I Want to Be a Ninja

Today was a day to get used to everything again in Thailand.  I was totally lethargic today.  The day started off with some miscellaneous errands here and there.  The highlight of the day was the night time training.  There is something really cool about training outside in the night.  This set the mood for our movie: Ninja Assassin! [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5rjxc9L3Jnw] Ok …

In Thailand!

Ok, I’ve finally made it here!  It took us awhile, but when we landed we found Pak (he coordinates Mehdi’s training in Thailand) and we were whisked away to our accommodations.  Before we got there though, we had to stop off at another hotel and grab Fred, one of Mehdi’s students on the way.  We are staying at the President …

Union

The word “Yoga” is said to stem from Sanskrit and it can mean union or  discipline.  Some have interpreted the word to mean a union of the body, mind and soul.  I can tell you that I definitely did not have that union yesterday  morning.  I had my 1st private lesson with Lori in Yoga.  Lori owns her own studio …

Day #4 of Mehdi’s Training

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d8ngUfy7gxo] Day 4.  Man is my shoulders and elbows feeling it!  Got in today, later in the day and Mehdi decided to do a light day. Mehdi is close to his match (Dec 4) and is still trying to organize his flights to Thailand, due to their internal chaotic state.  So we settled on 5 rounds, 3 minutes in length …

Kru Mehdi Preparing for His 3rd Muay Thai Championship Belt!

Hey guys,  I will be gone this week to help my Kru, Mehdi Pouroskoui at his club in Vancouver prepare for his upcoming championship bout.  Mehdi is the #1 contender for the World Professional Muay Thai Federation champion belt, and will be fighting mid-December in Thailand.  I flew in on Friday night, and hanged with my good buddy Josip Juros.  We …