Kevin Ross – The Public Perception of Fighters is Wrong

2023-08-06T09:17:13+01:00

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!

2023-08-06T11:52:54+01:00

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

Two Fight Warm Up Exercises You’re Missing

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

When it comes to fight warm up exercises, back stage at shows, I often see fighters missing out on truly priming their bodies for explosiveness. Well, today I'll share a two exercise protocol that will amp you up, both physically and mentally in a total of just 8 to 15 reps! [...]

Two Fight Warm Up Exercises You’re Missing2023-08-06T09:17:16+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

Paul Banasiak: Losing A Fight By Doing Too Much!

2023-08-06T09:17:19+01:00

Paul Banasiak shares that losing his Glory debut fight taught him to not over-effort... That it's important to balance risk and reward, and that doing more or going harder in a fight doesn't necessarily equate to bigger, better results. Be aware of the "glitches" you suffer by overthinking instructions and losing your flow! [...]

Paul Banasiak: Losing A Fight By Doing Too Much!2023-08-06T09:17:19+01:00

Ognjen Topic: How To Become The Best Fighter You Can Be

2023-08-06T09:17:21+01:00

Put this battle-tested advice from Ognjen Topic into practice to become the best fighter you can be. Although distilled in fighting, these lessons apply to every domain of your life. There's a pattern to becoming the best you can be. Know the pattern, chase the challenge, and become your best... [...]

Ognjen Topic: How To Become The Best Fighter You Can Be2023-08-06T09:17:21+01:00

How Pre Fight Ritual Boosts Confidence & Performance – Part 1

2023-08-06T09:17:24+01:00

The evidence is in. Using a pre fight ritual boosts confidence and performance, fact! Pre fight superstition and ritual are an inherent part of all combat sports, and are baked into the culture of Muay Thai. From Pra Jiad arm bands, Mongkhon headgear, lucky amulets, and sak yant tattoos, to wai kru and ram muay [...]

How Pre Fight Ritual Boosts Confidence & Performance – Part 12023-08-06T09:17:24+01:00

Tips For Coping With Pre Fight Nerves

2023-08-06T09:17:26+01:00

Even elite pros require methods for coping with pre fight nerves. And it begins with accepting how you really feel, before adopting strategies to manage that pre fight anxiety when it crops up... And it will! Every fighter has nerves before a fight. If they didn't, they can't perform their best. However, it's important [...]

Tips For Coping With Pre Fight Nerves2023-08-06T09:17:26+01:00

Mental Strength Training For Fighters

2023-08-06T09:17:28+01:00

Fighter mental strength training isn't only about what happens on the pads or in sparring. Mental strength is built over the long-term from the habits you repeat each day. In reality, everything you do is an opportunity to either cement the identity of someone who either: 1. Avoids challenging situations or circumstances or gives [...]

Mental Strength Training For Fighters2023-08-06T09:17:28+01:00

Rich Cadden: Real Deal Muay Thai Veteran – SoBC Podcast EP 16

2023-08-06T09:17:35+01:00

Not so common... Muay Thai coach to Muay Thai veteran fighter What happens when a 45 year old Muay Thai coach returns to the ring to compete for a Muay Thai veteran title, after 11 years out, and with 20kg to lose in 15 just weeks? …Huge lessons, and a big win! Rich Cadden, [...]

Rich Cadden: Real Deal Muay Thai Veteran – SoBC Podcast EP 162023-08-06T09:17:35+01:00

Iman Barlow: The Secret To Winning In Muay Thai – SoBC Podcast EP 15

2023-08-06T09:17:40+01:00

What's the secret to winning in Muay Thai? Iman Barlow can shed some light! In this episode, Iman Barlow shares valuable insight into what it really takes to take your childhood dreams all the way. Part of the first generation of child nak Muay outside of Thailand, and with a competitive career spanning 25 [...]

Iman Barlow: The Secret To Winning In Muay Thai – SoBC Podcast EP 152023-08-06T09:17:40+01:00

Wow! Liam Harrison! Mind Over Muangthai!

2023-08-06T09:17:41+01:00

The mindset of Liam Harrison, capable of coming back despite being knocked down twice in succession by a fast-starting Muangthai PK.Saenchai in the first round at ONE 156... Looking on, it seemed he was done. But Liam's mind kicked into overdrive instead of overwhelm. With two "lives" gone, and a final one left... He got up, and knocked the Thai down 3 [...]

Wow! Liam Harrison! Mind Over Muangthai!2023-08-06T09:17:41+01:00

Muay Thai – Setbacks?… ALREADY?!

2023-08-06T09:17:47+01:00

Sundays tend to be a reflective day for me, and my Sunday posts therefore share more personal insight… Both of my own thoughts and feelings, and a personal look behind the scenes of my own life too (in case you’re interested). This morning, while out exercising my dog Logan, I [...]

Muay Thai – Setbacks?… ALREADY?!2023-08-06T09:17:47+01:00

Pre-fight Fear, Introverts Shifting State, & Champs Need More Than S&C

2023-08-06T09:17:48+01:00

This episode looks at overcoming pre-fight fear, how introverts can shift state to fight at their best, and why it takes more than a solid S&C program to become a champion! Join the most informed Muay Thai performance community out there! Subscribe Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/user/donheatrick Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/heatrick-heavy-hitters-muay-thai-performance/id1381118000 Spotify: [...]

Pre-fight Fear, Introverts Shifting State, & Champs Need More Than S&C2023-08-06T09:17:48+01:00

Scientific Fight Training… Is It Pointless?

2023-08-06T14:59:03+01:00

Sports science is often shot down by elite fighters… Fighters that offer themselves as world class performers, who don’t follow a scientific approach to their training, and that often criticise the performance of others that do. And it’s an understandable mindset when that’s appeared to be the reality for you [...]

Scientific Fight Training… Is It Pointless?2023-08-06T14:59:03+01:00

The Truth About Muay Thai Training ‘Best Practice’

2023-08-06T14:59:03+01:00

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’2023-08-06T14:59:03+01:00

Muay Thai Performance Riddle: What Becomes More Difficult The Better You Get?

2023-08-06T14:59:04+01:00

Riddle me this... What becomes more difficult the better you get? ...Have you got it? I'll tell you where I'm going with this, my answer is... Improvement But this is much more than just a riddle... If you want to become the best you can be, we must unpack this [...]

Muay Thai Performance Riddle: What Becomes More Difficult The Better You Get?2023-08-06T14:59:04+01:00

Panicos Yusuf: The Habit Of Hard Work – SoBC Podcast EP 13

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

Panicos Yusuf came to England from Cyprus on a one-way ticket, with just £60 in his pocket and a habit of working hard... He's since achieved an incredible amount in the sport of Muay Thai, owing everything to his family, his friends, his coaches [...]

Panicos Yusuf: The Habit Of Hard Work – SoBC Podcast EP 132023-08-06T14:59:06+01:00
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