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28 Apr Posted by in Videos | Comments

Remembering Ramon

Remembering Ramon

Stuart Tomlinson is the man behind the Warrior Collective. He travels the country unfunded visiting gyms and top notch instructors to bring his audience the very best in video martial arts instruction. He recently spent some time in Holland to make a documentary on the history of Dutch Kickboxing. For those of you who don’t […]

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Trainor’s tips and tricks.

Trainor’s tips and tricks.

It’s been on the cards for a while for me to do a few short videos going over some practical fight techniques. I’ve actually shared these videos already on my YouTube channel, Instagram account and my Facebook page but I thought it’s time I gave them a page on my official website. One of the […]

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27 Feb Posted by in Blog | Comments

Is Muay Thai About to Evolve?

Is Muay Thai About to Evolve?

I recently did a podcast for K1anoop with Anoop Hothi. During the podcast we went over a large number of subjects revolving around the combat sports industry. One of the subjects we touched on was why Muay Thai isn’t becoming as popular as other combat sports such as MMA and kickboxing (Glory/K1 rules). I went […]

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25 Jan Posted by in Uncategorized | Comments

The Striking Corner’s Podcast: Ep 45 feat Damien Trainor

The Striking Corner’s Podcast: Ep 45 feat Damien Trainor

I was very honoured and privileged to be asked to go in The Striking Corner’s podcast, so if you’re interested in listening to me ramble on then here you go. In the podcast I give a little insight into the mental game of being a fighter, when it’s best to hang up the gloves, life […]

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23 Jan Posted by in Blog, Videos | Comments

Lets discuss the term “traditional” Muay Thai

Lets discuss the term “traditional” Muay Thai

Here is the USA’s Richard Abraham preparing for his fight on Glory at the world famous Sitmonchai gym in Thailand. Not too long ago I shared a video of a combination to practice on the pads that consisted of 4 punches and one kick. Someone commented to say that this wasn’t Muay Thai but more […]

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15 Jan Posted by in Blog | Comments

Plan for tomorrow

Plan for tomorrow

Every fighters dream is to one day rise to the top of their chosen combat sport. It’s well known that in order to get to the top you have to be fully focused on what you’re doing and strive to achieve your ultimate goal. However, the fight game is short lived so it’s extremely important […]

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04 Jan Posted by in Blog | Comments

The fight game is very harsh.

The fight game is very harsh.

The dust has finally settled on UFC 207 and just as it was on her last outing, the main focus surrounding the event is Ronda Rousey’s defeat. I’ve been meaning to write a blog on this subject for awhile now, not about Rousey’s loss specifically but about how inhospitable the fight game can be. At […]

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29 Oct Posted by in Modern Era, Videos | Comments

Ognjen Topic v Saenchai: Hong Kong 28.10.16

Ognjen Topic v Saenchai: Hong Kong 28.10.16

One of the best technically gifted none Thai fighters of his era, Ognjen Topic takes on the sports pound for pound king Saenchai. The live stream wasn’t the best for event so a big thank you to Roman Aguila for being able to capture what was streamed….enjoy. Topic: Blue Shorts Saenchai: White Shorts

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23 Oct Posted by in Instructional, Videos | Comments

Warrior Collective: Muay Thai 5 Killer Bag Work Drills Tutorial

Warrior Collective: Muay Thai 5 Killer Bag Work Drills Tutorial

The second tutorial I did for the warrior collective was going over five different combination drills on the bag. The extract below is taken from their official website. What is the Warrior Collective? The Warrior Collective is an online resource collecting tutorials, information, skills and drills from an ever growing collection of martial arts styles, […]

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23 Oct Posted by in Instructional, Videos | Comments

Warrior Collective: Muay Thai Heavy Bag Drills to Increase Knockout Power Tutorial

Warrior Collective: Muay Thai Heavy Bag Drills to Increase Knockout Power Tutorial

Stuart Tomlinson of the Warrior Collective recently contacted me about doing a few tutorials for his YouTube channel. Welcome to the Warrior Collective, your online resource for all that is best within the Martial Arts community. The extract below is taken from their official website. What is the Warrior Collective? The Warrior Collective is an […]

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