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Tom Billinge

Tom has been training in Muay Thai gyms around the world for around 15 years and is a qualified Muay Thai instructor. He has lived in Asia, Europe and the Americas. Tom is a native of England, but based in the USA. When he's not kicking or holding the pads, Tom is either deep into writing an article, exploring the world or connecting with fellow martial artists. Tom is currently beginning his Jiu Jitsu journey in the Kore gi and 10th Planet no gi systems, as well as working to reconstruct the techniques of traditional British bareknuckle pugilism.

SLIP TO COUNTER FLOW WITH EDDIE CHA

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Unlock Eddie Cha’s Slip to Counter Flow for MMA The one and only Eddie Cha shares a great slip to counter flow drill that he uses with his fighters Eddie Cha of The MMA LAB is known by everyone in the MMA business.  His All in MMA style is highly effective and attracts the best […]

FINISHES FROM THE HONEY HOLE

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Tap your opponent with these Honey Hole finishes   Kurt Chase Patrick, BJJ black belt and active competitor for 10th Planet Fairfield shows us some of his favorite finishes from the Honey Hole. Kurt teaches and trains at Radius Martial Arts, home to 10th Planet Fairfield in Connecticut.  A native of the state, Kurt is […]

GOLDEN ERA GREATS: DIESELNOI CHOR THANASUKARN

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Dieselnoi: Sky Piercing Knee Talk to anyone remotely interested in Muay Thai about the Golden Era, and the name Dieselnoi is guaranteed to come up.  The Undefeated Lumpinee Stadium Lightweight Champion at 135 lbs from 1981–85 remains a legendary figure of the greatest era of Thai boxing. Charin Sorndee was born in Nakhon Luang in Ayutthaya province […]

KICK CATCH TAKEDOWN BY MO ABDURAHMAN

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Kick Catch Takedown with Mo Abdurahman Mo Abdurahman shows a signature kick catch takedown that is simple and effective, scoring plenty of points during a fight. Top-flight Nak Muay and golden boy of the UK Muay Thai scene Mo Abdurahman is a force to be reckoned with in the ring.  With a GLORY contract and […]

EVADE AND COUNTER: TEEP AND KICK

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Evade and Counter with Andy Thrasher Andy Thrasher shows us two of his favourite evade and counter drills. Veteran Thai boxer Andy Thrasher is well-respected on the UK Muay Thai scene. The first foreigner to win the coveted Toyota 8 Man Tournament in Thailand in 2011, and with over 85 fights under his belt, Andy is a […]

GOLDEN ERA GREATS: KAENSAK SOR PLOENJIT

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Kaensak: Intelligent Boxing In the first instalment of Golden Era Greats, we will be looking at the legendary Kaensak Sor Ploenjit, Lumpini and Rajadamnern Stadium Champion and two-time Fighter of the Year. During the greatest time for Muay Thai in the late 80s and early 90s, a few incredible fighters rose to the top, defeating […]

BRUCE LEE’S MMA LEGACY: BE WATER

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Bruce Lee is the Father of MMA If you don’t own a copy of Tao of Jeet Kune Do, you aren’t serious about mixed martial arts.  A bold statement, but absolutely true.  Bruce Lee’s masterpiece essentially laid out the framework of taking the best elements of the most effective martial systems and melding them together into […]

ARNOLD ALLEN SOUTHPAW JAB COUNTER

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Arnold Allen Southpaw Jab Counter UFC featherweight Arnold Allen demonstrates his natural southpaw jab counter that allows a left-handed fighter to aggressively strike their opponent, getting into the pocket quickly and causing the maximum damage in the shortest time. Arnold comes from a striking background, but is comfortable grappling as, his previous tutorial shows.  The […]

COLIN BYRNE JAB COUNTER TAKEDOWN

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Colin Byrne Jab Counter Takedown Colin Byrne of Shinobi MMA shares a simple, yet effective jab counter takedown. For those in the know, Colin ‘Serpico Ninja’ Byrne requires no introduction.  Originally from Dublin, Ireland, Colin is the head coach at Shinobi MMA Academy in Lagos, Portugal.  Colin works with the highest level of competitors and coaches, such […]

SPINNING BACK ELBOW WITH MO ABDURAHMAN

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Spinning Back Elbow with Mo Abdurahman Mo Abdurahman demonstrates his go-to spinning back elbow after catching his opponent’s left kick. “Mighty” Mo Abdurahman is a top-flight English Nak Muay with a GLORY contract and victories over some of the best in the business.  The young featherweight is equally at home with full Muay Thai rules […]