Phuket Club Appoints Top Muay Thai Fighter as Instructor

Travel News Asia Latest Travel News Podcasts Videos Tuesday, 4 May 2010

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 PIASLC.

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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