Weight cutting has long been a part of combat sports. When done safely, it allows for fair fights. When done recklessly, it can ruin fights - and lives. . .  Read More
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Learn the story of the legendary Ajarn Chai, a Thai Boxing master who brought Muay Thai to America. Founder of the World Thai Boxing Association, 2018 marks fifty years of his service to his craft . . . Read
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Kickers & kicking are an essential, irremovable part of Muay Thai. Whether sparring in the gym or fighting in the ring, you must know the basics of how to defend against kickers. . . Read More
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Kulabdam vs. Muangthai II might be the most recent entry to the list of legendary, unforgettable Muay Thai clashes in history. We break down and highlight this incredible war. . . Read More
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Saenchai vs. Yodwicha was an epic fight that made Saenchai finally look mortal. Yodwicha's forward pressure and stifling style stymied the sensational Saenchai, just as we show in this fight breakdown. . .  Read More
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Yodlekpet, the calculating bruiser, faced off again Yosuke, the speedy kickboxer, at Sakura Burst Knockout. This is how the slower fighter beater the quicker one. . . Read More
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Sak yant tattooing is an ancient and respected tradition in Thai culture. Being honored with sak yant is highly desired in the Muay Thai community. This is a guide to getting sak yant in Thailand. . .  Read More
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Each year, Songkran serves as a magnificient, countrywide celebration. This holiday, rich with tradition & symbolism, is honored throughout Thailand as nak muay from all corners of the country do battle. . . Read More
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In Thailand, the festivities are electric and the fights absolutely thrilling on Muay Thai Day. The story behind Muay Thai Day and its annual celebration is one for the history books. . . Read More
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Padding & durability are the two primary differences between gloves meant for boxing and those for Muay Thai. Read this beginner's guide to choosing appropriate Muay Thai gloves. . . Read More
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GEAR Q&A: HOW TO MAINTAIN YOUR EQUIPMENT In order to train Muay Thai, you will need to have gear, the quality of which will have a huge impact on your training. Whether you have difficulty deciding which is best,
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Annihilate The Heavy Bag!   The heavy bag is undoubtedly an important piece of training equipment. Bag exercises not only build up endurance and strength, but hone technique and help one develop and perfect combinations. There are many useful
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Low kicks are a vital addition to any striker's arsenal. Not only do they set up and expose opportunities for strikes, eating one on your thigh is no picnic in itself. . . Read More
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Saenchai vs. Yodwicha was an epic fight that made Saenchai finally look mortal. Yodwicha's forward pressure and stifling style stymied the sensational Saenchai, just as we show in this fight breakdown. . .  Read More
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Yodlekpet, the calculating bruiser, faced off again Yosuke, the speedy kickboxer, at Sakura Burst Knockout. This is how the slower fighter beater the quicker one. . . Read More
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Learn the story of the legendary Ajarn Chai, a Thai Boxing master who brought Muay Thai to America. Founder of the World Thai Boxing Association, 2018 marks fifty years of his service to his craft . . . Read
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Lethwei is perhaps the best way to time travel, as its style and ruleset harken back to the earliest origins of indochinese martial arts of all kinds. Raw, brutal and uniquely human - Lethwei fighters fight for both glory
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Learn the story of the legendary Ajarn Chai, a Thai Boxing master who brought Muay Thai to America. Founder of the World Thai Boxing Association, 2018 marks fifty years of his service to his craft . . . Read
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Kru Sai Varley no longer fights, but he is one of the most decorated and experienced nak muay training the best up-and-coming British Muay Thai artists (of all ages). Learn more about Varley in his interview with Muay Thai
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Urban photographer. Martial artist. Day trader. Graffiti artist. David Sharabani, better known by the moniker Lord K2, chats with MTG about his latest muse: the Art of Eight Limbs. . . Read More
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Practicing Muay Thai at any age can be a daunting task, but it's far more concerning the older you get. These two 47-year-olds prove, though, that age is just a number - and Muay Thai is eternal. . . 
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Prime your mind - and the body will follow! Today's episode of TMTG catches up with Elliot Roe, the famed mental expert who will tell us why sport-specific guided meditation creates champions. . .  Read More
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Motivation and discipline are like peanut butter and chocolate - it's an unbeatable combination! To get up, we need motivation, but to complete our task, discipline is all that matters. . . Read More
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MUAY THAI MONDAY... TRAINING IN THAILAND Have you ever wanted to train in Thailand? You must have. Culinary students want to go to Paris, BJJ practitioners want to go to Brazil, and nak muays want Thailand. But it's not easy.
