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Muay Thai Gaining Popularity In Kelantan

Last update: 07/01/2014
 
KOTA BAHARU, Jan 7 (Bernama) -- Muay Thai, the art of self- defence from Thailand, is getting more popular among youths in Kelantan.

Lately, a championship is held by one of the district clubs almost every Saturday night to attract the interest of more young people in the state to the sport.

In Kelantan, Muay Thai is better known as Kelantan Boxing to differentiate the sport from Thailand.

Kelantan Boxing Association secretary, Mohd Kamil Ismail said Kelantan Boxing had a huge following as there were more than 30 boxing rings, 30 clubs and more than 3,000 members registered under the association.

"The teenagers here are getting hooked to the sport as they are willing to undergo training at one of the courts every night except Friday night," he told Bernama.....

 
 
 

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