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July 24, 2019

A popular saying when people talk about Muay Thai not having grading systems is… “the belt is in the ring”. The person’s fight record is an indication of their “grade”. That is a pivotal part of Thai history and culture, and therefore, essential to bring across when we...

May 12, 2019

The Onyx Mother Audrey writes about her experience and gives an insight on fighting pro Muay Thai for the first time.

January 18, 2019

Learning, and progressing in this martial arts journey is an exponentially decreasing experience. Remember when your first class? You've probably learn at least 3 to 4 different kinds of strikes, and feel great after that. As time goes by, you'd probably feel l...

April 28, 2018

Kevin's words struck me hard. In our journey for the penultimate enlightenment of Muay Thai, I forgot that Sylvie and Kevin were both also on their own journey. Because of Sylvie's prestige in Thailand, it is easy to forget that once upon a time, both of them l...

March 23, 2018

It was so tempting to find people from headlines and billboards. But sometimes, it is better to take a chance on people who have been doing good and quiet work. Because you can't go wrong with experience, with the hard-earned and hands-on knowledge of time. Because...

March 30, 2017

Taunting, trash talking, rivalries are but a few tools to hype up fights, either to sell tickets, pay-per-views or just gain followership. Then there are those that somehow decide that the greater act would be to perform whilst fighting in the ring/cage, taunting and l...

March 21, 2017

Where it comes to selling the actual idea of skipping, I am in tension. For starters, I was once like you, frustrated and annoyed at the notion of skipping. I am always in envy of those who could skip naturally, albeit not flowery like how Iskandar does it, but these b...

June 30, 2016

There's an abundance of videos and articles out in the world of internet, subscriptions, combat universities and what nots that dwells extensively on the various pockets of clinch technique you can apply, or mimic your way to emulate the sweeps that the Lumpinee champi...

November 5, 2015

Remember that time, long ago, where you were head over heels over that pretty girl? You went after her like a horse chasing a carrot, and your whole life in existance revolved around her beautiful eyes and mesmerising smile. When the time was ripe, you dropped the ques...

October 26, 2015

In the line of mixed martial arts, there are probably hundreds if not thousands of new budding fighters, all with different styles and attitudes. But one thing that all new fighters will feel regardless of creed or diction, is fear. This fear when mismanaged, can stunt...

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