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MUAY THAI MONDAY... NUTRITION & WEIGHT CUT Want to get the most out of training? Then be mindful of what you put into your body. Cars need the proper fuel to function properly and so do we. The better
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Muay Thai Monday... Turning Dreams Into Reality As the saying goes, "a goal without a plan is just a wish." Wishes rarely come true, so let's figure out how to set plans and attack goals. This week on Muay Thai
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The freshest news this side of the Chao Phraya! This is Muay Thai Weekly for June 10-16. . . Read More
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The freshest news this side of the Chao Phraya! This is Muay Thai Weekly for June 3-9. . . Read More
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The freshest news this side of the Chao Phraya! This is Muay Thai Weekly for May 27-June 2. . . Read More
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One of the most prestigious awards a nak muay can earn has gone to the man they call 'The Executioner' - Kulabdam. . . Read More
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MUAY THAI WEEKLY! The Notorious Badr Hari Set To Return To GLORY Muay Thai Weekly — a collection of the latest and greatest headlines, hearsay and hair-raising hits from the Muay Thai world. Each week, you’ll find a fresh new Muay Thai
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MUAY THAI WEEKLY! ALL THE LATEST NEWS "Muay Thai journalism" is not something you'll find so easily in the West. While fans of combat sports like MMA enjoy near round-the-clock reporting, Muay Thai fighters, fights and events are not
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Feed The Beast: Pre- & Post-Workout Nutrition [caption id="attachment_12386" align="alignright" width="350"] The Muay Thai Guy takes pre- and post-workout nutrition seriously, so you should too![/caption] It’s a simple fact of life but it never gets any less true: food
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It's Possible To Train Muay Thai And Work A 9-5 There may be some of you who are living your dream of training and fighting Muay Thai full-time but for most nak muay, the journey in the art of eight limbs
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Optimizing Carbohydrates for Muay Thai Athletes There has been a recent increase in the popularity of high fat, low carb diets, and as a direct result, carbohydrates have become somewhat demonized within the health and fitness industry. Carbohydrates have
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Whether it's "Pitbull" or "Muay Thai Guy," a Muay Thai fighter's nickname is what the fans remember most. Here are our top ten most awesome Muay Thai fighter nicknames. . . WHAT'S IN A NAME? EVERYTHING. Marcel the Shell:
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High-quality Muay Thai trainers are rarer than you think. That's hard to believe given how many gyms purport themselves to have one of their staff. These are five benchmarks to hold your coach or trainer to every single time.
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A good coach is worth his or her weight in gold, but a bad coach will do nothing but weigh you down. Here are some thoughts on discerning between the two. . . Read More
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Better late than never! Check out these hot results from Lion Fight 42, all the the lens of Muay Thai Guy's resident photog, Walt Zink. . . Read More
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The Muay Thai Guy is missing! No, OK, there's nothing to worry about! - because Jason Farrell of Level Up Gym is replacing Sean in this week's TMTG. . . Read More
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Chris "Terminator" Mauceri is an inhuman savage. This guy will fight anyone, anywhere, any time - and, like his namesake, he is definitely not stopping. . .  Read More
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Training twice a day has been a staple of Muay Thai for as long as anyone can remember. But is it always the best way to train? Today's episode will tackle that tricky question. . .  Read More
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Raquel Pennington lost at UFC 224 - but she didn't have to lose so badly. The controversy over Pennington's corner sending her back in to fight - after she told them "I'm done" - rages on. . .  Read
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Better late than never! Check out these hot results from Lion Fight 42, all the the lens of Muay Thai Guy's resident photog, Walt Zink. . . Read More
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Kickers & kicking are an essential, irremovable part of Muay Thai. Whether sparring in the gym or fighting in the ring, you must know the basics of how to defend against kickers. . . Read More
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Low kicks are a vital addition to any striker's arsenal. Not only do they set up and expose opportunities for strikes, eating one on your thigh is no picnic in itself. . . Read More
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Unsteady your opponent with balance disruptions and find the KO! This video will demonstrate three solid techniques to wobble & expose your opponent. . .  Read More
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Sak yant tattooing is an ancient and respected tradition in Thai culture. Being honored with sak yant is highly desired in the Muay Thai community. This is a guide to getting sak yant in Thailand. . .  Read More
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Another one from back in the day! Sean has had the great luck to train with many legends of Muay Thai. Watch this sparring session with the legendary Pornsanae Sitmonchai . . TRAINING WITH THE GREAT PORNSANAE AT EVOLVE MMA
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We're republishing this one, because who wouldn't want to see Saenchai kick Muay Thai Guy in the head?! Read this throwback to what might have been the best day of Sean's life. . . Read More
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 Visiting the Gym of the Most Famous Muay Thai Fighter of All Time In episode #2 of Discovering The Real Thailand, Andy Tiet settles into Bangkok and scopes out his potential training options before deciding to take a taxi
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The Muay Thai Guys Podcast – Episode 67 [caption id="attachment_10816" align="alignright" width="350"] Photo credit: @walt_zink_photography[/caption] Friday night at Foxwoods Casino marked the 36th show of the top US Muay Thai promotion, Lion Fight. Co-headlining the card was two highly
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The #1 Online Muay Thai Community & Training Resource https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GcwsQvhYQMs Our goal for the new Nak Muay Nation 2.0 is to create a martial arts platform where passionate Muay Thai students come together to bolster their knowledge and sharpen
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Weight cutting has long been a part of combat sports. When done safely, it allows for fair fights. When done recklessly, it can ruin fights - and lives. . .  Read More
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Ab conditioning isn't just meant to pretty up your midsection - it toughens your core strength and allows you to launch deadlier, faster, stronger strikes. . . Read More
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Southpaw left kicks are absolutely lethal. Not only do the uncommon stance and angles serve to confuse, but a big kick to the dome will send anyone crashing to the canvas. Here's how to defend against it. . .
