Muay Thai Athletic Training Principles

Nothing happens by accident. If you want to be the best fighter you can be, you need to put some thought into it. Benjamin Franklin famously said, “If you fail to plan, you are planning to fail.” Or was it Winston Churchill? Anyway, whoever said it was bang on! And it’s true in every [...]

Fighter Conditioning: Body, Brain & Training Environment

Over the Bank Holiday weekend I was privileged to spend 2-days with Joel Jamieson of 8weeksout.com, widely recognised as one of the foremost experts on strength and conditioning for combat sports, and someone that has heavily influenced my personal approach to athletic training and energy systems conditioning in particular. This was his first time [...]

A Few Good Words…

Sitting watching the Commonwealth Games, I'm struck by the coaches activity — grabbing fleeting moments to refocus their athletes. None is more apparent than the boxing corner-men. What's imparted during these brief exchanges? What's useful, and (more importantly) what's not useful? Although understanding how to coach effectively during competition is crucial, it's also important throughout training too. [...]

Prize Draw – WIN a Sports Performance Mind Coaching Session

Kick off your New Year by winning a sports performance mind coaching session with Rich Cadden, the founder of Star Performance. Most of you will be familiar with Rich’s MuayThai pedigree (fighting out of the Bad Company Gym in the UK and holding English, British, European and World MuayThai titles). But, you may be unaware [...]

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