Muay Thai Kickboxing in Winston Salem
* Our Muay Thai is directly under 9 Time World Champion Rob Kaman
Muay Thai Kickboxing is a no nonsense striking art that utilizes the 8 primary weapons (hands, elbows, feet and knees) of the human body.
It has gained much popularity due to its relevant application to real life situations and its ease of learning. It has also been used very effectively to provide the upper hand in mixed martial arts competitions and in self defense.
Quality Muay Thai programs are one of the fastest ways for one to learn to defend themselves while standing. Coupled with a great Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu program provides a comprehensive form of self defense.
Muay Thai Kick boxing 107 (Path to Mastery)
Premise- This is the curriculum is designed for those who:
- Wish to learn real Muay Thai derived from both Holland and Thailand
- Would like to master the art striking with the 8 primary weapons of the body
- Wish to compete in Muay Thai competitions
- Wish to learn Muay Thai without having to compete
Curriculum- This is the curriculum established by 9 time World Kickboxing Champion Rob Kaman
*You check in as you enter the academy and we keep up with the classes you have attended. Student’s deficiencies and strengths are assessed through class training and meeting the established minimal technical requirements.
Advancing in Rank-Once you have demonstrated the minimal technical requirements you will be eligible to attend the promotion test and ceremony for the rank reflective of your skill set.
About Rob Kaman
Rob “The Dutchman”Kaman
Name: Rob Kaman Gym: Mejiro Gym Weight: -88Kg Total Fights: 112 Wins: 98 (78 by K.O.), Losses: 11, Draws: 0
Titles: 9 time World Kickboxing & Muay Thai Champion (W.K.A., I.S.K.A., I.K.B.F and I.M.F.)
No man has been king of the ring for so long, nor has anyone ever succeeded in winning more titles
Rob “The Dutchman”Kaman is a retired 9 time Kickboxing and Muay Thai World Champion, who won most of his fights by “K.O.” and is considered by many as the Greatest Kickboxer to ever live.
Respected and well-known throughout Europe, the Orient and in North America, he is now referred to as a “Living Legend”.
Rob kaman was born on the 5th of June 1960 in Amsterdam. He started training the Martial Arts in 1976 with Roy Martina in Penchak Silat, an Indonesian Martial Art, until he discovered Muay Thai. In May of 1978, he went to train Muay Thai Kickboxing to Mejiro gym, where he followed lessons by the great teacher Jan Plas.
Rob Kaman was the most feared fighter of his era, specially for his devastating Low Kicks.
He was often called “Mr. Low Kick”, because of his devastating offensive Low Kick attacks. His Low Kicks had everything to do with timing and visualization, For Rob, timing and visualization were intertwined.
If you take another good look at his matches you will see that it was not only the Low Kicks that decided the matches. It was his choice of good combinations at the right moment: Low Kick, Punches (High & Low) moving In & Out.
Strong Will, Focused Mind and good Technique combined with the right Timing” is what made him a Great Champion.
He has won matches using virtually every technique: high kicks, punches, elbows, knees, timed combinations and takeovers.
Kaman was an intelligent fighter who was almost always one step ahead of his competition. Rob has been lending his years of experience to coach MMA’s elite fighters. The most notable of these fighters are: BJ Penn, Brandon Vera, Hermes Franca, Heath Herring, Jason Miller, Babalu Sobral a number of Europe’s top fighters and here at American Martial Arts Academy. Rob is more than a Muay Thai mentor he is a dear friend!
Do not miss the opportunity to train with one of the World Greatest Kickboxers & Living Legend, and absorb the wealth of knowledge he has to offer.
Rob Kaman & Ernesto Hoost