Understanding Your First Fight Performance – Both Before And After

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

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

Janet Todd Tips – Remember To Have Fun | Exclusive Interview

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

Muay Thai Passion – I Did It. You Can Do It Faster!

Dive into how my Muay Thai passion triggered my transformation from engineer to Muay Thai pro and discover how you can fast-track your own journey to success! In this compelling video, I share my pivotal decision to leave behind stability for the thrill of Muay Thai. Learn how I merged modern science with tradition [...]

Muay Thai Passion – I Did It. You Can Do It Faster!2024-02-19T18:04:39+00:00

Developing a Growth Mindset For Fighters – My Own Battle

I used to believe my abilities were fixed - until sporting achievements opened my eyes to growth mindset. After childhood math trauma, I was convinced I lacked numerical talent. But unexpected successes in sports showed me that with strategic practice, I could improve dramatically. My fixed mindset began to crumble. I realised if I [...]

Developing a Growth Mindset For Fighters – My Own Battle2024-01-25T14:21:21+00:00

The Truth About Fighters Achieving Goals

Fighters achieving goals! Feels awesome right? Well, yes and no... If you're struggling to feel fulfilled and find direction after reaching a big goal in the sport, you're not alone. In this episode, Muay Thai aficionado Matt Lucas shares his personal experience running a marathon but feeling indifferent after finishing. Achieving goals can be [...]

The Truth About Fighters Achieving Goals2024-01-03T18:09:54+00:00

The Secret To Managing Life Stress and Training Stress

There’s an intricate relationship between managing life stress and training stress. In this episode, gain invaluable insights into how stress impacts your performance, both inside and outside the gym, from the unique perspective of a seasoned Muay Thai, and strength and conditioning coach. Join me as I decode the correlation between General Adaptation Syndrome (GAS) [...]

The Secret To Managing Life Stress and Training Stress2023-11-01T17:43:24+00:00

Too Old To Fight? Overcoming Age Barriers in Muay Thai – A Fighter’s Journey

Welcome fellow enthusiasts and aspiring fighters. I'm here today to share my own story, one that I hope will resonate with many of you who have ever wondered, "Am I too old to pursue my passion for Muay Thai?" You see, I've asked myself that very question, and what I've learned along the way [...]

Too Old To Fight? Overcoming Age Barriers in Muay Thai – A Fighter’s Journey2023-10-26T11:19:15+01:00

Power Up Your Muay Thai Kick – Prof. Tony Myers

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

Pre Fight Breakdown ONE Championship Smilla Sundell vs Allycia Rodrigues

Explore the backstory of the highly-anticipated ONE Championship Strawweight World Muay Thai Title clash between Smilla Sundell and Allycia Rodrigues! In this episode, I had an insightful conversation with Muay Thai commentator and aficionado, Matt Lucas, as we dive into the details leading up to this epic showdown. Before the event, we delved into [...]

Pre Fight Breakdown ONE Championship Smilla Sundell vs Allycia Rodrigues2023-09-26T15:05:34+01:00

Fight Ready Pad Work – A New Take

Fight ready pad work isn't just about sweating out; it's about crafting a strategic approach that replicates the fight's intensity. Dive deep into the nuances of fight-specific training in this episode, as we uncover how to leverage pad work sessions for maximum psychological and physical benefit, ensuring you're sharp and agile for the big [...]

Fight Ready Pad Work – A New Take2023-09-21T10:33:06+01:00

Muay Thai Guarding – From Green to Red Alert

Muay Thai guarding is more of an art than a science, and is a critical skill that can transform your sparring and fighting abilities. Let's dive into the key aspects that can help refine your defensive strategy to level up your protection, while downscaling your cognitive load – a winning combination for any fighter! [...]

Muay Thai Guarding – From Green to Red Alert2023-08-16T11:57:55+01:00

What To Do If You Fail The Prescribed Number Of Reps!

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

Fight Week Peaking – DON’T Overdo it!

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

Regian Eersel: Time Is Limited

Two-sport ONE World Champion Regian Eersel rarely loses. It's been 7 years since he last experience defeat. So, I asked him how he successfully avoids over confidence? What would he do differently in his training if he could turn back time? And what are Regian's two biggest pieces of advice to any fighter wanting to achieve their best? Regian generously [...]

Regian Eersel: Time Is Limited2023-08-06T11:52:58+01:00

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

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

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

Injury – Liam Harrison Motivation

After an injury, motivation can be in VERY short supply... And when you've had an elite Muay Thai fight career as long as Liam Harrison, and a fight style like he has, injuries WILL come. Motivation comes from discipline – both in training and in the fight itself. Arguably, the discipline built during training [...]

Injury – Liam Harrison Motivation2023-08-06T09:17:13+01:00

Kevin Ross – The Public Perception of Fighters is Wrong

Those in Muay Thai, especially at the highest level, know that the public perception of fighters is wrong. Kevin Ross is a fighter. He may have retired from competition, but he IS a fighter. For him, Muay Thai is not just a ring tool, it's really a life tool.... It makes you face your [...]

Kevin Ross – The Public Perception of Fighters is Wrong2023-08-06T09:17:13+01:00

Jonathan Haggerty – Lessons From Fighting Rodtang!

NOBODY can deny that the fights between Rodtang and Jonathan Haggerty were some of the most exciting bouts in combat sports. And, surely, fighting with Rodtang is going to shine a light on areas you can improve. Styles make fights. Knowing your own fighting style, and not allowing emotions to sway you into playing [...]

Jonathan Haggerty – Lessons From Fighting Rodtang!2023-08-06T11:52:54+01:00
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