Adjusting Training Before Going On Vacation Or Holiday

Heading on vacation in five weeks? Let's make those weeks count! Join Lorenzo as he fine-tunes his standard 4-week training block to make the most of the FIVE weeks before his travels! In this episode, we review the proven 4-week strength conditioning structure: 3 weeks of progression and 1 DELOAD week... But how can [...]

Adjusting Training Before Going On Vacation Or Holiday2023-08-06T09:17:04+01:00

What To Do If You Fail The Prescribed Number Of Reps!

If you fail the prescribed number of reps in your training program... why did it happen, and what should you do? In this episode, we delve into the intriguing nuances of rep max testing... We uncover the occasional phenomenon where exceptional performance during testing doesn't translate to sustained success in the training block. And highlight [...]

What To Do If You Fail The Prescribed Number Of Reps!2023-08-06T09:17:05+01:00

Squats vs Muay Thai Kicks – Integrating Strength Training with Muay Thai Techniques

Gear up for an eye-opening episode as we dive into the fascinating topic of "Squats vs Muay Thai Kicks." Join us as we tackle James' query on integrating strength training with Muay Thai techniques. Despite boasting impressive lifting numbers, James finds himself trailing behind professional fighters in terms of fighting ability and technique. Should [...]

Squats vs Muay Thai Kicks – Integrating Strength Training with Muay Thai Techniques2023-08-06T09:17:05+01:00

Why We Need A New Approach To Muay Thai Training

In this episode, we dive into the necessity of adopting a new approach to Muay Thai training, where practically applied sports science compliments traditional methods. Join us as we explore the four compelling reasons why this new approach is essential for fighters looking to maximise their potential... From establishing clear definitions of training effects [...]

Why We Need A New Approach To Muay Thai Training2023-08-06T09:17:07+01:00

How To Fight Stronger Muay Thai Fighters – Strategy

How to fight, and beat stronger Muay Thai fighters in your weight class? It requires strategy... Your natural attributes form the foundation of your fight style, and those attributes are relative to others in your weight class. If you regularly find yourself up against stronger opponents, you need a strategy that avoids your opponent's best assets and [...]

How To Fight Stronger Muay Thai Fighters – Strategy2023-08-06T09:17:07+01:00

Fight Week Peaking – DON’T Overdo it!

Fight week peaking is an often misunderstood stage of an effective fight camp. Far too many fighters completely overdo it, scared they'll lose their hard-earned fitness... Only to sabotage themselves at the last minute! Having the confidence to let your fitness shine as your fatigue declines, requires that you trust the training process. This [...]

Fight Week Peaking – DON’T Overdo it!2023-08-06T09:17:08+01:00

New Era Of Muay Thai: Unlocking Athletic Performance

The world of Muay Thai is changing. And athletic performance matters more than ever. Gone are the days when Thai fighters had a monopoly on the sport. Today, Western fighters are using sports science and professional training methods to close the gap on their Thai counterparts. If you're a Muay Thai fighter or a [...]

New Era Of Muay Thai: Unlocking Athletic Performance2023-08-06T09:17:09+01:00

The Importance Of Discipline in Strength And Conditioning For Fighters

Don't underestimate the importance of discipline in strength and conditioning. It's all too easy to become distracted by what's shiny and new, only to shortcut progress by playing your ace too early... Or, to charge headlong into overuse injury and the frustration of time out of training. You can look at that next block [...]

The Importance Of Discipline in Strength And Conditioning For Fighters2023-08-06T09:17:09+01:00

Technical Tips To Prevent Low Kick Foot Injury

Technical tips to prevent injuring your foot throwing your low kick! The Muay Thai round kick is one most powerful kicks in martial arts. To avoid smashing your foot to smithereens when throwing your low kick, you must master range, kicking foot position, and tactical set up. Check out the full video for in-depth [...]

Technical Tips To Prevent Low Kick Foot Injury2023-08-06T09:17:10+01:00

Fighters: Even More To Motivation Than You Know – Part 2

Winning by knockout is the best feeling in the world. Seeing the referee standing over your opponent waving off the fight, you feel almost immortal. But, in a well-matched fight anything can happen. Sometimes you're the hammer, and others you’re the nail. In an instant, one mistake can render YOU helpless – all your [...]

