FUN Warm Up For Kid Ninjas

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KIDS LOVE THIS NINJA CIRCLE WARM UP There can’t be a good workout without a good warm up. If you don’t warm up, not only will you get less out of training, but you will probably get yourself injured. Warming up, however, is not nearly as exciting as the main chunk of training, otherwise known as the workout. If you’re trying to get your kids into martial arts, anything that isn’t fun is going to …

TRAINING With Chronic Pain

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TRAIN WITH PAIN: ADAPTING TO CHRONIC PAIN Anyone who has ever trained Muay Thai knows that it can be tough. For someone with a chronic pain condition, who faces extra challenges in their day-to-day life, training can produce a whole host of new challenges. I have fibromyalgia, a chronic pain condition which causes widespread pain in the joints, muscles and nerves, as well as persistent fatigue and other problems such as cognition issues, stomach problems, …

MTM: Training In Thailand

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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. Well, we’re here to make it easy. If you want a step-by-step guide to training in Thailand, Sean Fagan is your man. This week on Muay Thai Monday, Sean Fagan is covering every single thing you need to …

TMTG: “Shortcuts” To Becoming a Muay Thai Champion

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The Muay Thai Guys Podcast – Episode 83 Lets get right to the point: There are no real “shortcuts” to becoming a champion. That being said, the “shortcuts” we’re discussing here are ways to efficiently and proactively pursue greatness by following the lead of past and present champions. By studying the habits, characteristics and attributes of elite level fighters, we can better understand the amount of work, sacrifice and discipline it takes to get a …

TMTG: Why You Should Overtrain

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The Muay Thai Guys Podcast – Episode 79 Overtraining is a weird topic to discuss because there are a variety of intricate philosophies on it… including ours. When I first started Muay Thai my philosophy on overtraining was quite different than it is now. Before I thought it was important to avoid overtraining so you can continue on with your training without worrying about burnout – but now I feel like overtraining (at least once …