The leading junior and talent-search Muay Thai event series are coming back to Italy once again for two days of exciting Muay Thai action. YOKKAO Kids and YOKKAO Next Generation will be held simultaneously over the weekend on 22-23 June at the Play Hall Palasport, located at the idyllic coastal town of Riccione.
We are excited to announce that the two-day event will also feature our signature seminars on top of the competitions. With more than 70 seminars held around the world to date, YOKKAO Seminar continues to be a leader in the field, selling out everywhere it goes. Now for the first time ever, the seminars will be conducted separately for adults and kids.
Leading both the YOKKAO Seminar and YOKKAO Kids Seminar at Riccione on 22 - 23 June will be none other than UK legend, Liam Harrison. The event sets a precedent by being the first Muay Thai seminar to be hosted by a world
Posted: February 22, 2019|||
After yet another sold-out attendance in Stuttgart, Germany, our seminar team is set to return on 6 April. Saenchai, joined by Manachai and Kru Petchdam, will head to Sabah in East Malaysia for a one day only seminar at the local Uppercross gym.
This will be the first time that YOKKAO Seminar will set foot on the island of Borneo, known for its beaches,rainforests and wildlife. In the coming 3-hour meet-and-train session, attendees will get to learn the classic, signature moves that have helped Saenchai capture 13 different world titles in his career. Participants will also have the chance to get a tick off the bucket list and spar with the living legend himself.
WBC Muay Thai world champion, Manachai will also be present with our top trainer, Kru Petchdam to give demonstration on pads. Participants are given the opportunity to test their skills and spar with our young star who
Posted: July 14, 2018||
Back by popular demand! YOKKAO Seminar with Saenchai goes to Budapest, Hungary on 30th July for another fun-filled and enriching Muay Thai training with the living legend. This is not the first visit to Hungary for Saenchai and the seminar team. The Muay Thai great last visited the Hungarian capital back in 2016 with renowned YOKKAO trainer, Kru Manop for a sold-out 3-day seminar tour. After much request and a 2-year wait by the Hungarian fight fans, Saenchai is set to return to deliver his widely-acclaimed seminar event once again. For one day only, Saenchai will conduct the highly-popular YOKKAO Seminar at the BME Sportközpont (BME Sports Center) in Budapest. The event follows a 2-day seminar stop in Bratislava, Slovakia. Attendees can expect to learn many of the fight-winning, signature moves from the legend first-hand. Some lucky participants will also have the chance
Posted: June 12, 2018||
This July, YOKKAO Seminar gets another tick on the list of countries visited. For the very first time since its launch in 2012, the popular training event series will be setting foot in the central European nation of Slovakia! YOKKAO Seminar has visited neighboring Poland and Hungary in the past but fans in Slovakia will now finally host its own meet-and-train event with the living legend, Saenchai. Following the successful formula of the Seminar series, fans will get a chance to learn the unique, signature moves as imparted by the master himself. A few lucky participants will also have the opportunity to spar with him. It’s always a fun-filled and memorable experience that is not to be missed. Through the years, Saenchai has proven time and time again why he is arguably the greatest fighter in the world of Thai boxing. He has captured numerous titles and awards with a flamboyant yet effective fighting style unlike any others in the history of combat sports. At the age of 37,
Posted: June 07, 2018||
Muay Thai fans of Europe are in for a treat this July. The wildly successful YOKKAO Seminar with Saenchai is back again by popular demand! Along with the YOKKAO Seminar crew, Saenchai will embark on a road trip across Europe where fans of the sport can meet and train with the Thai legend. Saenchai is a Muay Thai icon who needs no introduction, having captured the hearts of fight fans for over a decade. Since 2015, the legendary fighter has become a permanent fixture as the star of the YOKKAO Seminars. He has conducted nearly 60 training events around the globe - selling out at every single one. Just this year, he has already visited Poland, Italy and Canada to exceedingly positive response and sold out venues at every stop. Throngs of fans who have yet to attend the seminars have frequently wrote in to request for the events to be held in their home countries and so YOKKAO has responded favorably with another tour. With over 70 seminars held to date, YOKKAO Seminar is arguably the
Posted: May 06, 2018||
