Training problem

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  1. GarouMAX

    GarouMAX Souled

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    I practice Muay Thai, but at the moment I don't really have any real place to train. There is this one place where I can get sparring partners, but the thing is, they all weigh about 100kg, while I only weigh about 68 kg (that's a little less than 155lbs I believe). Also, I'm not trying to brag, but I am a lot better technically than they are, while they are physically a lot more powerful. I'm also frequently injured as a result of sparring with these guys.

    I also feel that I may get so used to fighting bigger slower guys, that a guy my weight with a lot of speed may overwhelm me. My other option is this other gym that has a spacious, empty room with a great looking heavy bag. If I were to choose that option, then I would basically be training on my own, until I can one day be reunited with my Coach, who is in another country.

    So, what do you guys think I should do considering the options that are currently available to me? I hope I didn't write too much, but any advice would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.
     
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    GarouMAX Souled

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    Oh, and I forgot to mention...

    There is a really good Kyokushin gym that I know of, with lots of sparring partners my weight and a good teacher. I was thinking I coULd just train there for now, and travel to Thailand to train whenever I have a vacation (that option is available to me). But I'm not a Karate fighter, I'm a Thaiboxer, so I'm a little reluctant to do that just yet. Thanks again for all your future help.
     
  3. Marvin Covar

    Marvin Covar Amateur Fighter

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    train with the big guys until your coach returns, it's better than training on your own.
     
  4. farmboy

    farmboy Banned Banned

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    Forget that, train at the Kyokushin dojo! You'll get intruduced to a totally different realm of fighting, and learn a lot. Plus, you may find some ways to possibly strengthen some weaknesses in your MT game, while returning the favour to your Kyokushin training partners.
     
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    farmboy Banned Banned

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    Just run a search and check out some of the Kyokushin videos that have been posted. Those guys are bad asses.
     
  6. phenomfan1529

    phenomfan1529 Brown Belt

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    i agree with farmboy, go to the kyokushin gym
     
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    Thanks for the advice, guys.
     

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