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Hi everyone! I am planning a trip next year to Thailand to train and hopefully fight. I do have a 5 year old daughter who will be with me for at least some of the time. I wanted to know if anyone knew of any gyms in Bangkok that wouldn’t mind my daughter hanging around the gym while I train? I have heard from Sylvie that looksaikongdin gym has a lot of kids running around there, so if anyone knows about the quality of training at that gym, that would also be helpful. I do want to get the best training possible even though this may be difficult with a kid in tow. But my daughter actually trains Muay Thai and is pretty good, plus I was thinking I could find a babysitter to watch her in the gym while I work out. Any thoughts would be greatly appreciated. Thank you all. I put a video of my daughters first day at Muay Thai below for fun. 

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I'm sure most gyms wouldn't mind your daughter hanging around. I started taking my son along to my gym here in Australia for my day classes when he was 3 and a half. He'd run laps of the gym alongside me as I warmed up, then grab some pads and kick shields, take them into the ring and keep himself occupied while I finished off my cardio and did padwork.

He's 6 now and trains in the junior class. Your video didn't work but it's great to get them started so young. I'm hoping to take my son to Thailand next year 👍

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Thanks! Yeah I’m hoping that’s the case just wanted to see if anyone had experience over there. It seems like it wouldn’t be a big deal as they start training so young over there. Thank you! 

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