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The evidence is in. Pre fight rituals boost confidence and performance, fact!
Pre fight superstitions and rituals are an inherent part of all combat sports, and are baked into the culture of Muay Thai. From Pra Jiad arm bands, Mongkhon headgear, lucky amulets, and sak yant tattoos, to wai kru and ram muay dances, modern day Muay Thai still carries many of the ancient Siam superstitions and rituals from its battlefield origins thousands of years ago.
But what are these fighters onto? And how can seemingly irrational pre fight rituals boost confidence and competitive performance?
Further notes and resources at https://heatrick.com/2022/12/02/how-pre-fight-ritual-boosts-confidence-performance-part-1/
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