Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Ajahn holding pads for Buakaw and Simon in LA (video)

Here is the open work out that the fighters for the MPL had at Sityodtong LA. Ajahn Suchart holding pads for none other than Buakaw, and his own fighter Simon. Ajahn also held pads for Nathan Carnage Corbett.

Winning the IT Band War

A great article shared by Science Guy on the IT band. Read it! If you train hard, you will almost certainly have a tight IT band. This could be the source of many of your problems and aches.

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Muay Thai Expo coming Sept 17th! Save the Date!

September 17th and 18th 2011! Save the date for the Muay Thai Expo in Toronto, featuring amazing seminars by some of the best! Stay tuned for pricing and more info...

But for now:
"Experience the techniques and uncover the history that has earned respect and admiration all over the world. This two day, hands on seminar will aim to reset your understanding of Muay Thai whether you have yet to experience your first class or if you are a seasoned veteran entrusted with the title and responsibilities of a Kru. September is Back to School and we encourage you to join us to broaden your understanding, reinforce what you thought you knew and practice as One World unified through Muay Thai!!

Toronto is the location with pricing, more guest instructor announcements and details to follow shortly. Save the weekend of September 17th and 18th to continue your knowledge!
2011 Muay Thai Expo Features:

(Toronto) Ajahn Suchart Yodkerepauprai – Muay Thai / Muay Boran: The fundamentals, advanced techniques and guarded secrets of Thailand’s Sport of Kings including the rarely taught KATAs of Muay Boran. Being unarmed will bring forth a new level of confidence.

(Toronto) Ajahn Amnat Yodkwain – Krabi Krabong: The weapon based techniques used by the Royal bodyguard corp of King Bhumibol Adulyadej. The curved sword, staff, clubs and sticks will be your best friends by the end of the weekend.

(New York/ Thailand) Coban “The Cruncher” Lookchaomaesaitong – Ring Techniques: Two time Lumpinee Champion, 5 time World Champion, a terror in the ring from the age of 11 and winner of over 270 fights. We are certain that he will be able to add to your repetoire and enrich your understanding and application of Muay Thai in the ring and as a self defense system"

Monday, August 29, 2011

Into the Fire: Episode 1

For a limited time only, here is Episode 1 of Into the Fire! This program takes you through the lives of the top Muay Thai fighters competing in the MPL. Enjoy it while it's up!


Monday Action

Nuengpichit vs. Saenkaeng is today's fight video. A lot of elbows, sweeps and, of course, kicks!


The Muay Thai Premier League Hitting THIS Friday

The biggest Muay Thai event held in North America is coming this Friday. The MPL, for those of you who don't know, is the a new promotion pitting the best of the best in striking against each a league format to determine the true champion!

Fighters will earn points for each win, and more for each KO. The top two fighters from opposite ends of their brackets will eventually meet up and clash for the title.

You can watch it on PPV here:

Representing Canada in this event is Simon Marcus, student of Ajahn Suchart. We wish them the best of luck!

You may also notice that...Ajahn is also rocking our t shirt!!

Sunday, August 28, 2011

Weekend Fight Post: Dekkers vs Sakmongkol

I posted this fight a long time ago, but the link has since been removed. Here it is...enough action and blood to sate your inner barbarian. Enjoy!


Thursday, August 25, 2011

Chinese Moon Festival Demo

Sawadeekha YMT!!

Come check out the Chinese Moon Festival in Scarborough on September 10th and check out York Muay Thai do a demonstration on the stage! All are welcome to come out and rep!

Check out this awesome cultural event! Free to the public and includes, food, entertainment and much more!! See Kru or Armie for more info!


Monday, August 22, 2011

Muay Thai Radio

I have not had a chance to listen to any of these yet...but I understand they have a bunch of interviews with North American fighters, trainers and promoters. Take a listen and let me know what you think.

Sunday, August 21, 2011

Results from Buffalo

Here are the official results of our team's fights on Friday!

OJ lossed by decision. He had a really entertaining first fight, showing a lot of heart.

Zhang won by KO in the first round. The fight started out with some quick exchanges and then towards the end of the round was ended by a well placed high kick.

Durst finished with a decision win. Setting up his kicks and then forcing an 8 count with knees in the 3rd round got him a comfortable win.

Thursday, August 18, 2011

Chok Dee!

Wish our athletes the best this Friday! Durst, Zhang, OJ and possibly Arash will be competing in West Buffalo at the Art of Eight Limbs event.

Here is more information on the event:


Wednesday, August 17, 2011

“People who are cocky and arrogant say, “I know that” and move along. People who are confident and positive ask themselves, “How good am I at that?” and seek to improve”-Jeffrey Gitomer

Wednesday Fight Video

Here are two fighters that were once among the greatest if their generation. Lots of action with some entertaining antics. Enjoy!


Monday, August 15, 2011

Happy Birthday Ajahn Suchart!

Here is a video by PC Brian Naidu of Ajahn's bday celebration:

YMT would like to wish Ajahn Suchart a happy birthday, and thank him for his many contributions to Muay Thai in Canada!

Also celebrating their birthday today is Arash the Tran Man... and of course a belated birthday wish to Sweaty Steve.

Friday, August 12, 2011

Think About Improving

MTA: You are considered the best Muay Thai fighter in the world by many. How do you stay motivated when fighting when you have already achieved so much?

Saenchai: I look at my experience and find my weakness. I then work toward making my weakness stronger and that is what keeps me motivated. I want to strive to be more and more. Don’t think about what you have already think about improving.

Full interview:

Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Group Picture THIS Thursday!


Sunday, August 7, 2011

Weekend Fight Post

Buakaw's latest from Thai Fight in Japan:


There's a nice mix of techniques here...enjoy!

Thursday, August 4, 2011

"The Calm"

An interesting article on pre fight mentality, from

Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Yoga on hold until August 14th!

"Sawadeekha everyone! I wanted to remind everyone that there will be NO YOGA this Sunday Aug 7 and Tuesday Aug 9. Class will resume on the 14th!"
- Chelsie

Student of the Month (July 2011): Geny 20k a Day!