Muay Thai: Ultimate Guide

Muay Thai: A Rough Guide

Quite simply, the best muay Thai content from across the web – training, fighting, Thailand, strategy, rants, beginner stuff and essentials. It’s all here in one post.

Some of the links are from well-known blogs or lesser known blogs on blogging platforms, and some are YouTube links.

I’ve selected these posts/videos because I believe they are the best posts on that particular subject from great authors. If you have any posts you’d like me to add to the list, please link it in the comment section and I may add it to the post. I particularly like rants/controversial content, and there isn’t enough of it here so please send me some 🙂

Enjoy.

 

The Best Muay Thai Content From Across The Web

 

Beginners

The Hardest Part Is Walking Into The Gym For The First Time… – Richard Smith

20 Tips For Muay Thai Newbies – Roxy Richardson

Learn How To Wrap Your Hands For Boxing or Muay Thai – Evolve MMA

What Is The Best Muay Thai Stance? – Aaron Jahn

9 Reasons Why Muay Thai Is The Perfect Martial Art – Evolve MMA

How To Stop Flinching In Sparring – Aaron Jahn

You Don’t Need to Win in Sparring – Damien Trainor

Sparring Tips For Muay Thai – Stephen Kong

 

Essentials

What is Muay Thai? Rob Cox Talks Fundamentals – Damien Trainor

Is MMA Counter-productive To Muay Thai? – Kevin Ross

Top 10 Muay Thai Fighters Of All Time – Stephen Kong

Muay Thai Traditions That Westerners Practice (But Thais Don’t) – Aaron Jahn

Muay Thai vs Kickboxing: Same Same But Different – Ben Kong

Muay Thai Scoring Report Card – Nopadon Wongpakdee

The Beauty Of Muay Thai – John Wolcott

Ramon Dekkers vs Coban II – The Most Important Fight In History – Aaron Jahn

 

Training

Small Fish, Big Pond – Damien Trainor

The Truth About Energy Systems FREE Video – Joel Jamieson

Dealing with Unwanted Breaks From Training – Roxy Richardson

Round Kicks – The Good, The Bad, The F’Ugly – Muay Thai Analyst

Strength Training Simplified – Don Heatrick

Strength Training For Fighters – Ross Enamait

How To Train Muay Thai At Home – Aaron Jahn

Sparring in America – Kevin Ross

Hill Sprints For Muay Thai – Don Heatrick

Roadwork 2.0: The Comeback – Joel Jamieson

10 Steps To Avoid Bad Habits In Muay Thai – Muay Thai: Beyond The Ring

Prioritizing Your Training – Ross Enamait

12 Tips For Sparring – Rich Cadden

Sparring 101 – Nopadon Wongpakdee

Top 3 Shin Conditioning Myths Debunked – Muay Thai: Beyond The Ring

The Ultimate Conditioning Guide – Joel Jamieson

 

Strategy

4 Keys To Fighting A Taller Opponent – Danny Millet

How To Fight A Southpaw – Stephen Kong

The Jab-Teep Conundrum (Anantasak vs Singdam 2) – Aaron Jahn

Best Boxing Combos For Muay Thai – Ben Kong

How To Land Knees Against A Puncher – Danny Millet

Superbank vs MuangThai – Thwarting The Trapper – Muay Thai Analyst

Short vs Tall – Effective Techniques Against Shorter Opponents – Stephen Kong

Muay Thai Doesn’t Have Good Hands? – Danny Millet

In the Ring With Kevin Ross – Studying Fights – Kevin Ross

Using The Muay Thai Clinch Against A Boxer – Aaron Jahn

 

Fighting

Training For Your First Muay Thai Fight -Roxy Richardson

Are You Ready For An Amateur Muay Thai Fight? – Aaron Jahn

Fight Night Checklist – Danny Millet

Dealing With A Loss – Damien Trainor

Matter of Heart – Melissa Ray

How Long Does It Take To Become A Professional Fighter? – Aaron Jahn

Pre-Fight Anxiety: The Fight Or Flight Response – Emma Thomas

 

Thailand

Hygiene and Attire When Training in Thailand -Danny Millet

Where To Train In Thailand – Fight Passport

Training in Thailand – Choosing A Muay Thai Gym – Lindsey Newhall

4 Places To Learn Muay Thai in Bangkok – Evelin Chudak

How To Become A Sponsored Fighter In Thailand – Aaron Jahn

Getting Over My Bum Gun Phobia – And Tutorial – Nicki Thompson

The Fighting Circus of Phuket – Lindsey Newhall

10 Types of People You Find Sparring in Thailand – Muay Thai Pros

The Decline of Muay Thai – Samart Payakaroon – Nopadon Wongpakdee

Joe Rogan Podcast with John Wayne Parr – Nopadon Wongpakdee

The Side Bet – Frances Watthanaya

Thai Style Coaching Explained – Aaron Jahn

Training in Thailand – Determining Your Budget – Laura Dal Farra

5 Reasons You Definitely Should/Shouldn’t Visit Bangkok – Greg To Differ

Breakdown Of Every Type Of (Thai) Girl – Staying In Thailand

Life Of A Padman: A Muay Thai Trainer’s Remorse – Lindsey Newhall

Training in Thailand – Deciding How Long To Go – Laura Dal Farra

I Got 4-1 On Red – A Rough Guide To Muay Thai Gambling – Lindsey Newhall

Fighting in Thailand – 5 Matchup Scenarios You Will Face – Stephen Kong

5 Reasons You Should Move To Thailand – Stephen Kong

5 Important Life Lessons For 2015 From Chatri Sityodtong – Evolve MMA

Born For The Fight – Guy Lazarus

Ramon Dekkers – The Man Behind The Knockouts – Damien Trainor

John Wayne Parr – Blessed With Venom – John Wayne Parr

Thai Prison Fights – Fightland

Muay Thai Journal – Rob Cox Interview – John Wolcott

Muay Thai Journal – Pornsaneh Sitmonchai – John Wolcott

5 Things I Wish I Knew About Thailand Before I Got Here – Greg To Differ

Thailand Travel Tips – Matthew Kepnes

What Is The Cost Of Living In Thailand NOW? – Staying In Thailand

The Return Of The Golden Era – Frances Watthanaya

Confessions Of A Muay Thai Gambler – Lindsey Newhall

The Truth About Training In Thailand – Aaron Jahn

 

Rants/Anti-Bullshit

Respect – Kevin Ross

How To Deal With Backhanded Compliments – Danny Millet

Luck – Kevin Ross

Fighters And The Internet – It Can Be A Nasty Place – Natasha Sky

60 Reasons Why You Might Be A Muay Thai Douchebag – Aaron Jahn

Muay Thai Instructor Courses – The Truth About “Certifications” – Stephen Kong

 

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About Aaron Jahn

Aaron is an active muay Thai fighter and coach from the UK. He holds a BSc (hons) degree in Strength & Conditioning and is currently studying a Sports Therapy Master's degree in Leeds, UK. Aaron has fought over 20 times in Thailand and has spent years training at different muay Thai camps all over the country.
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