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You start the session with a series of warm-ups and cardio exercises to help you build a good foundation for boxing. Next will be a session on the basic techniques of muay thai, including punching, kicking, leg movements, and footwork, followed by an advanced session on the usage of your elbows and knees for the most devastating impact.
Finish with a session on self-defense where you learn to deal with a variety of common attacks, and how to repel them with precision and skill. Read More close
From the goblet-shaped thon to the tall, slender standing drum, you can choose the instruments that suit you best and sit down to bring their sounds to life. See how each drum has its own style and learn the roles they play at different occasions in the local culture, forming a staple of local Cambodians' lives.
A little similar in style to the samba drums of South America and African drums, these instruments retain a special Southeast Asian flavor of their own. Make sure you give each one a try, and see which you like most. Read More close
Arrive at building 113 and meet your friendly guide who gives you an overview on coconut carving methods. Then, choose what you'd like to create and begin to trace it out with your instructor's help. A few of your options are a keychain, cutlery, little saucer, or use your imagination to make something more challenging.
Using the provided tools, set to work and watch as your concept comes to life in the form of a priceless souvenir of you time in Phnom Penh. Read More close
1 hour 30 minutes
Meet your teachers and go over a brief history of the dance that many locals do not even know about. With origins from the Svay Rieng province, this is the dance that was performed during wedding ceremonies or during the Khmer New Year's celebrations.
Pay close attention as your teacher walks you carefully through the techniques behind the sophisticated dance that is a display of well-being, friendship, and the prosperity of the Cambodian people. Once you've got the basic motions down, run through the full routine, gaining a fun skill that is sure to impress your friends back at home. Read More close
1 hour 30 minutes
Once you're picked up from your hotel for the ride to the dance venue, get started with one of the country's most famous dances by putting on the traditional attire for an introduction to the art of Apsara. Work through the process of a classical dance routine, from the foundational warmups and basic techniques to the more difficult spins and poses.
Along with Apsara dancing, which historically features female characters, you get a chance to experience the lesser-known Monkey Dance, performed by masked male characters who accompany the Apsara dancers during performances. Jump, crawl, and mimic the moves of a mischievous monkey for a whole new kind of traditional fun.
The next dance brings you closer to the daily realities of Cambodians, as the Coconut Dance is performed mainly during weddings and Khmer New Year. Just like the name suggests, you're expected to dance with half-cut coconut husks in both hands, so hold on through a unique slice of local culture. Read More close
Cambodian music is known for its volume and texture, which is displayed to its fullest effect at special events and ceremonies. Under the guidance of a knowledgeable teacher, learn about the history of the music itself, as well as the instruments used to create it.
Percussive instruments featured during your experience include the bamboo xylophone, bells, Gong chimes, and various types of drums. Fiddles, lutes, and flutes can also be heard in traditional Khmer musical compositions. Try your hand at playing some of these, and surprise yourself with the beautiful sounds and ear-catching rhythms you create.
This activity presents the perfect opportunity to expand your knowledge of music and the instruments that create it, all with the assistance of a talented local musician. Return home with a rich appreciation for this important aspect of Khmer culture.
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This journey takes you out from your hotel to meet your expert instructors, musicians who have perfected their instruments through more than a decade of practice and dedication. Get started with an experience focused on percussion, giving you time with traditional instruments like the ring of bells and the bamboo xylophone.
Later on, head to meet a master who specializes in all forms of Cambodian drums. Try out pieces that range from the deep, barrel-shaped instruments that produce a sound like war drums to the long and slender drums you can sling over your shoulders, and learn what makes each one sing before your experience comes to an end. Read More close
Meet your instructor and listen closely as they go over the process of making and history of using shadow puppets. Gain invaluable insight into this wonderful cultural art form that nearly perished during the Khmer Rouge regime when the government sought to purge society of all forms of art.
To make your puppet begin with a blank sheet of leather material, tracing your design onto the backside of the hide. Then you are shown how to cut around the edges and to poke holes into the puppet to give it more depth. The process is slow and meticulous, but after you've attached your sticks to put the finishing touches on your project, you are sure to have a one-of-a-kind souvenir to take home with you. Read More close
Transportation from your hotel starts your morning with ease, as you head out 37 miles (60 km) to the mountainside outskirts of the city where the shooting range is located. When you arrive, meet the professional instructors, receive a briefing on vital safety information, and gear up for the thrill of a lifetime.
Choose your weapon, with options ranging from 50-caliber pistols to M60 machine guns, M16s, AK-47s, or even hand grenades, and set your sights on the targets down the field. Shoot at targets, work on your aim, and ease into the handling of your weapons on this exhilarating adventure. Read More close