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By H.L.L Loh, Lionel Loh Han Loong

This ethnographic research of a combined martial arts health club in
Thailand describes the standard practices and lived reports of martial art
practitioners. during the lived realities and daily studies of these
fighters, this publication seeks to ascertain why foreigners make investments their money and time to
train in martial arts in Thailand; the linkages among the embodiment of
martial arts and masculinity; how international our bodies eat martial arts and
what they get out of it; the sensory reconfiguration required of a fighter; and the influence of transnational flows on physically inclinations and knowledge.
The writer argues that being a winning fighter includes not just sensitized awareness
and wisdom of one’s physique, but additionally a reconfiguration of the senses.

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