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IFMA Athletes’ Commission Chair, Janice Lyn, Joins the ITA Education Ambassadors Team

IFMA’s zero tolerance for doping is a top priority. IFMA’s efforts are focused on prevention through detection and deterrence and certainly one of the key missions is to ensure proper education towards the athletes and athlete support personnel. Since 2017 ITA has been established as an independent organization specialized in managing anti-doping programs. IFMA signed […]

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2022 IFMA Athletes World Conference

The IFMA Athletes Commission invited the IFMA Athletes of the world to the 2022 IFMA Athletes Conference at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center. The conference was hosted by the IFMA Athletes Commission Chair, Janice Lyn from Canada and Vice Chair, Lennert Swart from South Africa. IFMA believes education is the key to success and […]

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IFMA Athletes Chair has a Word

The Chair of the IFMA Athletes’ Commission briefed the muaythai community and press on the upcoming IFMA World Championships from the 5th -12th of December in Bangkok Ms. Lyn first thanked the Royal Thai government for being the host of this event which is held in memory of the His Majesty the late King Rama […]

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2021 International Athletes Forum Highlights:

As the biggest IAF to date got underway, nearly 2,000 athlete representatives had registered to join moderator Jeanette Kwakye, an Olympic sprinter, IOC AC Chair Kirsty Coventry, and a host of other keynote speakers in the first-ever digital edition of the Forum to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the IOC’s Athletes’ Commission (AC) and also […]

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IFMA and MAP Joint Seminar

Thirty of the highest certified instructors of the Philippines participated in a 3-day educational workshop. The workshop was opened by the General Secretary of the Philippines Muaythai Association, Pearl Managuelod who is also an IFMA Executive Board member and an Executive Board member of the National Olympic Committee of the Philippines. Miss Managuelod outlined the importance of the cooperation between the National Federation and International […]

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Olympic Boosts for Muaythai

In recent weeks, all major newspapers and television stations have reported on the world development of muaythai since the Prime Minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha congratulated IFMA on their achievement of getting muaythai into the European Games and the inclusion in many other games. Thailand understands that this is the elite level of sport where superstars like Yodsanklai, Superbon, Buakaw, Yodwicha […]

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IFMA Athlete Commission Co-Hosts Health and Wellness Webinar

The Chair of the IFMA Athletes’ Commission and Holistic Nutritionist, Janice Lyn and Garnet Santicruz, Certified Massage Therapist, Personal Trainer and Director of MOA Living, have joined forces over the pandemic to produce an educational webinar series aimed to give athletes, coaches, entourage and athlete support personnel the tools necessary to keep their body, mind, […]