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Laura Osborne reviewed North Star Mixed Martial Arts
5
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This place is awesome ! I trained with Jackson for years, he's the best trainer around. Extremely knowledgable about the sport, super encouraging! Jackson makes training fun, while pushing me to do my best. I highly recommend !

Terence Alexander reviewed North Star Mixed Martial Arts
5
via Facebook

Coach Jackson is a great instructor who takes on friendly students who are eager to learn. At no point did I feel uncomfortable with the speed or the level of difficulty and the group of people who I am getting to know all seem to enjoy the workouts due to the positive atmosphere that Coach Jackson has created.

Josh Balascak reviewed North Star Mixed Martial Arts
5
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Starting with no martial arts experience at all, I've been training at North Star MMA for about 2 months now. It's become something i look forward to every week. Coach Jackson has a great way of describing the intricacies of muay thai in exceptionally easy to understand ways. Lots of personal instruction and the other people in the gym really help with training. I really like the skills I've picked up so far all while getting a good workout in.

Win Stauffer reviewed North Star Mixed Martial Arts
5
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North Star MMA is by far the best training I have received as well as the best MMA facility. Fantastic atmosphere to learn, try, fail and ultimately succeed.
Jackson Galka's expertise and technical instruction easily qualifies him as a "fight nerd." However Jackson's passion and wit will have you kicking, striking and probably laughing too.
Jackson does a great job of integrating all levels of training with all levels of fighters.
Doesn't matter what level you are, you will learn each and every training session.
Top notch instruction, astounding technical expertise, challenging sweat soaked training sessions and a wicked sense of humor make for an unbeatable training academy.

Nicole St. Pierre reviewed North Star Mixed Martial Arts
5
via Facebook

I moved to Philadelphia in October and did a lot of shopping around for a new gym. After checking out NorthStar MMA, I quickly knew it was a perfect fit! I didn’t have much Muay Thai or BJJ experience at the time, but I felt both programs were very welcoming for beginners. Coach Jackson and the rest of the coaching staff have been super helpful in helping me to develop my skills and reach my fitness goals. Coach Jackson has created a great sense of community within the gym and does a great job of keeping the classes interesting, fun and effective! I look forward to each class and I couldn’t be happier to call NorthStar MMA my gym home!

Roi Shabshin reviewed North Star Mixed Martial Arts
5
via Facebook

Me and my brother came to train at North Star MMA, and we love it. Very good exercise, really good for getting in shape. Classes are very personal and with very good instructions. I would recommend this place to anyone who is interested in learning Muy Thai, BJJ and looking to get in shape in one of the best ways. It is also a very fun environment with great people.

Helen Locura reviewed North Star Mixed Martial Arts
5
via Facebook

Jackson is a huge asset to the combat sports community with years of experience as a fighter and trainer under his belt.

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Get in the best shape of your life with Muay Thai.

Fitness goes to a new level with full-body workouts that build muscle and improve flexibility.

Getting into shape can be a challenge if you don’t work your entire body. Studying Muay Thai uses all major muscle groups, helping to give you the strength, flexibility, and stamina you need.

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Do you want to become

the best version of yourself?

You need a way to combat stress and anxiety.

You want a workout that will burn a ton of calories and help you lose weight.

You’re worried about losing flexibility and strength as you age.

Ever feel in a rut from the same old workouts at the gym?

Luckily there is a comprehensive solution…

There are plenty of workouts you could try, but it can be difficult choosing the one that’s going to give you the greatest health benefits and best results. If you want to lose weight, you’ll also want to choose a workout that will help you burn a large number of calories and tone your muscles at the same time.

The workout you choose should do everything you want it to do – from toning your muscles to improving your cardiovascular health and reducing stress.

you will grow with every class!

Muay Thai combines the discipline and focus of martial arts with an intense, body-toning workout that can help you lose weight, improve your cardiovascular health, and minimize your stress and anxiety.

Get the Results You Want from Your Workouts

We all have times when we fall into a workout rut. We go to the gym, but we aren’t getting the same results we used to see.

One problem may be that you’re doing a workout that doesn’t challenge your entire body. Muay Thai workouts require students to use every major muscle group – and that means it delivers a great workout every time.

