The correct pronunciation is not Moo-Thai or even Mai-Thai it is pronounced Moo-aye-Thai. Muay Thai is a martial art that dates back thousands of years to ancient Siam or Thailand, as it is known today. Muay Thai is th national sport of Thailand and infuses all aspects of Thai culture. It is taught in the schools and universities and is an integral part of Thailand’s military training. The arsenals of this fierce martial art include punches, elbows, knees and kicks. The sport of Muay Thai is an internationally recognized ring sport and in recent years has gained recognition for its contribution to full contact sports including the UFC (Ultimate Fight Champion), Pride and other pay-preview events.