Foam Rolling Tips To Speed Up Muay Thai Recovery

Foam rollers are cylinder-shaped trigger-point therapy tool used for stretching out sore muscles and relieving muscle tension. Foam rolling speeds up the process of Myofascial Release a.k.a muscle recovery, which increases blood flow and relaxes deep muscle tissue. Similar to yoga, foam rolling helps increase your flexibility, which is an awesome plus for any Nak [...]

Why Gym Loyalty Is Important

Because your gym is your home.  And its members are you family.  Just like home, the gym gives you a space to express yourself.  Just like family, its members will do anything to help you.  Gym loyalty is crucial because your gym should give everything it has into making you a better fighter and a [...]

The Truth About Kicking Trees In Muay Thai

If you Google or YouTube “Muay Thai” or “Thai Boxing” one of the first things you’ll often see is a Thai Nak Muay with perfected technique kicking down what looks like a stalk or tropical tree.Though this imagery is fascinating much like how Karate Dojos chop through bricks, it is much more likely to cause [...]

4 Tips For Fighting A Shorter Opponent

Fighting someone shorter than you are can be a blessing- if you know how.  I am a 5'10" female and I never fought another woman taller than myself.  But I have to say, I have encountered some short girls who knew how to fight and win against much taller opponents.  There are some natural perks [...]

ASK KRU CHRIS: What Can I Do At Home To Improve In Muay Thai Class?

I’ve taught hundreds of students in Law Enforcement Training and at my own gym, T.A.G. Muay Thai and when a prospect turns into a new student, 99% of the time, the same question is ALWAYS asked: “Are there any training tips or exercises that I can do at home to help me get more comfortable with [...]

The Mentality of Muay Thai

Why do you train Muay Thai?  Establishing your motives for training is key to establishing your mentality. In Muay Thai, your mentality is everything.  You can have amazing technique and unrivaled athleticism, but without strong and determined mentality, you’ll fall short of achieving your Muay Thai goals. Without it, you won’t reap the full benefit of [...]

Nutrition Is The Key For Muay Thai Success

As the holiday festivities draw to a close and New Year’s resolutions are made, it’s time to start thinking about how to take your Muay Thai game to the next level. Training as much and as hard as possible will only get you so far.  A major component of successful Nak Muays is diet.  Even [...]

Best Holiday Gifts For A Nak Muay (Muay Thai Student)

It’s that time of year again, but for anyone who trains Muay Thai, you know that there is no off season!  With the holidays approaching, now is the best time to stock up on some great Muay Thai gear to help you reach the next level in the new year.  Whether you’re looking for a [...]

Girl In A Muay Thai World

We are warriors.  For anyone who fights Muay Thai, you understand that it takes a certain mentality and level of psychological strength.  It takes a special type of person to willingly step into a ring with someone else who is there to deliberately try to hurt you, and it is your sole objective to beat [...]

11 Ways Muay Thai Traditions Can Make You A Better Person

11 Ways Muay Thai Traditions Can Make Us Better People The Art of Eight Limbs isn’t all about face-splitting elbows, damaging knees, and bat-busting shins – there’s another side to Thai Boxing that honors personal development. Read on for the top 11 ways Muay Thai can change an individual for the better: Honor When you [...]