Traditional Muay Thai
Muay Thai is a combat sport of Thailand that uses stand-up striking along with various clinching techniques. This physical and mental discipline which includes combat on shins is known as “the art of eight limbs” because it is characterized by the combined use of fists, elbows, knees, shins, being associated with a good physical preparation that makes a full-contact fighter very efficient.
Muay Thai became widespread internationally in the twentieth century, when practitioners defeated notable practitioners of other martial arts.

At Average Joes MMA we teach –
Hybrid Striking. A blend of the best striking styles and strategy all in one class!

Hybrid Striking is heavily influenced by Muay Thai – Savate – Western Boxing as well as other striking arts.
Its a Hybrid Form Of Kickboxing That Is Sure To Elevate Your Striking Game and a great base for self defense.

This hybrid striking system developed by John Potenza focuses on not just the basics but strategy and explosive techniques with a focus on practicality ,precision and ease of application. Students will learn a blend of arts with emphasis on proper technique at their own level as they set personal goals to achieve greatness. These skills are easily translated in MMA, kickboxing, and self-defense situations. From glove drills, focus mitts, Thai-pads, and optional sparring, students will have a variety of striking options.