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Hello, my son is five year old and since we leave in Thailand,he has started Thai Boxing.He loves it,but I am concern about potential health problems,specifically concerning the development of his members such as forearms.Any informations will be welcome.Thank you.

Hello Christian,
  The Thai kids been training since they are 5 years old  and they been fighting and they have no problems whatsoever. if you ask a doctor in the states they will tell have your child punch and kick hand mitts and not punch on heavy bags full force cause it may cause damage to growth plates but there has no studies done so we dont know if this myth or fact. but if your worried just tell your 5 year old only punch bags at 10 percent power not 100 percent and he should have no problems.

thank you for question. Please let me know if theres anything i can help with

Heath"Cowboy" Harris


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