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The Story behind the smile of Rika “Tiny Doll” Ishige

Rika “Tindydoll” Ishige may be Thailand’s most beloved female martial artist today, but she was once disliked and relentlessly bullied by her schoolmates because of her appearance. Her unquestioned and undying self-confidence has not always been so readily available and accessible in Ishige’s arsenal during her youth. While her fierce demeanor in competition was seen on numerous occasions inside the ONE Championship cage, it was during her formative years where the future Thai martial arts superstar endured the fight of her life. During her childhood, Ishige was frequently picked on…

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DD Fitness Bangkok – Fitness Studio Review

Finally I found the motivation to change gyms. I haven’t been really happy with my membership at Atrium Athletic / Health Club for quite a while as it felt like they’re more focusing on appealing to an upper class audience who prefers to take pics of themselves in the gym rather than towards people who actually want to work out. Also the trainers and staff there were mostly (2 of them were super nice though) rather unfriendly and ignorant in the end. Those reasons above let me to look for…

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Thailand. Unplugged. – Saree Jitta – Personal Trainer with a story

Ladies & Gentlemen, boys and girls, children of all ages! Once more I would like to welcome you to another interview here on my-thai.org. Besides being pretty intersting it also marks the first iteration of my-thai.org’s “Thailand. Unplugged.” vlog & podcast series. Which means you can not only read about the interview but actually also watch it on youtube or listen to it on soundcloud. Saree Jitta – Personal Trainer with a story When talking about her life story and the changes she’s made, Saree usually starts to talk about the…

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Get Ready To Rumble! – ONE Championship Warriors of the World GIVEAWAY!

As we announced earlier that ONE Championship is bringing world class Martial Arts back to Bangkok my-thai.org is happy to also announce that we got some cool tickets for our followers and readers up for grabs. As this is a Martial Arts event we obviously can’t just hand those tickets out, but you’ll have to ‘fight’ for them. Not literally of course though, metaphorically, with quip and creativity. What exactly it is you are fighting for you ask? Good question. We got 5×2 category 4 tickets to earn. Now that…

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One Championship Martial Arts Back in Bangkok – Warriors of the World – Get promotional ticket prices!

After a huge success with its last, and first ever, Bangkok based iteration of a world class Mixed Martial Arts event, Asia’s largest global sports media property, One Championship, is bringing the action back to the city of angels. Last time we witnessed the “Warrior Kingdom” event breaking barriers and introducing the land of Muay Thai to Mixed Martial Arts. The crowd seemed to love it and hence it only makes sense for ONE to come back to Bangkok and put on another great show. This time around the marquee…

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My-Thai.org x Creamerys – First Time Muay Thai [vlog]

Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, children of all ages. This week there’s another cool collaboration happening here on my-thai.org. This time it’s Creamerys taking over and vlogging about her first Muay Thai class ever. If you encourage her enough maybe she’ll stick to it and we’ll see a my-thai.org vs. creamerys Muay Thai fight down the line ;-) If you liked the video, subscribe to her youtube channel, follow her on IG and read her blog! If you want to know more about Muay Thai, maybe some of our posts…

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My-Thai.org x Rommate Hacks @ ONE Championship Press Conference

ONE Championship, Asia’s biggest sports entertainment company, just recently held another Press Conference here in Bangkok in order to promote their December 9 event, “Warriors of the World”. As I wasn’t able to make it in person, I teamed up with the vloggers of Roommate Hacks in order to bring you a short best of video with the highlights form said press conference and a few words by ONE CEO Chatri Sityodtong and the fighting couple and upcoming Thai fight stars Shannon ‘OneShin” Wiratchai and Rika “Tiny Doll” Ishige. Check…

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Arsenal Soccer School – Soccer & Beachvolleyball in Bangkok [review]

When looking for places to play football (soccer, for my American friends acquaintances) you are quite likely to come across one of the ‘soccer (Argh!) schools’ here in Bangkok. One of them is the Arsenal Soccer School in the Prah Khanong district of the city of angels. As I often end up playing Beachvolleyball there as they are one of the few venues with a Beachvolleyball court for rent, I thought I’ll let you know my thoughts about this place. Location of Arsenal Soccer School It’s located in the Prah…

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Muay Thai for beginners – how to start & what do you need?

After having posted quite a lot about Muay Thai here on my-thai.org I received lots of questions from readers who said ‘that all looks cook, but I could never do that, it’s too scary’. With this article I try to give you some insights and information in regards how to start Muay Thai training and highlight that there’s nothing to be afraid of. Let’s jump right into it! Muay Thai = Fighting. Fighting is scary. Well, fighting obviously can be scary, however not everybody who trains Muay Thai actually plans…

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One Championship: Shanghai [recap]

One Championship had another big event last weekend. Didn’t have much time to talk about it this week but luckily the guys over there at ONE provided me with the video further down. In the main event of ONE CHAMPIONSHIP: SHANGHAI, reigning ONE Welterweight World Champion and one of the best martial artists in the world pound-for-pound, Ben “Funky” Askren of the United States easily took care of Zebaztian “The Bandit” Kadestam of Sweden, taking his younger foe down to the mat at will with his world-class wrestling and finishing…

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