North East Muay Thai Beast – The start of my journey

North East Muay Thai Beast – The start of my journey
I started this journey just over 6 months ago. When I walked into Northern Kings Gym in Newcastle, my original plan was to do a White Collar Boxing event, but it got pulled because of a lack of interest. So Craig gave me a free month at the gym to do Muay Thai Boxing. I thought long and hard about... Read More

Thai Fighter UK 2019 Muay Thai awards

Thai Fighter UK 2019 Muay Thai awards
If you've had an interest in Muay Thai for a little while, you will know that the Thai Fighter UK ranking system, which is the Uk's most respected Muay Thai ranking system in the UK. Every year the Thai Fighter UK team collate the results and opponents that each of the fighters in the UK have been tested against, assesses... Read More

Podcasts reviewing 2019, 5 fights and looking to 2020 & an interview with Dani Fall

Podcasts reviewing 2019, 5 fights and looking to 2020 & an interview with Dani Fall
I recently got two podcasts published. One reviewing 2019 and looking forward to 2020. Reflecting on the 5 fights I've had and the plans for training over Christmas too. I also got the interview I did with Dani Fall up too, which I recorded back in March (I'm so sorry Dani). I completed it in September and didn't post it... Read More

Sponsors?! You’ve only had 4 fights….

Sponsors?! You’ve only had 4 fights….
Fighting is no joke. Dedicating your body, your time, every fibre of your being to be put through its paces, day in day out, inevitably to be put on the line for the entertainment of others. To help ease the strain and struggle of the dedication, fighters can approach sponsors to help take some of the pressure off. https://www.facebook.com/FatLadToMuayThaiFighterBlog/videos/1366626070180568/ No... Read More

Fat Lad to Fighter: Fight announcement and Jodie Clunan collab

Fat Lad to Fighter: Fight announcement and Jodie Clunan collab
Woo hoo! After the success of my previous fight on the 20thJuly, I am straight back into camp and knocking on the door of my peers to begin pushing further than we have ever pushed before.  I am really enjoying training at the moment. After starting my new job and adapting to working full-time and then training on top of... Read More

When you realise you can’t control everything.

When you realise you can’t control everything.
In this world, there are so many variable factors to ones ‘happiness.’ It is becoming more and more prominent in today’s age that people are struggling. With the increased use of technology to create connectivity between communities, you would think that it would be easier to find and access help should you need it. Generally speaking, ego can be blamed.... Read More

Dan McGowan, Simon Forrest, Grace Spicer, Ricky Sewell and Bilal Remassy visit Bad Co.

Dan McGowan, Simon Forrest, Grace Spicer, Ricky Sewell and Bilal Remassy visit Bad Co.
Bad Company in Leeds in renown for world-class training. Having produced multiple world champions, it is no secret that when you train at Bad Co. you can expect a good time. Most recently, there have been a few faces visiting the Leeds based gym to hone their skills and throw down with some of the best in the world. Ricky... Read More

The hardest part of any journey is getting started

The hardest part of any journey is getting started
The beginning of any journey is always the hardest. It usually means, making lots of mistakes, learning from them, bettering processes and working with what you have to move closer to the end goal or goals. When I began training, never in a million years did I ever think I would step in the ring. I hate fighting (outside of... Read More