Fighters: Even More To Motivation Than You Know – Part 22023-08-06T09:17:11+01:00

Balancing Strength and Conditioning and Muay Thai w/ Damien Trainor

Muay Thai strength and conditioning is gaining popularity, but can go off the rails. Damien Trainor cautions that it's important to correctly balance strength and conditioning with Muay Thai training! Done well, strength and conditioning will enhance fight performance, however... Strength and conditioning should supplement Muay Thai training, not replace it. Too many fighters [...]

Balancing Strength and Conditioning and Muay Thai w/ Damien Trainor2023-08-06T09:17:12+01:00

Fighters: There’s More To Motivation Than You Know – Part 1

Taking action is only half the battle. Your REASON for taking action is just as critical, and can either kill your determination off completely, or ignite your motivation along with your results. If you want to stay in the game long enough to find out how far you can really go, you  must get [...]

Fighters: There’s More To Motivation Than You Know – Part 12023-08-06T09:17:12+01:00

Injury – Liam Harrison Motivation

After an injury, motivation can be in VERY short supply... And when you've had an elite Muay Thai fight career as long as Liam Harrison, and a fight style like he has, injuries WILL come. Motivation comes from discipline – both in training and in the fight itself. Arguably, the discipline built during training [...]

Injury – Liam Harrison Motivation2023-08-06T09:17:13+01:00

Kevin Ross – The Public Perception of Fighters is Wrong

Those in Muay Thai, especially at the highest level, know that the public perception of fighters is wrong. Kevin Ross is a fighter. He may have retired from competition, but he IS a fighter. For him, Muay Thai is not just a ring tool, it's really a life tool.... It makes you face your [...]

Kevin Ross – The Public Perception of Fighters is Wrong2023-08-06T09:17:13+01:00

How To Coach Experienced Fighters – Professor Tony Myers

As fighters become more experienced, we must understand how to coach them so they don't become stale. Experts in any field are ruthlessly good at the basics. What marks the best apart from the rest, is their ability to revisit and resharpen their foundational practice. It's vital that those at the top of their [...]

How To Coach Experienced Fighters – Professor Tony Myers2023-08-06T09:17:16+01:00

ONE Championship Fighter Strength and Conditioning – Coach’s Reaction To Tawanchai’s Fight Prep

Tawanchai has been putting in the work for his first defence of the ONE Championship Featherweight Muay Thai World title. And he's shared a glimpse of his strength and conditioning prep on Instagram. In the clip, we see him working through a series of exercises... Battling Ropes Band Resisted High Knees Band Resisted Agility [...]

ONE Championship Fighter Strength and Conditioning – Coach’s Reaction To Tawanchai’s Fight Prep2023-08-06T09:17:17+01:00

What Is Authentic Muay Thai Training NOW? Old School vs New School

Muay Thai training and Muay Thai as an art has a deep history. And when it comes to the ring sport we’ve all come to love, the period between 1980 and 1995 known as “The Golden Era”, spawned arguably the most talented fighters ever. Names like Dieselnoi, Samart, Jongsanan, and Sakmongkol demand almost superhero [...]

What Is Authentic Muay Thai Training NOW? Old School vs New School2023-08-06T09:17:17+01:00

Paul Banasiak: Losing A Fight By Doing Too Much!

Paul Banasiak shares that losing his Glory debut fight taught him to not over-effort... That it's important to balance risk and reward, and that doing more or going harder in a fight doesn't necessarily equate to bigger, better results. Be aware of the "glitches" you suffer by overthinking instructions and losing your flow! [...]

Paul Banasiak: Losing A Fight By Doing Too Much!2023-08-06T09:17:19+01:00

Scheduling Your Weekly Training Plan For Fighters – Part 2

When putting together a training plan... Although many fighters and coaches are doing the right things, they organise their training weeks haphazardly and squander the full training effect, or inadvertently cancel out performance gains entirely. At best, this wastes effort. At worst, it burns out fighters and injures them. But, you can apply simple steps [...]

Scheduling Your Weekly Training Plan For Fighters – Part 22023-08-06T09:17:20+01:00
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