Muay Thai is a combat sport originating in Thailand. It is one of the various martial art forms that are popular in Asian countries such as Karate and Kung Fu. Muay Thai is the national sport of Thailand. Muay Thai is also called the art of eight limbs because in addition to hands, as in boxing, and hands and feet as in some other forms of kickboxing, proponents of Muay Thai make use of hands, feet, elbows and knees thus taking the count up to eight.
Learn the art from Coastal BJJ’s Head Muay Thai Instructor: SHAWN YARBOROUGH
Shawn began his studies at the Linxx Academy of Martial Arts for over 10 years before moving to Las Vegas, Nevada, to compete professionally. Shawn obtained numerous titles, including the IKKC and WBC Muay Thai light-heavyweight champion and King’s Cup winner, during his impressive 90+ fight career.
He has also mentored and instructed dozens of well-known UFC contenders, such as Uriah Faber, Forrest Griffin, Joseph Benavidiz, and Vitor Belfort, to name a few. Students of all ages enjoy training with this humble, dedicated, and experienced competitor.