Fighting In A Muay Thai Tournament: Tips, Tactics and Strategies

The Muay Thai Guys Podcast – Episode 34

One of the biggest tests of courage, toughness and heart is when you are scheduled to fight multiple times over the course of a few days… needless to say, it is NOT easy!

When it comes to preparing for a tournament (both mentally AND physically) there are a lot of things to consider if you decide to test yourself in this type of competition. Paul and I discuss our training methods the fight strategies we’ve used in past tournaments as well as:

  • muay thai tournament champion tips strategiesThe benefits of fighting in a tournament (i.e. gaining experience, improving your technique etc.)
  • What tournaments to consider fighting on in the US.
  • How to choose which type of ruleset/division you want to fight in.
  • Why having a solid aerobic base will be crucial to your success in a tournament.
  • Why training multiple times a day is one of the best ways to prepare yourself for multiple fights.
  • The importance of cooling down, warming up and taking care of injuries.
  • Strategies and tactics to consider when fighting in a Muay Thai tournament.
  • Why the most technical fighters tend to come out on top at the end of the day.
  • How having a strong clinch game can help you win fights AND avoid injuries.
  • What type of food/nutrition you should be eating before, between and after fights.
  • And much MUCH more!

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I'm Sean Fagan, just a normal dude who is severely addicted to muay thai. I literally eat, sleep and breathe the sport and don't know what I'd be doing with my life without it. My goal is to become a professional champion and fight the best in the world. During my career I hope to help spread the word of this beautiful sport and inspire other people to pursue their dreams!Read more...

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