Martial Arts Motivation: 25 Quotes for Fighters

Every single person on the planet can sometimes use encouragement from someone else, whether that form of encouragement comes from competition, a smile, or a motivational quote. Martial artist are no different, our team has scoured the internet for quotes to inspire and keep martial arts student pushing no matter what. Read on for our [...]

How to deal with a fight loss

You trained hard, gave your respective martial art your all - blood, sweat, and maybe a few tears. Everything you’ve done up to the point of your fight was to prepare you for your fight! Though you may have gotten a few good strikes in, the outcome was not what you expected. It is easy [...]

What Muay Thai Taught Me

Muay Thai has been a gift to me.  It has affected every aspect of my life in more ways than I ever could have imagined.  There are many more than five things that Muay Thai has taught me, but here are the top characteristics that I discovered about myself by training and fighting Muay Thai [...]

Reflections After 3 Years At TAG Muay Thai

This week is my 3rd anniversary at TAG Muay Thai.  I can hardly believe it’s been three years already.  When I look back to where I was on my first day of Phase I class to where I am today, I do not recognize myself.  I could never have imagined that I would be capable [...]

Armband Testing (anxiety) 1, 2, 3…..

Written by Shaida Hong I remember the first time we had to test for armbands to go to the next rank. Kru Chris announced that we would be testing at the end of the month.  My eyes opened wide and I had butterflies in my stomach.  This was the first time Kru Chris began testing [...]

Muay Thai (for moms)

Written by Shaida Hong I really contemplated really hard…Muay Thai for moms? I laughed to myself sometimes…I thought I was too old and not even physically fit to take the challenging training. I’m a mom, I’m busy, I have to work, I have to cook once I get home, I have to run to practices, [...]

How To Keep Going (when things are tough)

Written by Shaida Hong (Muay Thai Motivation) Have you ever worked hard and felt that you where still going nowhere?  I have, it’s so easy to get pumped and excited for day one and then lose that momentum.  Who doesn’t get that way?  Look at all of those who head to the gym after New [...]

The Saga of a Single Mom

Written by Shaida Hong I wanted to share with you guys first how I ended up at T.A.G. Muay Thai.  I had always battle my weight gains after giving birth to my kids (what mom hasn’t, unless if you’re the extremely blessed ones).  As a single mom, I lost myself, and just stopped taking care [...]