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5 Reasons Why You Are Not Getting Better at Muay Thai

One of the reasons why Muay Thai is such an amazing sport is because of the growth that you experience from the beginning to the end. In my previous article, I talked about the three stages of Muay Thai development. The first phase requires you to develop your fundamentals. After you learn the basics, you reach the steep acceleration phase, where you improve rapidly. This last phase is the most exciting period in your Muay Thai growth because you are constantly learning. After a few years of making rapid gains, you will find your gains start to level off...

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How to Fix Your Muay Thai Kick – Learn to Turn Your Hips with these 3 Drills

When I first came to Thailand, I struggled a lot with the basics. The problem was that I had already trained for years in MMA and Karate when I was a kid. This meant that I had developed MANY bad habits that would take years to try and undo. The hardest adjustment I had to make was learning how to turn over my hips when I kicked. Years of bad habits developed before I came to Thailand, were extremely difficult to break. Even to this day, there are a few bad habits I still have, that I have to...

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Video Breakdown: 4 Offensive Skills High Level Muay Thai Fighters Possess

Have you ever wondered what separates the best Muay Thai fighters from the rest? While there are a number of things that go into creating the perfect fighter, Muay Thai fighters that possess high level striking skills are extremely difficult to beat. While some fighters possess heavy hands, strong clinching, and a relentless pace, the technical fighters often possess specific traits that make them elite strikers. Even though these fighters can be beat, they are the most beautiful to watch because of their mastery of the art of striking. In the following video, I breakdown specific skills that the...

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How Injuries Can Help Fuel Growth in Muay Thai

In my twenties I took training for granted. I used to be able to train non-stop and I would never get injured. Sure, after a fight my shins would be busted or I would have to wait for stitches to heal, but those were easy to fix. Unfortunately, those days of being injury free wouldn’t last forever. As I reached my thirties, I started to experience more minor injuries that would set me back a few weeks at time. Warming up and cooling down before training became essential, otherwise I was at far more risk of getting hurt. Recently,...

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5 Unwritten Rules in Muay Thai Gyms

Having been to dozens of Muay Thai gyms around the world, I have seen some bizarre things. Last week, the Thai trainers had to tell a European guy to wear underwear under his shorts because as he stretched, everyone in the gym got a full look at his junk hanging loose. (You can’t make this stuff up) I’ve trained with a guy who smelt so bad, that people would go out of their way to avoid clinching with him. It got to a point that the trainers finally mustered enough courage to tell the him to not come back...

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