Sparring or Jarring

Sparring day is one of those things that people usually have a love and hate relationship with. At the gym I go to it is safe to say that we are all novices, so we have a lot of areas where we can improve on. Since this is a contact sport and concussions are a reality it is important to recognize sparring should be practiced responsibly.  Continue reading “Sparring or Jarring”

Bouncy Toes

One of the best ways to get light on your feet is skipping rope. This exercise is a staple in Muay Thai Kickboxing. Jump rope helps you build nearly every single muscle in your legs. Since this sport is heavily dependent on the use of your legs jump rope is an invaluable tool.  Continue reading “Bouncy Toes”

Liver Shot

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A strike that I find under-used and under-practiced is the liver shot. It is not because it is dangerous, it is because people forget about it. It can be one of the most devastating blows. I think think people tend to neglect it because it is not as glamorous as the other strikes. Continue reading “Liver Shot”

Camp Soulmate

Some people say love at first sight is real, it supposedly has something to do with finding a soulmate.  Well if that’s the case I would have to say that my soulmate is a gym in Chiang Mai, Thailand.  I could care less about the daily routines there. Something about this place attracted amazing people which resulted in amazing experiences. Continue reading “Camp Soulmate”

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