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...

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...

How to use the bag to it’s full potential.

One of the best training aids you’ll get in any fighters gym is the punching/kicking bag. This piece of equipment probably sits in every gym around the world and is more often than not the most under used item by many. From my own experiences this is generally...

What Is The One Key Element a Champion Must Possess?

I’ve seen this debate pop up on numerous occasions with people always giving a great argument for their answer. Let’s take a quick look at the most common opinions and then I’ll let you know what I think. Skills: One that you may think every fighter...

Mission Accomplished: Muay Thai Grandprix 3

It had been four years since I last laced up the gloves but the 26th March saw my long awaited return to the ring. A lot has happened to me in those four years with opening my own gym, buying my own home, welcoming my son into the world and teaching many seminars the...

Should you fight Full Thai Rules from the start?

Another topic that constantly pops up in the UK Muay Thai community is if people should fight full Thai rules (FTR) from the start. I was at a show a couple of weekends ago with one of our fighters and I witnessed a sensational bout between two young lads. One was...