Chatchai Sasakul is a former WBC flyweight world champion. The 48-year-old retired in 2008 with an impressive 63-4-1 record but continues to be heavily involved in the sport and has trained an entire generation of Thai champions.
The likes of Kompayak Por Pramuk, Pongsaklek Wonjongkam, Knockout CP Freshmart and Yodmongkol Vor Saengthep have all won world titles with Chatchai in their corner and the Sasakul Gym in Pathum Thani is home to some of the country’s best boxers.
The gym is situated inside the bustling Lat Sawai market in Lam Luk Ka district, just north of Bangkok. It is home to Petchyindee’s stable of boxers and, like a lot of gyms nowadays, has tapped into the market for Muay Thai training for regular people who just want to work out or lose weight.
สอนมวยไทย และสากล - The top boxing gym in Thailand, home of former WBC World Champion (1997) and Thailand Coach of the Year (2011) Chatchai Sasakul. 450 baht/session, 5,000 baht/month. Private sessions can be booked.