Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Fight, Diet, Lion Fight 20 & MMA Thug Life Updates (Jan-Feb)



My next fight...

Sunday, December 28, 2014

Sweeps, Trips & Dumps (Video)



Here's a pretty sweet compilation video of sweeps, trips & dumps in Muay Thai. Plus some audio of Gangstar.

Friday, December 26, 2014

Happy Holidays! Kevin Ross' Jumping Knee (Video)



Happy holidays,

I'm working with Lion Fight Promotions, doing their social media goods.  Thank you for your suppourt and here is a small Christmas gift...

Thursday, December 4, 2014

Pushing to High Kick.

Here's a gif of LamSongKram off balancing his opponent, then high kicking him out of the ring. 

The video footage and GIF is grainy but this is why pushing is beneficial. 

  • Creates space.
  • An off balance opponent has limited ring awareness.
  • While your opponent is off balance, your attack can knock them down (or out of the ring in this case).

Monday, December 1, 2014

4 Keys to Fighting A Taller Opponent (Sam-A vs Bangpleenoi)



Do you get frustrated when facing taller opponents? 
In this post I outline the tactical tools Sam-A used to defeat his taller opponent with a KO finish. I broke it down into 4 principals in which you can include in to your training.

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Flaws of Tucking Your Chin

Did you ever hear striking coaches yell to their fighter, "Chin down, hands up"?
In this post I'll explain how tucking your chin and keeping your hands up are not always a foolproof way to protecting your self.

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Boxing Hooks to Head Kick. Part 1 (The Check Hook)



Original photo by Steve Bauzen (1)
The Check Hook to Head Kick. In this series, Boxing Hooks to Head Kicks, I will list commonly used boxing hooks that lead to head kicks in Muay Thai or Kickboxing fights.

Part 1
We analyze how Andy Souwer was able to score a knockdown against Ristie by using the check hook to set up the head kick.



Monday, September 8, 2014

Leading w/ Power, Pulling back & Doubling. Breakdown of Wanchalong vs Chaisiri.

Lumpinee Stadium
 Sept 5th 2014
If you love comeback KOs this is a must see fight! Current lumpinee title holder Wanchalong (red) was set to face current Rajadamnern stadium champ Chaisiri (blue). Watch the full fight below as Chaisiri goes on a quest to become a dual stadium champion. 

Thursday, September 4, 2014

How to Land Knees Against a Puncher. (Video)

Aikpracha vs Kraus

How can we incorporate Aikpracha's use of long knees in our own training when facing a slugger? Find out how Aikpracha managed to withstand the European slugger's iron hands. 

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Elbows, Side steps, and Cheerleader Kicks. (Breakdown)


Max Muay Thai 3 in China. Kem SitSongPeeNong fought against Maiki Karathanasis. In this video, I highlighted Maiki's side steps, angles, and his "Dutch Style" knees/kicks. For Kem I highlighted his use of hand traps into elbows and how he dealt with Maiki's angles.

Friday, August 8, 2014

The Reality of "Living the Dream." Effortless.

Ike's Boxing Gym in Paterson NJ was filled with alot of young talent. Some of the kids would talk about their goals and I felt like they were a little delusional, but I would never shoot down anyone's dream. No matter how quacked out they sounded. 

Friday, July 18, 2014

Blistered Knuckle Care. Part 2

In the 1st part of my Knuckle Care post I went over the use of super glue on a blistered knuckle. For this part I go over the fist guards.

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Ball kicks & Teeps. An Underutilized Tool.

In MMA, teeps and front kicks are completely underestimated. Are there any benefits to foot jabbing and can you really cause damage by teeping in an MMA fight? Also, which targets to aim for that'll cause maximum damage.

Saturday, June 28, 2014

Positioning of a Brawl. Sangmanee vs Tanonchai

Why is there no use of angles in Muay Thai or Kickboxing? 
Those are some of the most common questions I see on the sub forums in popular MMA message boards. The casual fan might think Muay Thai fighting or kickboxing are like a dick measuring contest, where fighters stand in place and trade shot for shot to see who will go down first. Muay thai isn't all about walking forward to your opponent and swinging for the fences.Well it sort of is but it's a little more complex than that sounds.

Monday, May 26, 2014

VIDEO: 1 Minute Motivation. Fight or Flight.

I was watching a bunch of fight videos on Youtube the other night. I came across Thepnimit's recent Raja fight from last month (April 9 2014). I saw it in person and man was it nuts! By far the best display of heart and power I've ever seen live. I decided to make a short motivational video out of it and if I get a good response from people, I will make it into a series. 



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