Understanding Your First Fight Performance – Both Before And After

2024-05-14T15:16:43+01:00

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 [...]

Understanding Your First Fight Performance – Both Before And After2024-05-14T15:16:43+01:00

Overdoing It? Training Youth Fighters Part 2

2024-03-13T16:48:01+00:00

Welcome back to part 2 of Training Youth Fighters! In this episode, we continue our exploration into the art of training youth fighters, focusing on the crucial concept of finding balance. Join me as we dive deep into the intricacies of youth training methodology. We'll dissect the common pitfalls of early over-specialisation and the [...]

Overdoing It? Training Youth Fighters Part 22024-03-13T16:48:01+00:00

Is Weight Training Safe For Muay Thai Youth Athletes? Training Youth Fighters Part 1

2024-03-06T13:47:26+00:00

In this part 1 episode, we dive into a crucial topic that concerns many coaches, parents, and young athletes alike: the safety and effectiveness of weight training for Muay Thai youth athletes. As a seasoned coach with a deep understanding of athletic development, I break down the nuances of incorporating weight training into the [...]

Is Weight Training Safe For Muay Thai Youth Athletes? Training Youth Fighters Part 12024-03-06T13:47:26+00:00

Janet Todd Tips – Remember To Have Fun | Exclusive Interview

2024-03-01T16:04:51+00:00

Janet Todd – Farewell Fight Join us for an exclusive interview with Janet Todd, the reigning Atomweight Kickboxing World Champion, as she shares invaluable insights and tips on how to stay at the top of your game while having fun! In this interview, Janet opens up about her mindset leading up to her farewell [...]

Janet Todd Tips – Remember To Have Fun | Exclusive Interview2024-03-01T16:04:51+00:00

Real Muay Thai Muscle Endurance Training: Elevate Your Fight IQ

2023-12-06T17:39:12+00:00

Ironically, a fighter's enthusiasm to dominate in the ring might lead them down the wrong path—both in training for muscular endurance and strategically on fight night. By making smarter decisions regarding how you train your Muay Thai conditioning, you'll not only enhance your physical performance but also elevate your fight IQ. In this muscular [...]

Real Muay Thai Muscle Endurance Training: Elevate Your Fight IQ2023-12-06T17:39:12+00:00

Power Up Your Muay Thai Kick – Prof. Tony Myers

2023-10-03T13:31:48+01:00

Uncover the science behind a more powerful Muay Thai kick with Prof. Tony Myers! From ongoing research, get exclusive insights into elevating your kick's power and mastering the art and science of Muay Thai. Dive into the nuance of speed, technique, and impactful strikes, exploring everything from relaxed effort to cultural differences in power [...]

Power Up Your Muay Thai Kick – Prof. Tony Myers2023-10-03T13:31:48+01:00

Dope Test – Has Muay Thai Been Found Out?

2024-01-18T10:22:32+00:00

A failed Muay Thai dope test? We're venturing into some controversial territory today, Muay Thai, with its rich legacy, finds itself at a crossroads, and it's time we address it head-on. Inside this episode: How the spirit of Muay Thai is being put to the test. The insidious rise of performance enhancers in the [...]

Dope Test – Has Muay Thai Been Found Out?2024-01-18T10:22:32+00:00

Burnout Or Overtraining –The Truth And How To Recover Quicker

2023-08-06T09:17:03+01:00

One thing’s for sure, at some stage, every fighter will push their training too far and burnout. Likely, getting sick or injured, along with feeling grumpy, depressed and lacking motivation to train at all. You can both catch this before it happens and recover from it quicker, IF you understand the three stages on [...]

Burnout Or Overtraining –The Truth And How To Recover Quicker2023-08-06T09:17:03+01:00

Muay Thai Is More Than A Martial Art – Fighting Athletes

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

Prepare to challenge your perceptions of Muay Thai as we uncover the unspoken truth – fighters are more than mere martial artists. In this eye-opening video, we explore the evolution of Muay Thai from a traditional martial art born of the battlefield, to a battleground for modern athlete warriors. While traditional Thai training emphasises [...]

Muay Thai Is More Than A Martial Art – Fighting Athletes2023-08-06T09:17:06+01:00

Why We Need A New Approach To Muay Thai Training

2023-08-06T09:17:07+01:00

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

New Era Of Muay Thai: Unlocking Athletic Performance

2023-08-06T09:17:09+01:00

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

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

2023-08-06T09:17:11+01:00

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

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

2023-08-06T09:17:12+01:00

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

The Problem With Your Muay Thai Trainer

2023-08-06T09:17:14+01:00

Most likely, if you ask your Muay Thai trainer what fitness training you should do outside of your Muay Thai sessions, you’re told to simply run a number of times a week, and maybe do a little weight training if you want to… It’s largely down to you. And aside from “do more” when [...]

The Problem With Your Muay Thai Trainer2023-08-06T09:17:14+01:00

How To Choose The Best Core Exercise For Fighters

2023-08-06T09:17:15+01:00

I was asked about that Pallof Press w/ Perturbation core exercise that Tawanchai was using in my recent reaction video... "Could that be used in a Strength Block in a training program?" When choosing the best core exercise for fighters, it's important to first consider... How far a fighter is away from an important [...]

How To Choose The Best Core Exercise For Fighters2023-08-06T09:17:15+01:00

Two Fight Warm Up Exercises You’re Missing

2023-08-06T09:17:16+01:00

When it comes to fight warm up exercises, back stage at shows, I often see fighters missing out on truly priming their bodies for explosiveness. Well, today I'll share a two exercise protocol that will amp you up, both physically and mentally in a total of just 8 to 15 reps! [...]

Two Fight Warm Up Exercises You’re Missing2023-08-06T09:17:16+01:00

Balancing Your Work Life And Fight Life

2024-02-27T06:56:45+00:00

Your work life and fight life are in conflict. I know you feel the clock is ticking, that you’re running out of time when it comes to finding out how far you can go in Muay Thai. It was true for me, and it’s true for everyone – regardless if they compete or not. We [...]

Balancing Your Work Life And Fight Life2024-02-27T06:56:45+00:00

Scheduling Your Weekly Training Plan For Fighters – Part 2

2024-03-19T07:31:10+00:00

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 22024-03-19T07:31:10+00:00

How Pre Fight Ritual Boosts Confidence & Performance – Part 1

2023-08-06T09:17:24+01:00

The evidence is in. Using a pre fight ritual boosts confidence and performance, fact! Pre fight superstition and ritual are an inherent part of all combat sports, and are baked into the culture of Muay Thai. From Pra Jiad arm bands, Mongkhon headgear, lucky amulets, and sak yant tattoos, to wai kru and ram muay [...]

How Pre Fight Ritual Boosts Confidence & Performance – Part 12023-08-06T09:17:24+01:00

The Splits Stretching Routine For Fighters Kicks

2023-08-06T09:17:28+01:00

Regularly practicing this splits, passive, relaxed stretching routine for fighters will rapidly enhance your kicking flexibility. Splits stretching as shown for just 7 mins, at least 3 times per week, will make a huge difference to your kicking ability at all target heights. Not only will you reach higher targets, like the head, that [...]

The Splits Stretching Routine For Fighters Kicks2023-08-06T09:17:28+01:00
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