Shorts are used in both Muay Thai and Kickboxing, however the shorts are slightly different as they serve different functions.
Although Muay Thai and Kickboxing share some common features, yet they are two different kinds of martial arts. Kickboxing uses punches and kicks by employing 2 hands and 2 legs, therefore it is an art of 4 limbs. Whereas, Muay Thai uses punches, elbows, knees, and kicks, employing 2 hands, 2 elbows, 2 knees, and 2 legs, therefore it is an art of 8 limbs. Additionally, Muay Thai also uses grappling techniques.
Comparing Kickboxing and Muay Thai Shorts
Secure and Stong Fit
Both Kickboxing and Muay Thai shorts have an elasticated waist band for a secure fit and an inner drawstring for finer adjustments.
Both type of shorts feature reinforced stitching so that they do not tear at pressure point areas.
High quality material
Usually both are made from 100% polyester so that they are light yet strong. Some shorts are also made from a blend of polyester and stain, or polyester and silk. The polyester provides the strength, while satin or silk gives it a shiny look and a smooth feeling on the skin.
Designed for kicking
Both feature side splits to allow full range of motion while executing kicks.
The noticeable difference is that Muay Thai shorts are shorter in length, so that knee strikes can be effectively performed, while kickboxing shorts are slightly longer in length, as knees are not used for striking.
Pacific Sports shorts
Pacific Sports shorts can be used for Muay Thai/ Kickboxing/ Crossfit/ Boxing/ Gym & Fitness/ or Running. Made from polyester, or polyester-satin, or polyester-silk, they are hard wearing and super-comfortable. The material is light, yet extremely strong. The shorts are available in S, M, L, XL sizes. Please the size chart to find your size.
The shorts allow 4-way stretch that provides a full range of motion. For extra mobility while kicking, side splits with Lycra stretch flex panel is provided. The elasticated waist band, with inner drawstring give a secure fit at the waist, and additionally there is an improved Velcro closure that makes the secure fit even more secure. The shorts are easily washable by hand or light machine-washed. They are easy to care, fast-drying and tear-resistant.
Muay Thai T-Shirts
- Classic Muay Thai T-Shirts
- Black Cotton with Thai lettering in White
- White Cotton with Thai lettering in Black
- Made from 100% pre-shrunk cotton
- Thai lettering is sewn on and not printed, so it gives a 3D effect that stands out and looks great
- Wears well, feels smooth and soft, excellent for training or for casual wear
- Excellent quality
Pacific Sports quality
All products sold at Pacific Sports undergo rigorous testing. Numerous gyms and martial arts schools of Australia and the world, rely on the Pacific Sports quality for tough and long-lasting products, which includes uniforms, jackets, pants, belts, shoes, rash guards, compression wear, protective wear and training gear. Additionally, products offered on sale carry this same high quality but with drastically reduced prices. Moreover, if the monthly newsletter is subscribed, then an additional 10% discount is also offered.