The best Muay Thai Gyms in England in 2022
Updated: Feb 5
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If your looking to start Muay Thai, or your re-locating and need a new gym, then you'll probably be wondering what are the best Muay Thai gyms in my area. Luckily for you we've done our fair share of travelling and have attended many of the major gyms across England.
The best Muay Thai gyms in London
Knowsley Academy is the home to former One Championship world champion Jonathan Haggerty and WBC world champions Liam Nolan & Lyndon Knowles, as well as a bunch of other very strong Muay Thai fighters.
The gym is ran by brothers Christian and Lyndon Knowles and was recently voted the UK's best Muay Thai gym for 2022 by the UK Muay Thai community, which they thoroughly deserve.
Their stable of fighters showcases the level of the coaches their, and the level of the fighters you'll be able to learn from if you attend the gym.
Location: Back Ln, Burnt Oak, Edgware HA8 0HS
Team Tieu is ran by Phillip Tieu from the Gymbox gyms located in Holborn, Westfield and Chelsea.
Team Tieu is situated in a great central London location with a high quality, modern facility. They have a strong stable of fighters which complete regularly on evens such as Muay Thai Grand Prix and ONE FC.
Location: 100 High Holborn, Holborn, WC1V 6RD
Keddles Gym is based in Orpington and is a well known gym in England for producing brilliant fighters such as Jay Evans and Charlie Peters.
The gym offers classes in a range of martial arts including; Muay Thai, MMA and BJJ and is one of the longest established gyms based in England.
Location: 208 High St, Orpington BR5 4AX
Diesel Gym is located in the Royal Albert Docks next to the O2 arena. The gym was founded by martial artist Cliff Bura. Diesel Gym’s Muay Thai Team was founded back in 2003 under the guidance of Sken Kaewpadung. The Gym is known for its authentic Muay Thai style and ethos.
Location: Diesel Gym HQ, 1012 Dockside Road, E16 2QT
Singdayt Muay Thai
Singdayt Muay Thai is based in Shepherds Bush, West London and is ran by head coach Damien Alamos, arguably the most decorated foreign Muay Thai fighter of all time, being a 3 x Lumpinee Stadium champion and the first foreign fighter to successfully defend the Lumpinee Stadium title.
Singdayt Muay Thai offers authentic Muay Thai classes in London. With a world-class coaching team, Singdayt is a great option for fighters looking to learn proper Muay Thai technique
Location: 187 Freston Road, W10 6TH
The best Muay Thai gyms in Manchester
All Powers Gym
All Powers Gym is just outside of Manchester in Stockport but is a great Muay Thai school and one of the leading schools in England.
Head Coach Panicos Yusef is one of the most experienced Muay Thai fighters in England and has fought on some of the biggest promotions in the world including One Championship.
Master A Muay Thai
Located in Manchester’s Northern Quarter, Masters A Muay Thai is run by Master Somapat Sitiwatjana (Master A) who has over 35 years of Muay Thai experience.
While SBG is primarily an MMA gym, they offer striking classes five times per week. Classes are lead by head Instructor Matt Inman, who has an impressive Muay Thai background alongside his successful MMA career.
2 Technical Muay Thai
Head coach Paul Karpowicz owns 2 technical Muay Thai. Karpowicz is a world-class fighter famous for his unorthodox and fluid style. Paul has fought the best in the business and makes regular appearances on Yokkao & MTGP.
The best Muay Thai gyms in Leeds
Bad Company Gym
Bad Company was founded in 1992 by Richard Smith and quickly became one of the best known and most successful gyms in the UK. Bad Company is one of the most successful gyms outside of Thailand, boasting world champion fighters such as Liam Harrison, Andy Howson, Jordan Watson and James Frances.
Mike Tobins Gym
Mike Tobins Gym is ran by former British Muay Thai champion Mike Tobin, and has been a gym that has produced various successful English fighters such as Mike Clarke and Stuart Kemp.
Kiatphontip Muay Thai Boxing gym is one of the highest rated Muay Thai gyms in Leeds. Focusing solely on Muay Thai, Kiatphontip has 3 dedicated trainers to be there for you and to show you the ropes. Trainer and owner, Jompop Kiatphontip, from the famous Kiatphontip gym in Thailand, has had over 160 bouts and has been training in Muay Thai for over 19 years.