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

How To Overcome The Fear of Hitting People

2023-08-06T14:59:07+01:00

Muay Thai seems to attract more than it's fair share of "nice" people... So how can a nice person hit another person with the kind of destructive power that Muay Thai is designed to inflict? In a recent Heavy Hitters program support call, Arnaud asked how can he overcome a [...]

How To Overcome The Fear of Hitting People2023-08-06T14:59:07+01:00

Bryan Popejoy: Muay Thai Mentors, Self Belief, Structure, & Adaptability – SoBC Podcast EP 12

2023-08-06T14:59:07+01:00

Bryan Popejoy has found himself at the forefront of American Muay Thai since the 1980's, literally involved from Illinois in the East, through Arizona, to California in the West. His experience both as a Muay Thai fighter himself (in the early "Wild West" period of American Muay Thai), and as [...]

Bryan Popejoy: Muay Thai Mentors, Self Belief, Structure, & Adaptability – SoBC Podcast EP 122023-08-06T14:59:07+01:00

Angela Chang: Female Fighters, Thai Culture, & Self-Honesty – SoBC Podcast EP 11

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

Podcast episode with Angela Chang, a New Yorker now living and fighting Muay Thai in Bangkok, WBC ranked 12 super flyweight in the world, a social media manager and writer, and author of the Muay-Ying website which promotes muay thai for everyone - equal pay, spotlight, and opportunities for everybody...

Angela Chang: Female Fighters, Thai Culture, & Self-Honesty – SoBC Podcast EP 112023-08-06T14:59:08+01:00

Daniel McGowan: Work Ethic, Patience, The Bulletproof Mindset – SoBC Podcast EP 10

2023-08-06T14:59:09+01:00

Martial arts and Muay Thai are all that 25 year old Dan McGowan has ever known. And just when he began to question his own dedication and purpose, Muay Thai gave back – in the form of fantastic opportunities with the other legends at Evolve MMA in Singapore. Dan is [...]

Daniel McGowan: Work Ethic, Patience, The Bulletproof Mindset – SoBC Podcast EP 102023-08-06T14:59:09+01:00

Starting Late – Starting Anyway – Finishing Ahead

2023-08-06T14:59:11+01:00

How to surpass those that have been training longer than you in Muay Thai I’m often asked questions like… “Is 20 years old too late to start Muay Thai and become successful with it?” So in this episode, I wanted to add a little flavour to answers I’ve given to [...]

Starting Late – Starting Anyway – Finishing Ahead2023-08-06T14:59:11+01:00

Kevin Ross: Proving To Yourself, Win, Lose, Or Draw, You Belong – SoBC Podcast EP 09

2023-08-06T14:59:11+01:00

Kevin Ross is a pioneer in American Muay Thai, and I think everyone must have seen that photo of him in a mongkon, bowing on the floor, with his outstretched tattooed knuckles, spelling out Muay Thai… But there’s a lot more to Kevin's story than just shiny title belts. He's [...]

Kevin Ross: Proving To Yourself, Win, Lose, Or Draw, You Belong – SoBC Podcast EP 092023-08-06T14:59:11+01:00

Paul Banasiak: Trust, Honesty, Not Selling Yourself Short – SoBC Podcast EP 08

2023-08-06T14:59:14+01:00

Not every fighter is as frank and honest as Paul Banasiak in their appraisal of themselves, with themselves, let alone sharing this with others. But, both with more than his fair share of introspective perspective, and also understanding the value of learning from other's mistakes as well as his own... He's happy [...]

Paul Banasiak: Trust, Honesty, Not Selling Yourself Short – SoBC Podcast EP 082023-08-06T14:59:14+01:00

Tony Myers: Mental Toughness, Skilfulness, & Playfulness – SoBC Podcast EP 07

2023-08-06T14:59:15+01:00

I'm hard pushed to think of anyone who has made such an impact on raising the level of worldwide Muay Thai as Tony Myers. And this made for my biggest podcast episode to date! Tony Myers is Professor in Quantitative Methods at Newman University, a Muay Thai coach, referee and judge. [...]

Tony Myers: Mental Toughness, Skilfulness, & Playfulness – SoBC Podcast EP 072023-08-06T14:59:15+01:00

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

Jonathan Haggerty: Being Noticed, Rodtang, & Aiming For The Top – SoBC Podcast EP 06

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

In this episode of the Science of Building Champions podcast... Jonathan Haggerty, the 24 year old, 3x World champion, and former ONE Championship Flyweight Muay Thai World Champion, after beating none other than the legendary Sam A! "The General" joins us from Singapore ahead of his ONE Championship main event [...]

Jonathan Haggerty: Being Noticed, Rodtang, & Aiming For The Top – SoBC Podcast EP 062023-08-06T14:59:17+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

Liam Harrison: Failing Your Way To Success – SoBC Podcast EP 05

2023-08-06T14:59:18+01:00

In this episode of the Science of Building Champions podcast... Liam Harrison, 8x World champion, current UK number 1 (and has been for 18 years), renowned Muay Thai coach in his own right, both on the world-wide seminar circuit in-person and online, and more recently, host of the “Kickin’ It” [...]

Liam Harrison: Failing Your Way To Success – SoBC Podcast EP 052023-08-06T14:59:18+01:00

Vinny Shoreman: Winning Isn’t Everything – SoBC Podcast EP 04

2023-08-06T14:59:19+01:00

In this episode of the Science of Building Champions podcast... Vinny Shoreman, a former Muay Thai coach, a fight commentator, and mind coach who’s in demand around the world from professional fighters, TV stars, to everyday folks struggling with doubt. With a wealth of knowledge about life struggle (both from [...]

Vinny Shoreman: Winning Isn’t Everything – SoBC Podcast EP 042023-08-06T14:59:19+01:00

Struggling With Motivation? UNSTOPPABLE Muay Thai Mojo

2023-08-06T14:59:19+01:00

In this episode, the Secret To Unstoppable Muay Thai Mojo! And I’ll start with a very short story… As the sun began to rise this morning, it was chilly, but bright, as I set off for my Sunday run with my dog, Logan. My running [...]

Struggling With Motivation? UNSTOPPABLE Muay Thai Mojo2023-08-06T14:59:19+01:00

Ognjen Topic: Seeking Perfection & Leaning Into Pressure – SoBC Podcast EP 03

2023-08-06T14:59:20+01:00

In this episode of the Science of Building Champions podcast I chat with Ognjen Topic, European born three-times world champion, WKA International Champion, and ranked number 1 in the United States, who’s also trained and fought extensively in Thailand too. Ognjen’s introduction to Muay Thai wasn’t the easiest (on so many [...]

Ognjen Topic: Seeking Perfection & Leaning Into Pressure – SoBC Podcast EP 032023-08-06T14:59:20+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

Will My Training Weaken My Immune System?

2023-08-06T14:59:28+01:00

Like many others, I used to believe that hard training left your immune system temporarily at a deficit, leaving an “open window” where you're more likely to pick up an infection. Lots of previous research assumed this, and that’s where I’d got it from.... But it’s a myth. This video explains why this myth [...]

Will My Training Weaken My Immune System?2023-08-06T14:59:28+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
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