A slightly embarrassing memoir of how we became a level two in Muay Thai and received our yellow mongkol at the 14th Annual World Wai Kru Ceremony in 2018. Here is a little look at what testing infront of world renowned Grand Masters was like!
Beginning early January we jumped into three months of Muay Thai training with one class under our belt. As we wrap up our first month, I look back with no regret. It has been, without a doubt, one of the most challenging sports I've ever pursued and as a result one of the most rewarding. Muay Thai has been incredibly fulfilling thus far and has demonstrated the importance of patience and persistence.
We spent 3 weeks in Myanmar, taking 10+ hour bus rides from destination to destination. We walked the street markets in Yangon, explored the ancient ruins in Bagan, and roamed sidestreets in Mandalay and Taunggyi to see life off the tourist track. Myanmar was a much different country than any we had visited in Southeast Asia.