Month: November 2010

Thailand Muay Thai training Day 8

Day 8 It is Saturday and Wil has decided that we should train on the beach. Rit is still recovering from his fight so it is Pakda and Wil working with us today. We start the day with a 1.5 more »

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Thailand Muay Thai training Day 7

Day 7 Waking up is easy. My body and mind feel great. Hugh is off to Cambodia so I went to Emerald alone. There are many people at the gym today and everyone is excited that Rit is going to more »

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Thailand Muay Thai training Day 6

Nick and Rit

Day 6 I wake up today and my head feels like it has been hit by a truck. I decide to forgo the morning training and get a few more hours of sleep. The day passes quickly and soon it more »

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Thailand Muay Thai training Day 5

Day 5 I am feeling pretty good now during the training. Rest and recovery are so important here. Sodium is not used in much of the cooking here and the electrolyte drinks don’t have enough. I have started putting a more »

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Thailand Muay Thai training Day 4

Day 4 training Resting Friday has paid off! Hugh and I breeze through the morning run. I finally feel normal again. My punches and kicks are fast and crisp as I shadow box. Hugh looks very good while shadow boxing more »

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Thailand Muay Thai training Day 3

Day 3 Log Dehydration and acclimatization are the enemies of good training for the first week in Thailand. Hugh has been here for a few weeks and his body has adapted; mine has not. Despite drinking over 8 liters of more »

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Thailand Muay Thai training Day 2

This morning Hugh got stuck at Raellai Beach. The boat man refused to move until 8 people came to book passage back to Ao Nang. After several very frustrating hours for Hugh he paid 4x the normal price for a more »

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Unit 2 invades Ao Nang Thailand

Last week Hugh left for Thailand to train at Emerald Muay Thai in Ao Nang.  This Friday Nick leaves Atlanta to join him for several weeks of intense Muay Thai training.  We will be updating the site regularly with pictures, more »

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Unit 2 win at NAGA Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu tournament

We would like to congratulate all of the members of the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu competition team for their victories at the NAGA Southeast Grappling Championship on Oct 2 and 3rd!!! The team once again dominated the competition and won 1st place more »

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Day 1 Muay Thai training in Thailand

Today I started training at Emerald Muay Thai in Ao Nang Thailand. Hugh has been training for 2 weeks and trained here last year for 3 months. The head coach has trained over 20 world champions in Thailand including Lumpinee more »

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