]


5 Green Circles on Trip Advisor Means AKA Thailand is Rated 5 Stars by Guests

If you peruse the website and look up AKA Thailand you will see that we are rated 5-stars by the green circles that are filled in. Guests have spoken and they are extremely pleased with what we have to offer. Once again, we emphasize customer service here and this includes both training and management. […]


Kru Speed’s previous fight at Patong Stadium

AKA Thailand’s, Kru Speed, is fighting next month at Patong Stadium. In his previous fight at Patong, Speed won via knockout. After a solid fight between he and Thaharnake, Speed was able to wear his opponent down. It was in the third round that Speed was able to put a finish on the fight. He […]