Thai Boxing in Leeds @ Bad Company Gym

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Richard Smith

About Richard Smith

Christian, Husband & Dad to 3. Founder & head trainer at Bad Company Thai Boxing Gym, one of the most successful gyms in the UK.
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    Open sparring – Junior Thai Boxing and MMA afternoon Sunday 17 September

Open sparring – Junior Thai Boxing and MMA afternoon Sunday 17 September

All are welcome to our open sparring for Thai Boxing and MMA on Sunday 17 September from 12.30pm at the gym. 

This will be a ’round robin’ type event where kids change partners every round and get as many rounds in as possible. 

All around welcome from any gym with their trainers at any level from beginners to experienced fighters. Liam Harrison, JJordan Watson and Dawid Zan will be there to so some sparring with the kids too! 

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    Our next interclub/junior & novice fights will be on Saturday 7 October at Ramgarhia Sports Centre..

Our next interclub/junior & novice fights will be on Saturday 7 October at Ramgarhia Sports Centre..

We will be running our next event event at Ramgarhia Sports Centre on 7 October. This will include interclub bouts for adults and juniors, plus fights for adult novices and Juniors at all levels.

This will be the usual format of 2 (or possibly 3)  rings all fights with shin pads & 16oz gloves for adults, shin pads, 10oz gloves and body armour for juniors. 

Entry is £10 for participants and spectators. £5 for junior spectators. 

If any gyms have fighters to […]

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Interview with Don Heatrick at the Yokkao Show

Don Heatrick interviewed Richard at th recent Yokkao show about fighter training, fight preparation, diet and more…..

 

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Bad Company are sponsored by Yokkao.

Bad Company and Yokkao have officially agreed a sponsorship deal and Yokkao equip the gym.

Bad Company is the Official Yokkao Training Centre in the UK. We stock Yokkao equipment for sale at the gym.

This is great news for the gym. Thanks to Jack Thaiboxingstore and Stefania Muay Thai Combat-com for their help with setting this up.

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    The hardest part of Muay Thai is walking into the gym for the first time…

The hardest part of Muay Thai is walking into the gym for the first time…

(who wouldn’t be intimidated if they saw one of these faces when they walked into the gym!)
One of the most inspiring things I remember over that past 5 years was a guy walking into our gym at 140kg one day. He could hardly make it up the stairs.

If I’d had to bet I would have bet anything he wouldn’t stick at it. But He did and 5 years later he’s still coming and at one point he was down […]

Children’s classes at Bad Company

We have 3 weekly classes available for children from 6-12yrs, from beginners and new starters to fighters.

These are taught by senior instructor Richard Smith and Joe Craven who has come through the junior ranks himself and is now making a big name as a fighter.

Classes are aimed at learning through fun and teach self confidence, self discipline and self defence.

Muay Thai is a great way of developing children physically – strength, flexibility, mobility, coordination and stamina,  as well as […]