Archive for October, 2010

Week 9

Posted: 31st October 2010 by glyn.roberts in Thailand

This week is the BBQ beatdown again. You can read my previous post about the BBQ Beatdown here. In the run up to the BBQ, the training does become a bit harder. All the fighters in the smoker fights want to push themselves that bit further to give them the edge in the ring which […]

Patong – Night

Posted: 30th October 2010 by glyn.roberts in Places, Thailand

Patong at night is an interesting place. Think stag weekend and all the things you’d ask your partner not to do on their last free day before marriage, and you’d have patong. Patong is about a 500baht taxi ride but is cheaper if you go during the day. You have the main street with all […]

Week 8

Posted: 24th October 2010 by glyn.roberts in Thailand

This week I have decided to start some private training sessions to speed up the progress in my Muay Thai form. I still continued with the running, weights and Muay Thai group classes as always but the extra attention from a one on one with an instructor should really help me improve. The group classes […]

Rawai – Night

Posted: 23rd October 2010 by glyn.roberts in Places, Thailand

Rawai is at the South of Phuket and the cheapest place to go drinking for a big night out. Compared to a night out in Patong, Rawai is smaller but still has some very good bars. The regular bar I go to in Rawai is the Freedom bar which has a large outdoor bar and […]

Week 7

Posted: 17th October 2010 by glyn.roberts in Thailand

First half of my 3 month training complete, the last 6 weeks still to go. So far I have concentrated on the Muay Thai and tried a few of the other classes. The classes that I plan to try over the next month and a half will be the western boxing and the MMA. The […]