KEM MUAY THAI GYM

Special report by Serge TREFEU (2015)

 

 

 

After Buakaw and Saenchai, another big name of Muay Thai of the 2000s has just set up his own camp, it's about Kem who named simply his camp Kem Muay Thai Gym!

Kem, of his real name Surasak Pakcotakang, was born December 16th, 1984, he comes from Maha Sarakham, the same region as the star Saenchai Sor Kingstar. He began the boxing in 13 years, a few months having begun his training in Muay Thai, he makes his first fight which he gains in points. The young boy Kem makes about ten fights in his native region. Then, at the age of 14, he leaves to Bangkok where he's going to enter the famous Sor Ploenchit camp. Kem was formed in Sor Ploenchit and it's for this camp that he took away his first important belts, champion's belt of Thailand in 122 lbs and the belt of the stadium of Radja in 130 lbs, in 2007!

KEM IN SPARRING WITH CUBA TO CAMP SOR PLOENCHIT (2008)!

Then, he was bought by the famous camp Fairtex situated to Pattaya, he fought approximately two years for this camp and he has finally represent the camp Sitsongpeenong until 2014. Now, he will fight for his own camp, at 31 years old, Kem can again make some big fights...

KEM IN THE PUNCH BAG TO THE CAMP FAIRTEX (2009)!

KEM IN THE TRAINING TO THE CAMP SITSONGPEENONG (2010)!

Kem was one of the best boxers, any confused category, in Thailand. Kem, nicknamed « The Blade Cut » , control the poke in the perfection, his poke are real razor blades, he fought a lot in counter blow and knew how to adapt itself to any type of opponent!

Having beaten the best champions Thai as Saenchai Sor Kingstar, Nongbee Kiatyongyut, Phuja Sor Suwanee, Kongpipop Petchyindee (KO), Sanchainoi Wor Phetpoon, Nopparat Keatkhamtorn (KO), Singmanee Kaewsamrit (KO), Big Ben Chor Praram 6, Diesellek Kingboxing Gym, Sudsakorn Sor Klinmee (KO), Prakaisaeng Kayanghaadao (Referee stop contest), Kongjak Sor Tuantong (KO) and Thepsuthin Pumpanmuang, he's attacked to the foreign champions by going to beat them at their home. Kem beat the East champions Egon Racz (Twice), Vladimir Konsky and Rudolf Durica, the French champions Abdallah Mabel (Twice), Ludovic Millet, Fabio Pinca (Twice), Mickael Piscitello, Dylan Salvador, Australian Toby Smith!

KEM IN THE TRAINING TO THE TAGO GYM FROM TOULOUSE IN FRANCE (2009)!

KEM IN THE EVENT CHOKONE IN TOULOUSE AGAINST SPANISH ALEX BAENA, VICTORY BY POINTS OF KEM (2009)!

KEM AGAINST KONGJAK SOR TUANTONG IN THE OMNOI STADIUM FOR THE QUARTERS OF FINAL OF THE TOURNAMENT ISUZU 21, VICTORY OF KEM BY KO (2011)!

KEM IN EVENT BEST OF SIAM 3 TO PARIS AGAINST FRENCH MICKAEL PISCITELLO, VICTORY OF KEM BY POINTS (2013)!

This great champion also met cadors of kick boxing such as the winners of world famous Tournament K1 Max, Italian Giorgio Petrosyan and the Dutch Andy Souwer. He was defeated to points in front of them but he faced these champions in K1 rule (without poke and clinch), a discipline which was not his...

Kem has a memorable fight's record with 154 fights for 124 wins. He gained, in 2007, champion's belt of Thailand in 122 lbs, the belt of Radja in 130 lbs, in 2008, the Tournament S1 in 154 lbs, in 2009, champion's belt of Thailand in 154 lbs, world champion WMC's belt in 154 lbs, world champion MTA's belt in 154 lbs, in 2011, the Tournament Thai Fight in 147 lbs, the Tournament Isuzu in 154 lbs, in 2012, world champion WBC's belt in 154 lbs and the Tournament Toyota in 154 lbs!

KEM WITH HIS MANY BELTS!

"THE BLADE CUT" IN ACTION!

