Going Mental – Mental Training in Martial Arts

Mental Training for Martial Arts—The Missing Link! In the six years since starting JMT and becoming a full-time coach, I’ve learned that mental training is probably the most neglected aspect...

Are you a Fighter or a Martial Artist?

  Are you a fighter or a martial artist? I’ve been thinking about this question for a couple of decades, but I’ve only recently started trying to articulate it. Martial arts have been an...

2018 TBA Classic – Muay Thai World Expo

One of my goals when I opened Jax Muay Thai five years ago was to take a team to the Thai Boxing Association’s Muay Thai World Expo. It’s North America’s longest running and largest amateur...

What’s Your Why?

Katie landing hard knees in Round 3 Truly knowing and believing in your ‘Why’, or your ‘Purpose’, can make the difference between winning or losing in Muay Thai and in life. All of us to...

Letting go of Ego in Muay Thai

I've had the privilege of spending the last two weeks with some of the best Thai fighters on the planet. It's my second visit with them and I got to spend a lot more time observing them at training...

Lessons in Muay Thai & Life from Rolex

Recently we saw young Rolex Sitsongpeenong get a KO win at Lumpinee over a vastly more experienced and older opponent who apparently had never been KOed before. Rolex has just turned 17 and is an...

Sabai Sabai

Kru Sankhom relaxing after holding pads for the fighters at Sitsongpeenong Bangkok. Few expressions seem to capture the essence of real Muay Thai as the phrase, ’Sabai Sabai’! According to...