10 of the Best Places to Learn Muay Thai in New York

10 of the Best Places to Learn Muay Thai in New York

A powerful way to get fit & protect yourself, Muay Thai is suitable for anyone who is looking for a high-impact workout. The gyms below specialize in Muay Thai, why not sign yourself up for a class today?

1. Evolution Muay Thai

Founded in 2006 by Australian Muay Thai coach Brandon Levi. Brandon has trained & cultivated a strong competition team, great coaching staff and a friendly, “no worries” atmosphere. Considered one of the most respected gyms in the country. Whether you are training for fitness, self-defense or competition, Evolution has a program just for you.

All Evolution coaches are respected fighters, so instruction comes from actual fight experience. Our coaching staff will push limits in a way that feels more like fun & less like work.

Evolution Muay Thai NYC
12 West 27th Street 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10001

Phone 646-649-3976
E-mail Info@EvolutionMuayThai.com


2. ​Coban’s Muay Thai Camp

At this camp, there is only one way to train Muay Thai, how Coban has trained at Camp Lookchaomaesaitong in Thailand. From the original location to its current home, Coban has built a camp where he can pass on the authentic Thai traditions & techniques of Muay Thai.

Recognizing the need to enhance your training, Coban’s also offers strength & conditioning classes to augment fitness & abilities as a fighter.

20 East 38th Street
New York, NY 10016

Phone 212-286-9800
E-mail info@coban.nyc


3. Kings Thai Boxing

Offers authentic Muay Thai training in the heart of NYC. With a world-class training facility catering to all levels & goals. Whether you want to learn Muay Thai for fitness, fun, or competitive fighting – Kings is the place to be. Their program is headed by Aaron, a professional Muay Thai fighter & experienced instructor.

35 W 36th Street
New York, NY 10018

Phone 347-781-5425
E-mail info@kingsthaiboxing.com


4. Chok Sabai Gym

Since 2010, gym owner & lead trainer Kru Natalie Fuz has welcomed amateur or professional Muay Thai fighters, non-traditional athletes & anyone in between. Community is most important at Chok Sabai. Regardless of your goals, you’ll find a host of engaging, innovative classes & a committed group of people ready to challenge & encourage you. Fighters train with beginners, women with men, which is part of what makes Chok Sabai a special place to begin a journey.

1 West 30th Street
Suite 206
New York, NY 10001

Phone 212-564-2920
E-mail info@choksabaigym.com


5. Square Circle Muay Thai

A leading martial arts & fitness provider featuring instructional services & expertise in Muay Thai Boxing, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Bootcamp, Strength/Conditioning & Children’s Martial Arts. Their reputation is backed by respect from the students/ fighters. Most importantly, they have respect for all students, fighters, gym owners & fight promoters they interact with us on a daily basis.

139 Fulton St. Suite 133
New York NY 10038

Phone 212-964-9800
E-mail info@squarecirclenewyork.com


6. Sitan Gym NY

An authentic Muay Thai & Tae Kwon Do Gym in New York City. Whether you want to get fit or get into the ring, prepare yourself for an unparalleled martial arts experience. No experience or equipment is needed to start.

25-73 Steinway Street
Astoria, NY 11103

Phone 718-932-5000
E-mail aziznabih@aol.com


7. The Ultimate Gym N.Y.

Among the oldest & first authentic Muay Thai Gym in NYC and has been in business for over a decade. The instructor, Kru Nestor Marte is considered a leading expert in the art of stand up fighting. The facility is a 3000 sq. ft. fully equipped gym with Thai Heavy Bags, matted floors, boxing ring & all necessary equipment.

They strive to provide a safe environment for men & women, young & old, competitive & non-competitive students. Open six days a week & feature flexible training schedules.

5 West 30th Street
New York, NY, 10001

Phone 212-725-4666


8. Williamsburg Muay Thai

Among the oldest & first authentic Muay Thai Gym in NYC is expanding its camp to Williamsburg.

672 Grand Street
Brooklyn, NY 11211

Phone 718-782-3575
E-mail williamsburgmt@gmail.com


9. The Wat

WAT (means ‘Temple’ in Thai). New York City’s premier authentic Muay Thai & boxing gym. Home of the Muay Thai Champion, Master Kru Phil Nurse. Who brings his unique but practical application of Muay Thai to a holistic approach of living, finding inner & outer balance. The Kru PHILosophies they teach are unique as they strive to stimulate your body & mind.

291 Broadway, Lower level
(Private entrance on Reade St.)
New York, NY 10007

Phone 212-966-4010
E-mail info@thewat.com


10. ​Five Points Academy

Since 2005, the Academy has enjoyed an world-class reputation for great instruction, talented fighters & a focused, supportive atmosphere. Their Muay Thai, Pekiti Tirsia Kal, Judo & Brazilian Jiu Jitsu faculty is comprised of veteran fighters with extensive fight & coaching experience. Their strength & conditioning staff are dedicated practitioners of physical culture.

148 Lafayette Street
New York, NY 10013

Phone 212-226-4474
E-mail info@AcademyFivePoints.com


If you know of another great Muay Thai school that isn’t listed above, let us know & we’ll add it to our next list.


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