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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 and so will it be for you. The beginning stage is both the most exciting and…

Hydate! Coconut Water for Muay Thai

If you have ever travelled or lived in Thailand, it is hard not to fall in love with the ubiquitous coconut water. It has also come to be associated with being the beverage of tropical paradise. Now, if you didn’t know, coconut water is…

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…

Coffee and Muay Thai

I was never a fan of coffee; always been a tea kind of person. Green tea, black tea, Indian, Chinese, Japanese, Thai milk tea, with or without sugar, tea’s my spiritual beverage. Never did enjoy the taste of coffee. That is until recently…

Muay Thai Shin Conditioning

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’t avoid…

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…

Muay Thai Hand Injury

Although not as prevalent compared to western boxing, hand injuries are commonplace in Muay Thai. Most everyone experiences some kind of pain or soreness in their hands or wrists at some point in their training journey. Even with an arsenal…

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…

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.…