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Adaptogens for Nak Muay

By: Janice Lyn, Athletes Commission Chair & Holistic Nutritionist Hello again my fellow muaythai practitioners and enthusiasts. Last time I spoke about 6 important tips to boost your performance. I hope you have incorporated these tips as a part of your nutrition program because it can really be a game changer. In the world of […]

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The Mission of Safe Sport

Overcoming challenges and winning despite all obstacles builds character. It is the source of inspiration for many. However, some sports organizations measure success only in gold medals, for they are the source of funding. The adoption of a win-at-all-costs culture boosts the career of the coach and the organization but may risk neglecting the wellbeing […]

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One Standard Muaythai Soft Launch

Challenges create opportunities and the Covid-19 pandemic has certainly been a challenge for not only muaythai, but for sport and the livelihood of many in general worldwide. Out of this unprecedented challenge revealed an opportunity to reach and engage so many more athletes and practitioners of muaythai through the advancement of an online education platform. […]

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Highlighting an IFMA Member’s outstanding accomplishments!

It was 2018 when Muaythai Colombia burst onto the international stage driven by a team of talented coaches led by a determined President and gentleman, David Gonzalez Escobar. After the World Championships in Cancun, 2018, David was inspired, he wasted no time setting big strategic goals for muaythai in his country. His goals were fourfold: […]

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Technical Official Spotlight: Mardel Claro

Introducing one of our very special International Technical Officials Mardel Claro, she is the perfect example of what you can accomplish if you put your heart and mind into what you want to achieve. Mardel lives in the Philippines and has been an official since 2014. She is one of IFMA’s top female referee’s and […]

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6 Tips for Nutrition to Boost Performance

Increased activity levels, sweating and tissue wear and tear through rigorous training in elite athletes requires special support. Incorporate these 6 tips into your regime to help boost health, energy and performance. TIP #1 Macronutrients. Ensure you are eating adequate macronutrients for your body type and activity level. The proportions provided are just a skeleton. […]

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IFMA’s Strategy Against Short Term Weight Cutting

Athlete health and safety is a priority of IFMA, and mandate of the IFMA Medical Commission. Through the years we have seen that many athletes engage in extreme flash weight cutting methods to pass the weigh in check for their desired weight category. Weight reduction is not something that should be done in short term. […]