Fighters Push Up Variation for Muay Thai Clinch Escape

2023-08-06T09:17:44+01:00

Fighters push ups aren't typically considered to enhance the clinch! Most fighters view push ups only as a punch-specific exercise, but programmed in your training correctly, it can make a serious difference to your Muay Thai clinch escape too. And being a bodyweight exercise, specific [...]

Fighters Push Up Variation for Muay Thai Clinch Escape2023-08-06T09:17:44+01:00

Bryan Popejoy: Muay Thai Mentors, Self Belief, Structure, & Adaptability – SoBC Podcast EP 12

2023-08-06T14:59:07+01:00

Bryan Popejoy has found himself at the forefront of American Muay Thai since the 1980's, literally involved from Illinois in the East, through Arizona, to California in the West. His experience both as a Muay Thai fighter himself (in the early "Wild West" period of American Muay Thai), and as [...]

Bryan Popejoy: Muay Thai Mentors, Self Belief, Structure, & Adaptability – SoBC Podcast EP 122023-08-06T14:59:07+01:00

Tony Myers: Mental Toughness, Skilfulness, & Playfulness – SoBC Podcast EP 07

2023-08-06T14:59:15+01:00

I'm hard pushed to think of anyone who has made such an impact on raising the level of worldwide Muay Thai as Tony Myers. And this made for my biggest podcast episode to date! Tony Myers is Professor in Quantitative Methods at Newman University, a Muay Thai coach, referee and judge. [...]

Tony Myers: Mental Toughness, Skilfulness, & Playfulness – SoBC Podcast EP 072023-08-06T14:59:15+01:00

Muay Thai Soft Tissue Work – Foot Release & Short Foot Exercise

2023-08-06T14:59:25+01:00

As promised, here’s the first area of soft tissue work that you can do at home using a tennis ball, or similar. I’ve started at the ground, with the foot, because not only is a tennis ball the perfect implement for this part of the body… But also the foot is [...]

Muay Thai Soft Tissue Work – Foot Release & Short Foot Exercise2023-08-06T14:59:25+01:00

Fighters – Improve Your Push Up

2023-08-06T14:59:27+01:00

One of the kings of bodyweight exercise, the push up, is often practiced with poor form. Form that translates into your straight punches, particularly as you get tired. Fighters know that rotating the fist too early results in chicken winging, the elbow prematurely flaring out. And that this not only [...]

Fighters – Improve Your Push Up2023-08-06T14:59:27+01:00

Shuttle Run Technique for Optimal Cardio – MAS Training

2023-08-06T14:59:28+01:00

While on lockdown, your cardio conditioning can either maintain fitness, or develop fitness... It can encourage poor movement mechanics, or promote sound movement and stability. Done well, progressive shuttle run training does both. I encourage you to improve how you move when you’re training at home. With some thought, cardio training can [...]

Shuttle Run Technique for Optimal Cardio – MAS Training2023-08-06T14:59:28+01:00

How To Instantly Improve Your Running Technique

2024-04-25T09:53:59+01:00

Despite what you may think, there’s a lot of technique involved in running economically. Just because you can run, doesn’t mean that you’re running efficiently… I know for a fact that a lot of you are making this same mistake I have… because your running cadence, or steps per minute tells [...]

How To Instantly Improve Your Running Technique2024-04-25T09:53:59+01:00

How A Novice Can Become An Expert – And Why Some Never Will

2023-08-06T14:59:37+01:00

Phase 1: Newbie Gains When you first start Muay Thai training, you’re swimming in a sea of technical corrections! As time goes on, with consistent practice of the core (game-changing) movements and techniques, fewer corrections are needed to achieve reliable performance. You’re moving along the continuum from novice to expert. [...]

How A Novice Can Become An Expert – And Why Some Never Will2023-08-06T14:59:37+01:00

Is The Chest Throw Against The Floor Any Good For Muay Thai?

2023-08-06T14:59:38+01:00

One Championship has been doing a great job of showcasing not only the fighters, but some of the behind the scenes training footage as well. And I'm often asked to comment on some of the exercises that have been shared on social media. And here’s one I was asked to comment on recently… [...]

