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IFMA Champions Booking Their Tickets to the World Games

IFMA is the sole governing body for all muaythai with the WMC overseeing the professional rule sets. This has been the success story for many years and if you look at the former World Games and World Combat Games champions you can see the likes of Buakaw, Yodsaenklai, Superbon, Shevchenko, Vakhitov, Levin, Kulebin and the […]

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Teams Heading to the Motherland for the IFMA 2021 World Championships

Teams from around the world are checking into airports to board their flights to Bangkok and some have already touched down in the Motherland for the 2021 IFMA World Championships. Team UAE had a huge send off at the Abu Dhabi Airport and the Director of UAE Muaythai and IFMA Executive Board Member Tareq Al Muhairi, […]

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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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#MuaythaiConnects Art of 8 Limbs and Wai Kru from the Athletes of Trinbago

Trinidad welcomes you back to the land of steel pans, Carnival, soca, gorgeous beaches and lush greenery. The Trinbago Athletes: Crystal Mahabir, Aiden Seepersad, Alyssa Nanan, Kaleem Mohammed, Damien Ablack and Darian Rajkumar Celebrate the Art of the 8 Limbs through shadow boxing and padwork and the traditions of the Wai Kru with you today.

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#MuaythaiConnects2.0 Wai Kru from the South African Savanna

Welcome to South Africa! Greetings from the South African sun. Our hearts beat Muaythai! Grassroots development has always been of precedence amongst the South African Muaythai Federation, which is one of IFMA’s oldest members. One of the SAMF’s most successful campaigns has been the Muaythai Against Drugs Campaign which was officially adopted in 2007. The […]

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#MuaythaiConnects Wai Kru from Turkey

Hello from beautiful Turkey. We all remember the fond memories in Antalya at the 2019 Youth World Championships where the athletes, regardless of social background, race or religion, lived together, trained together, competed, participated in the unforgettable talent show and social initiative and above all, had fun and made new friendships. We certainly can’t wait […]

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#MuaythaiConnects Encouraging Social Message from Sri Lankan Youth

Sri Lanka Muaythai once again says hello to all of you with a message of hope, peace and cultural understanding from the young and inspiring, Fahid Ishak who is only 9 years old. This is the power of sport, the power of Muythai and the message of Olympism. Sri Lankan Muaythai is proud to be […]