Category martial arts

Training at Sitmonchai, Kanchanaburi

I have recently finished a week of Muay Thai staying at Sitmonchai which is in the beautiful countryside in Tha Maka Kanchanaburi which is about 2hrs drive  from Bangkok. I have been trying to make a trip to Sitmonchai for the last few years as I have  heard great things about the gym and I […]

Muay Thai, Massages and Banana Pancakes

Time certainly flies when you’re having fun!  I am already three weeks into my annual Muay Thai holiday and I’ve had an absolute blast so far. I normally go on my training holidays alone but this year I have been training with friends and it’s been awesome to hang out with them. I am now […]

Training at Taling Ngam Muay Thai Gym, Koh Samui

 I am currently on the South West of Koh Samui in the beautiful area of Taling Ngam. I am here to have some private sessions at Taling Ngam Gym with Meechai Junkaew who was recommended to me by my Muay Thai coach back home.  Meechai has had 155 fights with 120 wins and was ranked […]

Training at Yodyut Muay Thai Gym, Koh Samui

I am now one week into my Muay Thai holiday and all I can say is “Wow. Where has the time gone already?”  I’ve had a really great week so far despite my right calf/achilles causing me problems.  I am training twice a day, mixing things up and have been able to lift more weights […]

It’s Muay Thai Holiday Time Again!

It’s that time of year where I am currently in Thailand for my annual Muay Thai holiday.  My preparation for this trip wasn’t as good as it has been due to a lergy going round London before I flew out and so I had to take a few weeks out from training whilst I tried […]

Muay Thai Musings from Thailand

I am currently on my annual Muay Thai holiday in Thailand and today I had my first session of my stay.  Sinbi has expanded since I was last here, it is now huge!  I don’t get a chance to do Muay Thai as often as I would like at home due to other commitments (that […]

These are a few of my favourite (training) things

This week’s training has been really epic. I started off with Conditioning on Tuesday morning. It’s one of my favourite training sessions of the week as the coach Derry Temple always makes it tough but fun. Well I think it is fun, not sure about everyone else! This week’s session consisted of 4 rounds of each […]