Jonathan Haggerty’s Mindset, Shin Bones, & Heart Rates!

2023-08-06T14:59:16+01:00

In this episode I dig into Jonathan Haggerty’s mindset, methods of conditioning your shins for Muay Thai kicks and shin blocks, and the different maximum heart rates for different exercises. Let's get straight into it... Mandalorian footage – Star Wars (Youtube) Jonathan Haggerty – @jhaggerty_ Team Underground – @teamundergroundmma_official Keddles [...]

Jonathan Haggerty’s Mindset, Shin Bones, & Heart Rates!2023-08-06T14:59:16+01:00

Elevation Training Masks, & Breathing Pure Oxygen — Proven or Playing?

2023-08-06T14:59:17+01:00

From Buakaw to Petchmorakot... is it real? Combat sports athletes are constantly bombarded with video clips of fighters using training methods or supplements that are seemingly a shortcut to fantastic results. Most of the time, these clips are little more than social media stunts, either to market a product or [...]

Elevation Training Masks, & Breathing Pure Oxygen — Proven or Playing?2023-08-06T14:59:17+01:00

IG Live Muay Thai S&C Q&A 05 – Olympic Lifting Variants For Muay Thai, When Is Enough Aerobic Capacity, HIIT Or Threshold, Absolute or Relative Strength, & More

2023-08-06T14:59:22+01:00

Another nice balance of questions between movement skill, resistance (strength, power, speed) training, and energy systems cardio (endurance) conditioning in this Q&A episode. In this second episode of the Q&A I'm asked... Hi, Don. What do u think of the Ido Portal method of [...]

IG Live Muay Thai S&C Q&A 05 – Olympic Lifting Variants For Muay Thai, When Is Enough Aerobic Capacity, HIIT Or Threshold, Absolute or Relative Strength, & More2023-08-06T14:59:22+01:00

IG Live Muay Thai S&C Q&A 04 – Full Fight Camp Cardio, Strength Standards, Landmine Twist Form, Neural Drive Warm Ups, Loading Legs Not The Back, Agility Ladders, Body Weight Muscle Mass & More

2023-08-06T14:59:23+01:00

Some big questions this week! In this episode of the Q&A I'm asked... What is better for the longterm progression and why? MAS or Main Conditioning from Heavy Hitters? Warm-up protocols to stimulate greater neural drive? Training at home and having trouble with loading [...]

IG Live Muay Thai S&C Q&A 04 – Full Fight Camp Cardio, Strength Standards, Landmine Twist Form, Neural Drive Warm Ups, Loading Legs Not The Back, Agility Ladders, Body Weight Muscle Mass & More2023-08-06T14:59:23+01:00

IG Live Muay Thai S&C Q&A 03 – How Often to Push Hard in Training – Placing MT Skill & Fitness in a Fight Camp – Non-impact Cardio – Tournament Prep & More

2023-08-06T14:59:24+01:00

With the increasing volume of questions to fit into the 30 minute segment, apologies if I didn't manage to squeeze in your question in this episode! In this episode of the Q&A I'm asked... How often should you schedule training sessions that really push [...]

IG Live Muay Thai S&C Q&A 03 – How Often to Push Hard in Training – Placing MT Skill & Fitness in a Fight Camp – Non-impact Cardio – Tournament Prep & More2023-08-06T14:59:24+01:00

IG Live Muay Thai S&C Q&A 01 – Masturbation – Strength – Mobility – Aging – Theraband Punching

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

I said, "Ask me anything." Well I asked for it! While getting to grips with the Instagram Live format, in this first episode of the Q&A I'm asked... 1. Why don't you buy a toupee? 2. Does masturbation or sex before a fight negatively affect performance? 3. [...]

