Originally Posted by Kin
That said, the Muay Thai you pick up through a standard MMA class really isn't true Muay Thai. But it definitely is a testament to Muay Thai's effectiveness that even a watered down MMA crash-course can give you enough to be able to mess someone up.
Yeah you won't be doing the stances or anything but you'll have the basic techniques which have proven effective with others. You can't really get a crash course in TKD in the same way you can with Muay Thai, but that's probably because Muay Thai is so effective as a style all round.