We lead, equip and influence lives through the discipline of Muay Thai.

Our mission is to create an environment of respect and acceptance, and to change community lives through Muay Thai discipline to improved health and fitness.

Southside Muay Thai & Fitness Membership

We are South Australia only full-time Muay Thai gym. Take advantage of our 'full' membership, with unlimited access to our diverse range of classes. We also have various  membership options catering for casual adults, student's discount, women only, junior and kids. Payments are direct debited weekly via ezi-debit.

In our sessions, you will experience authentic Muay Thai training. Sessions are hard and will challenge you physically and mentally, increasing your strength and endurance. Whatever your goal, fitness level or health status, our belief is that you will gain the strength to conquer all of your life goals through Muay Thai training, all with the full support of the dedicated Team Southside Muay Thai staff.

You will train with Coach Kar and Coach Baz every day. They will show you Muay Thai techniques and training well tested in the ring, and teach you about "WAI KHRU" respecting instructors, and treating fellow team mates and others like extended family.

SAVING OF $89. NO SET UP FEE OF THE MONTH OF JULY 2017 - SAVING OF $89. Be quick this Specials will not last for ever. Contact us for the Specials today.


Free Trial * Free Trial * Free Trial

Not sure about Muay Thai? We invite you to visit and have a session on us. Find out why Southside Muay Thai is different to everyone else.

PLEASE CONTACT US to book your free trial. We do not allow trial classes for WALK IN's so make sure you speak to SSMT staff before coming to the gym.

We look forward to meeting you and helping you achieve your goals!
* Free trial classes are offered as a trial for membership ONLY.
* Free trial classes are available for:
~ Mixed Muay Thai Monday or Wednesday 5:00pm or 6:15pm ~
~ Junior Muay Thai
* Sparring/clinching classes are NOT ELIGIBLE for the free trial.
* Photo ID required for security reasons.

SOUTHSIDE Muay Thai and Fitness

Our Gym:

Is at Shop 12 Black Forest Shopping Centre, 715 – 727 South Rd (Corner of Byron Rd), Black Forest SA 5035. We have a fully equipped gym, large facilities and a vast offering of classes for people with differing schedules. We are conveniently located less than a few kms from the Adelaide CBD.

Southside Muay Thai & Fitness opened their doors in 2002 by Head Instructor Barry Saunders (Baz). Blossoming gym with many friendly members from all different cultures.  We welcome anyone that want to give Muay Thai a go. Doesn't matter if you have no experience, unfit and feeling nervous about joining a Muay Thai gym. Our friendly trainers will train, treat, respect and every culture the same.

Coach Barry and his partners Coach Kar Wong have built a strong Muay Thai community and training school based on long lasting friendships with the same enthusiasm for the sport of Muay Thai.

Together they have train many Muay Thai Champion Fighters across every councils. Their Muay Thai Fighters know to be super fit with a possessing quick hands, hard shins, strong clinching game and a punishing work ethic. This is because both Coaches still train everyday themselves and do all the teaching by passing on their knowledge in not just Muay Thai training but in strong mental game.

Our philosophy at SSMT is that training should be fun while at the same time challenging each individual to exceed their own expectations and pushing them to achieve their goals (whatever they may be).

If you’re not having fun you’re not doing it right.

We welcome all ages and no experience is necessary.

Why choose Southside Muay Thai & Fitness

We Produce Champion: We have numbers of Champion fighters across all different Councils. State, National and International. Our fighters all started with us as a beginner.

Value for Money: With your membership training 6 day per week cost only $4.75 per day (less than a coffee). Classes 6 days per week and Tuesday to Friday twice a day.

We put you First: Whether you are looking at joining our professional fight team, or someone just wanting to learn Muay Thai to keep fit, lose weight, gain self confident or learn self defence. Our team will respect and help you to achieve you goals.

SSMT Trainers: Our trainer team are ex fighters and minimum 1 degree World Kickboxing Association Teacher.

Grading: Our grading system are authorised by World Kickboxing Association.


We offer you:

  • Muay Thai 1 on 1 or 2 on 1 Personal Training
  • Muay Thai Beginner, Intermediate and Advance
  • Join Southside Muay Thai Fight Team
  • Muay Thai Junior and Kids
  • Muay Thai Ladies Only
  • Muay Thai Sparring
  • Muay Thai Strength and Conditioning and ‘Plyometric’ program
  • Muay Thai Technique program
  • Daily running and Hill Running program
  • Muay Thai Curriculum Grading
  • Southside Muay Thai Sparring Tournament
  • Sport Team, School Team and State Team Cross Training program
  • Workplace Team Building program
  • Job, Business Opportunity and Mentoring