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E:60 “Children of the Ring”

Children of the Ring

Children of the Ring is part of the E:60 series on ESPN. In this episode Jeremy Schapp travels to Thailand to shed some light on Muay Thai and the children as young as seven that compete in the sport. The focus is on Petchdam, a seven year old from Northern …

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Blessed With Venom

Blessed with Venom

Blessed with Venom is a documentary about John Wayne Parr, a legend in Muay Thai. He is one of the most recognized and respected foreigners to ever compete in Thailand. The Australian fighter travels to Thailand to visit his old camp Loomingkwan in Nonthaburi. He relives some of his memories …

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How Gambling is Ruining the Art of Muay Thai

How Gambling is Ruining the Art of Muay Thai

Martial arts are fighting systems born from physical combat. Combat sports are fighting systems born from martial arts. Most combat sports let competitors use traditional techniques while playing by the rules and regulations of the sport. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Judo are two examples. Their techniques are all directly transferable to …

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Comfortable vs. Uncomfortable

Comfortable vs. Uncomfortable

You have the art of Muay Thai and within the art of Muay Thai there are many different arts. Punching, knees, elbows, kicks, the clinch and you can learn to master each. I am trying to master the art of striking as a whole. Meaning I want to have Muay …

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