K.R.S. Gym is a standard Muay Thai boxing camp located in the Thailand satellite town of Upon Ratchathani. The camp includes a young stable of Muay Thai fighters who compete in bouts locally in Nissan, in Bangkok’s famous Lumping Stadium and abroad in countries as diverse as Hong Kong, England and Australia. The camp is owned and handled by Mr. Satiate Chasing, who’s a passionate aficionado of Muay Thai boxing.
The K.R.S. Gym facility is located on Suspassitt Road, a busy Cross intersection street which runs off the main road of this Upon Ratchathani metropolitan area. Upon Ratchathani is found in the North-East of Thailand, a region called Nissan. Outside of its main cities Nissan is primarily a rural farming Area however the natives have a deep passion for Muay Thai that has its first historical roots set in this region of the country. Muay Karat was a specific style of muay thai gym thailand originally practiced in Nissan. Emphasis in Muay Karat was put on strength, together with the Buffalo attack said to be so strong that it could take down a Buffalo with just one strike. Suspassitt Road is a busy area of the city, with vehicles of all descriptions vying for a lead from the traffic. The steamy tropical atmosphere is filled with the aromas of neighbourhood Nissan dishes that are available at roadside eateries. To get into the real training camp you need to cut into a narrow lane that only has enough space for one vehicle at a time. You are soon confronted by the sounds that are reminiscent of a leopard being suddenly strangled by a python.
Arrival at K.R.S. Gym may be an intimidating welcoming. The centre is obviously authentic Muay Thai style outside with a huge shed roof covering. Drinking water, shower facilities and toilets are available. The priority of the gym is to facilitate the practice of real life modern day warriors, people that are capable of beating opponents and achieving goals however hard or uncomfortable the situation may be consequently aesthetics has been removed the list of prerequisites for a training centre.
Nagger will be sending all of his prize money from struggles to feed his family back in Africa. John from Norway is an expert Muay Thai fighter, a tall heavyweight who has fought the K-1 advertising in Europe the Thai management and coaches call him Mr. John. Mark Long is from England, a British Royal Marine who has experienced the life or death situation of fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan. Mark is athletically talented and is studying the finer points of Muay Thai. The training styles which occur at most Muay Thai camps are somewhat different to that of western modern day practices.