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Kru Bird and Kru Pet show how to do a Side Elbow into Spinning Elbow

If you’ve ever wondered how to do a ‘Side Elbow into a Spinning Elbow’ you’ve come to the correct place! AKA Thailand has featured many ‘how-to’ videos in our #AKATechniques series and we are back with another one. Two of our trainers, Kru Bird and Kru Pet, hit the mats and demonstrate how to execute […]

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AKA Thailand BJJ instructor, Silvio Braga, shows ‘Spin No Arm Triangle’

The head BJJ instructor at AKA Thailand is Professor Silvio Braga and he has a wealth of knowledge about his craft. We love to share what is being taught here at the gym and Braga shows off his skills in another instructional video. This time, Braga lets us see how to perform the ‘Spin No […]

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AKA Thailand training availability status, as of 10/14/20

With COVID-19 as a worldwide pandemic for 7 months now, people are getting antsy as to the status of AKA Thailand’s training availability. Inquiries have been coming in from would-be guests who are itching to get back to world-class training on the mats, here at AKA Thailand. We’re here to tell you exactly what is […]

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Mike Swick extends an AKA Thailand invite to Sergio and Anthony Pettis

It’s not every day that AKA Thailand owner/founder, Mike Swick, extends an invite to just anyone. Swick had both Sergio and Anthony Pettis on his Real Quick with Mike Swick Podcast and told the brothers that they needed to make their way out to Phuket for some training and personal attention. View this post on […]

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Mike Perry gives his take on fighting Mickey Gall this weekend

Mike Perry is fighting Mickey Gall this weekend and he spoke to Mike Swick about how he plans to take on the ground specialist. It’s been big news that Perry will be going into the fight without a corner because he feels corners are more of a hindrance than help. Therefore, he already knows how […]

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As of yesterday, AKA Thailand is reopened with a total makeover

Life has been tough for us all having to deal with this pandemic and being confined to their homes. Finally, after a 3-month quarantine, AKA Thailand reopened its doors yesterday. The Thai government gave businesses the green light to get back to some sort of semblance of normalcy and allowed us to open up our […]

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On June 15, it’s back to business at AKA Thailand

We know, we know. You guys are just as sick of AKA Thailand being closed for quarantine protocol as we are. Well, good news, folks! We are back in business this Monday June 15! The Thai government announced that the quarantine will be lifted and people can get back to work, which includes reopening AKA […]

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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 […]