Established in 1996, the Renzo Gracie Academy in Midtown Manhattan continues being one of the world’s leading schools in martial arts.
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Some of the greatest fighters in the world have honed their BJJ and Muay Thai skills at the Academy.
Muay Thai is referred to as the “Art of Eight Limbs” or the “Science Of Eight Limbs” because it makes use of punches, kicks, elbows and knee strikes, thus using eight “points of contact,” as opposed to “two points” (fists) in Western boxing and “four points” (hands and feet) used in sport-oriented martial arts.