VB : Martial Arts

Video Broadcast : #140
December 18, 2020

Thaing (Conventional)

  • Bando
    Without fighting aid
  • Banshay
    With fighting aid
  • U Pyi Thein
    Organizer / Chief Instructor
    Translated a book on Martial Arts around the World
    Retired due to health
  • U Chit Than
    Successor to U Pyi Thein
    Conducted courses in schools, colleges and wards
  • U Khin Maung
  • U Po Kyaw Myint
    Lecturer in Burmese
  • U Mya Thein
    Displayed Thaing in “Thadin Kyut Tawt Myee” (movie)
    EC, Shay Nay Council
  • U San Maung
    Trained actors (e.g. Academy Nyunt Win) and stunt men
    Also took part in action movie
  • Several assistant instructors
    Ko Aung Thein
    Ko Myint Thein
    Ko Min Din

  • U Tin Maung Nyunt
    Past President, RIT Thaing Association
  • U Tun Aung Gyaw
    Past Joint Secretary, RIT Thaing Association

Other Activities

Thaing Federation

Thaing Byaung Byan

  • “Reverse” Thaing
  • Dr. Khin Maung U treated one instructor

Mixed Martial Arts

  • Promoters include Kyar Ba Nyein (Boxing) and U Thein Win (Karate)
  • Myanmar Let Hway (Burmese Boxing)
  • Kick Boxing
  • Karate
    Clubs and Competitions


  • Kung Fu
    Popularized by Bruce Lee
  • Shaolin
    Books and Movies
  • Ju Jitsu
    Ancient Japanese Martial Arts
  • Judo
    Olympic Sports
    Taught by UTC sayas
    RU Students (Ko Myint Lwin / Charlie and Ko Tin Maung Aye) are Burma Selected
  • Aikido
    Taught by UTC sayas

Categories: Notes, Video

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