The Muay Thai Show
The Muay Thai Show
John Wolcott
Hosted by ringside fight commentator and writer John Wolcott, The Muay Thai Show uncovers the social and cultural factors affecting the sport of Muay Thai in Thailand.
How to Fly to and Quarante in Thailand During COVID-19 with Sam Gough
Sam Gough returns to the show to talk about his step-by-step process and costs of returning to and quarantining in Thailand during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Dec 11, 2020
28 min
The Pros and Cons of Gambling in Muay Thai with Kevin Aamlid
In this episode host John Wolcott and returning guest Kevin Aamlid of Muay Thai Results discuss the pros and cons of gambling in Muay Thai. Can the sport survive without it? Or is gambling one of those "necessary evils" needed to keep the sport alive?
Dec 9, 2020
52 min
Elliot Compton – The Father, The Son, And The Martial Spirit
Elliot Compton is a multiple-time Australian Muay Thai champion who's been training martial arts under his father's tutelage since he was 5 years old. Discover how the father-son bond drove Compton to become one of Australia's most successful fighters.
Nov 21, 2020
27 min
Rhian Miller – Combating Phuket's COVID-19 Crisis
Rhian Miller helps run her family-owned gym Sumalee Boxing Gym in Phuket, one of the areas in Thailand hit hardest by the COVID-19 restrictions. Find out how the English woman living in Thailand is combating the local crisis in this episode of The Muay Thai Show hosted by John Wolcott.
Aug 31, 2020
43 min
Jonny Betts – The Westerner Who Thrives In The Clinch
Jonny Betts is a Muay Thai fighter from Tiger Muay Thai in Phuket who’s made a name for himself as one of the country’s foremost western clinchers. As a ten-year veteran of Thailand’s fight scene, Johnny has a wealth of experience and knowledge about Muay Thai, which he shares in this episode of The Muay Thai Show hosted by John Wolcott.
Aug 19, 2020
48 min
Frances Watthanaya – The Canadian Who's Changing Lives In Rural Thailand
Frances Watthanaya and her husband Boom run Wor. Watthana in Northeast Thailand, a Muay Thai gym dedicated to helping the lives of the village’s at-risk youth. Discover why the Canadian-turned-Thailand expat is so passionate about helping impoverished children through Thailand’s national sport in this episode of The Muay Thai Show hosted by John Wolcott.
Aug 10, 2020
55 min
Sam Gough – The Englishman Who Calls Thailand Home
Sam Gough is a professional Muay Thai fighter who trains and fights out of Kiatphontip Gym in Bangkok. He’s currently waiting for restrictions to lift so he can get back to Thailand, where his life and career wait for him. Learn more about the Englishman’s journey through the art of eight limbs in this episode of The Muay Thai Show.
Aug 4, 2020
50 min
James Nichol – Muay Thai Nutrition Without The Drastic Sacrifices
James Nichol is a professional Muay Thai fighter and Mac Nutrition Uni certified nutritionist. His mission is to help you overcome your nutritional and psychological obstacles so you can level up your athletic performance. Discover how to properly fuel your body without making drastic sacrifices in this episode of The Muay Thai Show.
Jul 27, 2020
45 min
Don Heatrick – Performance Science For Muay Thai Fighters And Coaches
Don Heatrick is a professional Muay Thai fighter and expert on Muay Thai performance training. His mission is to help coaches and fighters bridge the gap between strength and conditioning, performance science, and Muay Thai. Find out how to get stronger, faster, and more powerful in this episode of The Muay Thai Show.
Jul 17, 2020
55 min
Vincent Scully – How To Receive A Sak Yant In Thailand
Vincent Scully is a professional tattooer and Muay Thai enthusiast from New Jersey, USA. In 2012, he came to Thailand to receive a sak yant that covered his entire head from Arjahn Thoy. Find out what the experience was like for the American tattooer and what he’d do differently next time around in this episode of The Muay Thai Show.
Jul 13, 2020
59 min
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