2013 Photo Contest, Sports, Stories, 3rd prize

Thut Ti Gym

Photographer

Vittore Buzzi

07 November, 2012

Let Wei is an unarmed Burmese martial art, similar to the forms of kickboxing popular in Thailand and Cambodia. National champion Lone Chaw (36) is a folk hero in Myanmar and in 2007 began teaching at the Thut Ti Gym to pass on his knowledge to a younger generation of fighters.

About

Vittore Buzzi

Vittore Buzzi was born in 1968 in Milan, Italy. He studied business and administration at Luigi Bocconi University and photography at CFP Riccardo Bauer in Milan. He has won sev...

Background story

Yangon, Myanmar

Let Wei is an unarmed Burmese martial art, similar to the forms of kickboxing popular in Thailand and Cambodia. In addition to punches, kicks, and knee attacks, Burmese boxers make use of head-butts and knuckle strikes. National champion Lone Chaw (36) is a folk hero in Myanmar and in 2007 began teaching at the Thut Ti Gym to pass on his knowledge to a younger generation of fighters.

Technical information

Shutter Speed
1/50 sec
Focal length
9 mm
F-Stop
4
ISO
320
Camera
E-M5

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