The Fight Camp Is Dead. Long Live The Fight Camp!

2023-08-06T09:29:34+01:00

The truth is, the traditional fight camp is dead. Today, we're here to discuss a groundbreaking shift in mindset that modern fighters are using in their approaching training, a shift that can take your performance to a whole new level. It's time to challenge the traditional fight camp mindset and embrace a continuous, progressive [...]

The Fight Camp Is Dead. Long Live The Fight Camp!2023-08-06T09:29:34+01:00

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

Adjusting Training Before Going On Vacation Or Holiday

2023-08-06T09:17:04+01:00

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!

2023-08-06T09:17:05+01:00

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

2023-08-06T09:17:05+01:00

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

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

Fight Week Peaking – DON’T Overdo it!

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

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

The Importance Of Discipline in Strength And Conditioning For Fighters

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

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

Balancing Strength and Conditioning and Muay Thai w/ Damien Trainor

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

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

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

How To Coach Experienced Fighters – Professor Tony Myers

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Optimal vs Peak Fight Performance – What’s The Difference?

2023-08-06T09:17:30+01:00

Do you know the difference between optimal and peak fight performance? Too many fighters don’t, and it’s costing them! I see many pro and hobbyist fighters alike, rightly working incredibly hard in their training, but mistakenly believing that every session must push them harder than the last. “Go hard or go home” has its [...]

Optimal vs Peak Fight Performance – What’s The Difference?2023-08-06T09:17:30+01:00
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