muay thai

The other day, one of my clients asked me what benefits muay Thai has to offer. It's a great question, so I thought I'd share what I consider to be the top 5 benefits of practicing muay Thai.
The other day, one of my clients asked me what benefits muay Thai has to offer. It's a great question, so I thought I'd share what I consider to be the top 5 benefits of practicing muay Thai.
Headgear is one of the most important piece of equipment for fighters. Here are some important factors to consider when you buy it, and some reviews of 6 gear companies.
Sometimes all an athlete needs is a small but unique change in how they do things to overcome a plateau. For me, that change was learning more about Western boxing.
The jab may not be the most glamorous of punches, but it can be one of the most effective in disrupting your opponent and setting up your own killer combos.
One of my favorite things about training is working with the Thai pads - as long as my partner knows what they're doing. Here are some tips for using Thai pads the right way.
While studying abroad I had the opportunity to train with professional fighters. It was a brutal but life-changing experience. Here's what a typical day looked like.
The roundhouse is probably one of the most well-known muay Thai strikes. Here are a few ways to improve your technique and make your roundhouse kick more powerful.
I've been training muay Thai for over a decade now, and although I love it, it's definitely not easy on the body. Here are some of the common injuries I've encountered and how I've dealt with them.
The question, "Which fighter wins?" is one that will likely never die. It's the question that spawned the UFC itself. What have we learned from the sport as it evolved? Is there a dominant art?
Last week the world lost a fighting legend with the passing of Ramon Dekkers. Eight time muay Thai world champion, Dekkers trained under famed coach Cor Hemmers in the Netherlands.
Rhythm is essential for all athletes - awareness of movement, tempo, and body. But it can be hard to learn. Three tools I have found helpful: music, jumping rope, and making mistakes.
The most devastating kick in martial arts is the roundhouse kick. There is significant technique to the muay Thai roundhouse kick, though. I'm going to walk you through it, step by step.
John Wayne Parr may have retired from fighting, but he is still passionate about the sport. His new promotion, Caged Muay Thai, lets fighters lose in a cage with the little gloves.
Grunting might get you kicked out of Planet Fitness, but all athletics come with their version of a forceful, audible exhale. This exhale serves a purpose and your performance will lack without it.
The liver shot is an infamous punch, but what is really happening? How do you execute it and how do you defend against it? Let's look in-depth at this one, brutal punch.
Fighters may fight alone, but they win with successful combos. Power punches are rarely thrown without a set up. A good combo isn't just about the number of punches, but also timing and placement.