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#352174 - 08/23/07 04:05 PM Re: Muay Thai strength builders [Re: shills11]
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Quote:

http://www.singto.co.uk/Myths/Myths.htm

I have taken these from the link above incase some of you have problems getting it to work, I hope this is relevant





Heh, that is my local MT club, and i have trained there- superb place and a very good instructor. Its a small world wide web
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#352175 - 08/28/07 11:58 AM Re: Muay Thai strength builders [Re: Cord]
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thats crazy i just randomley found that site one day and instantley liked it its a great resource, must be a good gym
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#352176 - 10/06/07 05:08 PM Re: Muay Thai strength builders [Re: shills11]
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Guys, how about a comprenhensive list of weight training exercises to complement my Muay Thai training? I train 3 times a week (1.5 hours each) so I think I am able to weight train twice a week. Any info on what has worked for you or how you currently train would be of great help.

Thanks

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#352177 - 10/07/07 01:53 AM Re: Muay Thai strength builders [Re: Momath]
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Go to the strengthening forum and search around there for information. Great tips and advice over there.

-Taison out
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#352178 - 10/07/07 02:26 PM Re: Muay Thai strength builders [Re: Taison]
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Cheers bro

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#352179 - 10/10/07 10:04 AM Re: Muay Thai strength builders [Re: Momath]
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Never actually felt the need to use weights, i know that the science behind weight lifting for strength is very advanced now but still havent found the urge to start hitting the weights, I'm naturally quite big at 6'3 and 95 kilos and i train 5 nights a week with lots of floor exercises/plyometrics for strength building.

Muhamad Ali never used weifghts but mind you muhamad ali wasnt kicking anybody or clinching (Not legally Anyway)
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#352180 - 10/11/07 01:29 AM Re: Muay Thai strength builders [Re: shills11]
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Muhammad Ali was a black belt TKD practitioner, mind you.

He had great abs developed from kicking. Not sure if he could, but I think he could do the splits.

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#352181 - 10/11/07 04:13 AM Re: Muay Thai strength builders [Re: Taison]
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You learn something new every day!, maybe the TKD helped give him that exceptional footwork
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#352182 - 10/11/07 05:35 AM Re: Muay Thai strength builders [Re: shills11]
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=29qI1GyhDeg&mode=related&search=inoki

you got me thinking taison and i found this link (is you tube still band in thailand?) i'm sorry if it is but i couldnt find it elsewhere.

Its Muhammad Ali vs. Antonio Inoki - 1976 (you've probably seen this before anyway) i think Ali did a lot of TKD for this fight.

It was a bit of a farse really
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#352183 - 10/11/07 05:38 AM Re: Muay Thai strength builders [Re: shills11]
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No.

He had his great footwork before he started training TKD under, I think it was Jhoon Ree. Anyway, he learnt that balance from great legs lended a lot of power to your punches. Also, coming from personal experiences, the torquing of your hips used much in TKD can be used with great effect in boxing for hooks and crosses, maybe something Ali picked up, but I'm not sure. It's just all speculations.

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