muay thai kickboxing

the art of eight limbs

Muay Thai, often referred to as “The Art of Eight Limbs,” is more than just a combat sport—it’s a comprehensive approach to fitness that engages your entire body. From powerful knee strikes to precise elbow hits, this discipline focuses on using your hands, shins, elbows, and knees effectively, making it ideal for students of all ages seeking intense physical and mental conditioning.

Develop the Confidence of a Champion!

At our Academy of Self Defense, we specialize in Muay Thai Kickboxing, providing a dynamic training environment that promotes increased flexibility, lean muscle development, and exceptional cardiovascular health. Whether you’re looking to attend in-person classes or prefer the convenience of online learning, we offer a range of options to suit your lifestyle and fitness goals.

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Join us to master Muay Thai techniques and transform your fitness regime in a supportive community passionate about martial arts. Experience the thrill of this ancient sport with our expert trainers in Santa Clara and San Jose areas. Dive into your first class and see why Muay Thai is loved by fitness enthusiasts worldwide!


Try as many classes as you like for 14-days! Unlimited access to all classes at our Santa Clara, California location. Gain access to our full schedule of classes: Krav Maga, Muay Thai Kickboxing, Hapkido, Boot Camp, Muay Thai HIIT, GRIT, Box & Bells, 300 and Escrima! In addition to access to our full in-person schedule, you’ll also get access to our Online Membership as well!

muay thai kickboxing MEMBERSHIP

Already did a trial? Ready to sign up? ASD offers the best deal in town for Muay Thai Kickboxing! All of our memberships are month-to-month, no enrollment fees, no long term contracts, no initiation fees, just simply pay the same low rate each month!

Muay Thai
per month
$99 USD
Monthly Membership
7 Weekly In-Person MTK Classes
6 Weekly Muay Thai HIIT Classes
Access Muay Thai Master Classes
5000+ Videos on Demand
Free Online Memberhsip
No Enrollment Fees
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ASD Unlimited Online
per month
$19 USD
Monthly Membership
Includes Free 2-Week Trial (Online)
Access all programs & classes
Access 5000+ On Demand Videos
No enrollment fees
Month-to-month contract


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Gear rentals are available in our Proshop. $5 per pair.
Gear is also available for purchase in our Proshop.

Boxing Gloves

16oz – Males
12-14oz – Females



Jump rope


Head Gear

*Intermediate & Advanced

Elbow Pads

*Intermediate & Advanced

Knee Pads

*Intermediate & Advanced

Thai Pads

*Provided at ASD


Ramiro Martinez

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James Krause

Brian Hall

Manny Cardenas


What to get in shape like Muay Thai fighters? Not interested in sparring or all that contact? Don’t worry, we have a Muay Thai HIIT (high intensity interval training) program that will give you an amazing strength & conditioning workout!


It’s no secret that Muay Thai fighters are in great shape! Muay Thai fighters lift weights to improve strength and conditioning, but also to change the fighting style, increase the power of the strike, and to boost footwork/movement. Muay Thai HIIT provides both aerobic and anaerobic workouts, dedicating 60 minutes on Muay Thai training can give you 1,000 to 1,200 calories burned in just one session. This explains why Muay Thai is a perfect way to get rid of stubborn fat and tone your muscles while improving flexibility and having a stronger core.