If you love one another, respect follows. With respect comes faith --you begin to believe in yourself and your community.

-Ajahn Suchart Yodkerepauprai

about york muay thai

York Muay Thai delivers in the best inclusive, empowering learning experience in martial arts gyms and strives to provide a place where development and improvement is foremost where ‘Love, respect and believe’ are the values all members adopt. Since opening in 2010, York Muay Thai has been running a strong, structured traditional Muay Thai program for community members to learn and develop their skills in the ancient art of Muay Thai.
York Muay Thai is run by a dedicated team of highly qualified instructors led by founder Kru Yai Jenypher Lanthier, IKKC Professional Women’s Flyweight Champion, a top level coach in the sport with 16 years of martial arts experience. All instructors are selectively chosen and are mentored and trained through a curriculum developed over many years and aligning with the traditional teachings from the original school of Siam No. 1. The team of instructors work together to ensure all students are supported properly through their practice and have the help they need.
Classes are for all levels and walk you through step-by-step the basics of proper Muay Thai technique, applications of each weapon, fighting strategy and on-going supported practice in the art. Classes emphasize fitness as well and provide a fun and interactive way to lose weight, strengthen the body and increase stamina. Whether your goal is to get fit, learn something new or compete as a fighter, the classes focus on student development of proper execution of fitness and Muay Thai techniques and accommodate everyone at their different levels of ability. All instructors and students are expected to endorse a respectful environment and contribute to a safe and positive place for everyone to learn. York Muay Thai also supports the growth of fighters and are an active competitor in the sport of Muay Thai internationally. They have developed a strong fighters program that has proven success through performance results and winning of several championships. The fighters program provides comprehensive training and proper guidance from experienced and active coaches to ensure all fighters are well-prepared for competition and have the learning tools to develop long-term.
Come be a part of a unique community and see how the learning and practice of Muay Thai can change your life!

Board Game and Potluck Sat May 12!

BYOB and something to share! We will have a BBQ going so you can keep full while we have some fun! 6-10pm, Sat May 12! …
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Cold Warz 2 results

A big shout out to Sahila for her fight last night on Cold Warz 2! Being one of the smallest and most compact fireballs out there, Sahila is no stranger to fighting up in weight classes, and against very tough opponents. This fight was no exception, as she fought her heart out against a very good fighter. When we remember that today’s loss is the ingredient for tomorrow’s win we can become the people we are meant to be. Take hard fights or challenges, give it your all, and add the experience to your tool box. We are also sorry to announce that Carmen made weight and was ready to fight, but the bout was cancelled due to last minute circumstances. She will keep training …
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Vincent wins at “The Art of Eight Limbs” in Waterloo!

Big ups to Vincent who just won his bout in Waterloo at TKO’s “The Art of Eight Limbs” Event!! Great fight against a great opponent. Keep building! …
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Rafa wins the WBC Jr. Mini-flyweight Amateur Championship!

Huge congrats to our new champion, Rafa! He won the WBC Jr mini-flyweight Amateur title in Seattle, after a 5 round war! Thank you to everyone who helped us prepare him for the fight: Ajahn Suchart, Dr Ashley and Dr Don, Ken Sylvan of B-Elite and all of the YMTeam. Also a huge thank you to Tony and the WBC team for having us, as well as the United Source Muaythai crew for an amazing match. Both fighters were tailor made for each other and opu on a great show. They both have such bright futures ahead of him …
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