Is The Chest Throw Against The Floor Any Good For Muay Thai?2023-08-06T14:59:38+01:00

Muay Thai Elbow Mechanics – How to Develop Sharp Technique & KO Power

2024-02-01T12:01:43+00:00

by Don Heatrick @donheatrick To develop a devastating Muay Thai elbow, that ends fights, you've got to watch this video! GET THE 4-WEEK TRAINING PLAN VIDEO TRANSCRIPT In this episode, I’m going to breakdown one of the most feared weapons in Muay Thai. The elbow. I'm going to show [...]

Muay Thai Elbow Mechanics – How to Develop Sharp Technique & KO Power2024-02-01T12:01:43+00:00

HOW TO TEEP LIKE BUAKAW!

2023-08-06T14:57:22+01:00

by Don Heatrick @donheatrick Who wouldn't want to teep like Buakaw?! There are many ways to throw a teep in Muay Thai, with different tactical objectives. But my favourite version is the aggressive teep, designed to stamp your opponent off balance! And it happens to be one of Buakaw’s favourites too, so we’ll use [...]

HOW TO TEEP LIKE BUAKAW!2023-08-06T14:57:22+01:00

HOW TO MOVE LIKE SAENCHAI!

2024-02-01T11:28:47+00:00

Saenchai is a Muay Thai living legend, and his trademark moves are based on a particular athletic foundation that he’s naturally exploited to awesome effect. Saenchai is an elastic animal! He’s super efficient at storing and returning elastic energy in his muscles and tendons, what sports scientists call stretch-shortening cycle – and not [...]

HOW TO MOVE LIKE SAENCHAI!2024-02-01T11:28:47+00:00

Muay Thai Strength vs Speed – Sport Science

2023-08-06T14:57:37+01:00

Strength vs speed, what would you pick? Before you answer, how about a little Muay Thai sports science review of the fight between Rafi Bohic vs Dylan Salvador at Lumpinee Stadium... A massive thanks to Timo Ruge at Muay Ties for allowing his footage of Rafi vs Dylan to be used [...]

Muay Thai Strength vs Speed – Sport Science2023-08-06T14:57:37+01:00

YOUR BODY IS LAZY EVEN IF YOU AREN’T!

2023-08-06T14:57:39+01:00

Left to its own devices, your body will cheat a movement pattern... and you're unlikely to know until an injury happens as a result (bad times)! And this "cheating" not only eventually leads to injury, but also wasted performance. By using strength and conditioning sessions properly, you can clean up poor movement habits as [...]

YOUR BODY IS LAZY EVEN IF YOU AREN’T!2023-08-06T14:57:39+01:00

Hitting Harder – Muay Thai Movement Efficiency

2024-02-01T09:26:19+00:00

Often, fighters understandably become preoccupied with upper body strength when it comes to training to improve punching power. This yields poor results! What seems to be an obvious cause and effect is actually a lie. Understanding where your KO power comes from allows you to target training that develops it... Spoiler, a bench press [...]

Hitting Harder – Muay Thai Movement Efficiency2024-02-01T09:26:19+00:00

HIP OR KNEE DOMINANT EXERCISE? COMPLETE REST? | MUAY THAI STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING Q&A

2023-08-06T14:57:54+01:00

This video answers Richi's final questions, regarding the transfer of training from hip or knee dominant exercise to the body kick and knee strike, and asking if I believe complete rest has a place in an annual training program. If you need to know the difference between hip or knee dominant exercise, and which [...]

HIP OR KNEE DOMINANT EXERCISE? COMPLETE REST? | MUAY THAI STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING Q&A2023-08-06T14:57:54+01:00

Are You Wasting Opportunities Your Opponent Isn’t?

2023-08-06T14:52:57+01:00

Coach says, “Today is a low intensity day.” – The fighter’s body language slumps. But… by the end of the session, the fighter gets it. He’s come away with a list of things to work on, that’ll make him a better fighting athlete, and some cures for the reoccurring niggles that seem to [...]

Are You Wasting Opportunities Your Opponent Isn’t?2023-08-06T14:52:57+01:00
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