Parents… you can take your child to Houston Muay Thai! Days of hiring a babysitter, so that you can exercise, are long gone. While you work on your fitness, your young one can too! The gym offers Children’s Muay Thai the same time as the beginner’s Muay Thai class for adults at 6:00 p.m. on weeknights. In the class, they will learn to defend themselves. They grasp the basics of kicking and punching, while being trained to quickly respond with blocks and jumps.

This just shows that Muay Thai can be practiced at any age. When started early, your child will hone fundamental traits: self-discipline, respect, courage, self-esteem, mental acuity, and physical strength. With the world-class instructors at Houston Muay Thai, this class will foster your children’s developments into respectable adults.

I stopped in on a class and watched the kids in action! I asked each of them a set of questions about why they enjoy Houston Muay Thai. Here is what they had to say!

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JC is 8 years old and has been going to HMT for 5 months.

What do you like about this class? Everything.

What is your favorite thing that you’ve learned? Switch punch and how to block.

How often do you go to class? 4-5 times a week.

What do you love about HMT? Practice train.

What do you like about the teachers? I love that the HMT coaches train.

What are you most excited about, when you come in? I can’t wait for a competition, and I like training with Coach Bob.

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Minha is 9 years old and has been going to HMT for 5 months.

What do you like about this class? Kicking.

What is your favorite thing that you’ve learned? Blocking, low kicks, and I made a few friends.

How often do you go to class? 4-5 days a week.

What do you love about HMT? I love being here.

What do you like about the teachers? I love playing with the coaches.

What are you most excited about? Motivation to go to competitions, but not yet. I know I will, when I’m 10.

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Aaliyah is 6 years old and has been going to HMT for 7 months.

What do you like about this class? Punching and kicking.

What is your favorite thing that you’ve learned? Kicks.

How often do you go to class? 3 times a week.

What do you love about HMT? Kicks.

Who is your favorite teacher? Coach Bob, Coach Corley, and Coach Oliver

What else do you like about coming to HMT? I like that my parents train with me, and that Coach Bob pats me on my head.

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Byanka is 10 years old and has been going to HMT for 8 months.

What do you like about this class? Punching and kicking.

What is your favorite thing that you’ve learned? Kicking on the pad and blocking the (pool) noodle.

How often do you go to class? 3-5 times a week.

What do you love about HMT? Preparing for a real fight, when I turn 13.

What do you like about the teachers? I love the coaches, and my favorite is Coach Bob.

What else do you like about HMT? I like when my parents are watching me.


Houston Muay Thai added their Children’s Muay Thai class in October 2016. It is a safe and fun way for the young ones to engage in physical activity, set to achieve realistic goals, and master an incredible sport. Let’s set an example and show the children the importance of staying in motion and being strong and healthy!

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xo,

If you’re looking to try a Muay Thai class, check out my Kickboxing 101 post!

Teresa Thuy