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If I were to start my Muay Thai journey all over again I would focus on a perfecting The Fundamentals. This seems obvious but often goes overlooked. Make sure you're focusing on learning perfect technique when you're starting to learn.
Here are some useful articles:
Lastly, I'd highly recommend signing up for my free Muay Thai Masterclass because it covers KEY concepts and training methods that will be crucial for getting fast results.
So you want to step into the ring, ey?
First, I would recommend listening to episode #009 of The Muay Thai Guys Podcast called "The Complete Guide To Fighting For The First Time".
Here's some other useful posts:
Obviously you're going in to WIN the fight, but learning how to lose is just as important for if/when it happens:
No need to worry! There is plenty you can do without a gym or coach. Here's some useful articles to help you:
If you want a complete done-for-you program, then I highly recommend checking out my course The Heavy Bag Blueprint 2.0.
You should also subscribe to my Youtube channel ;)
Hell yea I do!
You can either check out some of the free ones I have here:
Or if you want a complete workout program that consists of a structured workout routine, then these are your best bets:
Sparring can be quite frustrating, fortunately there's ways you can improve:
You should also make sure you know how to be a good training partner.
Other than that, you can also check out my Sparring School course if you want some more tips!
Training in Thailand is AWESOME and pretty intense. If you're serious about training in Thailand, then I definitely recommend checking out my eBook, "Travel, Train, Fight: Muay Thai in Thailand" because it answers ALL the questions.
Other than that, here's some useful articles and videos that might help:
If you want to travel to Thailand and train with me at one of the training camps I host, then be sure to check out www.ThailandTrainingCamp.com for upcoming camp dates and locations!
To answer it quickly:
You kick stuff... A LOT.
These articles shine a light on what shin conditioning really takes:
You'll want to grab this 10-Minute Power Kicking Workout that includes methods on how to heal your shins AND a high kick flexibility routine.
It depends, but there are some general guidelines to follow.
I would recommend starting with this epic post: Nutrition For Muay Thai: How To Eat Like A Champion
You can also check these out:
As for weight cutting, these articles you'll find useful:
Yes you should be running. I typically run about 5k every day. That wasn't always the case though (I used to HATE running).
Here are some thoughts on running and roadwork:
Stretch mudda fucka!
No but seriously, stretching is key. In fact, in the 10-Minute Kicking Routine I created I've included a high kick stretching routine as well (which you should check out)
Other than that, check these posts out:
Well, you're at least not too old to TRAIN. When it comes to fighting it's dependent on your physical health condition, but I know people who still compete into their 60's!
For some more thoughts on this matter, check these out:
It's super important to take care of your body in such a demanding sport. Here's some ways you can make sure your body is primed and ready to go:
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It’s crazy to me that it was only six years ago when I first started the Muay Thai Guy blog. Initially it was just a way for me to share my Muay Thai journey with my family and friends. Since then, though, it’s grown into the largest online Muay Thai community and #1 training resource for nak muay of all levels.
My mission is to not only provide you with the tools, resources and inspiration to accomplish your Muay Thai dreams, but I also want to grow this beautiful sport so that it can change the lives of others just like it changed mine.
Muay Thai is more than just a sport – it’s a way of life. If you’re addicted to the Art of Eight Limbs like I am, then follow my journey while you create your own!
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