Archive for November, 2010

Tips

Posted: 23rd November 2010 by glyn.roberts in Thailand

Just come to the end of my Thailand trip. It’s been amazing and well worth doing if you can get the finances and time together to make it here. I thought I’d write a few things on what I would do if I was to visit again, so hopefully this will help you for your […]

Phi Phi Island

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

Phi Phi is 1 1/2 hour boat trip from Phuket Town pier so it really doesn’t take long to get there. The Island itself doesn’t have any cars or trucks and everyone gets around on foot or bike. The area is a tourist hotspot so you don’t get much real thai culture as you would […]

Week 12

Posted: 20th November 2010 by glyn.roberts in Thailand

My final full week of training. Where has the time gone? This week I mixed up my training further by adding in some MMA and BJJ classes so I can experience everything Tiger has to offer. Also this week we have a 3 hour seminar with UFC Legend Royce Gracie. The MMA classes are ran […]

Bangla Stadium

Posted: 19th November 2010 by glyn.roberts in Places, Thailand

There are about 8 Muay Thai stadiums in Phuket. The two main ones are Patong and Bangla stadium. Bangla Stadium is the largest stadium in Phuket and is also in the town of Patong. Bangla has better facilities than the other stadiums I’ve seen and a larger preparation area for the fighters. Plenty of seats […]

Week 11

Posted: 14th November 2010 by glyn.roberts in Thailand

This week I added Western Boxing to my training schedule. There is a bit of controversy over weather boxing and Muay Thai can compliment each other. The main reason for this is due to the different stances between the two martial arts. For Muay Thai you are more square on with your opponent than with […]