Fighters and Front Squats – Why You Shouldn’t Give Up

2023-12-14T11:19:54+00:00

Fighters and front squats don't initially tend to get on so well. But, with some perseverance, this relationship transforms! In this episode, I share my journey from hating front squats to making them one of my favorite lifts. Discover how to create a solid "meat shelf" with your shoulders, drive those elbows forward, and [...]

Fighters and Front Squats – Why You Shouldn’t Give Up2023-12-14T11:19:54+00:00

Scheduling Your Weekly Training Plan For Fighters – Part 1

2024-03-19T07:31:20+00:00

These days, fighter training has become more sophisticated. Coaches, fighters, and hobbyists alike all realise that to remain healthy, injury free and perform their best it takes more than steady runs, bag work, pad work, and sparring. But, what types of sessions are needed? How often should you train? What order should sessions go? [...]

Scheduling Your Weekly Training Plan For Fighters – Part 12024-03-19T07:31:20+00:00

Barbell vs Dumbbell Shoulder Press For Fighters

2023-08-06T09:17:29+01:00

Both barbells and dumbbells have their place in a fighters program for exercises like the shoulder press... Either to target specific qualities in different blocks of training, to accommodate shoulder mobility or injury, or simply because of the limited availability of one or the other in your gym! In this video all is explained, while [...]

Barbell vs Dumbbell Shoulder Press For Fighters2023-08-06T09:17:29+01:00

Lower Body Activation Exercise For Fighter’s Strength And Conditioning

2023-08-06T09:17:38+01:00

Why a lower body activation exercise for fighter's strength and conditioning? Activating the right muscles to efficiently create movement patterns in both strength and conditioning, and a fighter’s technical skill training makes a huge difference to your movement economy and ultimate strength and power levels. And many fighters struggle to “feel” the difference between [...]

Lower Body Activation Exercise For Fighter’s Strength And Conditioning2023-08-06T09:17:38+01:00

Two Unexpected, Game Changing Tennis Ball Exercises For Fighting!

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

I'm not going to opt for the more obvious reaction or hand eye coordination drills, catching, avoiding, throwing or punching tennis balls. Instead, I’m going to share two strength and conditioning exercises for fighters using a tennis ball... Both of which directly contribute to two key factors that heavily influence [...]

Two Unexpected, Game Changing Tennis Ball Exercises For Fighting!2023-08-06T09:17:44+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

How To Unlock The Hips For Powerful Kicks

2023-08-06T14:59:34+01:00

As a guest on the Muay Thai Guys Podcast, one question Paul Banasiak asked me was… “A lot of people have a lot of hip flexor issues – those were a lot of questions that we were getting before the podcast – how do you solve hip flexor problems… Talking [...]

How To Unlock The Hips For Powerful Kicks2023-08-06T14:59:34+01:00

6 POINTS ABOUT POSTURE AND MUAY THAI PERFORMANCE

2023-08-06T14:57:34+01:00

When it comes to Muay Thai performance, your posture relates to much more than if you hold yourself in a lazy way! In this video I share some thoughts about performance posture while I'm out walking Logan on another early Sunday morning. Summary Points: Posture affects how you feel as well as [...]

6 POINTS ABOUT POSTURE AND MUAY THAI PERFORMANCE2023-08-06T14:57:34+01:00

Gym Mobility Exercises For Muay Thai

2023-08-06T14:53:24+01:00

Following the Gym Session Density article, I've been asked what mobility exercises I'd  suggest to fit into the gym session template. In reality, the specific exercises I select depend on the movement limitations of the individual that I've programmed for. However, Thai boxers generally need to work on ankle, hip, thoracic spine and shoulder [...]

Gym Mobility Exercises For Muay Thai2023-08-06T14:53:24+01:00
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