Select Page

Author: Stephen

What it means to have “Heart” in Muay Thai

  After living in Thailand for a few years now, the most common phrase you will ever hear to describe a fighter is “him (Thai trainer shakes head back and forth)…. no heart.” People who are new to the sport think it is extremely unfair to say somebody has no heart- it definitely isn’t a term people use to describe someone in the west – but in Thailand, they use the word heart to describe fighters on a regular basis. For people living and breathing Muay Thai, having no heart is the worst thing any trainer could say about...

Read More

12 Sparring Tips That Will Make You Better

The first time you start sparring can be extremely intimidating if you don’t know what to expect. Most beginners think of sparring as one step away from being in an actual fight. The better you are at sparring, the more success you will have in preparing for a fight. If you are only training muay thai to burn calories and get a cardio workout then sparring is optional and you should continue to have fun and enjoy the sport of muay thai. Make sure you watch this video below: However, if you actually want to get better at muay...

Read More

3 Reasons Why You Won’t Fight in Thailand

A lot of people come to Thailand with the intention of fighting, but never end up in the ring. I’ve seen some guys talk a big game, but when it comes to fighting they always have an excuse. Something ‘magically’ happens when it comes time to make a commitment. This article breaks down 3 reasons why you won’t fight in Thailand. I think the second reason is the one that gets a lot of the single guys who come here. Lack of discipline and the want to have fun are two driving factors behind this. Reason #1: You Will...

Read More

5 Muay Thai Sparring Tips That Will Make You Better

If you want to become a better Muay Thai Fighter than sparring is a must. Unless you are a Thai fighter with 300 fights under your belt, sparring can drastically help you improve your game. Not only is sparring going to help you work on your timing, combinations, and movement in the ring, it will also get your prepared to take a punch. Here are the 5 sparring tips I learned while training in Thailand that will help you take your Muay Thai game to the next level. Sparring Tip # 1 Relax!!!!! The first thing trainers will tell you when...

Read More

The Ultimate Muay Thai Guide to the Jab

This ultimate guide will help train you in one of the most fundamental weapons in Muay Thai – the jab! The jab is a technique that is used effectively for offense and defense. The jab is a weapon that is often used in combination of other Muay Thai techniques for full effectiveness. If you want to improve your muay thai sparring and become a better fighter, you will need to learn the fundamentals of a good jab. Although the jab (straight left punch for orthodox fighters) is a technique that is not usually associated with Muay Thai, a good...

Read More

Visit Our Store

Popular Posts

Sidebar ad 300x600

Pin It on Pinterest