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On Sparring

Queasiness crawls its way up my torso. My hand shakes as I take out my mouthguard; I keep it in a Ziploc bag along with an extra set of contacts I stashed there after a lens got knocked out in a grappling session. 544 more words

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Challenge yourself this summer!

Hey TKMT fam,

It’s the middle of the summer and I hope you are enjoying the most of it after experiencing the ccccold winter we had.   412 more words


Ko Phi Phi Don

An ugly thing, that is what you are when you become a tourist, an ugly empty thing, a stupid thing, a piece of rubbish pausing here and there to gaze at this and taste that, and it will never occur to you that the people who inhabit the place in which you have just paused cannot stand you, that behind their closed doors they laugh at your strangeness.

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Muay Thai Class Notes: Stronger Crosses & Kicks

Just a quick update on my Muay Thai class last week. We mainly worked on improving crosses, by placing more pressure on the front leg and pressing the cross arm (my left), close to the shoulder. 90 more words

Class Notes

Friday 18th July

So today some of the teachers took us down to Phuket’s biggest Muay Thai arena in Patong. Turns out it costs 2,000 Baht (£40) to go and watch an evening of boxing, but as two of the teachers were the referees, they snuck us in for free! 348 more words

The Law of Reciprocal returns.

I’ve had a good week training. Well being honest training is always good. It’s an investment in myself and worth every minute of my time. I don’t think that is going to change any time soon. 712 more words

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