Without defensive techniques, a fighter is little more than a glass cannon waiting to be shattered. . .
Warm up for class so that your body will be just as receptive and reactive as your mind. . .
Punch with them long enough and your knuckles are going to crack, rip and bleed. This is how to reduce risk of your knuckles bleeding and take care of them when they do. . .
Can’t stand losing, even to better fighters? Check that thought and learn to love losing. . .
Like with any learned skill, absence makes the body grow strange and forgetful. For fighters, it’s called ring rust. . .
Confidence is like the ground for a fighter: if it’s not there, you can’t plant your foot – and you lose all traction. Sean & Paul talk about building self-belief for fighting. . .
Elbow hyperextension can lead to you being sidelined with major injuries – or even retired. . .
In the Art of Eight Limbs, sometimes two is all it takes. This is how to leave punchers on the canvas. . .
In Muay Thai, there’s no getting around it: your shins will be destroyed right from the jump. Here’s the good news: they won’t stay that way for long. . .
Ever wonder why tennis players grunt when they serve? For the same reason Buakaw yells every time he strikes: power. . .