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

  • SSMT is by far the best gym I've trained at. Coach Kar and Coach Barry are both great blokes and have an amazing knowledge of Muay Thai. The people that train there are so humble, always willing to help and all round great people. I wouldn't dream of training under anybody else and this place is becoming my second home.

    Matt Matthew Avatar Matt Matthew
    05/04/17
  • 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
  • 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 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
  • 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!

    Brooke Smith Avatar Brooke Smith
    04/04/17
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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!!!

    Matt Bice Avatar Matt Bice
    20/04/18
  • 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
    21/04/18
  • 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

    Anela Ilic Avatar Anela Ilic
    30/05/17
  • 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 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

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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

We invite you to attend a free trial session at the gym. Free trial classes are available Monday and Wednesday nights at 6:15pm.

We do not allow trial classes for WALK IN's, so please make sure a booking is made before arriving at the gym.