THE MUAY THAI GUYS PODCAST: EPISODE #21
By Sean Fagan
One of the most controversial topics in the Muay Thai and MMA community is that of “gym hopping”.
More often times than not, gym hopping is used as derogatory term that people associate with someone who goes from gym to gym without any real home gym… this is NOT the way to go about training at different gyms.
In order to successfully and respectfully train at different gyms, Paul and I discuss the right and wrong way to go about doing so. In our discussion, we dive deep into the advantages and disadvantages of so called “gym hopping” including:
- Why you should train at a variety of gyms.
- How it can be limiting if you don’t step out of your comfort zone to spar/train with other fighters and coaches.
- The benefits of training at multiple gyms and how to bring up the idea to your coach and teammates.
- Why some coaches might not want you to go “gym hopping”...