Police authorities in Ratchaburi are being taught how to use Mauy Thai to defend themselves in real life circumstances.
Muay Thai has been used since the 16th century, it is a type of martial arts, which involves stand up fighting where you can combined the use of your fists, knees, shins and elbows.
This sort of training is welcomed by the police, as there have been many cases where police have become injured or even died when attempting to intervene on fights.
Trainers for this style have been hired from Chom Bung Ratchabhat university, more than fifty police officers were on the training course.
There are many gyms across the world in which you can learn Muay Thai, it has become very popular and it is expected that it will become even more mainstream.