Muay Thai is a combat sport from Thailand that uses stand-up striking along with various clinching techniques. Muay Thai is known as “the art of eight limbs” because it is characterized by the combined and efficient use of fists, elbows, knees, shins and feet. Practicing Muay Thai requires excellent physical conditioning and coordination, and so is great for both ordinary athletes and fighters.The sport became widespread internationally in the twentieth century as its effectiveness became clear in combat against practitioners of other martial arts. Muay Thai training and combat are rich in Thai tradition and culture and it is the national sport of Thailand.