Sunday, March 24, 2013

York Muay Thai's 3 year Anniversary Party: UNITY - May 4th, 2013! Save the date!

YMT and myself would like to invite you to come and celebrate our 3 year anniversary on May 4th 2013. Over the years I have had the extreme pleasure of being a part of the BEST community that Muay Thai has to offer.

Thank you Muay Thai community for constantly supporting my school and I.

We are lining up a fantastic night for you once again. 
$25 admission gets you:

- 15 LIVE Muay Thai fights.
- Push Up or Chin Up COMPETITION!
- Discount Muay Thai gear, Coffee and Tea, Clothing.
- Smart Guards mouthguard fittings!
- A BBQ with healthy and non healthy eats!
- Prizes and raffles!
- Video presentation.

The night's events are subject to change, but stay tuned...we are just as excited as you are :)

Go to the Facebook link below to vote on a Push up or Chin up competition!! 

Facebook event invite & RSVP:

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Kaoponlek vs Visanupon

The right place, right time, right technique = quick finish. This is one of many examples. Be accurate, be strong, be smart.

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

New Shipment of Gear!

York Muay Thai just got it's newest shipment of training gear from Thailand (March 2013):

Bag Gloves: smaller gloves designed to develop technique, smashing bags and pads.

Sparring gloves: bigger gloves with lots of cushioning for protection when punching a partner.
Leather Shin Guards: protect both shins and feet, thicker and more secure than "cloth/sock" guards.

Thai Pads: New leather pads for target practice smashing

All equipment from this shipment are from the Thaismai brand. If you are missing something, grab it now! Gear is already in limited supply

Sunday, March 17, 2013

Marcus vs Levin

Lion Fight Muay Thai Light Heavyweight title fight. March 16, 2013 in Vegas:

Congratulations Simon! Also much respect to Natalie Yip for a strong fight against the champ!

Friday, March 15, 2013

Simon Marcus vs Artem Levin/ Natalie Yip vs Tiffany Van Soest: The MTiL Interview by Kru Jenypher + Photos by Allen Chung

This is Part 3 and 4 of the "Meet the Canadians Series" interviews.

York Muay Thai's Kru Jen interviews Simon Marcus for Muay Thai is Life dot com. Simon discusses training for and fighting Artem Levin, his relationship with his trainer, and his philosohpy on fighting. She then interviews Natalie Yip, discussing her experiences in training and fighting, as well as her thoughts on fighting Tiffany Van Soest.

YMT's Allen Chung was also on site to take some slick photos of Simon and Natalie training with Ajahn Suchart. Full album here:


Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Kru Clifton Seminar THIS Saturday March 13/13 (12-4pm)- please note class cancellations

Don't forget THIS Saturday's 11:30 and 1:30pm classes are cancelled as we will be having a seminar with Kru Clifton from 12pm to 4pm!

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Muay Thai Moment #8

Brought to us by Mike Da Costa

Sunday, March 10, 2013

Photos of York Muay Thai from the weekend (click each to enlarge)

  Photos of PC Patrick and Anita getting ready to represent YMT! 

March 8th and March 10th respectively.
Love Respect and Believe.

Damien Alamos vs Thongchai Sithongsak (video)

One shot can decide it all. You've seen it with fighters of all calibers. The amount of time, dedication and spirit put into training cannot always be measured by the performance of a fighter on any given day.

Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Interview with Natalie Yip on Lion Fight Promotions

Natalie talks to Muay Thai Authority dot com about her upcoming pro debut fighting the WBC champ Tiffany Van Soest! This will be the co-main event fight of Lion Fight 9, which also headlines the heavily anticipated Simon Marcus-Artem Levin match up.

Sunday, March 3, 2013

Friday, March 1, 2013

Kru Jen interviews Matt Embree and Mikey Perez for Muay Thai is Life dot com

Two of  Canada and Toronto's best Muay Thai fighters will be fighting on Push Kick Promotions professional Muay Thai card tomorrow night. Matt Embree of Siam no 1, and Kru Mikey Perez who runs South Side Muay Thai. 
Kru Jen sat down with both to discuss their upcoming bouts, as well as what makes these guys do what they do.