IG Live Muay Thai S&C Q&A 01 – Masturbation – Strength – Mobility – Aging – Theraband Punching2023-08-06T14:59:25+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 Train After You’ve Recovered From Novel Coronavirus COVID-19

2023-08-06T14:59:30+01:00

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-192023-08-06T14:59:30+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

Heart Rate Training Myths For Fighters

2024-04-05T09:07:54+01:00

There are many myths and misunderstandings when it comes to fighters using heart rate monitors in their training... And despite many Instagram posts showing fighters wearing heart rate straps during training, many aren’t using this tool effectively at all. So I’m going to debunk these myths, and explain how to use heart rate [...]

Heart Rate Training Myths For Fighters2024-04-05T09:07:54+01:00

15 WINNING QUESTIONS TO ASK YOURSELF AFTER EVERY FIGHT (SO YOU NEVER LOSE)!

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

by Don Heatrick @donheatrick It maybe a bit of cliché in the fight game that either you win a fight or you learn… but that doesn’t mean it’s not true! However, you can seriously increase your rate of learning (even if you won the fight) if you follow up by reflecting on the answers [...]

15 WINNING QUESTIONS TO ASK YOURSELF AFTER EVERY FIGHT (SO YOU NEVER LOSE)!2023-08-06T14:57:22+01:00

YOU DON’T NEED MORE TRAINING TIME!

2023-08-06T14:57:24+01:00

Are you struggling to fit all the training you want into the week? Well, you’re not alone. And in this episode let’s dig into why you don’t need MORE training time, and how it's done! There are some better, more productive training strategies you could use to achieve better results while training LESS! [...]

YOU DON’T NEED MORE TRAINING TIME!2023-08-06T14:57:24+01:00

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

2023-08-06T14:57:27+01:00

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?2023-08-06T14:57:27+01:00

ARE YOU MAKING THESE 3 ROOKIE TRAINING MISTAKES?

2023-08-06T14:57:43+01:00

Are you making these 3 mistakes when planning your training? 1. Not understanding the boundaries of different types of training 2. Training the wrong types of sessions together 3. Emphasising the wrong type of training either too far away or too close to a fight It’s important to understand that TYPES of training are [...]

ARE YOU MAKING THESE 3 ROOKIE TRAINING MISTAKES?2023-08-06T14:57:43+01:00

Are You Ready For MAS Training?

2023-08-06T14:57:44+01:00

Ok, full discretion... I've just nicked this video out of my Cardio Conditioning Program module, from my Minimum Equipment Program. But I've been so busy filming, editing and putting the new program together in my brand new online coaching portal this last month, that I've not had time to prepare anything else! It's a [...]

Are You Ready For MAS Training?2023-08-06T14:57:44+01:00

If You Die Doing This Test, Don’t Blame Me!

2023-08-06T14:57:45+01:00

How do you test for maximum heart rate? This question came up in response to my review of the sports science methodologies being used at Petchyindee Muay Thai in Bangkok... Keeping it short and sweet, here's my favourite approach to testing for maximum heart rate (so you know what percentage of maximum you're really [...]

If You Die Doing This Test, Don’t Blame Me!2023-08-06T14:57:45+01:00

PETCHYINDEE TRAINING METHODS

2023-08-06T14:57:46+01:00

Following my interview with Daniel McGowan at Yokkao 28, I've been asked a lot of questions about what I thought of the training methods used at Petchyindee MuayThai in Bangkok. So I've put together this short video to share my thoughts. :) PETCHYINDEE TRAINING METHODS – MUAYTHAI STRENGTH & CONDITIONING [...]

PETCHYINDEE TRAINING METHODS2023-08-06T14:57:46+01:00

ALWAYS HAVE THE LAST KICK – TRAINING TO PREVENT GASSING OUT

2023-08-06T14:57:50+01:00

Prevent gassing out? Why exactly do fighters gas out? Before you can understand this, and how to train to prevent it, you must be familiar with the key tipping point in your central energy supply... your anaerobic threshold. Once you know what you don't want, you can make sure your training gives you want [...]

ALWAYS HAVE THE LAST KICK – TRAINING TO PREVENT GASSING OUT2023-08-06T14:57:50+01:00
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