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Helping ambitious fighters and coaches take their game to the next level by bridging the gap between Strength and Conditioning, Performance Science, and Muay Thai

Heatrick Heavy Hitters – Muay Thai Performance Don Heatrick

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Helping ambitious fighters and coaches take their game to the next level by bridging the gap between Strength and Conditioning, Performance Science, and Muay Thai

    Breaking Limits in Muay Thai

    Breaking Limits in Muay Thai

    I see many fighters consistently working on the wrong things.

    And this not only slows their progress to a crawl, but ultimately limits how far they can go.

    So in this episode, I’m going to explain how you can break limits in Muay Thai.



    Article Links (mentioned in this episode)...


    How A Novice Can Become An Expert – And Why Some Never Will
    Valgus Knees: Corrective Exercises If Your Knees Buckle In
    Programming Single Leg Exercises For Muay Thai
    Advanced Muay Thai Clinch Strength
    Heart Rate Training Myths For Fighters
    Optimal Fight Camp Blueprint



    Full episode video and text transcript at https://heatrick.com/2019/11/21/breaking-limits-in-muay-thai/



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    • 11 min
    I won the fight, but nearly lost everything

    I won the fight, but nearly lost everything

    I won what turned out to be my last fight, but was taken by ambulance to hospital immediately afterwards to spend the night under observation.

    Of all my fights, this one felt the most physically gruelling… my trademark strength and physical fitness had suddenly abandoned me – as if my opponent was wearing Kryptonite...

    Full text transcript at https://heatrick.com

    • 7 min
    What Other Exercises Should I Use With Your Optimal Fight Camp Blueprint?

    What Other Exercises Should I Use With Your Optimal Fight Camp Blueprint?

    I’m often asked, “What other exercises should I use with your Optimal Fight Camp Blueprint?”

    If you’re listening to this and you’ve not seen the free blueprint and the supporting three part video series, here's the link:

    https://heatrick.com/12-week-fight-camp/

    Please get involved at whatever level you choose, and help me in my mission to take the sport of Muay Thai to the next level and build the next generation of complete fighters.

    This means helping you (or your fighters) reach the top of the sport, and one day become champions.

    • 3 min
    Astonishingly EASY (S&C) Goal Setting Logic!

    Astonishingly EASY (S&C) Goal Setting Logic!

    Astonishingly EASY Goal Setting Logic!
    Video, text transcript, LINKS and more at https://heatrick.com/2018/09/22/muay-thai-astonishingly-easy-goal-setting-logic/

    Following the last Heavy Hitters Podcast (looking at post-fight reviewing and goal setting), this video explains my logic for selecting what your next Muay Thai S&C goals should be! And it's simpler than you think!!

    • 4 min
    15 Winning Questions To Ask Yourself After Every Fight (So You Never Lose)

    15 Winning Questions To Ask Yourself After Every Fight (So You Never Lose)

    It maybe a bit of cliché in the fight game that either you win a fight or you learn… but that doesn’t mean it’s not true!

    However, you can seriously increase your rate of learning (even if you won the fight) if you follow up by reflecting on the answers to certain questions. And in this episode, I’ll share with you the 15 winning questions to ask yourself after every fight (win or lose) so you never lose!

    Full text transcript and links at https://heatrick.com/2018/09/14/15-winning-questions-to-ask-yourself-after-every-fight-so-you-never-lose/

    • 9 min
    Reflecting on Muay Thai S&C After Speaking to Dr Yessis

    Reflecting on Muay Thai S&C After Speaking to Dr Yessis

    Recently I spoke to legendary sports scientist, educator, and S&C coach Dr Yessis on Lawrence Kenshin's podcast... And ahead of that going live, here are my reflections on Muay Thai S&C as a result of that chat!

    Full text transcript and more at https://heatrick.com/2018/09/01/reflecting-on-muay-thai-sc-after-speaking-to-dr-yessis/

    • 6 min

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