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“Yut, Chock, Yut, Yaek, Ying!” IFMA’s HERStory about Female Referees

Women’s participation in muaythai 40 years ago was very much unthinkable especially in the motherland of Thailand. In the early 90’s, IFMA and the WMC stood up for gender equality, breaking the history marked by division and discrimination and started a journey with major accomplishments for all stakeholders in the muaythai family and important steps […]

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Amy Birch, One of the True Female Pioneers of Muaythai

Muaythai is and has been my life. Coming from a small country town it is definitely something I would never have anticipated to be my childhood dream. However, from the moment I started to engage in muaythai, the physical and cultural aspects, it has shaped many years of my life. After moving to a bigger […]

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Looking back at “HERStory”… IFMA’s Journey on Female Muaythai

Many organisations are trying to claim credit for the incredible development in female muaythai.  As our older sister in muaythai, an IFMA Vice President, and one of the two female IFMA Continental Presidents, please allow me to take you all on a reflective journey back through the history of female muaythai. “After three years of […]