Muay Thai Tips & Tricks

5 Tips For Effective Muay Thai Drill Work
Drill work is a particular type of training that’s incredibly useful for developing techniques, defence and movement in a controlled, measured environment. It is the closest type of training to sparring as there are not pads or bags involved just protective equipment (the same used in sparring).
The Ultimate Guide to Muay Thai Shorts
In this ultimate buying guide, we will explore the essential factors to consider when purchasing Muay Thai shorts. We will delve into the importance of material and fabric, understanding different styles and cuts, decoding the significance of colors and designs, knowing the right size for a perfect fit, top brands to consider for qualit
5 Ways To Use The Teep
The teep, also referred to as a push kick, is a long-range, diverse Muay Thai technique that can be targetted at various body parts. It is different to a front-kick in that it uses thrusting and extension of the hips,...
5 Examples Of Purposeful Practice In Muay Thai
We explored what purposeful practice in an earlier blog article, discussing how it differs from “normal” practice and how it can help develop your Muay Thai skills quickly and consistently. The concept itself can be easy to understand, yet when you first try to think of ways you can purposefully practice, it can be challenging.
How to Learn Muay Thai: Diversify Your Training Now
After a while of regular training, it's likely you'll hit some sort of plateau which will frustrate you, make you question your level of passion for the sport and have you searching for ways to make it exciting again. This is common with any sport or hobby and you'll need to evaluate whether it's a genuine disinterest and not just a “wall”.
10 Tips To Maximise Your Sparring
Sparring can be some of the most enjoyable and informative parts of your training, yet it can also be the most stressful and painful. For beginners it can be incredibly intimidating and even the most veteran fighter can feel pressured when sparring at a new gym.  Nonetheless, sparring is essential for developing your Muay Thai skills, reaction times, conditioning and tactical thinking.
Achieve Your Fitness Goals: Can You Get Fit with Muay Thai?
Muay Thai is as effective for keeping fit as it is a striking discipline. In a 2 hour session, you can easily burn anywhere between 1000 – 2000 calories, if not more. That's equivalent to 2 hours running at 8-10mpg or 2 hours cycling at 20mph.
Enhance Your Mental Wellbeing With Muay Thai
People are increasingly conscious of the integral role mental wellbeing takes in our individual lives, and rightly so – it is estimated that 1 in 6 people experienced some sort of mental health problem in any given week. No longer is mental wellbeing the taboo topic it once was but is now an increasing focus amongst healthcare institutes, government policy and employers too.
Foot Troubles From Muay Thai Training - Muay Thailand
Training Muay Thai is tough on the feet, despite the fact we land kicks with our shins. The constant movement, pivoting and footwork generates friction which can result in blisters, sprains and cuts.
How To Increase Flexibility For Muay Thai
A fundamental route to unlocking the full potential of your rotations, power and speed in Muay Thai is by building a high-degree of flexibility throughout your body. Developing the ability to quickly move your limbs through a wide-degree of rotations without strain or injury, will significantly contribute to you're overall effectiveness in Muay Thai.
How To Pick The Right Muay Thai Shorts
Muay Thai shorts are incredibly distinct and, besides kickboxing, are rarely seen in any other sport or martial art setting. They are specifically designed for Muay Thai practitioners and are built with materials that enable ventilation, comfort and heat dissipation....
What is Purposeful Practice and How to Do It
What's the difference between practice and purposeful practice? It's all in the approach as purposeful practice is focused and designed with attaining a specific goal that will improve overall performance, one step at a time. It’s kicking a heavy bag 50, 100, 1000 times until you rotate your hips the “right” amount. It’s jabbing countless times with a focus on bringing your hand back to your chin quicker than someone can counter you with your guard down
Muay Thai Equipment Guide For Committed Practitioners
This guide assumes you're committed to learning and enjoying Muay Thai and seek advice on what gear you need to get the most out of all your training, along with what equipment you'll need to mitigate and treat injuries.
How to Look After Your Hands and Wrists In Muay Thai
Your hands and wrists form 2 of the key limbs used in the Art of 8 Limbs. Not only are they integral to effective boxing, they're also crucial components of your blocking and clinching capabilities. Unfortunately, your hands and wrists are two areas in your body made up of numerous, individual bones.