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5 Reasons You Should Have A Muay Thai Fight

If someone is training Muay Thai long enough and reaches a certain skill level, should they take the next step and get into the ring? The topic of fighting in Muay Thai is often heavily debated among Muay Thai practitioners. Given the fact that most people who train don’t fight, you can imagine that a lot of people have strong opinions on the subject. Some people think that everyone who trains should fight (Almost every trainer in Thailand), while others think that fighting is only meant for a select few individuals. A while ago, Muay Thai Guy made a facebook post that sparked...

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The 10 Types of People You Find Sparring in Thailand

  Have you ever wondered what type of people you will spar with in Thailand? Well, I’ve come up with another top 10 list to break it down for you. Sparring in Thailand is different than back home. Every sparring session you will run into guys who have different backgrounds and experience. You will spar beginners, amateur fighters, pro fighters, Thai champions, and everything in between. When it comes to the actual sparring, unlike back home, nobody will baby you and make sure that someone isn’t going too hard or too soft. The Thai trainers will let anybody who wants to spar, spar....

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Kickboxing vs Muay Thai – The Fight that Changed History

Before the 1980s Muay Thai was a relatively unknown sport to people who never visited Thailand. Back in the day, sports like Boxing, Kickboxing, Karate, and other traditional martial arts dominated the scene in North America. These were the years before the UFC when every Martial artist believed that their style was the most effective art. People legitimately believed (and some still do) that 70-year-old Grand Karate Masters could take on 10 fighters at once. Read our full article on Kickboxing vs Muay Thai – Same Same but Different HERE During this period in North America, American Kickboxing was also developing...

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Find the Right Muay Thai Trainer – 5 Things to Look For

The relationship some people develop with their trainer in Muay Thai is something that is often unbreakable. Years of hard work and dedication at the gym, often turn a teacher/student relationship into a long lasting friendship. The sweat, blood, and tears that are shed in the Muay Thai rings and training will further help to cement the relationship that is developed over time. While most people are completely happy with their trainers (ignorance is bliss), not all trainers are created equal. There are some good trainers out there, some bad ones, and some REALLY bad ones. People often feel...

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Getting Cut in a Muay Thai Fight: What I Learned after 20 Stitches

When I talk to people about fighting in Thailand one of the biggest concerns is elbow cuts. People are often worried that their face will get cut up in a fight. This is probably one of the biggest hesitations people fear with having a full rule muay thai fight: the lethal elbows. When it comes to elbows and cuts, the honest answer I tell people is that if you fight long enough, you will get cut, deal with it. Cutting someone in a fight is an art, some Thai’s will literally cut every opponent they fight regardless if they...

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