Youth athletes moving up to join the senior muaythai levels

IFMA runs a strong youth programme, with an annual Youth World Championships as the focus, and a number of those young athletes graduated to senior ranks at the Cancun 2018 championships. Some even won medals on their first outing, proving the value of competition at a young age.

Three Youth Muaythai Medals for one Family

The Curtain siblings from Australia won three medals at the IFMA Youth Worlds earlier this year, claiming two golds and a bronze medal. Twins Emily and Sophie Curtain turned 16 during the tournament but didn’t let that excitement distract from their golden mission. Brother Bradley in the older division claimed  bronze adding to the family’s […]

Youth conference addresses a healthy muaythai life

During the IFMA Youth World Championships, the world’s young muaythai leaders join together for a conference discussing muaythai from their standpoint. This year IFMA youth from 79 countries come together in the athletes’ hotel to discuss doping, education and sport.

The Muaythai Kid from Lebanon is ready for the IFMA Youth Championships!

Youth muaythai athletes are training hard for the Youth Muaythai World Championships in August, and none more so than Ramadan Ondash from Lebanon, gold medal winner in 2016 at 25kgs. He featured in Paris Match magazine recently, and this is what they had to say: Nine year old Lebanese Champion Ramadan Ondash is collecting victories […]