In addition to providing an intense workout, Muay Thai builds muscles and tones your entire body. It’s the workout you’ve been looking for.

Muay Thai Burn Calories and Fat

The secret to losing weight is finding a way to burn more calories each day than you take in. For most people, that means getting regular exercise to burn some of what they eat.

A single Muay Thai workout can burn as much as a thousand calories. That means that your body will easily burn more calories than you take in, leading to a net loss of weight.

And, Muay Thai increases muscle mass. Since muscle burns more calories than fat does, regular Muay Thai workouts can boost your metabolism, making it easy to lose weight.

Maintain Flexibility and Strength As You Age

TAs people age, they tend to lose flexibility in their joints and may find that they lose strength as well. Experiencing a physical decline can limit your ability to do the things you love.

People who practice Muay Thai reinforce their body’s strength and flexibility with each workout. By emphasizing core strength and overall fitness, Muay Thai can help you combat the aging process.

Just as importantly, Muay Thai is a low impact workout that uses your body’s weight to tone your muscles. People of all fitness levels and ages can benefit from Muay Thai.

Muay Thai Banishes Stress and Anxiety

Stress is a part of modern life. It can have a negative impact on your physical, emotional, and mental health if you don’t find ways to minimize it.

Working out regularly releases feel-good hormones called endorphins. Muay Thai workouts will help you maintain the proper hormonal balance so you can cope with stress as it arises.

At the same time, Muay Thai can also make you feel better about yourself and your body, which contributes to good mental health and makes it less likely that stress will affect you.

Coach Jackson is a great instructor who takes on friendly students who are eager to learn. At no point did I feel uncomfortable with the speed or the level of difficulty and the group of people who I am getting to know all seem to enjoy the workouts due to the positive atmosphere that Coach Jackson has created.

Terence Alexander

Me and my brother came to train at North Star MMA, and we love it. Very good exercise, really good for getting in shape. Classes are very personal and with very good instructions. I would recommend this place to anyone who is interested in learning Muy Thai, BJJ and looking to get in shape in one of the best ways. It is also a very fun environment with great people.

Roi Shabshin

I moved to Philadelphia in October and did a lot of shopping around for a new gym. After checking out NorthStar MMA, I quickly knew it was a perfect fit! I didn’t have much Muay Thai or BJJ experience at the time, but I felt both programs were very welcoming for beginners. Coach Jackson and the rest of the coaching staff have been super helpful in helping me to develop my skills and reach my fitness goals. Coach Jackson has created a great sense of community within the gym and does a great job of keeping the classes interesting, fun and effective! I look forward to each class and I couldn’t be happier to call NorthStar MMA my gym home!

Nicole St. Pierre

This place is awesome ! I trained with Jackson for years, he's the best trainer around. Extremely knowledgable about the sport, super encouraging! Jackson makes training fun, while pushing me to do my best. I highly recommend !

Laura Osborne
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FAQs

Do I have to be in good shape to study Muay Thai?

No. In fact, Muay Thai is one of the best workouts you can do to get in shape if you’re not happy with your current fitness level. It works your entire body. Over time, you can increase the intensity of your workouts to continue to challenge your body.

Is Muay Thai good for self-defense?

Yes. Muay Thai teaches students to leverage their own body weight as well as their opponent’s weight. Students learn practical moves that are ideal for self-defense – and Muay Thai also builds good reflexes, which are essential in a fight.

Will Muay Thai workouts help me lose weight?

Yes. However, it is important to combine Muay Thai with a healthy diet and lifestyle if you want your body to be lean and strong. Muay Thai burns a lot of calories but you may have problems if you eat a diet high in sugar and processed foods.

Is Muay Thai dangerous?

Muay Thai is not dangerous for beginners, especially if you wear the proper equipment. If you choose to compete, there is some risk of injury. Here again, though, proper protection can help you minimize injuries in the ring.

More Benefits

Learning Muay Thai can help improve your confidence and self-esteem.

Muay Thai helps decrease insomnia and improves the quality of your sleep.

Muay Thai workouts improve cardiovascular fitness and reduce the risk of heart disease.

Muay Thai can help you defend yourself and the people you love.

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