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4 weeks of training in Phuket

4 weeks of training in Phuket

In this blog I’ll be sharing my experience of training in Muay Thai for 4 weeks, in Phuket last year.   Week 1 – The beginning On my 1st day of training I arrived at Sutai, a muay Thai gym on Surin beach, in Phuket at 6:30 am, and took […]

Top 10 Things that you will learn from Sparring



Top 10 Things that you will learn from Sparring



1. It’s about the control, not the anger Anger makes you sloppy and predictable. After a short outburst or flurry of punches, your rage induced punch will drain you more than it should. Controlled aggression works better as you pick your shots and take your time to methodically take your […]

7 tips for a successful 17

2017 is here and already those resolutions are looking a little ambitious but don’t beat yourself up about it. Take the long-term approach by following these 7 principles to make sure you have a successful 2017! 1.Be prepared to put in the work. Nothing worth doing comes easy. If you […]

Diet Guides Vs. Diet Guidelines

There are a lot of great trainers around that can give you a thousand different training plans to push your body in numerous ways, but even the greatest workout would be meaningless if it is matched with a terrible diet. The most important aspect of making a healthy body, is […]

Head Space of Training

Busy at work, pressure from you boss, a 1000 spread sheets to get done, a big meeting Friday, a presentation due next week, looking for a new marketing scheme. Something going on at home? Girlfriend out of town? Wife upset about dirty laundry? Renovating a room? Really hoping a date […]

Which training method is better, Old school or ‘New-school’ (modern)?

Which training method is better, Old school or ‘New-school’ (modern)?

In the world of Muay Thai, there’s an ongoing debate on which is better – old school or contemporary training methods. While old school training methods emphasise hardiness, toughness and discipline that every athlete aspires to have, contemporary training methods are backed by sports science and it’s modern approach focuses on […]

3 Tips for mental toughness in the ring

3 Tips for mental toughness in the ring

Almost all fighters will endure countless hours of pure physical torture just to ensure that they will be physically and technically ready for their upcoming fights. While physical endurance, explosive strength and technique are definitely key to winning your fight, mental toughness is another aspect that can truly give you […]

Don’t sweat the small stuff

Don’t sweat the small stuff

It starts with a worry, which leads you to overthinking. You find yourself piling up the worries and internal questions, leading to feeling unhappy and confused. People who are joyful don’t sweat the small stuff or procrastinate. They make a choice and stick to it, dealing with the outcome when […]

Preparing for your first bout (Part 2)

Preparing for your first bout (Part 2)

Two weeks ago I gave you part 1 of my guide to preparing for your first bout. If you haven’t had a chance to read that yet, you can find the post here. Otherwise, read on for the rest of my advice on making that leap from training room warrior […]

Fighting is a team sport not a solo act

Fighting is a team sport not a solo act

“OOOOEEEE” Shouts the crowd as the two Muay Thai fighters in the ring engage in combat. From the outside it looks simple and straightforward; two Nak Muay in the ring trying to dominate and break their opponent. What you don’t see is the hours of blood, sweat, and tears a […]