Month: August 2016

Which training method is better, Old school or ‘New-school’ (modern)?

Which training method is better, Old school or ‘New-school’ (modern)?

In the world of Muay Thai, there’s an ongoing debate on which is better – old school or contemporary training methods. While old school training methods emphasise hardiness, toughness and discipline that every athlete aspires to have, contemporary training methods are backed by sports science and it’s modern approach focuses on […]

3 Tips for mental toughness in the ring

3 Tips for mental toughness in the ring

Almost all fighters will endure countless hours of pure physical torture just to ensure that they will be physically and technically ready for their upcoming fights. While physical endurance, explosive strength and technique are definitely key to winning your fight, mental toughness is another aspect that can truly give you […]

Don’t sweat the small stuff

Don’t sweat the small stuff

It starts with a worry, which leads you to overthinking. You find yourself piling up the worries and internal questions, leading to feeling unhappy and confused. People who are joyful don’t sweat the small stuff or procrastinate. They make a choice and stick to it, dealing with the outcome when […]

Preparing for your first bout (Part 2)

Preparing for your first bout (Part 2)

Two weeks ago I gave you part 1 of my guide to preparing for your first bout. If you haven’t had a chance to read that yet, you can find the post here. Otherwise, read on for the rest of my advice on making that leap from training room warrior […]