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Muay Thai Master I
This Muay Thai Master performs his Ram Muay at a demonstration at the Reston Asian Festival,

The Ram Muay is a series gestures and movements performed in rhythm to ringside musical accompaniment. Wearing the traditional Mongkon haedband created from written monk’s prayers that are wrapped in silk thread, the boxer moves gracefully in the center of the ring, bowing in all directions. The dance is a mark of respect for the boxer’s trainer and parents. It also serves to calm a fighter so he can take possession of the ring and feel safe there.

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Written by arangodan

August 4, 2010 at 8:30 am

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