Welcome to Dohjo Muay Thai & Fitness! We are the Muay Thai Kickboxing and Fitness program located in downtown Peterborough.
What is Muay Thai?
Muay Thai is a combat sport of Thailand that uses stand-up striking along with various clinching techniques. This physical and mental discipline which includes combat on shins is known as “the art of eight limbs” because it is characterized by the combined use of fists, elbows, knees, shins, being associated with a good physical preparation that makes a full-contact fighter very efficient. Muay Thai is becoming very popular in North America and trained for recreational and competitive purposes.
“Enlightenment through Balance.” -Mike Doherty
We would like to assist those willing and open to physical and mental change in their lives through training in our programs. Our goal is self development and empowerment of Peterborough and the surrounding areas residents. We will do this through the discipline and practice of Muay Thai.
We offer a friendly and positive atmosphere for our students to learn the art of Muay Thai, to improve physical fitness levels as well as increase mental strength. Our programs are offered to variety of clients ranging from recreational to competitive athletes of all ages, genders and athletic ability levels. One attending the school will also learn self control and discipline, build new friendships and teamwork skills along with enjoying the benefits of weight loss and a healthy lifestyle.
Our programs are synced with our grading system to ensure that you’re reaching your full potential, whatever your reason for training may be. Our grading system is similar to the Karate belting system accept we grade with shorts. We grade on technical skills, purpose/culture behind the sport, strategic/mental strength, physical conditioning and attendance.
Our niche is the sport of Muay Thai but we also offer fitness classes. Some of the fitness classes consist of natural movement exercises, balance drills, plyometrics, strength and conditioning, explosive strength drills, kettle bell drills as well as Yoga. These classes are also structured to meet clients needs.
A common question received is, “Do I have to fight?” The answer is of course not! We have competitive and recreational athletes at our school that are all there to learn.
Make sure you check out our “Schedule” page to see a description of what class type might fit your desire!
Dohjo Muay Thai & Fitness is an ideal environment for your fitness goals whether it is for competitive purposes or simply weight loss. The facility is clean, fully matted and holds a variety of strength and conditioning equipment designed to give you the results you seek.
Dohjo Muay Thai & Fitness is insured and an affiliate gym under the World Kickboxing Federation (WKF) as well as Muay Thai Ontario (MTO). Our facility proudly has certified and experienced instructors with years of experience not only in teaching, coaching and reffing but also in competition.
We are located at 342 Charlotte Street in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada in the same building as the Posture Clinic. Our new location is near the Charlotte Pantry and close to the corner of Rubidge Street and Charlotte Street.
Dohjo Muay Thai & Fitness carries a variety of brand name boxing gloves, shin guards, thai shorts, hand wraps, skipping ropes and just about everything you need to train or compete in Muay Thai. Some of the brands that we distribute are Kimurawear, Top King, Fairtex and much more.
We also sell custom Dohjo Muay Thai & Fitness Hats, Hoodies, T-shirts, Hand Wraps, Bag Gloves, Thai shorts and Tank Tops. We have the best deals in the Peterborough area on fight wear and equipment as well as a variety of inexpensive quality equipment packages to meet your needs.
If you are concerned about what is needed to train, do not hesitate to ask!