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Kickboxer – Vengeance Film (Odeon Lincoln)

Kickboxer_Vengeance

You may have heard that there is a remake of KICKBOXER the movie… which is actually little to do with kickboxing – it’s more Muay Thai!!

30th September 2016 – Evening

1st October 2016 – Evening

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We have been asked by the Odeon Cinema in Lincoln if we would do a Muay Thai Display in the foyer for the opening nights of the film!

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We are thinking of doing a mixture of Pad Work, Sparring & Muay boran. We would allocate our students time slots to come along and take part. We are looking for males, females and children boxers of all levels of experience to take part in display. This is a fantastic opportunity to promote our club and our amazing martial art!!

Let us know me know if you are interested by emailing us by August 31st 2016: sales@lincolnthaiboxing.co.uk

Or any questions, please ask below…

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Muay Thai Interclub – Black Widow (18.09.16)

Muay Thai Interclub

Sunday 18th September 2016

At the Black Widow Martial Arts Academy

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First Floor 858, Washwood Heath Road, Ward End, Birmingham B8 2NL.

If anyone is interested in fighting at our next Interclub, please contact Kru Leigh with your Age, Weight and Experience as soon as possible. So we can get you matched!!

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  • JUNIORS (Age 5-10) 10am-12pm
  • JUNIORS (Age 11-16) 12pm-2pm
  • ADULTS (Age 17+) 2pm-5pm

Refereeing by Shaun Bolland

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Muay Thai Gradings – October 2015

GRADING WEEK

Sunday 11th October 2015

Please get your names down for the Muay Thai Gradings with Kru Leigh, Kru Steve or Kru Brian ASAP please!

For the Full Grading Syllabus Click >> HERE

Also a full syllabus for each Khan is listed on the website under ‘Gradings’… so no excuses!!

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NEW Muay Thai Class Timetable

NEW Muay Thai Class Timetable

PERSONAL TRAINING, CIRCUIT TRAINING, BOXING,
THAI BOXING, LADIES CLASSES & KIDS CLASSES

Fitness for the whole family…

At FIGHT SPECIFIX a Brand NEW Functional Fitness & Fight Academy just off Doddington Road in Lincoln. In July this year three highly qualified fitness experts have teamed up to create a fantastic new environment, that is aimed at keeping
the entire family fit! For adults, whether you wish to get fit, train for fun or persue a competitive career, we offer classes to suit every member of your family including children, where we aim to increase confidence, gain focus, improve fitness and physical well-being.

  • ADULTS MUAY THAI TUESDAY CLASS • 19:30-21:00
  • ADULTS FIGHTING FIT THURSDAY CLASS • 19:30-21:00
  • ADULTS MUAY THAI SUNDAY CLASS • 19:30-21:00
  • KIDS MUAY THAI THURSDAY CLASS • 18:30-19:15

FIGHT SPECIFIX, UNIT 3A, EXCHANGE ROAD, LINCOLN LN6 3JZ

Chao Phraya - Advert (Molly's Guide) 08.33

Smelly Gloves?

Smelly Gloves

Smelly Gloves

TOP TIPS

  1. Don’t leave in your bag
  2. Put in well-ventilated area
  3. Use an anti-bacterial spray
  4. Newspaper to absorb sweat
  5. Fabric softener sheet
  6. Smells nice again!!

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HERE’S HOW!!

1. Don’t leave in your bag

Your hot, dark, damp, sweaty training bag is the perfect breeding for bacteria. If you just leave your gloves in your bag after each training or sparring session, you’ll find your gloves smell more and more. If you do nothing else, take them out of your bag when you get home.

2. Put in well-ventilated area

This can be in a utility room, garage, shed or conservatory with decent air circulation. Mesh bags can be great for carrying your gear that can be used to hang your stuff to dry it out. The main thing is that the gloves need to be completely dried out so the bacteria has no moisture in which to breed.

3. Use an anti-bacterial spray

Before hanging your gloves to dry, you can help kill the bacteria by using an anti-bacterial Febreeze spray or something similar.

4. Newspaper to absorb sweat

Add a few sheets of screwed up newspaper into each glove, this will help take out all the sweat and moisture out of the gloves.

5. Fabric softener sheet

Best tip of all… buy some cheap fabric softener sheets! Put them in the gloves around the newspaper to start to get rid of the smells. Then when your going to use the gloves again, rub the sheets around the inside of the gloves for extra freshness.

6. Smells nice again!!

Your boxing gloves are one of those things that tend to start smelling really bad over time, especially if you work hard! They are a massive breeding ground for bacteria and over time it can get really bad, so bad that other students will avoid sparring with you!! So don’t be that Muay Thai Fighter… follow the above and everyone will still love you!!!

