Planning Muay Thai resistance training requires some thought. Just throwing in random exercises based on equipment choices wastes your training time and could lead to unbalanced structural development and ultimately injury!

Instead, you should hand pick exercises that fulfil a specific need. But getting caught up in specifics can render you unable to see the bigger picture – the fundamentals of an athletic resistance training session!

So in this video I show a brief excerpt from one of the webinars in my online program, which looks at what you should include in every resistance training session, and what should be included in every week.

Getting these fundamentals right can turn a weak training program into something that balances athletic movement and reduces injury. And above all makes your training time productive. It bugs me when I see supposed “strength and conditioning” sessions being thrown in, with little or no value. It’s wasting time and recovery energy that could have been spent getting better!



Excerpt from the Phase 1 Functional Strength Block webinar from the Heavy Hitters Program.

Don Heatrick

Founder of Heatrick Strength and Conditioning

Don Heatrick is a family man from the UK, former mechanical design engineer, European Muay Thai silver medallist, former pro Thai boxer (ranked 4th in UK while aged 40-years), a Muay Thai coach, podcast host, and the go-to expert on Muay Thai performance training with over 25 years of coaching experience.

Don helps ambitious fighters and coaches take their game to the next level by bridging the gap between Strength & Conditioning, Performance Science, and Muay Thai.

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