CELEBRATION NAIKHANOM TOM DAY
ASSOCIATION INSTITUTE OF THAI MARTIAL ARTS
Muay Boran & Krabi-Krabong Seminar
Naikhanom Tom Pro/Championship Belt
13th - 17th March 2009
INSTITUTE OF THAI MARTIAL ARTS
NATIONAL STADIUM, RAMA 1
ROAD, BANGKOK 10330. Tel: (668) 3425482
This will be an exciting event for all muay enthusiasts.
It is set in the beautiful, historical city of
about 1 hours drive north of
It is to celebrate Nai
Khanom Tom or Muay Thai day .
On 17 March 1774, Khanom Tom, who had been captured by the Burmese and taken
hostage back to Burma,
was ordered by the Burmese king to take part in a great festival he was
With the king looking on, Khanom Tom defeated ten
Burmese fighters in succession.
This is regarded as the first occasion on which
Muay Thai skills were disseminated outside of Thailand.
The Burmese king was so impressed with this
that he granted Khanom Tom his freedom, also giving him a wife.
To this day March 17th is known as “Muay Thai day” and Khanom Tom
regarded as the father of Muay Thai, his statue can be found in the city
5 Days in Ayutthaya -
13th to 17th March 2009
Muay boran seminar & krabi krabong
15th to 16th March
Wai kru ceremony -
This is a must for all muaythai fighters and teachers to be complete by
participating within this sacred ceremony, to show honour and respect to
both past and present masters and welcome the newcomers.
The winners will be awarded with Nai Khanom Tom belts.
All participants will receive certificates.
Whilst in Ayutthaya you will be given
the opportunity to visit many ancient, historical sites of the world.
Also a chance for elephant riding and maybe have a river cruise dinner.
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