Strength Training For Martial Arts – Which Is Best?

Strength training is essential for anyone that wishes to gain an edge in their Muay Thai or martial arts training. Given the popularity of strength training, an age old debate exists among supporters regarding which method is best. We have a look at two routines to see which one comes out on top. Weight Training  […]

Honesty, Respect & Integrity: Defining Values Through Muay Thai

One of the major benefits to be gained from Muay Thai, is the opportunity to define your own values. More often than not, honesty, respect and integrity are identified as the key values that are engaged and developed through Muay Thai training. As a coach, we have a special relationship with our fighters. Training 3-4 […]

Don’t Know What to Expect From Your First Muay Thai Class? Here Are 5 Must Know Tips!

Your first day at school can be a nerve racking experience. New people, new uniform, new teachers and unfamiliar surroundings create that sense of nervousness that we can all relate to. I remember the first time I walked into a Muay Thai gym – I had the same feeling at the first day of school! […]

Shins of Steel 11 – Whyalla

Another great weekend been invited by Justin Fennell to Shins of Steel 11 at Whyalla. Thank you for your supporting SSMT and Muay Thai South Australia. Vasilli SSMT def Darcy CardioFlex (walk through) Nick SSMT def James Warlock Gym (unanimous decision) Mitch SSMT vs Anthony Universal Fight Club (no contest due to head clash) Guy […]

How to deal with harassment and bullying at school

Having just started at primary school a few weeks ago, and not even 5 years of age, my daughter is one of the smallest children in reception. Unfortunately, her experience with school is yet to be a positive one, as she is being physically contacted by other reception students. This has left her feeling miserable, […]

Team Southside Muay Thai bring home the Gold

Australia National IFMA Muay Thai Championship 2018 Team Southside Muay Thai bringing home the Gold again 3rd year in a row for South Australia Muay Thai. Been another great training camp for the Team and Coaches working hard for Muay Thai Australia Championship in Gold Coast. Our professional fighter Rachael “Duracell” SSMT won her Gold […]

Is it better to exercise in the morning or at night?

Morning Exercise To many people, exercising in the morning is their preferred choice. The most commonly cited reason is that exercising in the morning get your workout out of the way. Science also backs up morning exercise in some regards, as morning training tends to increase your energy for the rest of the day. Training […]

How Martial Arts Can Help Stop Bullying

Bullying is a horrible and terrifying event for teenagers. Whilst adults try their best to mediate aggressive behaviour, sometimes parents and teachers do not recognise that bullying is occurring. Bullying is made up of different shapes and forms, but most commonly occurs when someone is physically, mentally or emotionally picked on repeatedly by an individual, […]

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