Learning the art of Muay Thai for self defense becomes very easy if one attains help of a professional and well trained instructor. Just like your workouts for reducing weight prove to be effective if you work under the guidance of a personal fitness trainer, your skills of self defense will improve immensely if you get help of a professional Muay Thai expert to learn those MMA skills that will offer you self confidence and freedom against fears of vandals, hooligans, bullies and eve teasers.
However, it is difficult to attain a quality personal trainer for physical fitness and similarly, it is difficult and may prove to be very expensive to appoint a personal trainer to help you learn various mixed martial arts skills including Jiu Jitsu and Muay Thai.
Hence, one may prefer to join special physical fitness clubs and MMA training centers to attain help and proper instructions to learn the skills of Muay Thai. However, even if you are planning to join a gym or training center to learn Muay Thai, it is beneficial to use your personal Muay Thai gears and clothing as it will prove to be hygienic and safe.