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The 10 Best Muay Thai Shin Guards in 2020

Updated 25th Mar 2020: Muay Thai sparring is typically performed with the proper protective gear to prevent unnecessary injuries. Other than a pair of sparring gloves, the list of protective gear includes mouth guard, groin guards and…

Best Headgear For Muay Thai 2020

Do you need a headgear for Muay Thai sparring? For the majority of people who train Muay Thai casually, no, you don’t need headgear. The chances of sustaining head injuries during Muay Thai sparring is statistically much lesser -than…

Best Muay Thai Sparring Gear

Welcome to Muay Thai sparring. The first rule of sparring is: you need the appropriate Muay Thai sparring gear. As a full contact sport, there is bound to be a certain degree of health risks involved during sparring. Getting…

Muay Thai Rib Injury

Ribs. Yum. Rib injuries, not so much. I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: rib injuries suck. Having rib injuries is not all it’s cracked up to be. Pardon me. But I had to get it off my chest. Argh. As I type this article in…

Training Muay Thai with Glasses

I came across an interesting article predicting that almost half of the world’s population will be myopic by the year 2050. Even as we speak, nearly 40 percent of the U.S. population has myopia or shortsightedness. Now that’s a lot of…

Muay Thai Beginner Gear List

This essential list will introduce you to the gear and equipment you need to practise Muay Thai. Most of the items are mandatory while some are optional (but highly recommended). Muay Thai Beginner Gear There a few essential items you…

Synthetic Leather Shin Guards for Muay Thai

In the majority of gyms, sparring is done almost exclusively with shin protectors. Your shins are one of the most sensitive bones and it’s not practical to get injured during training. There are far safer and better ways to condition your…

Muay Thai for Skinny Guys

True story: I was at my usual takeout place for lunch after training one day. As I pondered over the exciting menu, deciding what to get, the cashier asked why I was always coming in with a huge-ass bag. I replied that I had just finished…

Is Muay Thai Dangerous?

So, you’re thinking about taking up Muay Thai. Maybe you want to get fit, learn some self-defense, or just pick it up as a new hobby. But after watching some Muay Thai fight videos on YouTube, you get a little apprehensive. “Is Muay Thai…