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Stretch, mobility and core workshop Saturday 13 October 12.30 to 1.30pm

You asked for it! Wanna train harder (with less risk of injuries), kick higher (without pulling anything), gain a better awareness of your body mechanics (so you can utilise it better) and recover faster (so you can do the above…

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October 9, 2018

Richie “Supa” Nola

Richie Supa Nola How did you start learning Muay Thai? I walked past Philip’s gym (Lee Gar) in the 90s and heard a lot of noise coming from the inside. When I went in, I saw a bunch of Thai…

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August 23, 2018
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Fighter tryout – Thank-you from our JAI Fighters

Our JAI fighter tryouts last Saturday went amazing. Not because everyone who tried out boxed, kicked and clinched like a pro and didn’t even break a sweat during the fitness test. No. Because of the amazing love and support which…

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July 4, 2018

Mother’s Day Kick-Box-Core Class in Auckland

What plans have you got for Mother’s Day? Bring your mum (or someone else’s) for a Mother’s Day Kick-Box-Core workout.Mum’s don’t need to hold pads (that’s the kid’s job) but they will: KICK some serious butt BOX out their stress…

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April 20, 2018
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The #MeToo movement and what it means to us

I had been following the Harvey Weinstein fiasco with interest — partially because it involved so many movie stars  I thought were unbreakable. Starting with Ashley Judd and Gwyneth Paltrow. Followed swiftly by  Angelina Jolie and Taylor Swift. Hollywood heavyweights who endured…

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December 12, 2017
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How to stay Fit, not Fat over the Festive Season – Positive Festive Gains – part one

Ahhh…. Christmas. The festive season conjures up images of indulging in your favourite sweets, freshly baked artisan breads and pastries – and for some – their body weight in alcoholic beverages and meats. Even the most stringent diets tend to…

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December 12, 2017
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Gym hygiene and etiquette – Part Two – BO and Sweat

How do you know that you sweat a lot? When the buddy that you’ve been clinching with for a few rounds, has prunes for fingers. True story, but it brings us to today’s topic of discussion. Sweat. To be more…

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November 13, 2017
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Featured student – our friend James

  We recently bumped into an ex-student of ours at a nearby food court.  James (not his real name) trained with us on and off for about six months over a year ago. When he was on, he was at…

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November 12, 2017

Training while pregnant – guest post from a Muay Thai Mummy

A message to the keyboard warriors from THAT pregnant lady at the gym I am a firm believer in a simple fact that pregnancy is not a disease or a disability. It is not contagious (as far as I know).…

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November 8, 2017

Vegetable Gains – Using nutrition to supercharge your Muay Thai training

How to add Protein Gains to your Vegetable salad We recently had a conversation with one potential fighter we’ll call “X” that went like this: JAI: You’ve got some great speed and quick reflexes unusual for someone your size (He’s…

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October 1, 2017