Theory Answers

1st KHAN

What is the correct name of our school in Thai?
= Kai Muay Chao Phraya Muay Thai
What is the correct name of our school in English?
= River of Kings
Demonstrate the wai position when paying respect to a teacher
Say hello in Thai
= Sawatdee Khrup/Kah
Say thank you in Thai
= Khop kunekhrup/kah
What does Muay Thai translate to?
= Box Free

Count to 10 in Thai
NUNG
SOHNG
SAAM
SEE
HAH
HOK
JEDT
BAHT
GAO
SIP

2nd KHAN

Translate the following: Shok, Madt, Sawk, Kow, Dhe, Tao
= PUNCH, FIST, ELBOW, KNEE, KICK, FOOT
Translate the following: Kru, Arjarn, Bramarjarn
= TEACHER, MASTER, GRANDMASTER
What does chock and yudt mean in a fight?
= BOX, STOP
Translate quick quick into Thai
= RHEO RHEO (LEWL, LEWL)

Count to 20 in Thai
NUNG
SOHNG
SAAM
SEE
HAH
HOK
JEDT
BAHT
GAO
SIP
SIP ET
SIP SOHNG
SIP SAAM
SIP SEE
SIP HAH
SIP HOK
SIP JEDT
SIP BAHT
SIP GAO
YEE SIP

Name the King of Thailand
=
BHUMIBOL ADULYADEJ
What was Thailand previously known as?
= SIAM
What is the capital of Thailand?
= BANGKOK (KRUNG TEP)
From top to bottom, what are the colours of the Thai national flag?
= RED, WHITE, BLUE, WHITE,RED
What is the camp we train at in Chiang Mai called?
= KAI MUAY LANNA (KIAT BUSABA)
Who is the manager of the camp?
= ANDY THOMSON

3rd KHAN

Count to 30 in Thai
NUNG
SOHNG
SAAM
SEE
HAH
HOK
JEDT
BAAT
GAO
SIP
SIP ET
SIP SOHNG
SIP SAAM
SIP SEE
SIP HAH
SIP HOK
SIP JEDT
SIP BAAT
SIP GAO
YEE SIP
YEE SIP
ET
YEE SIP SOHNG
YEE SIP SAAM
YEE SIP SEE
YEE SIP HAH
YEE SIP HOK
YEE SIP BAAT
YEE SIP GAO
SAAM SIP

Demonstrate hand wrapping as used for training

Translate; wai kru, ram muay
= TEACHER RESPECT, BOXERS’ DANCE
Name the 3 musical instruments of Muay Thai music
= PI JAVA, CHING, KLONG
Describe the meaning of the 3 colours of the Thai national flag
= RED IS FOR THE BLOOD OF THE NATION, THE PEOPLE WHITE IS FOR BUDDHA/PURITY & BLUE IS THE ROYAL COLOUR REPRESENTING THE KING
What is the capital of Northern Thailand
= CHIANG MAI
Who sacked the Ancient capital of Ayutthaya?
= BURMA (MYANMAAR)
How many rounds are there in a professional Muay Thai bout?
= 5
How long are the duration of rounds and the breaks between each round?
= 3 MINS & 2 MINS

4th KHAN

Name the legendary Thai Nak Muay famous for defeating 10 Burmese in competition during captivity
= NAI KHANOM TOM

Count to 50 in Thai
AS 1

30 PLUS
31 = SAAM SIP ET
SAAM SIP SOHNG
SAAM SIP SAAM
SAAM SIP SEE
SAAM SIP HAH
SAAM SIP HOK
SAAM SIP JEDT
SAAM SIP BAAT
SAM SIP GAO
SEE SIP
SEE SIP ET
SEE SIP SOHNG
SEE SIP SAAM
SEE SIP SEE
SEE SIP HAH
SEE SIP HOK
SEE SIP BAAT
SEE SIP GAO
HAH SIP

What protective equipment is compulsory in full rules professional Muay Thai?
= GUM SHIELD, PROTECTIVE CUP, BOXING GLOVES
Name 3 UK Muay Thai camps?

What is the main religion of Thailand?
= THEREVADA BUDDHISM
What is the currency of Thailand?
= THAI BAHT
Name the ceremonial head band worn by the Nak Muay and what is it for?
MONGKON, SYMBOLIC AS THE HEAD IS CLASSED AS HOLY AND WHERE THE SPIRIT LEAVES
What are the ancient ancestor arts of Muay Thai called?
= MUAY BORAN, MUAY KAAD CHERK, KRABI KRABONG, MUAY CHAIYA
Translate Mae Mai & Luk Mai
= MASTER TECHNIQUES, MINOR TECHNIQUES

5th KHAN

Wrap another person’s hands for training

What is the Thai name for grading band
= PRAJIT
What is Thai for 100, 1000, 10000 and 1000000
= NUNG ROI, NUNG PAHN, SIP PAHN, NUNG LAAN
What is the ancient art of Thai massage in Thai?
= NUAD BORAN
What is the Thai name for the boxers liniment used in fighter massage?
= NAM MUAY
What is the name for the Thai New Year?
= SONGKRAN
How many judges are there in a professional Muay Thai bout?
= 3