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Jump Rope (Skipping) For Muay Thai

Don't skip this article. Jump Rope is a vital workout for anyone and everyone training Muay Thai. There is no shortcut to Muay Thai success. But you certainly need to skip your way there.

Top 10 Tips for Muay Thai Beginners

Congratulations on taking the first step in this journey of Muay Thai! Signing up to train Muay Thai is one of the best decisions I have ever made in life. The beginning stage is both the most exciting and challenging period. It feels great…

Getting Back Into Muay Thai Training

Sooner or later, there comes a time when you have to take voluntary or involuntary breaks from training. Whether it’s an injury, a vacation, a bad case of flu, work commitments or simply taking time off, getting back to training after a…

Shin Conditioning for Muay Thai MMA

Shin bruises are the badges of honor that many Muay Thai beginners wear with pride. Truth is, we all know how much they hurt. If you are just starting out in Muay Thai, you will be experiencing a good deal of shin pain. You can see them…

Core Training for Muay Thai

Core is a popular topic in martial arts. If you didn’t already know this, the core is the source of power. The better your spine is stabilized with strong core muscles, the faster and more forceful your movements and strikes can be.…

Foam Rollers for Muay Thai

Muscle ache is almost a daily bread for most people who train Muay Thai. Muscle aches are a good thing: the wear and tear creates opportunity for the muscles to grow bigger and stronger. But the soreness can sometimes be a pain, literally.…

Medicine Ball for Muay Thai

Good things come in threes. In part three of my (unplanned) trilogy of articles on plyometrics (see “Battle Ropes for Muay Thai” and “Plyometric Box for Muay Thai”), let’s take a look at a very widely used training equipment for martial…

Plyometrics Box for Muay Thai

This is how it is: You can’t achieve optimal performance in Muay Thai just by training Muay Thai on its own. Every pro fighter incorporates a range of other exercises into their training program. This may include -but not limited to- road…

Calisthenics for Muay Thai

Not too long ago, a friend of mine, Jon, posted some photos of his calisthenics training on Instagram and it caught my attention instantly -no pun intended. Jon used to be fairly small sized but now he’s all ripped, lean and strong. He…