The Truth About Muay Thai Training ‘Best Practice’

Consider this… Accepted ‘best practice’ is only the ‘best so far’. In his book Rebel Ideas, Matthew Syed discusses what we accept as ‘best practice’... It makes sense that if there’s a way of doing things that proves superior, that everyone should adopt it. [...]

The Truth About Muay Thai Training ‘Best Practice’2022-03-13T15:17:47+00:00

IG Live Muay Thai S&C Q&A 02 – Namman Muay – Shoulder Pain – Strength Block Conditioning – Bodyweight Strength – Top Principles & More

More solid questions coming in this week, and covering a good spectrum too. I'm also getting the hang of things on Instagram Live, and the supporting images work better this week – my head doesn't get in the way for a start! In this [...]

IG Live Muay Thai S&C Q&A 02 – Namman Muay – Shoulder Pain – Strength Block Conditioning – Bodyweight Strength – Top Principles & More2022-11-24T19:57:28+00:00

How To Train After You’ve Recovered From Novel Coronavirus COVID-19

The world-wide impact of the COVID-19 virus is now being truly realised… Events are cancelled and fighters are now feeling a little aimless, not knowing how long restrictions are going to be in place. During this time of inevitable social lock-down – depending on where you are in [...]

How To Train After You’ve Recovered From Novel Coronavirus COVID-192022-11-24T20:02:17+00:00

STAND OR SIT BETWEEN ROUNDS? – WEIGHTLIFTING BELTS? – MAS CARDIO?

This week, three Muay Thai strength and conditioning questions answered! Standing or sitting between rounds? Weightlifting belts (for fighters), yay or nay? MAS cardio sessions? Plus a bonus game changer to help focus your efforts! Is sitting between rounds best for recovery, or is it better to remain standing instead? How about fighters using [...]

STAND OR SIT BETWEEN ROUNDS? – WEIGHTLIFTING BELTS? – MAS CARDIO?2022-11-24T20:28:07+00:00

VLOG: Planning Strength and Conditioning Training

I thought I'd share a few thoughts that arose while planning a client's next block of strength and conditioning training... Have you moved training on before giving enough overload? Do you need to change all the exercises used between training blocks? How does stress outside of the training affect recovery? Check out this video [...]

VLOG: Planning Strength and Conditioning Training2022-11-24T21:19:45+00:00

Z1 8TH Royal Cup MuayThai Championship

I'm all set to head out to Malaysia in December, to attend the eighth consecutive Z1 Royal Cup MuayThai Championship. It's the longest running Muay Thai event in Malaysia, and I hope to get some behind the scenes access to fighters to discuss their training methods. I'll be sure to share anything I learn with [...]

Z1 8TH Royal Cup MuayThai Championship2022-11-25T07:54:54+00:00

Training Age

At a seminar I delivered to Thai boxers in Cork, Ireland, there were some very experienced fighters — having invested many years of training both domestically and in Thailand, and amassing a large number of fights internationally. You wouldn't describe these guys as 'beginners'... or would you? A small part of this particular seminar [...]

Training Age2022-11-25T11:54:15+00:00
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