WE LEAD, EQUIP AND INFLUENCE LIVES THROUGH THE DISCIPLINE OF MUAY THAI

Our mission is to provide a community environment, where physical fitness and health benefits promote positive lifestyle changes

DISCOVER HOW YOU CAN BENEFIT FROM MUAY THAI TRAINING

Muay Thai is a martial art that can be practiced for self-defence, fitness and as a sport. Apart from the obvious health benefits, individuals experience positive growth within many aspects of their personal life.

After training for a short period of time, improved fitness levels prompt physical changes to the body, increasing confidence. As confidence builds, so to does the way we look at ourselves and the way we interact with others. Relationships with family and friends become stronger, and we have more positive interactions with others within our local community. At work, home and school, productivity increases and absenteeism declines.

Develop discipline, focus, tolerance and fairness 

Meet new people and create great friendships 

Increase physical fitness and improve overall health and well being

Improve interpersonal skills and create stronger relationships with others 

Relieve stress, anxiety and depression

Gain confidence and self-esteem

Collaborate with others and learn the dynamics of teamwork

Enjoy personal growth, through goal setting and target achievement

MEMBER TESTIMONIALS

  • I've been training here for around 18 months now and I wouldn't have it any other way. The trainers are amazing, friendly, motivated, determined and always there to help you with whatever you need (whether it be Muay Thai related or not) I look up to Baz and Kar so much and am so thankful for all the time, effort and help that they put into every member and every session!! I highly recommend this gym to everyone and anyone looking to get fit, stay fit or to fight! I have made some great friends here and no one has... read more

    Benjamin Keir Avatar Benjamin Keir
    05/04/17
  • I first started my training with Southside Muay Thai well over a year ago and have never looked back since! I've been grateful enough to have trained at a number of different Dojo's, Clubs & Martial Arts groups in my years... But I have definitely found my home @ Southside Muay Thai among friends and great Coaches in a professional yet friendly family orientated environment. Along with great gym facilities and traditional Muay Thai training & techniques right at your fingertips.. Or should I say, teep's. - SSMT is not just a team of individual Champions, but is more so... read more

    Luke Bramley Avatar Luke Bramley
    08/11/17
  • I have only been training at this club since November 2017 and it has been amazing. The coaches Barry Saunders and Kar Wong are the best coaches I have ever trained with, it is so very clear that they both have years of knowledge and experience as athletes, fighters, as teachers and trainers. The integrity and respect the coaches have for their students shows in their fighters. It is also pretty clear when you walk into the club and see the many trophies and belts both past and present hanging up with pride that these guys know how train and... read more

    Sally Hurst Avatar Sally Hurst
    21/04/18
  • Best place to be! Choosing Southside is one of the best decisions I’ve made. Training at SSMT has helped me get in shape but most importantly has made me a stronger person mentally and emotionally and I will be forever grateful for that, and the people I’ve met in the process.

    Adriana Rodriguez Avatar Adriana Rodriguez
    21/04/18
  • I have trained in many gyms in many countries from Europe, USA, South America to the Asia Pacific region, and I am delighted to confirm:

    This gym rates among the best in the world! Their terms and conditions are clear and simple to understand and the owners work very hard to be flexible to work in with their client’s schedules....

    The training I have received during the past (almost) one year has been world class. I feel fitter & healthier than I have felt for some time. The programs offered are not just about training and techniques,... read more

    Kerry Boscan Avatar Kerry Boscan
    22/09/18
  • I have only been training at this club since November 2017 and it has been amazing. The coaches Barry Saunders and Kar Wong are the best coaches I have ever trained with, it is so very clear that they both have years of knowledge and experience as athletes, fighters, as teachers and trainers. The integrity and respect the coaches have for their students shows in their fighters. It is also pretty clear when you walk into the club and see the many trophies and belts both past and present hanging up with pride that these guys know how train and... read more

    Sally Hurst Avatar Sally Hurst
    30/10/18
  • I have only been training at this club since November 2017 and it has been amazing. The coaches Barry Saunders and Kar Wong are the best coaches I have ever trained with, it is so very clear that they both have years of knowledge and experience as athletes, fighters, as teachers and trainers. The integrity and respect the coaches have for their students shows in their fighters. It is also pretty clear when you walk into the club and see the many trophies and belts both past a... nd present hanging up with pride that these guys know how train... read more

    Sally Hurst Avatar Sally Hurst
    21/04/18
  • Southside Muay Thai provides the perfect training environment for those who have zero experience to those who are seasoned veterans. The friendly and helpful trainers give easy to follow instructions and never miss a thing with your technique. Being continually critiqued on your form helps you to learn quickly and enjoy it while you do. You're never out of your depth at Southside and would recommend it highly to all considering a physical challenge in a encouraging and friendly environment.

