Fear of fighting

If you are training martial arts and participating in competitions, or if you are a beginner and you are a sparring wi9th more experienced partners, then you probably know that feeling…


You are not alone … I am sure every competitor and athlete has to deal with it and that it is important, if you want to develop your fighting skills further.

You may be wondering how to overcome the fear of a fighting. In this article, I will […]

Reasons not to compete

In my last article, I wrote about the good and bad reasons for a competition. Of course there is also a couple of good, as well as bad reasons why you should not participate in a competition. This it will be the topic of this article …

In contrast to many other countries, for example Thailand, everybody has a choice, whether he fights or not. We are not financially dependent on getting into the ring. It […]

Reasons to have a martial arts competition

If you are training in combat sports like Boxing, Muay Thai, M.M.A. or Karate, then you will surely come to a certain point were you think about trying out your learned techniques in a competition.

As with almost everything in life, there are good and bad reasons to compete. Just as there are also good and bad reasons not to participate in a competition. In the past I had good and bad excuses to not have a fight. […]