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Muay Thai is one of the world’s deadliest martial arts and has taken Singapore by storm! It’s especially beloved by many Singaporeans for being rigorous enough to burn 1000 calories an hour and having easy-to-learn techniques for self-defence. With numerous Muay Thai gyms in Singapore popping up, we’ve taken it upon ourselves to narrow it down to a couple of our favourites!
1) Equilibrium MMA
Possessing premium facilities and equipment alongside a centralised location at *SCAPE, it’s no wonder why Equilibrium MMA holds over 50 classes a week. Equilibrium differentiates itself from other Muay Thai gyms in Singapore by including kids classes. Promising to instil self-confidence and discipline in them, the gym believes in starting from as young as 6 so they’ll have a strong martial arts foundation.
Address: 2 Orchard Link, *SCAPE, #03-05A, S(237978)
2) Juggernaut Fight Club
Juggernaut Fight Club seeks to transform you into a fighting machine with their world-class training programme under local fighting veteran, Arvind ‘The Juggernaut’ Lalwani! Boasting over 8000 square feet of training space and a proven track record of producing national fighters, this Muay Thai gym in Singapore can help you achieve your aspirations of being a professional fighter if you put in the hard work and dedication.
Alternatively, if you wish to learn the ropes, you’re welcome to join too as Juggernaut invites everyone from all skill levels.
Address: 10 Seng Poh Road, S(168895)
3) Encore Muay Thai
Located at Katong, Encore Muay Thai joins our list of Muay Thai gyms in Singapore as an all-female establishment! Proving the point that women can also pack a punch, the founders aim to help women gain confidence through learning Muay Thai while working out in the process. Classes are specifically limited to 8 participants so do consider signing up here if you prefer personal coaching and training with a female community.
Address: 452a Joo Chiat Road, S(427665)
4) Fight G
Besides its recognition as a Muay Thai gym in Singapore, Fight G actually holds the title as Singapore’s 1st MMA gym, opening its doors back in 2002. Spearheaded by Darren de Silva, the grizzled veteran has over 30 years of martial arts experience. While the old school gym seems small, many will appreciate the affordable rates, tightly knit community and no frills approach to training and conditioning!
Address: 41 North Canal Road, S(059297)
5) Impact MMA
Headed by local Muay Thai fighter, Bruce Loh, few Muay Thai gyms in Singapore can claim they have the ability to produce talent such as Singapore’s first UFC fighter, Royston Wee like Impact MMA can. Featuring nine professional trainers, a no-gimmick routine and an informal friendly gym setting, Impact is the choice for office workers as the gym’s CBD location allows minimal travelling time.
Address: 3 Shenton Way, Shenton House, #03-06A, S(068805)
6) Vanda Boxing Club
Changing up the norms of Muay Thai gyms in Singapore, Vanda Boxing Club enters our list of Muay Thai gyms in Singapore as a smart gym! They emphasise on tracking your fitness gains by giving all members a MyZone MZ3 Belt. Your heart rate is then projected on a wall so you’re able to refer to it and adjust your training intensity accordingly. Vanda combines this with experienced coaches dedicated to push your limits and create an ideal training environment.
Address: 108 Robinson Rd, #01-01, S(068900)
7) Hilltop Academy
How many Muay Thai gyms in Singapore can proudly claim they have a Muay Thai master in their ranks? Operating under the mantra No Pain, No Muay Thai,Hilltop Academy is run by passionate Muay Thai disciples wishing to honour their teacher, Master Johnnie, who has been practising for more than 40 years.
Now in his 60s, he shows no signs of slowing down as he holds regular classes at Bukit Batok Nature Park. He also makes visits to Hilltop Academy so make sure you don’t miss the chance to train under Singapore’s Muay Thai legend!
Address: 576B Serangoon, Level 3, S(218190)
If you can’t make it to these Muay Thai gyms in Singapore, how about bringing the gym to you? Fitstop is a Muay Thai mobile outfitted with a complete set of training equipment and makes stops at various locations around Singapore. A breath of fresh air from the coaches with incredible fight records and storied legacies, the owner, Ace is simply an enthusiast who wishes to share his Muay Thai passion.
Fun fact: He also trained under Master Johnnie. With affordable rates, a wealth of class offerings and the unique mobile premise, look out for Fitstop in your local neighbourhood!
Address: Varied. Do refer to Fitstop Facebook for exact locations and services.
9) Strike Combat
Strike Combat initially started out on an open rooftop, where Muay Thai fighters could exchange fighting tips and knowledge in privacy. Eventually, their numbers grew and they managed to become a fully-fledged Muay Thai gym.
Focused on blending traditional and modern techniques, Strike Combat is one of the few Muay Thai gyms in Singapore that stays true to its old school roots. It continues to remain popular among students for its location in SMU and a convenient stroll away from the MRT station!
Address: 70 Stamford Road, Singapore Management University Li Ka Shing Building, #B1-42,, S(178901)
10) Evolve MMA
No Muay Thai gyms in Singapore article is complete without Evolve MMA. Preferred for its top notch facilities, affiliation with world class Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Muay Thai gyms and incredible roster of world champions trainers (Shinya Aoki, Sagetdao Petpayathai, Angela Lee, Song Ga Yeon), it’s no surprise Evolve is ranked the #1 martial arts organisation in Asia!
While prices can be steep, you’re paying for a comprehensive martial arts experience that’s drowning with talent. For seasoned Muay Thai students, Evolve also offers advanced level classes that feature complex combinations and live sparring sessions.
Evolve Far East Square Address: 26 China Street, #01-01, S(049568)
Evolve Orchard Central Address: 181 Orchard Road, #06-01, S(238896)
Evolve ONE KM Mall Address: 11 Tanjong Katong Road, #02-52, S(437157)
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