[need advice] my 2nd Amateur Muay Thai fight
Hi guys! i had an amateur fight last week. my 2nd fight. lost this one as well but i have another fight coming up on march30th so i rly hope to learn as much as i can from this loss.
hope the muay thai seniors can take a look at my vids and advise me on ways to improve.
i pretty much plan my own training regime so i'm trying to schedule out my training for this 2 weeks or so b4 march 30th. pls advise me too on what drills or workouts or training methods i should do.
thanks and very much appreciated. pls feel free to hit me with all your comments! =)
p.s. apologies for poor vid quality, my friend was too engrossed in the fight to concentrate on the filming.
also, i am the one in blue.
round 1: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rf-rFGgiOoc
round 2 part 1 : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c1ijMnogl-4
round 2 part 2 : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H5Icnpj5FqM
round 3 part 1: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A7snNBO28gg
round 3 part 2 : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=soYGTm4NvQg
Pull out of the fight, that much time is not enough time to improve ESPECIALLY since you are training yourself. Go find yourself a Muay Thai gym!
Originally Posted by stonekoh
finish your punching combo's with a low kick...
Lets right a simple logic flow for people:
Ask yourself this before you post:
Have I trained for more than 6 months?
Have I already asked my coach?
Do I even have a coach?
Is my fight far enough away to make meaningful changes?
If you can't answer YES to ALL of these seriously reconsider asking.
Last edited by WhiteShark; 3/12/2008 9:46am at .
You actually aren't as bad as you should be for not having a coach.
Where are you? How old are you? What weight are you?
sorry guys pls allow me to clarify,
i do have a gym and a coach, who taught me the techniques that i used. but my coach isn't available all the time to oversee my training (he has a full time job w/ shift) so i pretty much plan my own training and train with little supervision. sometimes its hard cos i have to push myself (thats why my fitness isnt so gd) and theres noone to really scutinize and correct me.
my typical basic training routine would be,
then shadow boxing,
then hit the bags,
sometimes sparring (but with the same few pple)
seldom hit pads, because theres not much ppl to hold for me lol
i notice i dont do much drills, cos i dont really know what drills to do with my friend so was hoping to get some ideas here. i also dont get to hit alot of pads but my friend holds it for me sometimes though its hard for him to expertly spot and expose my weaknesses too.
even if i were not fighting on 30th march i would still very much like to improve and work out a plan and objectives aimed at correcting my faults.
i know i'm quite poor with kicks (terribly inflexible) so i plan to kick the bags more, but i am sincerely hoping friends here can spot out those flaws and weaknesses that i need to be made aware of and advise me on ways to improve it.
sorry for the long-winded post haha
thanks and cheers!
thanks, i will try to do that.
Originally Posted by Paulie_Cicero
also i noticed when i m receiving punches from the opponent , i tend to juz cover up and am unable to find anything to counter with, apart from throwing back punches.
whats an effective way to counter his punch combos?
I would have been thinking along the following lines.
1) Try teeps, (body and thigh) this will keep distance,
2) low kicks (to just above knee, hard enough to sweep)
3) or knees (cover with hands, slightly jumped in attack, aimed at solar plexus to give him something to think about).
What will work best will depend on your style of fighting.
If you can't find enough people to spar with, visit another gym, especially if the partners you have are not in your weight division.
You might even try training your boxing level higher than it is now, just to have an answer to some of the combos, you could then work from there.
If you get caught with puch combos after you kick, try either returning your hip to "guard" quicker after the kick or teeping straight off the kick without putting your foot down.
Knees beat boxing. If they are in close i.e. uppercuts/hooks then always counter with a knee.
Originally Posted by stonekoh
Age? Weight? Location?
There may be people nearby that can help you. Also your age and weight is relevant to strategy and long term advice.