Muay Thai: More than a New Year’s Resolution

It’s that time of year again when people start to think about resolutions for the New Year. Whether you want to eat better, spend more time with your children, further your education, or break a bad habit, the New Year is a perfect time to seek out ways to better yourself, or get a fresh [...]

Muay Thai for Sport versus Muay Thai for Self-Defense

Combat sports and self defense are two totally different things. One is about strategy, endurance, and technicality. The other is about survival, quick thinking, and impulsive acting. In self-defense anything goes and you often don’t know much about who you are up against, there is no fight card, there is no referee, there are no [...]

5 Things To Take Into Consideration When Picking A Martial Arts Gym

Incredible instructor It helps to know yourself when looking for the right coach and/or instructor. Know how you learn best, is it by doing, group activities, are you a feeler or need more technical instruction? Match yourself with an instructor who best suits your learning style while also challenging you. Check the lineage of your [...]

Muay Thai The Right Way

Just like in any sport of martial arts discipline, it is so important to develop good habits early on in training. Good habits can prevent injury, illness, shorten your learning curve, and help you to see results faster. Below we’ve outlined some basic good habits to maintain throughout Muay Thai training. [Related: 12 Unspoken Guidelines [...]

Learning Martial Arts (transitioning from one discipline to another)

At T.A.G. Muay Thai, we often see new members who have practiced another martial arts discipline prior to training Muay Thai. After being in the martial arts community for some time, here’s what we’ve heard from folks switching from Taekwondo and BJJ to Muay Thai as well as those switching from Muay Thai to Mixed [...]

Quality Check on Kru Chris by Reddit

When signing up for a martial arts training program or more specifically a Muay Thai training program, your instructor and his/her gym should go through the ringer (according to Reddit is an online discussion forum home to 234 million unique users and the 4th most visited website in America, garnering nearly 83 billion pageviews [...]

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 [...]

Dutch Muay Thai v. Thai Muay Thai

Muay Thai originated thousands of years ago in what is now known as Thailand. The art form was developed by warriors in need of a fighting style to combat opponents at any range and brutalize the enemy quickly. Like most martial art forms, Muay Thai has a few off-shoots in the kickboxing world - Dutch [...]

How-to Fight Someone Stronger Than You

Before we even kick this blog post off, fights are scary and unpredictable. The human body is pretty fragile and no matter how great your technique is or how great your timing is - there is always someone out there who can whoop your butt! With that being said, try to avoid fights at all [...]

The 411 On Top Martial Art Forms Sweeping the Nation

At T.A.G. Muay Thai, we really love Muay Thai, but our instructor as well as students often choose to learn from other martial arts disciplines which is a beautiful thing. We’ve highlighted 4 different martial art forms below that have been trending upwards in the USA for the past couple of years. Find out what [...]