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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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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 […]

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The weekend beach workout is often the favorite part of visiting AKA Thailand for guests

If you ask anyone who participates in the AKA Thailand weekend beach workouts, many will tell you that it is their favorite part of training here.  Most of the time, people who visit AKA Thailand can be found on the mats, either training BJJ or Muay Thai. In the case of beach training,  our Muay […]

Take some notes and check Marcio Cesar Gracinha going over BJJ basics

Get your pen and paper out and be ready to take some BJJ notes. Our head MMA and BJJ instructor, Marcio Cesar Gracinha, goes over some of the basics of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. While you can’t go out right nw and immediately apply the techniques on a black belt, it’s at least a very good […]

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AKA Thailand S&C coach Mark Mariani demonstrates the Spinal Wave

Coach Mark Mariani is the Strength and Conditioning coach at AKA Thailand. He came on board and joined the team very recently and is already making an impact with his unique body movement exercises. His most recent demonstration is the ‘Spinal Wave’ and it’s purpose is to massage one’s own spine. Coach Mariani has devised […]

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The AKA Thailand beach workouts are still a hit after all these years

So much has changed at AKA Thailand over the years. The faces may have changed but the song remains the same. There is a new cast of characters at the gym but they have kept up the former traditions. The beach workout is one of those traditions and it is still a hit with our […]

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Mike Swick demonstrates how to get em down and keep em down

Mike Swick is the founder and CEO of AKA Thailand. However, he is also a UFC pioneer who is an AKA staple. AKA prides itself on their fighters’ grinding style and most fighters there train to ’embrace the grind’. Daniel Cormier, Khabib Nurmagomedov, Cain Velasquez; All take people down and keep them down. Mike Swick […]

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AKA Thailand offers training in multiple disciplines and fitness

It’s the multiple disciplines that AKA Thailand offers that makes us such a special gym. Our supergym offers Muay Thai, MMA, BJJ, fitness, and yoga; Perfect for anyone that want any kind of workout. Muay Thai Muay Thai is Thailand’s national sport and deeply embedded in the history and culture of the country. Originally created […]

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Get to know AKA Thailand S&C coach, Mark Mariani.

At AKA Thailand, we want you to get to know the trainers even before you get to the gym. Our latest coach who has been added to the AKA Thailand family is Strength and Conditioning coach, Mark Mariani. Coach is here at AKA Thailand to spread his wealth of knowledge to guests and teach them […]