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Hello everyone,

I am wondering if any of you have experience training at Sitjaopho camp in Hua Hin...I am having some second thoughts about the gym that I originally thought of going to (Samart Payakaroon ' s gym in Bangkok) so I was hoping to hear some thoughts from people with recent experience at either of the two gyms...If you had to choose between the two, which one would you choose and why? As a female, I want to choose a gym where I can get quality training, so I'm find it a bit more difficult settling on a particular gym without any prior experience there.

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Hello everyone,

I am wondering if any of you have experience training at Sitjaopho camp in Hua Hin...I am having some second thoughts about the gym that I originally thought of going to (Samart Payakaroon ' s gym in Bangkok) so I was hoping to hear some thoughts from people with recent experience at either of the two gyms...If you had to choose between the two, which one would you choose and why? As a female, I want to choose a gym where I can get quality training, so I'm find it a bit more difficult settling on a particular gym without any prior experience there.

Thank you

 

We have had no experience with gyms in Hua Hin, but since you are down there (are you there yet?) have you looked at Por Promin? Sylvie fought a girl from Por Promin, and one of the owners of the gym is a western woman, Miriam. Because you are a woman it seems to have some qualities that would produce positives for women, and I've seen lots of females training there in photos on Facebook. Miriam was very nice, and we could put you in touch with her.

By and large though, if you are having doubts about a gym you are at in Thailand you should I think move on and try something different. There are so many. If you haven't gotten to Thailand yet, if you do go to Hua Hin there seem to be several gyms to try out.

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Honestly if I was a woman I'd feel much more comfortable being at a gym (partially?) owned by a woman, especially a western woman. That's just from reading how some women get treated in gyms.

There are many good gyms in Hua Hin, I'm pretty sure Jimmi Busk owns or is involved with a gym down there, someone else is building Sitkongdet (can search on facebook), Sitjaopho has a great reputation I'm pretty sure Panicus Yusuf trained there while he was in Thailand and spoke very positively on it's technical side. And I saw some of the boys hitting pads at Por Promin on someone's instagram who's there and they look high-level.

There are many more of course these are just the ones I've heard about, just some food for thought if you were curious to some more gyms.

Anyway I honestly haven't read much about Samart's gym, it seems really expensive in comparison to other gyms. The two provinces you're talking about are quite opposites though, I always thought Hua Hin was chilled back by the sea type thing (I'm probably wrong) whereas bangkok was a full on crazy city - traffic galore etc etc, so it depends which scene you prefer also, not just the gym.

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