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 

Gain confidence and self-esteem

Enjoy personal growth, through goal setting and target achievement

Improve interpersonal skills and create stronger relationships with others 

Relieve stress, anxiety and depression

Meet new people and create great friendships 

Collaborate with others and learn the dynamics of teamwork

Increase physical fitness and improve overall health and well being

MEMBER TESTIMONIALS

  • 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

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    Karen Lee
    27/04/18
  • 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

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    Benjamin Keir
    05/04/17
  • Not just throwing this 5 star rating around willy nilly! Very much deserved 5 stars to Coach Barry and Coach Karr... if I could give them 6 stars I would. The atmosphere in this gym is addictive, the trainers, fighters and students are all very welcoming. The coaches and fighters set the bar high when it comes to technique and fitness. I miss this place so much!

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    Brooke Smith
    04/04/17
  • I've been training at Southside for over 5 years now and started fighting just over 2 year ago already racking up 13 fights.

    Southside is a genuine Muay Thai gym and is perfectly catered for beginners and families right through to professional fighters.

    I would highly recommend this gym to anyone looking to improve their fitness while learning the art of eight limbs.

    IT WILL IMPROVE YOUR LIFE!!!

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    Matt Bice
    20/04/18
  • I decided to check out SouthSide Muay Thai because of good feedback I found online. Once I started training here I found the coaches extremely down to earth and the whole gym environment super friendly. There are no members with big egos and I felt extremely welcomed. After training for a while I decided that I wanted to progress and compete in the sport. Even though I was new to the sport I had great support from the fight team members and from the coaches. if you are interested in joining a gym I recommend checking out SSMT, as a... read more

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    Anela Ilic
    30/05/17
  • 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!!!

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    Beats Adroit
    20/09/18
  • 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

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    Kerry Boscan
    22/09/18
  • 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

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    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 a... nd present hanging up with pride that these guys know how train... read more

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    Sally Hurst RemedialMassage
    21/04/18
  • 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 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
  • 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.

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    Adriana Rodríguez González
    21/04/18
  • Really enjoying training at the SSMT club with Barry and Kar and the team and learning some great new Muay Thai skills from the experienced trainers and getting fit at the same time. Very clean and organized club with a professional friendly team and a great timetable. Strongly recommend to anyone thinking about it to give the free trial a go.

    Matthew Schwab Avatar
    Matthew Schwab
    10/11/18
  • 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

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    Atreyu Edgar
    14/07/18
  • I have been training at Southside Muay Thai for 10 years and fighting for three years. In that time Baz & Kar gave assisted me in obtaining a South Australian State Title and a Silver Medal at the Muay Thai National Championships in the Gold Coast. Their experience, wealth of knowledge and support is next to none. I wouldn't train anywhere else simply for that matter. As fighters our best interests are always put first and forward, which is so important in this sport. The gym culture is fantastic, as fighters we help support our coaches with teaching new students,... read more

    Janelle Adamczyk Avatar
    Janelle Adamczyk
    20/04/18

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 equipped 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.