ParnPetch Rirom – Workshop (07.06.14)

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DATE: 7th June 2014

TIME: 1pm – 3pm

PARNPETCH RIROM: Arjarn Parnpetch Rirom has spent the last 16 years coaching in Bangkok and throughout the World. He was one of the head coaches at the World famous Sasripapa gym. With over 250 fights, both an amazing technician & awesome fighter and to his credit Arjarn Parnpetch was a former Ratchadamnoen champion. He was also awarded the most exciting fighter of the year at both Ratchadamnoen (twice) and Lumpinee.

Chao Phraya Lincoln are proud to present a clinch (Prumb) and fight strategy seminar/workshop. Arjarn Parnpetch is one of Kru Leigh Edlin’s & Kru Shaun Boland’s original teachers and coaches in the UK and Bangkok.

This seminar is open to all camps, clubs and styles – Including: Muay Thai, MMA, Kickboxing and K1 etc …who have a thirst for knowledge & experience!!

WORKSHOP DETAILS: TBC

WHAT TO BRING: TBC

PRICE: £20

TICKETS AVAILABLE HERE >> CLICK

LOCATION BELOW: Fight Specifix Unit 3A – Exchange Road, Doddington Road, Lincoln LN6 3JY

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SAENCHAI v PAKORN: ParnPetch Rirom was Saenchai’s chosen corner man and coach for the SuperShowdown 10, in Glasgow on the 10th November 2012.

PARNPETCH RIROM – IN ACTION:


Muay Thai Fight World Battle 2014

Superstars from the world of Muay Thai will return to King Power Stadium on Monday 5 May as THAI FIGHT WORLD BATTLE 2014 comes to Leicester City.

In a spectacular celebration of Thai sporting culture to follow the overwhelming success of a sell-out THAI FIGHT EXTREME event in 2012, world-renowned Muay Thai exponents such as Sudsakorn Sor Klinmee and Antoine Pinto will be competing in a series of seven explosive fights.

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Leicester City Football Club Chairman Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha will be present to welcome thousands of fight fans to the exciting exhibition of elite fighters, which is being broadcast live on Channel 3 in Thailand.
The crowd will then be treated to a stunning celebration of Thailand’s national sport of Muay Thai– a discipline that requires a phenomenal level of technical ability and has become one of the most popular martial arts in the world.
Combining striking with the hands, feet, knees and elbows, as well as the incorporation of a host of sophisticated defensive techniques, Muay Thai fights offer up a wonderfully entertaining spectacle of technical excellence.
All this means tickets are expected to be snapped up quickly by fight fans from around the UK and Europe, so make sure you book yours soon to avoid disappointment.
The event will take place in a purpose-built facility in the grounds of King Power Stadium, which similarly to the 2012 event, will house around 4,000 people, and will run for three action-packed hours from 4.45pm.
Among the elite-level fighters competing on the night will be:
  • SUDSAKORN SOR KLINMEE
  • ANTOINE PINTO
  • LEO PINTO
  • KEITH McLACHLAN
  • IQUEZANG KOR ROONGTANAKIAT
  • CHRISTOPHE PRUVOST
  • YODSANKLAI FAIRTEX
  • SAMY SANA
  • BEN HODGE
  • HICHEM MENAOUINE
  • ANTHONY FERGUSON
  • ALEX DASS REY
  • JOSH PALMER
  • BATYR KORGOLOEV
Tickets are now on sale for the event, priced between £15 and £45, and are available either online at www.LCFCDirect.com, from the City Fanstore at King Power Stadium or by calling the Sales Centre on 0844 815 5000 (option 1). Tickets priced at £15 will be situated in the back three rows of blocks B and C.

Read more at: www.lcfc.com

Muay Thai – Stop fighting in the last round?!

“Why do they stop fighting and just walk around in the last round?”

Those of you who have been to see a fight in Thailand or have watched one on the internet will notice they often fight a little different to how we do in the west.

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To a lot of people this could seem very pointless and in the west could potentially put people off coming to the shows. They have after all paid to see a fight and want to see both parties giving it their all.

However, this isn’t a western sport remember and over the years gambling has played a huge part in how the game is played in Thailand.

More often than not the first two rounds are a feeling out process, so not much really happens. Also on some occasions the boxers are told to take it steady as they are trying to get the betting in the favour of their opponent, making the odds better for themselves.

Round three is generally where the fight will really begin and both boxers are really trying to take the advantage.

The fourth as I’ve always been told is the unofficial money round. If you can win this big then the fight is yours.

Now we come to the round in question.

If the fight has been very close in the third and fourth then the fifth will be fought at the same intensity as the last two rounds.

However, if one boxer is clearly in the lead then he will be told to stay back from his opponent so as to not let the victory slip out of his hands.

This advice will come from his corner and from the gamblers who have money on him to win. This can become very annoying when you’re trying to listen to your corner and you have random people coming up and shouting at you in a language that you barely understand.

His opponent will possibly try and go for him for about the first minute of the round; if he has no success then he will back off.

Often at this point the boxer in the lead will offer his glove to his opponent, asking him to acknowledge defeat.

Here you will usually get the losing boxer accepting defeat and not going for broke to try and change the fight around. While the winning boxer knowing he has won agrees not to beat up on his opponent anymore.

