Interview of CHADET PONSAKNOISIICHANG says PIDET (trainer in Jocky Gym) by Serge TREFEU (2008)
Serge TREFEU: Hello, that are you good shape?
PIDET: Yes, Very well
What old are you?
Where you come from?
I come from Maha Sarakham in the area of Isaan. A city to 50 km of Kon Kaen.
It is the same city or was born Seanchai Sor Kingstar?
You are married, have children?
Not, I am not married and I do not have a child. I am a trainer since the 26 years age, and that takes much time in my life…
Do you have brothers and sisters?
Yes, I have a sister and four brothers
Did your brothers make boxing?
Yes, my big brother Ponsakchiichang was a good boxer. And my little brother Ponsaklek was also a very good fighter. We are a family of fighters!
Were you brawler when you were child?
Not too, I have to brawl two or three times, it is all…
You began the Muay Thai at which age?
Towards the 8 years age
How did you discover boxing?
It is my big brother Ponsakchiichang who made me discover boxing. It trained in front of at home, outside the house…
Your first fight you had which age?
Towards the 9 years age, I gained 15 baht (0,30 euros)…
You began the boxing in which camp?
It was not in a camp, it was at home. I ‘m train with my brothers
You came to which age to Bangkok for fight and in which camp?
I came at 17 years. Accesses I went to the camp Peuntoui, Oneself Sasana. I did not remain long time, two months only. After I am to leave in Jocky Gym
Since age the 17 years you are in Jocky Gym?
Yes, since 26 years that I am here…
Today you became trainer, here in Jocky, since how long?
Since more than twenty years…
At did your time you gain belts of the stadiums of Bangkok?
I was Lumpinee Champion. I preserved the belt of the 108 lbs (48 kg) for a long time. I was also three times Thailand Champion!
And in Radja stadium you gained a belt?
In Radja I had fought much much but never for a belt
How much do you have make fights?
I have make 242 fights.
How much wins?
I have 200 wins, 40 losses and 2 draws
You gained fights by K.O?
Yes much, a hundred…
Hundred by K.O, you are a puncher, you have a style toymat rather (with the fists) ?
Not, I was rather Fimeuu (technician) but I was K.O my adversaries with all the techniques of the Muay Thai, feet, knees, fists, elbows…
You remember one of your hardest fight?
Against Samansap and especially against Cantaloni Payakaroon (brother of Samath Payakaroon), a very hard fight. At the time, Cantaloni was one of the best boxers of Thailand…
You already went to fight abroad?
Not, ever fought abroad
You know French fighters?
Yes, I know Stong Skarbowsky, Stephan Nikiema and Dany Bill. When they came in Jocky, it is me which training them…
Who is for you the foreign fighter most extremely of these last years?
For me it is Stong Skarbowsky. It was good technically but it had especially an incredible punch!
Thank you to have answered our questions and chookdee
Thank you, Chookdee
Pidet is one of the best trainers of the country as well as his colleague Pipa, it formed with Pipa of the great champions in Thailand. Somrak, Robert Kaennorasing, Leudcila and Seanchai are often passed to the paos with Master Pidet…