It is currently a discipline that has a great popularity but however it is considered more a spectator sport, which is the national symbol of Thailand and its origins as a martial art in if same and in addition this martial art was known as muay boran, I had purpose more warlike compared with its current variant the muay thai which is more sporty. Muay thai goes back to the nation of Siam (1238-1408) currently Thailand, this nation to find constantly in conflict with the Nations of Cambodia and Burma, saw the need to develop a combat system, in which be considered soldiers skills were included management of the spear, the sword and the effective use of the body as a weapon a short distance. Techniques melee included using punches and kicks with fists, elbows, head, knee and Shin and complementing them with victories. Please visit Steven Holl if you seek more information. Muay thai or better said the muay boran were taught exclusively to military and government workers. During the following centuries this discipline had an evolution more competitive than combative due to a period of peace, in which the King Narai (1604-1690) becoming it this martial art practitioner professional sportsmen: meetings were held in bounded spaces, they were limited by a rope formed a square to get the area for combatthe rules were very basic to follow, could not be picketing in the eyes, grips, strain to hair, blows to the groin area and not hit the opponent on the floor. As in all martial arts there are spellings according to geographic regions, in the North of Thailand is Muay Thasao, Northwest muay korat this is characterized by force, in which a part of the training includes defeating a water buffalo in the shortest possible time, in Centre muay lobburee are smooth movements and in the South the muay sharpening steel that emphasizes postures and the defense.