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Battle Ropes for Muay Thai

In my previous article ("How to Improve Muay Thai"), I listed some areas of my Muay Thai performance that I wish to improve upon, one of which is striking. The effectiveness of striking depends not just on strength but also explosive power,…

Gym Review: Muay Thai Academy

My first visit to Bangkok's Muay Thai Academy (MTA) took place back in July of this year where I interviewed kickboxing sensation, Superbon Banchamek. While the gym itself isn't spiffy like many modern Muay Thai facilities, I came to…

Benefits of Onsen (Hot Spring) for Muay Thai

(NOTE: This is NOT a sponsored post) Bangkok's uber-centralized Sukhumvit area is home to a large community of Japanese expats. A number of streets that meander off the main Sukhumvit drag offer many Japanese-centric amenities including…

Gym Review: Yokkao Training Center Bangkok

Located in the exclusive and accessible district of Sukhumvit, Yokkao Gym is your best choice to fit in a Muay Thai workout into your hedonistic Bangkok vacation. More importantly, this is also the camp of Muay Thai legend Saenchai, one of…

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 Muay Thai Beginner Tips

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…