What is a Civil Boxing Match (Muai Radd)?

Muai Radd was the term for boxing matches that were held during the reign of King Rama II (1809-1824 A.D.) away from the catchment area of the then capital.

Background

Unlike the more show-fighting-oriented, state boxing fights (Muai Loung), pretty much anything was allowed in these bourgeois boxing matches.

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On this page we share an archival text written in 2000 AD (just before the Sydney Summer Olympics) and published on our old website.
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Instructional Video from 1984 (Techniques for beginners)

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In this previously unpublished educational film from 1984, a teacher shows the first 15 of a total of 45 basic techniques of Pahuyuth.