Time: 36 min

Nakapan Phungephorn of Beta Academy in Washington DC joins me for episode 16. I hit him with a blast of topics to get started; Multiple arts versus the single art got our talk going.

  • Improving the culture and understanding the purpose of training
  • Playing as a form of training in Thailand while at Tiger Muay Thai
  • Preserving the sport of Muay Thai while being exposed to mixed martial arts
  • Travel experiences in Bangkok
  • Watching Muay Thai fights at Rajadamnern during the Tiger King’s Day
  • Taking the plunge of living the martial arts life, starting Beta Academy and balancing time
  • Developing organizational tools
  • Writing down your goals
  • Holding each other accountable with a friend
  • A memory when training for 2016 No Gi Worlds
  • Validating the quality of time management and priorities
  • Reading books but experiment
  • Being all about improvement
  • Maintenance of the body
  • A range of time management skills but being flexible
  • An example of nutrition
  • Finding the trustworthy sources for food
  • The ever changing market
  • Preserving the arts and the need for relationships
  • Common struggles of the personal development
  • Helping students learn what commitment is
  • Pointing in the right direction
  • Always testing

Find and train at Beta Academy in the Washington DC area. Follow this link to learn more.