Land of ‘the art of eight limbs’

For many Israelis, Thailand is for rest and relaxation. For many others, it’s where you go to learn Muay Thai.

May 23, 2018 16:06

Practicing Muay Thai (Credit: Anna Ahronheim)

Practicing Muay Thai (Credit: Anna Ahronheim)


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It’s called “the art of eight limbs,” where, using eight points of contact, a person transforms his or her body into a weapon.

Muay Thai is the national sport of Thailand, a sport practiced and respected across the East Asian country, and I had come to learn it.


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