HOW TO ESCAPE A FULL NELSON

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ESCAPING THE FULL NELSON You’ll find the full nelson in Muay Thai, wrestling, MMA, and other combat sports. It’s a common attack no doubt. It’s a simple way to restrain someone and everyone knows how to do it, whether it’s on the street or on the school playground. Because this is a really simple move to apply, even for non-fighters, there have been a few cases reported of injuries from incompetent application of the full …

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 …

NEVER Quit, Never Stop

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WHEN THE GOING GETS TOUGH… Have you ever thought about giving up? Most of us have thought about giving up, whether it’s giving up a dream or giving up in the middle of a workout. It’s tempting. It’s easy to give up, to put a stop to the struggle, the chase. It’s easy to give in to temptation, to laziness, to weakness. But, of course, when you do give up, you regret it. Even if …

THE 9-5: Blending Career & Fighting

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Training With A Full-Time Job Can Be Done  (Featured Image: Credit to Diamond Muay Thai) Individuals who train fall into three main categories: hobbyists, infrequent fliers, and fighters. But somewhere in there is a thin slice representing a less well known type: the 9-5er, who at 5 PM walks out the door, transitioning promptly from battling traffic to engaging in hand-to-hand combat inside a gym somewhere. These folks are an anomaly when it comes to fighting and …

Muay Thai Monday: What Unconventional Training Can I Do To Supplement My Muay Thai?

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What Other Type Of Strength And Conditioning Can I Add To My Routine? Sometimes you can’t make it to a Muay Thai gym. Other times you want to mix up your training to keep it from getting too stale. So what other types of training or conditioning can we do to continue to improve our functional fitness for Muay Thai? Chris and I answer that exact question in this weeks Muay Thai Monday: In addition …