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GLORY 42: Doumbe Proves Speed Kills With Glory 44 just two days away, Cedric Doumbe looks to defend his title against Murthel Groenhart and extend his reign as the GLORY welterweight world champion. The two are no strangers to each
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PART I: Leduc Set To Defend Lethwei Title In 5 Days [caption id="attachment_11812" align="alignright" width="350"] Courtesy of @kingleduc on Instagram.[/caption] In just five days, the Nomad wanders no longer. On August 20, the reigning Lethwei open weight champion Dave “The
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Gökhan Saki To Make September 23 UFC Debut  [caption id="attachment_11509" align="alignright" width="300"] facebook.com/therebelsaki[/caption] This. Is. Happening. Two-time Dutch and Euro Champ in Muay Thai. K-1 World GP finalist in 2006. K-1 Champ in 2008. A heavy-hitting, lightning-quick kickboxing juggernaut.
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Southpaw left kicks are absolutely lethal. Not only do the uncommon stance and angles serve to confuse, but a big kick to the dome will send anyone crashing to the canvas. Here's how to defend against it. . .
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The Muay Thai Guy is missing! No, OK, there's nothing to worry about! - because Jason Farrell of Level Up Gym is replacing Sean in this week's TMTG. . . Read More
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Block and counter your opponent - that's where the perpendicular roads of offense and defense cross. Norasing Lukbanyai shows five block-and-counter combinations. . .  Read More
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Weight cutting has long been a part of combat sports. When done safely, it allows for fair fights. When done recklessly, it can ruin fights - and lives. . .  Read More
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Learn the story of the legendary Ajarn Chai, a Thai Boxing master who brought Muay Thai to America. Founder of the World Thai Boxing Association, 2018 marks fifty years of his service to his craft . . . Read
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Kickers & kicking are an essential, irremovable part of Muay Thai. Whether sparring in the gym or fighting in the ring, you must know the basics of how to defend against kickers. . . Read More
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18-Minute Workout You Can Do At Home Perform this workout anywhere, even in the comfort of your own home. However, let's be honest, it's not going to be very comfortable. But it can be fun! This is a workout
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The 21 Minute Upper Body Challenge [caption id="attachment_10269" align="alignright" width="291"] This workout is created by Mike Rao of www.fatshredderkickboxing.com[/caption] You must know how important it is to have a strong upper body for both men and women (especially as Muay Thai
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Shoulder Warm Up/Workout on Pads Ever wonder what's up with that Mayweather pad work? Well, this will surely give you a peek at what's underneath. A workout won't be a good workout without a good warm up. Your body
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Weight cutting has long been a part of combat sports. When done safely, it allows for fair fights. When done recklessly, it can ruin fights - and lives. . .  Read More
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Learn the story of the legendary Ajarn Chai, a Thai Boxing master who brought Muay Thai to America. Founder of the World Thai Boxing Association, 2018 marks fifty years of his service to his craft . . . Read
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Kickers & kicking are an essential, irremovable part of Muay Thai. Whether sparring in the gym or fighting in the ring, you must know the basics of how to defend against kickers. . . Read More
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Ab conditioning isn't just meant to pretty up your midsection - it toughens your core strength and allows you to launch deadlier, faster, stronger strikes. . . Read More
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Southpaw left kicks are absolutely lethal. Not only do the uncommon stance and angles serve to confuse, but a big kick to the dome will send anyone crashing to the canvas. Here's how to defend against it. . .
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Padding & durability are the two primary differences between gloves meant for boxing and those for Muay Thai. Read this beginner's guide to choosing appropriate Muay Thai gloves. . . Read More
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The Muay Thai Guy is missing! No, OK, there's nothing to worry about! - because Jason Farrell of Level Up Gym is replacing Sean in this week's TMTG. . . Read More
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