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If you've ever watched a traditional muay Thai match then you've seen the dance the fighters do before the bout begins. It's known as the wai kru and it has deep meaning and history in Thai culture.
Recently I had the chance to speak to the owner of Killer Bee Kimonos about how he got his start in martial arts. Turns out, an unprovoked attack inspired his first steps into the martial arts world.
Here are ten articles from experienced fighters, competitors, and coaches to give you a top class insight into the world of muay Thai.
The key to getting the most out of training is what goes on when you’re not at the academy, dojo, or gym. If you have not recovered from a previous training session your current one will suffer.
In this video we examine how to properly block the rear-leg roundhouse kick. We cover three important details that make or break this technique.
OK! Kimonos founder Brendan Hufford is trying to change things for children who live in poverty. His gi exchange program is helping kids around the world have access to BJJ.
The muay Thai roundhouse kick is one of the most powerful a person can deliver. Unlike kicks from other arts that rely on the quads to produce power, this kick utilizes the entire body.
I've never been a big fan of board shorts, but the Fighter Girls products pleasantly surprised me. Not only are they designed for women, but they're also comfortable and high-quality.
Sally Arsenault did not begin fitness training until the age of 26. Find out what drew her to the world of BJJ, and what superhero power she would have. (Hint: It involves candy.)
MMA is a young sport, which means there's not much research out there to help fighters train safely and effectively. New research supports the importance of a mobility program for combat athletes.
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.
Eric C. Stevens is a fitness coach, martial arts coach, writer, television personality, and actor. Read our 12 reps to find out what keeps him going.
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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.
New to BJJ? This collection of articles is a beginner's guide to choosing an academy, being a good partner, and even surviving socially.