Phuket International Academy Sports and Leisure
Club (PIASLC) has appointed one of Thailand's most renowned Muay
Thai fighters "Thanootong", Prasert (Nok) Intanoo, a previous
national champion, to handle all instruction at the facility and
introduce the skills and techniques of the ancient fighting art to
local residents and tourists alike.
The key appointment will be marked by a Muay
Thai Open Day on 15 May 2010 where a workshop will be held at the
The open day will focus on teaching the basic
and fundamental techniques of Muay Thai and Boxing, allowing
participants to thoroughly understand the movements and philosophy
before expanding on their newly acquired skills.
Khun Prasert was a Muay Thai professional boxer
for 15 years with an impressive 70 wins to his name, showing
promise at an early age when he was national champion in the fly
weight division at 17 years old.
He graduated from Taksin University in Songkhla
Province with a degree in physical education and went on to work
for the Marriott hospitality group for nine years as a Muay Thai
instructor while overseeing wellness, corporate teambuilding and
kid's zone activities in his role as Recreation Supervisor.
Khun Prasert is also a qualified Pilates
teacher and personal trainer and certified by the Thai Yoga
Institute as a teacher.
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