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Last training at Phuket Top Team

I went into the 11:00 am class at Phuket Top Team for my last class before moving on to the next YoloBJJ adventure destination. It was a gi class headed by Professor Abreu (he heads up all the gi classes). 697 more words

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

A great No-Gi Session at Phuket Top Team

On Saturdays there isn’t a Gi class at Phuket Top Team but there is No-Gi class. Now, my training mates from back home know that, not only do I “not do” no-gi, but I actually avoid it! 853 more words

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

First Gi Class at Phuket Top Team

Finally got everything sorted out schedule-wise and was able to pop into Phuket Top Team for gi class last night. After taking a beating at… 856 more words

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Training In Thailand: My First Fight

After a hard week of training, fight day finally arrived. I had a breakfast of oatmeal with banana and an omelet then spent the rest of the day trying to relax and remain calm. 849 more words

The Martial Artist

Training In Thailand: So Much Improvement

It is incredible how much improvement in have made in striking after two months of training here. The most drastic change can be seen in my boxing. 609 more words

The Martial Artist

On setbacks, and perspective

I got some bad news the other day, two pieces of bad news to be precise. Phuket Top Team’s white-to-blue course is not for pure white belts like me. 897 more words

My Martial Arts Journey

Who are you and what are you doing?

Hello,

I’m Ronan, an Irish kindergarten teacher in China, and I’ve discovered Mixed Martial Arts(MMA). Over the past two years my addiction has gotten progressively more serious, to the point where I think about little else. 469 more words

My Martial Arts Journey