GRADES  MUAY THAI



In MuayThai there are up to 15 grades/ranks, called "khan".

 
 

Khanti

Khan-Mongkon-Prapajeat

1

Klao (white)

2

Leuang (yellow)

3

Leuang -Klao (yellow-white)

4

Khiew (green)

5

Khiew-Klao (green-white)

6

Namnguen (blue)

7

Namnguen-Klao (blue-white)

8

Namtal (brown)

9

Namtal-Klao (brown-white)

10

Deang (red)

11

Deang-Klao (red-white)

12

Deang-Leuang (red-yellow)

13

Deang-Nguen (red-silver)

14

Nguen (silver)

15

Trog (gold)



*These colors could varying a little, depending on the zone or federation.
These are the grades used by the I.A.M.T.F

 


Khan 11 = Trainee Instructor (KRUFEAKHAD)

At least three or four years of experience in the Muaythai's practice and surpassing the correspondent exam. Able to give classes, with a teacher's supervision ( Kru ) and examining up to the fifth khan.

Khan 12 = Qualified Instructor ( KRUPUSOGKRUN NAWUT)

He will have to surpass a course of forty hours divided into three parts that convokes the A.I.M.T.F annually at his Manchester's headquarters or selling off a course at Muaythai's National School situated at the National Stadium of Bangkok. On the motion of the I.A.M.T.F.'s symbolic National could be celebrated courses at member countries. Able to give classes and examining up to the eleventh khan.

Khan 13 = Senior Instructor (KRUYAI KRUAWUSO)

This title implies administrative chores. Only one member for country can be. The national represent member from the I.A.M.T.F.

Khan 14 = Master of Muaythai (ARJAN MUAYTHAI PUSONG KRUNNAWUT)

It implies a deep knowledge of the Muaythai like art, philosophy and sports, as well as having worked at Thailand for the Muaythai's expansion. It is a very acknowledged title. The Arjan are persons very respected in the Thailand society.

Khan 15 = Grand Master (ARJAN YAI PARAMA JARCHAN SUNGSUD)

They are those that instruct Muaythai's committee in Thai Culture's Ministry. At present there is little personal ( only eight people ).
 

 

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