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Essential Equipment and Things You Need When Travelling to Thailand for a Muay Thai Camp - FAQs

Travelling to Thailand for a Muay Thai camp like the JP Boxing Gym can be an exhilarating experience for martial arts enthusiasts. With its rich history and deep cultural roots, Thailand offers a unique opportunity to train in the national sport of Muay Thai. Additionally, you’ll find at the JP Boxing camp a wellness retreat to get the best of both worlds.

To ensure you make the most of your trip, it’s essential to pack the right equipment and essentials. This blog post will guide you through the must-have gear, clothing, and other essentials you need for a successful and memorable training experience in Thailand with the JP Boxing Gym!

What you need for your perfect stay at the JP Boxing Gym and Wellness Retreat Camp

Training gear

  1. Boxing Gloves: Invest in a high-quality pair of boxing gloves suitable for Muay Thai training. Look for gloves that provide adequate protection, durability, and a secure fit.
  2. Hand Wraps: Hand wraps are essential for protecting your wrists, knuckles, and hand bones during intense training sessions.
  3. Shin Guards: To shield your shins from strikes and kicks, invest in reliable shin guards. Choose lightweight and comfortable ones that offer ample protection.
  4. Mouthguard: A properly fitted mouthguard is crucial for protecting your teeth and minimizing the risk of injury during sparring sessions.
  5. Groin Guard: For male practitioners, a groin guard provides necessary protection during training and sparring sessions.
  6. Thai Pads and Focus Mitts: Although these are typically provided by the camp, bringing your own Thai pads and focus mitts can ensure you have a more personalized training experience.
Good to know: here at the JP Boxing Gym we provide every gear you need for your Muay Thai training at our camp for free. So if you don’t own any equipment, don’t worry, we have a wide range of variation when it comes to all kinds of gear. If you are a professional fighter and used to your own equipment you can bring it, of course, too!

Clothing and Footwear for Muay Thai and Wellness

  1. Training Apparel: Pack comfortable workout clothes that allow for unrestricted movement. Lightweight and breathable materials are ideal for the hot and humid climate of Thailand.
  2. Muay Thai Shorts: Embrace the Muay Thai culture by wearing traditional Muay Thai shorts during training. These shorts are designed to allow freedom of movement and provide ventilation. We have Muay Thai shorts as well as shirts in our very own store here with the JP Boxing Gym brand printed on it for purchasing. They come in different colours and sizes.
  3. Yoga Pants: if you want to attend the Yoga classes, we recommend bringing Yoga pants with you
  4. Rash Guards: Rash guards are useful for additional protection and can prevent mat burns and skin irritation during grappling or ground training.
  5. Training Shoes: While many practitioners train barefoot, it’s advisable to bring a pair of lightweight training shoes for outdoor runs and gym workouts.
  6. Flip Flops: A pair of flip flops is essential for walking around the camp, showering, and exploring the surroundings.
  7. Sweat Towels: Thailand’s tropical climate means you’ll be sweating profusely during training sessions. Carry a few small towels to wipe off sweat and stay comfortable.
  8. Bathing suit/Bikini: depending on the time of the year you will be able to go swimming in the nearby pools so swimming equipment will come in handy.
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Miscellaneous Essentials

  1. Water Bottle: Hydration is key during intense training. We provide water for free at the gym for you, nevertheless is Thailand a hot country. Carry a reusable water bottle to stay hydrated and reduce plastic waste.
  2. Insect Repellent: Thailand’s tropical environment is home to mosquitoes and other insects. Protect yourself from bites by applying insect repellent.
  3. Sunscreen: Shield your skin from the scorching Thai sun by applying a high SPF sunscreen. Look for sweat-resistant and water-resistant options.
  4. Aloe Vera: in case the sun did get you, it’s a cooling aid that helps instantly
  5. First Aid Kit: Pack a basic first aid kit with essentials like band-aids, antiseptic ointment, pain relievers, and any necessary medications. Based on our experience we recommend as well plasters especially for blisters.
  6. Travel Adapter: Thailand’s electrical outlets use a different voltage and plug type, so bring a universal travel adapter to charge your electronic devices.
  7. Travel Insurance: It’s always wise to have travel insurance that covers medical emergencies, trip cancellations, and lost or stolen belongings.