Author: Fight Record

Everyone who is anyone knows of this Muay Thai gym based in the West Yorkshire city of Leeds. It is home to the best fighters to have ever been produced from the UK. To witness the hard work and determination put in by all at the gym was amazing to see, everyone there helping out and pitching in and passing on their knowledge to the next generation of fighters. Liam Harrison, Jordan Watson, Andy Howson, Joe Craven and Stephen Meleady are all among names who regularly train and represent Bad Company on both the national and international Muay Thai circuit. Being…

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Millennium Martial Arts is based in the Northumberland town of Blyth. The 10th January marked the next step in data collection for the Fight Record Database. Under the watchful eye of head coach and owner, Tony Cunningham, Millennium Martial Arts welcomed the Fight Record team through its doors to capture their fighters for the Fight Record database. Walking up the stairs into Millennium, the space that is available for training is awesome. There is a ring in the bottom corner with a strength and conditioning area. Gary and Dom were there quite early to be able to get set up…

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The Fight Record progress is speeding along at an alarming rate. Securing meetings, getting media collated, editing, writing are all at the top of the to-do list. Already there have been a number of meetings that Fight Record have been discussing how to move forward and get ready for the media collection and database compilation. Craig Jose’s Northern Kings, in the heart of Newcastle upon Tyne, was first up (blog post to follow), next gym to be on the Fight Record hit list was Tony Cunningham’s Millennium Martial Arts in Blyth. Lots of networking and interacting with many different people…

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I didn’t appreciate the healing power of sleep until last night! Being the first week back at training this week it has been pretty hard going so far! Enjoyable but hard going! The Strength and Conditioning class has now moved to a Monday, which is good because it means that between Monday and Thursday there is a bit of rest and also that it gives us an opportunity for another class which happens to be a Clinch class! So, I was in the gym on Monday and Tuesday, now after Monday, I could barely walk. To say I could barely…

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Fight Record is multidimensional in its Muay Thai capabilities. With it having the onlyfighter database for UK Muay Thai, a full and ever-growing library of content with news and updates from the Muay Thai community, a full support network for fans, fighters, gym owners and event promoters, a shop stocked full of awesome items to purchase, also part of the Fight Record arsenal is an annual Muay Thai event known as, Victory Promotions (website). Only three events deep and already it has become the talking point of the Thai boxing scene in the North of England. The idea of Fight…

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Why choose Fight Record? The UK’s first Muay Thai database. Fight Record will predominantly be a Muay Thai and K1 database featuring gyms based in the UK that fight fans, event promoters and fighter managers can use to research fighters, from C-Class right through to A-Class and top-level professional. So… Why choose the Fight Record Muay Thai database I hear you say? The idea of Fight Record is that anyone who is looking for more information on a fighter can use it to find out more about them, or if an event promoter has a pull out on an event…

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The stance or ‘shell’ is the foundation of Muay Thai stance and footwork. If your feet are in the wrong place, you could be totally off balance and be left wide open and vulnerable to attacks. The first thing you should learn when starting out in Muay Thai is your stance.When you have the Muay Thai stance down itis work then finding your rhythm. Bouncing your shoulders, hips and fists in a rhythmic motion is again strongly relating to the art and can easily be identified. There are various rhythms that people prefer to use at any given point during training/fighting.…

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Tips for sparring for beginners Intro to sparring – when you know you are ready If you are new to training or are just building your confidence in your abilities then it won’t be long until you begin sparring. There a many ways in which sparring can benefit your training regime and also many ways in ways it can hinder your training too. There are many things that you can do to put your training into practice and sparring is one that you will probably come across once you have worked on quite a few techniques. Your trainer will know when…

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