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Boxing has been called the sweet science for hundreds of years. It has a lineage that stretches from ancient Ethiopia all the way to the advent of MMA. In studying boxing, the student will explore mathematics, geometry but most...
The lead up to a martial arts competition can be fairly stressful, especially if it's your first time competing. The anticipation for the big day paired with a somewhat lack of competition knowledge is definitely daunting. With that in...
Mid last week Hollywood was the venue for a new age Karate tournament system, where the fighters enter the pit to battle it out for victory. It's been a long time since I've watched a straight out Karate style fight....
Last year was by far the most successful year for King of Kings. With sixteen events in ten different countries, the European promotion was one of the busiest in the fight business. However, as they say, "Rome was not...
Do it right: Muay Thai training tips Whether you are new to Muay Thai or a regular face at the gym, training mistakes are something which need to be identified, reviewed and worked on in order to improve your journey. Everyone...
Best face sunscreens One of the best things about summer is the ability to train outdoors. While I've been in Perth over the holiday period, I have loved getting out of the gym and running by the ocean. But since...
Review of the year 2018 This year has been exciting, sometime challenging, yet very productive. Below is a quick summary from the top of the head of what has happened during the last 365 days. In February the Ultimate Fighting Championship...
HydraFacial treatment There are so many beauty treatments out there, some effective and others not so much. I'm always keen to test out new skin care offerings, so last week I tried the HydraFacial at MIRA Clinic in Perth. The HydraFacial...
What is ring rust in combat sports and how to deal with it There is an argument whether the ring rust in combat sports is a real thing or not. From my experience I can say it indeed exists from...
Honolulu 'Carnage' After five weeks of training camp in Newport Beach, California it was time to head to the island of Honolulu, Hawaii for the last preparation of Dustin Barca, and promotion of Bellator MMA event on December 15. On...
For many people the gym is home away from home, but what if you could bring the gym to your home? Wouldn't that be perfect? The martial art of Muay Thai is no different. You don't need to build a...
Muay Thai fighting experience By definition experience is the knowledge or mastery of something by way of either being involved in it or exposed to it. Muay Thai fighting certainly requires the first one. One can say it is impossible...
Muay Thai for everyone Centuries back "The Art of Eight Limbs" was the Martial Art used by Thai soldiers in a real warfare in case of becoming unarmed. Later it has become the national sport of Thailand, and once was...
Carnage Striking I finished off 2018 with two Carnage Striking Muay Thai seminars held over the past few weeks, firstly in Minneapolis and then in Seattle. It's always great to meet new people from all across the country, and now that...
Editor's blog One can say the industry of combat sports is a narrow niche. It is perhaps indeed quite far from food, health and fitness, for example, where almost everybody can relate. Nevertheless, each fighting discipline has its own fans. Whether...

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Lilian Dikmans
Lilian Dikmans is an Australian model, actor, Muay Thai fighter and founder of Real Food Healthy Body. She is a feature writer and presenter at FIGHTMAG.