This is a very different mind set to fighters in the west; over here the losing boxer will still fight until the bitter end as a knockout could change everything. Likewise, the winning boxer will still be trying to KO his opponent even though he is already sure of his victory.

To be honest the gambling is slowly killing Muay Thai in Thailand as the gamblers have so much power now in the big stadiums.

If you have watched many of the videos that I have posted up from what is classed as the golden era of Muay Thai (90’s) you will have noticed how packed the stadiums were back then.

Nowadays it is rare that you will see the likes of Lumpinee or Rajadamnern filled to that capacity because of how the game is so heavily influenced.

Out in the provinces though, Muay Thai is still popular with big crowds coming to watch and enjoying the fights. Muay Thai is also growing around the rest of the world with the standard getting better all of the time and so many fighters spending long stints in Thailand.

Source: www.damientrainor.com

Chao Phraya – Airfield Anarchy

Chao Phraya Muay Thai Academy at Airfield Anarchy

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Airfield Anarchy is the Toughest 5 & 10 Kilometre Obstacle Course Race in the UK!

Saturday 22nd March 2014 | Newark, Nottinghamshire NG24

Tunnels | Water Obstacles | Walls | Mud Pits | Scramble Nets | Monkey Bars | Rope Crossings | Hog Roast | After Party | Beer | Onsite Camping | Kids Entertainment | Military Theme!

We are hoping to put a team together for this event!! Please get you name down with Kru Steve as soon as possible…

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INFORMATION

TYPE OF RACE
Airfield Anarchy is a challenging off-road running event. You will overcome over 20 obstacles including tunnels, water features, mud pits, rope obstacles, walls, hay bale towers, tyre carries and more…(See our course map at AirfieldAnarchy.com for more information)

CHIP TIMING
A leading chip timing service will be available on race day, details to be posted here soon!

PRICING
Full pricing structure available on their Enter Now page

FULL EVENT INFO

CAMPING
£5 per person (Friday and Saturday). Toilets and fresh water available. Parking for up to 2 cars included.

EVENT SWAG BAG
1 free beer, t-shirt, winners’ prizes, fancy dress prizes, and assorted goodie bag with samples from our sponsors.

FACILITIES
Toilets, Free Parking, Fully-stocked Bar, Range of Food Retailers, Live Music / Disco, Hog Roast and more…

LOCAL FACILITIES
Hotels / Bed & Breakfast, Newark Air Museum and County Showground (for families), Rail Travel, Petrol Station and McDonalds & KFC!!! (You know you want to).

EVENT ENTRY
Airfield Anarchy accepts online entries ONLY (no postal or telephone). The closing date for entries is 16th March 2014, however be advised of our pricing structure if you plan to wait. The event organisers reserve the right to close entries early if maximum capacity is reached before the closing date.

ESTIMATED FIELD SIZE
1000+ Competitors in total

MINIMUM AGE
You must be 16 or above to participate. Proof of identification may be required for entrants fortunate enough to look younger! There is no maximum age, but all competitors are advised they must be sound of body and mind before participating. Competitors will be required to sign a waiver during registration.

HOW FIT DO I NEED TO BE?
The run attracts runners of all abilities, from novices attempting their first mud race, to experienced runners looking for a challenge, and the course is also suitable for teams. The concept behind Airfield Anarchy is to open up this historical site in a unique way to create a jolly fun but tough mud run that will allow runners of all abilities to experience the exhilaration of this challenging, interesting and seriously enjoyable event.

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Khrob Kru & Grading Ceremonies

Khrob Kru Ceremony

STEVEN JOHNS – 8th Khan

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Just returned from Chao Phraya Lincoln after attending the Khrob Kru (teacherr) ceremony for Steven Johns. Since our humble beginnings 13 years ago Chao Phraya has only previously awarded 3 Kru grades: Kru Leigh Edlin, Kru James Khan & Kru Samir Hidalgo. The grade is not given away and has to be earned through many years of dedication, loyalty and hard work. So it was a great honour for me to watch the first person who I graded as Kru Leigh Edlin, to be giving his first Kru grading to his student. This is a very personal and significant ceremony between Kru (teacher) and Nak Rian (student). Congratulations Kru Steven Johns you are now a part of Chao Phraya Muay Thai’s heritage.

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Kru Steven JohnsPictured: Kru Leigh Edlin, Kru Steven Johns & Senior Kru Shaun Boland

Assistant Instructor Ceremony

BRIAN PAWSEY – 7th Khan

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Pictured: Kru Leigh Edlin, Asst. Kru Brian Pawsey & Senior Kru Shaun Boland

Gradings

KARL KENNEDY – 5th Khan
DAZ SULLIVAN – 2nd Khan
PAUL STAFFORD – 2nd Khan
SEAN O’MEARA – 2nd Khan
TREVOR GIBBS – 2nd Khan
JAMES COHEN – 2nd Khan
SAM HYDE – 1st Khan

Photography by www.trevorgibbs.co.uk