Kem chose to build his camp in the countryside, far from the pollution and from the infernal road traffic of Bangkok. The Kem Muay Thai Gym opened in August, 2014, he's situated near the famous natural reserve Khao Yai, not far from the city of Pak Chong, in the region of Nakhon Ratchassima in the Northeast of the Thailand.

THE RING OF KEM MUAY THAI GYM!

The camp is in the middle of Baansuankhaoyaitieng Resort which includes a set of magnificent bungalow with a beautiful panoramic view. Because they are perched at the top of a small mountain which is called Yai Thiang. The site is in full jungle, the closest city is to 30 km...

BUNGALOWS ARE IN A BEAUTIFUL SURROUNDINGS!

KEM BE HAPPY HIS CAMP IS REALLY REMARKABLE!

The climate in this mountainous region is not as well hot as in the rest of the country, here, the typical clammy humidity of the tropical countries feels the effects much less because it makes very freshly and even nights are fresh. But for the training in Muay Thai it's an excellent climate which allows to be on top form!

Two qualified trainers, Khru Laem and Khru Prasertsap, as well as the boss of places, Kem, give the lessons on a daily basis.

KHRU LAEM!

KHRU PRASERTSAP!

PRASERTSAP AND LAEM WAS PREVIOUSLY TRAINERS TO THE CAMP SITSONGPEENONG, THEY ALREADY TOOK CARE OF THE TRAINING OF KEM!

Within Kem Muay Thai Gym, there are from now on three great champions who represent this camp, three cadors which are Yodvicha, Berneung and Aphisit!

Yodvicha Kem Muaythaigym alias Yodvicha Por Boonsit !

Yodvicha which comes from Nakhon Ratchassima fought during several years for the famous camp Seangmorakot Gym in Bangkok.

Yodvicha is a boy wonder of 18-year who was already a champion of Omnoi in 126 lbs, in February, 2012, against Phetawee Sor Kittichai, Lumpinee Champion in 130 lbs, title when he gained in November 9th, 2012 in front of formidable Kongsak Sitboonmee, Thailand Champion in 135 lbs, in April, 2013, against the star Petboonchu FA Group and Thailand Champion in 140 lbs, in January, 2014, in front of Chamuaktong Sor Yupinda!

In 2013, Yodvicha beat all the stars of moment and ended the year without any defeat, he beat Petboonchu FA Group (Twice), Singdam Kiatmuu 9 (Twice), Saenchai P.K. Saenchaimuaythaigym and Wanchalerm Aooddonmuang!

In 2014, Yodvicha beat Chamuaktong Sor Yupinda (Lumpinee Champion) and Sensatan Sor Suradej (Lumpinee Champion) and faced five times Petboonchu FA Group. Petboonchu beat Yodvicha for the belt of Thailand in 140 lbs and for the belt of Radja in 140 lbs, then Yodvicha has took his revenge by beating two times in succession Petboonchu, they also made a draw!

On January 26th, 2015, in the stadium of Ratchadamnoen, Yodvicha beat the current champion of the Lumpinee in 140 lbs, Singdam Kiatmuu 9!

YODVICHA WITH THE TEAM KEM MUAY THAI GYM AFTER HIS VICTORY IN THE STADIUM OF RADJA!

Yodvicha is at present ranked N° 1 in the stadium of Lumpinee and Radja, in 140 lbs!

Yodvicha received in 2012, prestigious trophy of the "Best fighter of the year" awarded by "The Sport Writers Association of Thailand" !

Berneung Kem Muaythaigym alias Berneung Topkingboxing !

Berneung is from Sisaket, he fought for many camps such as Sor Thanikul, Luklongdjan, Sakhomsing, Top King Boxing and Sitsongpeenong. Berneung is a powerful, very solid fighter, a big durable boxer who beat great champions as Jomthap Klangseanmahasarakham, Saengaha Sarakham, Yokkhaw Bor Chor Vo 2, Big Ben Chor Praram 6, Chanachai Keawsamrit, Namsaknoi Yutthakarnkamtorn, Tobias Alexandersson, Raphael Liodra, Yohan Lidon and Abdallah Mabel!

BERNEUNG AGAINST FRENCH YOHAN LIDON IN EVENT WARRIORS NIGHT 3 IN PARIS, VICTORY OF BERNEUNG BY POINTS (2014)!

