WE HELP PEOPLE BECOME THEIR BEST

We foster a community environment, where health and fitness benefits promote positive lifestyle changes

REAL PEOPLE, REAL RESULTS

KARL LOST 26 KG

ANELA LOST 12 KG

JON LOST 22 KG

  • 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 an...
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    Benjamin Keir
    05/04/17
  • The best place to train and grow as a person under the careful instruction of Kar Wong and Baz Saunders!
    I have been training @SSMT for over six months and know there are no limitations!
    Kar has personally helped me balance well and spar with confidence after loosing my left leg to cancer 23 years ago!
    His attention to help me achieve my goals is second to none!
    Can't wait to see where this journey may takes me!

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    David Salem
    24/09/16
  • Active member for almost a year, SsMT is the highlight of my working week! The classes are always different, fun and challenging. It's a place I can forget about the outside world... challenge and better myself mentally & physically. I walk out feeling accomplished and 10 feet tall!! And a top endorphin buzz too 🙂 All the coaches are awesome in their own special way, great facilities and opening hours.

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    Zuzana Huljak
    08/08/16
  • 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

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    Sally Hurst
    30/10/18
  • 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

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    Karen Lee
    27/04/18
  • 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
  • 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
  • SSMT is a great place to discover a new level of fun towards fitness. You're welcomed as a new comer no matter what level of fitness and encouraged by a great team and trainers.
    I am thoroughly enjoying my time learning new skills and meeting new people.

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    Morgan Krause
    10/07/16
  • 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...
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    Verity Hawke
    20/09/18
  • 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!!

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    Nick Brown
    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 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,...
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    Kerry Boscan
    22/09/18
  • 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

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    alisonsimone1
    18/10/18
  • 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.

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    Jim Bob
    16/04/18
  • The staff are encouraging, friendly and supportive and the environment itself is great.

    I have personally lost over 15kgs since joining nine months ago and have completely fallen in love with the sport.

    If anyone is considering taking up Muay Thai or just wants a new way to get fit then I absolutely recommend Southside.

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    Mark Lenard
    13/03/15

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

PROFESSIONALLY DELIVERED TRAINING PROGRAMS

WANT TO KNOW WHAT A TYPICAL CLASS LOOKS LIKE?

HERE'S WHAT YOU GET:

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

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

Qualified and experienced coaching team that are mentors and positive role models

Effective and authentic programs, that provide for development and progression throughout each level

Age specific programs, catering for beginners through to professional athletes

FIND OUT MORE BY WATCHING THE VIDEO BELOW

We take you on a walk through the gym! Experience the sights, hear the sounds and meet the coaches!