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IFMA Virtual Championships: Shadow Box

Every Muaythai training starts with athletes shadow boxing to polish their skills for their competition. IFMA is taking Shadow Box to the next level making it a separate competition for participants of the Virtual Muaythai Championships. This competition will focus on the contestants’ ability to demonstrate the attack and defence skill and technique in the […]

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2021 To See Direct Qualifiers For The World Games

The qualification events for The World Games have never been more tense and exciting as for the Birmingham edition. Whereas some IFMA athletes already secured the spot for the 2022 Games others can jump from 0 to the top of the list with all IFMA events being direct qualifiers for The World Games 2022 in […]

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Thumbs Up for IFMA YWC

IFMA prides itself on its youth development ensuring that the athletes and the youth are at the centre of IFMA’s work. The values of Muaythai and IFMA focus on youth development and social exchange. IFMA as an IOC recognised organisation promotes the Olympic spirit of excellence, friendship and respect. The IFMA youth world championship, in […]

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Faces of IFMA Gold Medalists

IFMA World Championships 2019 updated the IFMA gold medal tally with some athletes defending their titles and some wearing the IFMA gold medal  for the first time in their lives.  Such athletes like Igor Liubchenko, Alena Liashkevich, Nili Block again became the best in their weight divisions showing the highest level of muaythai. Both Igor […]

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Launch of the IFMA #MuaythaiConnects Social Challenge

EVERYONE LOVES A CHALLENGE! #MuaythaiConnects The HQ of IFMA and UTS are presenting #muaythaiconnects, an opportunity, a fun challenge which you will not only share with the muaythai community but all those who follow your journey. This is an opportunity to contribute towards bringing positivity as we work to overcome Covid-19 and continue to use […]

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The Rise of the Sudanese Muaythai

Only two years ago the Sudanese Muaythai Federation appeared on the muaythai map of the world establishing itself as a recognsed sport federation in Sudan. So many youth of Sudan have been inspired by the career and achievements of the former world muaythai champion and hero to many Faisal Zakaria Diamond Flyer and today this […]

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World Health Day 2020

The World Health Day is a global health awareness day celebrated every year on April 7th. Under the sponsorship of the World Health Organisation. The first World Health Assembly held in 1948 was to raise global awareness on specific themes related to health. Today the global health workers are at the forefront of Covid-19 in […]

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IFMA Contribution To UNESCO Publication: Youth Development Through Martial Arts

UNESCO has a long standing history of supporting youth in a proactive manner that places them right where they should be, at the centre. The uniqueness and vast array of qualities martial arts and combat sports have, was given acknowledgement by UNESCO particularly towards positive development of youth. The GAISF family has 15 IOC and/or […]