Challenges create opportunities and to ensure that the IFMA youth stay physically and mentally active, IFMA has developed the #MuaythaiConnects initiative for all ages and levels. It is about engaging, fostering and promoting muaythai as a cultural art form. Showcasing the Wai Kru competitions, the Art of 8 Limbs through Shadow Boxing and Pad Work […]
An early morning start is the first lesson for youth taking part in the Discover Muaythai project in Malaysia; offering discipline and hope for teens who have lost their way. Already in its third round of funding and action, the partnership between muaythai and social groups is showing the true meaning of community sport.
Here at IFMA we often say muaythai is for everybody, but maybe even we didn’t understand how true that can be. Up to 100 elderly residents in Italian nursing homes come to weekly lessons, and the coaches say it’s given everyone a new lease of life including the muaythai community.
Christin Fiedler needs no introduction in the world of Muaythai. She is a multiple national champion, representing Austria in all major IFMA tournaments, had the honour to deliver the IFMA Athlete’s Oath at the IFMA World Championship and is a true ambassador for Muaythai. Besides representing Austria in different events, Christin is also part of […]
Giving back and making a positive contribution to society has always been one of the objectives of Muaythai and as we all know, children are our future. The WMC and IFMA run many initiatives world-wide to give youth that did not have a fair start in life, or might have headed down the wrong path, […]
The third part of the IFMA Members Workshop focused on IFMA’s “Sport Is Your Gang” project. The presentation opened with a video of Muaythai social projects, followed by clips of some of Muaythai’s champions speaking about their life experiences with Muaythai and showing their support for “Sport Is Your Gang.” IFMA was happy to introduce […]