    Jim Bob Avatar Jim Bob
    16/04/18
  • NOT JUST A GYM, A FAMILY !!!

    When I joined Southside Muay Thai, the most notable quality that this gym possesses that others do not, is that they are not just a professional martial arts gym but also a family based business. At Southside, they treat each and every client with the same kind, caring, honest and accepting attitude. Kar & Barry give 100% to their clients every single session. During training, they take time to assess who may need extra help in the room. They cater to each individuals needs and help everyone improve at their own pace. They... read more

    Verity Hawke Avatar Verity Hawke
    20/09/18
  • I have been made to feel so welcome by Kar & Barry & all the members. Lots of support & no judgement about skill level. I have had a severe injury for years and believe this is the place I will overcome it! So glad I bit the bullet & joined up! Thanks. Jay

    Atreyu Edgar Avatar Atreyu Edgar
    14/07/18
  • Great gym to learn authentic Muay Thai technique from two of the best Coaches you could ask for!! I initially joined to loose some weight but found myself quickly becoming obsessed with the healthy lifestyle Muay Thai promotes as well as the mental and physical challenges it can offer you. I have since personally lost over 20Kgs in just over a year and I still look forward to every training!!

    Nick Brown Avatar Nick Brown
    05/04/17
  • Best place to be! Choosing Southside is one of the best decisions I’ve made. Training at SSMT has helped me get in shape but most importantly has made me a stronger person mentally and emotionally and I will be forever grateful for that, and the people I’ve met in the process.

    Adriana Rodríguez González Avatar Adriana Rodríguez González
    21/04/18
  • I've been a member of the Southside family for more than 6 years now. I couldn't speak more highly of the coaches and facilities. Given that training at Southside has had such a positive impact on my physical health and wellbeing I would recommend to anyone to give it a try. However, as a school teacher I have to admit that learning martial arts is the FIRST thing I suggest to parents and families of children who are struggling within realms of education. Respect, concentration, confidence, assertiveness and self-regulation are just a few benefits your child will experience at Southside.... read more

    Karen Lee Avatar Karen Lee
    27/04/18
  • Best gym in Adealide for Muay Thai, self defence and fitness. Trainers are second to none and genuinely care about all their members at each and every stage of their training. Its a family gym, there is a a lot of respect here. I have personally benefited from all my training and can apply it in my job environment being in the Military as we train in combatives also. My overall fitness has soared too. Membership is very reasonable too for all that you can do in a week, as many classes as you like. Even in group classes you... read more

    alisonsimone1 Avatar alisonsimone1
    18/10/18
  • Kar & Barry have been very supportive and welcoming. I have struggled with injuries for years & I truly feel this is where I will finally strengthen my body and heal. My fitness levels are up and I’m totally hooked! Thanks to everyone at the club. So glad I joined!!!

    Beats Adroit Avatar Beats Adroit
    20/09/18

PROFESSIONALLY DELIVERED TRAINING PROGRAMS

COACHING, FACILITY & TRAINING INFORMATION

Friendly and ego free training environment, where males and females are equally welcome

Adelaide's largest full-time, fully equiped martial arts training centre

Effective and authentic programs, providing for development and progression throughout each level

Qualified and experienced coaching team

Age specific programs, catering for beginners to professional athletes

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NO OBLIGATION FREE TRIAL

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We invite you to attend a free trial session with us. Free trial classes introduce the basics of Muay Thai training, and are available Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday nights at 6:15pm. Each session runs for 75 minutes.

Please note that we do not allow attendance to our free trial classes, unless an online booking is made before arriving at the gym.