Fixed combinations vs freestyle pads.

Quite recently I shared a video on my Instagram account (trainor103) of me doing some combinations for people to practice. Someone tagged (I’m assuming) their coach in the post and they replied with “we don’t do fixed combinations”. So I thought I’d address this as...

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...

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...

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...