NEVSKY GYM

Muay Thai & Kickboxing gym in the center of Saint Petersburg

Nevsky Gym

Nevsky Gym is a club of Muay Thai and Kickboxing in the central area of St. Petersburg. Training for Muay Thai and Kickboxing are conducted by experienced coaches Alexey Dodonov and Dmitry Zhirutin. Our doors are always open for experienced athletes and beginners. We support everyone who wants to join these sports.
In our club there are both children's and adult groups in Muay Thai and Kickboxing.

Experienced Muay Thai trainers

Our trainers trainers Alexey Dodonov and Zhdmitriy Zhiryutin will help you to choose the best training program special for you.

Convenient location in the center of St. Petersburg

Our Thai Boxing gym is located in St. Petersburg a 5-minute walk from Nevsky Prospekt and Gostiny Dvor metro stations.

A convenient schedule for training Muay Thai

There are morning and evening classes in the schedule of training of Muay Thai & Kickboxing in our section. You can choose the time of group or individual training which will be most convenient for you.

Muay Thai training in sports equipment

All novice Muay Thai athletes are provided with equipment from our club to minimize injuries.

Equipped sports hall

The sports club Nevsky Gym is equipped with everything necessary to make your muay thai training as comfortable and effective as possible.

Optimum duration of training

The duration of training in our club is 90 minutes. This is the optimal duration to master the necessary material and not to overdo it.

Information about Thai boxing (Muay Thai) and Kickboxing

Thai Boxing (Muay Thai) is a highly effective martial art from Thailand, which includes a complex of physical and psychological preparation for a sporting and real duel. One of the fundamental ideas of Muay Thai is the use of one's own body as a weapon. Known as the art of "Eight arms of the body" and includes physically strong well-set attacks from both fists, elbows, knees and feet. Due to its high efficiency, Thai boxing became widespread internationally in the early twentieth century, when Thai boxers began participating in professional boxing and kickboxing competitions (later K1). The traditional "calling card" of Thai boxing is clinch (or rather, the fight in the clinch), in which the Thai boxers are particularly strong. Amateur tournaments are held according to the rules of IMFA (International Federation of Amateur Muay Thai).



Kickboxing is a fighting sport that uses punches and kicks. Kickboxing, as a separate discipline, dates back to 1974 (then it was called "Full contact karate" or "Sports Karate"). This year the World Federation WAKO (World Association of Kickboxing Organizations) was founded, which became the organizer of sports competitions with uniform rules. To date, WAKO, WKA, ISKA, WKU and WKF are the largest global organizations and annually hold international championships. Initially, kickboxing was banned low circular kicks in the opponent's thighs (low kick or low kick), but recently more and more popular are gaining versions of kickboxing, including these powerful and effective blows (for example, Kickboxing K1 version). The main differences between kickboxing and Thai boxing: lack of struggle in the clinch, lack of elbow strikes and a ban on stitching the legs. Due to the similarity of the species, athletes often participate in both kickboxing and Thai boxing (muay thai) competitions.

Our Muay Thai and Kickboxing coaches

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