by Don Heatrick

Martial arts and Muay Thai are all that 25 year old Dan McGowan has ever known. And just when he began to question his own dedication and purpose, Muay Thai gave back – in the form of fantastic opportunities with the other legends at Evolve MMA in Singapore.

Dan is poised take what he loves, and all the lessons he’s learned so far, and pour them into becoming the professional he’s always deserved to be…

Both as a fighter in his own right, but also as a coach to others.

He’s an inspiring guest, and openly shares the hurdles he’s overcome to remain true to who he is and achieve what he has.

Training at any level, and especially at the highest level, teaches you things about yourself.

Dan is good at listening to, and learning from the lessons in his Muay Thai journey…

This is your chance to learn from someone with over 20 years experience in this game at the highest level.

What would you go back and tell your younger self?

Well uniquely, Dan can tell himself these things while he’s still in his prime!

Listen up, Dan has wisdom way beyond his years… I’d argue, wisdom that many don’t achieve in a lifetime.

Daniel McGowan, 2x World Champion, UK Number 1 Featherweight, unbeaten in Lumpini and Rajadamnern stadiums in Bangkok over a total of 8 fights, and he’s still only 25 years old!

You can find out more about Dan and learn about his latests exploits @danmcgowanmt on Instagram:

And check out his website along with his YouTube channel too:

Also for all things Evolve MMA, check out:

And the Evolve University Master Courses at:

Each episode revolves around my Four Big Questions

  1. What’s Your Story?
  2. What’s Your Why?
  3. What Makes A Champion?
  4. Challenges And Lessons Learned?

Digging into the answers to these questions helps uncover and share both the commonalities, and the differences in the journey to become a champion. And can help inspire and fast-track your journey too.

Timestamped Links To Key Points of Interest…

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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