Everyone’s Pet Peeves

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Learning Muay Thai is a team effort, just like any other sport. Everyone is there training because they want to learn. If they did not want to learn they would not be there practicing with an entire class. Do not be that guy or girl that no one wants to train with. Continue reading “Everyone’s Pet Peeves”

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Sak Yant Tattoos

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Sak Yant tattoos seem to be the popular permanent souvenir among many tourists visiting Thailand. Angelina Jolie can probably be attributed with setting the trend for Westerners. But way before random people began to get this ink for fun, warriors and fighters were getting getting Sak Yant for protection from harm. Continue reading “Sak Yant Tattoos”

Common Sense Is Not So Common

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One of my biggest takeaways from my kickboxing trip in Thailand is, it is imperative for everyone to look up the cultural norms of a country before traveling there.  During a back and forth exchange, our big bearded Croatian friend went a little too far playing with our trainer. I watched the Croatian give our trainer a one-armed bear hug then pat his head in a playful yet condescending manner. Continue reading “Common Sense Is Not So Common”

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