Muay Thai has implemented a ranking
system for use in its classes. Traditionally,
a Muay Thai fighter's record is his ranking.
Thais can fight almost every week if they so
choose as fights occur that often. However, in
the U.S., Muay Thai fights happen very seldomly,
so the ranking system is used to keep track of
uses tassles or the
good luck charm as its symbol of ranking.
Each tassles is woven in the colored of the Thai
flag with different colored tassles representing
the rank. Each student must test to advance in rank
In front of his instructors and be approved by all
of them to pass.
a student who has learned all the basic techniques
of Muay Thai.
green tassles represent an intermediate level boxer,
who has learned some advanced techniques, basic combos,
and an understanding of basic strategies.
blue tassles represent a boxer who has proven himself
to be ring-ready.
red tassles represent a boxer who has proven himself
in the ring to be proficient in the techniques and
strategies of Muay Thai.
black tassles represent someone who has earned
the right to teach; who knows all the techniques
of Muay Thai and is able to competently instruct
Black and Red Tassless
and red tassles represent someone who has earned
the right to teach and has also proven himself
to be an accomplished boxer .