There are leaders available for whatever type of workout you and your new workout buddies prefer, be it muy thai
, barre, yoga for new moms, or even firefighters training to take the FDNY entrance exams.
ey sometimes go more than twice a day as they work to perfect the discipline which incorporates kick-boxing, muy thai
, boxing, karate, escrima, weaponry, self-defence and krav maga.
The martial arts styles represented are karate, Kung Fu, judo, Silat, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Capoiera, Muy Thai
, Mixed Martial Arts and Parkour.
The fists and feet fly fast and furiously in "Chok Dee," a formulaic but surprisingly gripping (kick)boxing pic that benefits from the raw energy of star Dida Diafat, an 11-time Muy Thai boxing champion in a semifictionalized version of his own life story.
Diafat stars as Ryan, a delinquent French-Algerian youth from the mean streets of a suburban Paris slum who ends up in prison after hot-wiring a truck His cellmate, former Muy Thai boxer Jean (Bernard Giraudeau), sees in Ryan the raw material of a future champion.
Upon release, Ryan puts what little money he has toward a plane ticket to Bangkok, where he aspires to become that rare foreigner granted access to professional Muy Thai competitions.
With three five-minute rounds it's a mix of martial arts incorporating judo, Ju-Jitsu, Muy Thai
and kick-boxing as well as traditional boxing and wresting.