The YOKKAO Seminar team has done it once again. Saenchai, along with YOKKAO key person, Stefania Picelli travelled to Canada in late-April for a round of the popular seminar series with overwhelming reception at every stop. To celebrate the success of the Canadian Seminar tour, YOKKAO has released a video of the highlights from the Toronto stop. The video offers a peek into what goes on behind the scenes and footage of the actual seminar. It’s a chance to relive the moments for those who were present at the seminar. For fans interested in attending a YOKKAO seminar in future, the video is a must-watch. YOKKAO Seminar was first launched in 2011 and since then, over 50 events have been held around the world and have consistently sold out. With Muay Thai legends such as Saenchai at the heart of each seminar, Muay Thai fans have been presented with the invaluable chance to learn from the very best in the sport. To date, YOKKAO seminars have been conducted in many parts of the
Posted: April 25, 2018||
Following a one-day seminar in Rome over the weekend, Saenchai and YOKKAO have made their way across the Atlantic and disembarked on Los Angeles. On 24th April, Saenchai and YOKKAO Key person Stefania Picelli, showed up at the renowned Unbreakable Performance Center, an exclusive training facility best known for being the gym of choice for celebrities like Sylvester Stallone, Demi Lovato, and Joe Jonas. Through prior arrangements, the Muay Thai legend held a private YOKKAO seminar for world-famous American rapper, Wiz Khalifa, along with music producer, Ricky P and a few of their close friends. Over the course of the seminar, Saenchai imparted many of his game-winning moves from his extensive arsenal. Wiz Khalifa and Ricky P also got to spar with the master himself. The seminar then ended with a joyous photo-taking session. It was a memorable event for everyone involved on the day. There is no debate when it comes to Saenchai’s place as the greatest Muay Thai fighter of this
Posted: April 07, 2018||
April has arrived and it’s the month that all Canadian Muay Thai fans have been waiting for. Saenchai will make his way to Toronto and Montreal from 28th to 30th April to hold a series of the long-awaited YOKKAO Seminar. The events will be hosted at Budo Canada in Toronto and Sherbatov MMA in Laval City. There is little debate when it comes to Saenchai’s place as one of the greatest Muay Thai fighters of all time. In his heydays, the living legend has won in every Muay Thai arena in Thailand, bagging championship titles and also the Fighter of the year award twice. More impressively, the 37 year-old continues to compete actively in the ring, dominating fights and beating younger opponents. At last count, he has remained undefeated in his last 36 outings over the last 4 years. Saenchai’s career longevity in the fight sport boils down to an amazing agility, fight intelligence and a wide repertoire of unique but effective techniques. The moves have entertained the audience
Posted: March 15, 2018||
Come next month, YOKKAO will be making its way to Canada for a series of seminar with the legend, Saenchai. In the last announcement, 2 dates have been confirmed for the 28th and 29th April in Toronto, Ontario. YOKKAO is now pleased to announce the addition of a Montreal stop on 30th April at Sherbatov MMA in Laval city. The YOKKAO Seminar team is fresh off a sold-out tour in Poland and Italy, arriving in packed venues of passionate Muay Thai practitioners each day. As not everyone has the opportunity to travel to Bangkok, the seminars with Saenchai have fulfilled the dreams of many fans around the world of training under the Muay Thai legend. Nothing compares to training right under the guidance of Saenchai himself. The master technician is an adept in explaining and imparting his diverse range of effective moves that have either knocked out opponents or helped captured many world titles over the years. Not only are his seminars educational, they are also known to be fun as he is
Posted: March 09, 2018||
Earlier last month, YOKKAO announced 2 seminar dates with Saenchai in the Italian cities of Milan and Bologna on the 27th and 28th February respectively. The Italian seminar tour announcement was met with an immediate overwhelming response - both dates were sold out instantly. In order to cater to requests of the enthusiastic Italian fans, YOKKAO followed up by releasing 2 more seminar dates on 2nd March in Rome and returning to Bologna on 3rd March. Yet again, the Rome seminar sold out in record time to make it 3 strikes for the Italian seminar tour. Anyone who knows about Muay Thai even remotely, will be familiar with the living legend - Saenchai is a name that needs no introduction. The iconic figure of Muay Thai and star fighter of the YOKKAO Fight Team brings with him decades of Muay Thai expertise to the seminars. Over the course of two hours, participants learnt about the different techniques of Muay Thai that have made Saenchai one of the greatest fighter in the history of Muay