Tag: muay thai training

6 Amazing Techniques from World Muay Thai Champion Damien Trainor

Damien Trainor, the U.K. Muay Thai legend visited Chicago this past week spreading his muay thai expertise throughout the Windy City. He offered training workshops at UFC Gym and POW! Gym Chicago.   Trainor is a long-time friend and ex-team mate local Muay Thai Coach Robbie Cole. After fighting, Cole shifted his focus to coaching and... Read more »

A Modern Martial Arts Master: Mark DellaGrotte

My paths have crossed with Mark DellaGrotte many times over the years.  But until 2014, this path didn’t facilitate much conversation or interaction. When I worked as a free-lance writer for Ultimate Grappling Magazine covering many of the UFC events, the hustle and bustle of pre-fight interviews, and the frantic fight-time coverage did not leave... Read more »

Muay Thai Boot Camp for All Levels Saturday the 16th

Said Hatim, a Chicago MMA and Muay Thai/Kickboxing Coach is holding a boot camp workout that will feature Muay Thai’s very best training tactics.  This 3 hour workout is being held Sunday, May 16th at 11am to 2pm .  It will be held in the West Loop at POW! Mixed Martial Arts, 312-829-7699.  All levels... Read more »

Bas Rutten Makes Your Knee Strike Stronger

Attach cable to ankle and begin in a fighting stance. Make sure you start a light weight to avoid injury. Do not compromise your form. Still allow the hips to drive forward on this exercise and maintain your balance. Also, make sure you control your leg returning into the fighting stance. Begin with 2 sets... Read more »