The Art of the Eight Limbs

by Reedz on May 7, 2008

Muay Thai, also known as The Art of the Eight Limbs is the Thai name for a form of hard martial art practiced in several Southeast Asian countries including Thailand. It is known as Pradal Serey in Cambodia, Tomoi in Malaysia, Muay Lao in Laos and as a similar style called Lethwei in Burma. The different styles of kickboxing in Southeast Asia are analogous to the different types of Kung Fu in China or Silat in the Malay peninsula. The Thai military uses a modified form of Muay Thai called Lerdrit.

Yesterday, I had the pleasure of attending one of the training sessions at the first Muay Thai school in Brunei Darussalam. Busiido Martial Arts Dojo is a multi-disciplinary dojo located at Melabau Complex near the airport. They conduct classes in Karate, Muay Thai, Taekwondo, and Boxing. Apart from that, there are also classes in modern dance, yoga, and traditional body conditioning.



Power kick





Nol of IMTS is the resident Muay Thai instructor




Membari sakit paut melihat bisdia training ani… OUCH



Quite humid was it?


And who’s this doing her own thang while the boys release their testosterone?

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Zul May 7, 2008 at 4:14 pm

Last pic, looks like a Kristal DJ to me … πŸ˜›

anakbrunei May 7, 2008 at 4:30 pm

Atooo banaaa πŸ˜†

sam May 9, 2008 at 2:59 pm

how to contact with busiido?to learn Muay thai

anakbrunei May 9, 2008 at 3:17 pm

Hi sam, if u’d like to join, do give Ainol a call on 8950471 or 2651186. If you can’t reach through the mobile number text him, or e-mail him

Sofea May 19, 2008 at 12:13 pm

Does this Dojo have any yoga class?

jon January 17, 2009 at 7:42 pm

the muay thai class ada had umur kah? cause im 16 years old. manatau mesti 18 tahun ke atas. i really wanna learn muay thai. hhaha.

Reedz January 19, 2009 at 9:12 am

jon: I think u shud be ok to join the Muay Thai class. I know of some younger students in that class πŸ™‚

zim June 4, 2009 at 5:09 am

are you sure its not too late to join at this time though? coz i really want to join..

Suzanna June 4, 2009 at 1:08 pm

Hi zim, You can still join in on the classes, just call +6738950471, we are on the process of creating a facebook page atm and all the information will be up there.

DazedExplorer June 24, 2009 at 5:57 pm

does the Busiido Martial Arts Dojo relocates it's place or i'm just not good at finding places? But i definitely checked Melabau Complex all out during the day tadi bahh..

juz June 30, 2009 at 3:06 pm

its not at melabau complex, its at that airport mall enclave, same building as Ericsson. 1st floor, by the end.

moon June 3, 2010 at 11:00 am

what classes are available other than muay thai

paladin September 20, 2010 at 7:03 pm

what time the muay thai class start? because i really really really interested to know to learn muay thai although i might be bit shorter

M.Hazwan June 17, 2011 at 5:11 pm

what time the class start? and what day is it? and how much every month we have to pay?

Bones June 30, 2011 at 9:58 pm

need more info, search Busiido Martial Arts Academy in facebook…

Alip October 25, 2011 at 3:58 am

Hye,baru ku tau ada class muaythai,aku penah belajar dulu 2 taun stangah masa ku skulah d kelantan malaysia,aku pkir dbrunei nada,so tkajutku ada,dmana tampatnya?bebayar kah?class start pkul berapa?if byr brapa?

Nooramin Kaw July 18, 2012 at 9:11 am

Hi Mr. Nol,
I from S.E.A.M.F (South East Asia Muay Federation) under the wings of A.M.F. (Asian Muay Federation) would like to invite you to officially formed MUAY BRUNEI and be a member of our federation which is the official organiser of Amatuer Muay sport involved in SEA Games and Asian Indoor Games. Hope you can register Muay Association of Brunei (M.A.B.) with your country’s olympic committee (NOC) and be part of our group. Hope to here from you soon. You can contact me on my email : or my malaysian mobile no. +60125887266 . Thank you.

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