The US Muay Thai Team, The Growth of Muay Thai, Muay Thai Scoring & More with Special Guest Jason Farrell
Jason Farrell, a young coach with a number of national champions under his belt, has been spearheading movements in a positive direction in the realm of US Muay Thai. He has coached fighters (including myself) throughout national tryouts, on world class promotions such as Lion Fight and Glory Kickboxing, and on the world stage as an assistant coach for Team USA in the IFMA and WKA World Championships.
Jason was fired up after this past year’s IFMA World Championships, one reason being the reality of how the US is matching up with the rest of the world. The results of the 2018 IFMA World Championships can be found below:
The concerns are apparent when looking at this image, however, the US is very new to the sport, the best athletes are not competing as sponsorships are almost non-existent, the professionals across the globe have more opportunity to compete in regional championships in preparation for the World Championships and a number of other issues that have we have the power to reprimand.
Having a spokesperson such as Jason, creating conversation and shaking things up is critical in the growth of Muay Thai within the United States. Jason and I hop on the podcast to discuss what each and every one of us can do to instigate the growth of Muay Thai and to elevate our performance as a nation:
Paul Banasiak is a Professional Muay Thai Athlete/addict, 9x champion, trainer, and fitness professional currently living, training, and fighting in Thailand. After leaving medical school without looking back, he decided to fully follow his passion of helping others become the best version of themselves, creating MuayThaiAthlete.com. A website for passionate individuals that want to take their lifestyle, mindset & training to the next level.
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