Why can’t you fight how you spar in training? Why are you so stiff, clumsy, and fatigued?

The key to understanding your first fight performance is to recognise the undeniable influence of your psychology on your physiology!

Yerkes-Dodson anyone?

In this episode, we discuss the tipping point between the optimal amount of stress to achieve your best and dropping over the cliff edge into the shadow of your real capability

Robbing you of your movement, mobility, fitness, technique and fight IQ!

And if you’re new to competition, this tipping point is far more easily exceeded – and to be expected!!

Here’s just what to expect from your first fight(s) and how to swing your mindset toward a better outcome, quickly.

by Don Heatrick

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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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