Berneung gained the belt of the stadium of Radja in 140 lbs in 2005, world champion WMC's belt in 140 lbs in 2005, world champion WMC's belt in 160 lbs in 2012, world champion WPMF's belt in 160 lbs in 2013, world champion WPMF's belt in 175 lbs in 2013 and his last belt, world champion WPMF's belt in 168 lbs he gained him in March, 2014. A belt that he defended triumphantly on December 5th against French Adrien Poptheeratam!

KEM WITH BERNEUNG WHEN TO KEEP HIS BELT OF WORLD CHAMPION WPMF TO THE KING'S BIRTHDAY IN 2014!

Aphisit Kem Muaythaigym alias Aphisit KT Gym !

Aphisit trained at camp Max Sport Gym (KT Gym) in Bangkok and then to Sitmonchai Gym before joining the camp of Kem.

APHISIT IN SPARRING WITH HIS BROTHER TO MAX SPORT GYM (2012)!

Aphisit took away world champion WPMF's belt in 130 lbs, in 2011, against French Xavier Bastard. Aphisit beat good fighters such as Dechbanjong Fairtex (KO), Sangiran Lukbanyai, Jaroensub Kiatchalermpop (KO), Wanchalerm Chor Choenkamon, Sangtawan Por Aowtalebangsarae (KO)!

His last fight in 2014, he won him at the stadium TV7, in December, by beating Betsanlek Rachanon (Best fighter of year 2013 of TV7 stadium) !

Then, in January 2015, he lost on points against Wanchalerm Sitzornong (No. 3 Radja) to the stadium TV7...

Aphisit was ranked N° 1 in the TV7 in 2012, he's at present ranked N° 5 in the stadium of Radja!

THE TEAM KEM MUAY THAI GYM WITH APHISIT AFTER HIS VICTORIOUS FIGHT IN 2014!

In Kem Muay Thai Gym, the training is classic, every day the boxers make 30 minutes of clinch, several round of paos and punch bag, the skipping, the sparring and 12 km of jogging. A very testing jogging because it's necessary to cross abrupt hills during the course!

THE SESSIONS OF CLINCH ARE ROUGH IN KEM MUAY THAI GYM!

SESSION TO PAOS UNDER THE EYES OF THE MASTER OF PLACE!

SPARRING!

THE BOXERS MAKE THEIR FOOTING ON MAIN SMALL MOUNTAINS IN THE MIST MORNING!

The former companion of boxing ring of Kem, Thongchai Sitsongpeenong already came to train in the camp, and several foreign boxers already have to walk on the boxing ring of Kem Muay Thai Gym.

THE LUMPINEE CHAMPION THONGCHAI IS OF PASSAGE IN KEM MUAY THAI GYM!

For the foreign fighters it's really an experience unique to be able to train in this majestic place, surrounded with great champions such as Kem, Yodvicha, Berneung and Aphisit!

THE TEAM KEM MUAY THAI GYM!

YODVICHA, KEM, APHISIT!

BERNEUNG AND APHISIT TREAT, THE COOK OF THE CAMP IS EXCELLENT!

BERNEUNG AND YODVICHA HAVE HONOR THEIR BOSS IN WRITING HIS NAME ON THEIR SKULL IN ENGLISH "KEM" AND IN THAI « เข้ม »!

AJARN SANGTIENNOI AND AJARN NOIBANGPONG ARE CAME TO VISIT THE CAMP OF KEM!

THE KEM MUAY THAI GYM IN THE CELEBRATE MAGAZINE "MUAY SIAM"!

Price:

1400 baht a day: Single room with trainings in the morning and after noon, breakfast and dinner

37 500 baht for month (1250 baht/day): Single room with trainings in the morning and after noon, breakfast and dinner

1000 baht a day: Twin room with trainings in the morning and after noon, breakfast and dinner

27 000 baht for month (900 baht/day): Twin room with trainings in the morning and after noon, breakfast and dinner

Bungalow Resort can also rent in 1000 baht at night with the breakfast for two people, without the training and the dinner. Bungalow are equipped, of a room of bath, the air-conditioning, the TV and a WiFi network.

 

KEM MUAY THAI GYM

KHAO YAI THIANG

PAK CHONG

NAKHON RATCHASIMA

Phone: 90 987 9794

 

 

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