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Turkey Awarded Host of the 2023 IFMA Youth World Championships

Malaysia, undoubtfully will be remembered as one of the largest and incredibly organized Youth World Championships in the IFMA history. The IFMA concept of bringing the youth together in one spot, to ensure safety to respect environment and the mixing of cultural, education and sporting exchange and above all, fun and friendship is key to […]

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IFMA Awards Gala

The traditional IFMA Youth Awards Gala brought together all athletes, coaches, officials and volunteers in spectacular fashion. The outstanding contributions and achievements were once again officially recognized in true Muaythai and IFMA style promoting unity and solidarity and above all, friendship. The evening started with the winners of the Wai Kru and Mae Mai Muaythai […]

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Day 8 of the IFMA Youth World Championships: Cultural Day in Kuala Lumpur

The IFMA Youth World Championships is more than just sporting competition. IFMA values and promotes educational and cultural exchange. Day 8 of the IFMA YWC2022 was a rest day and the athletes were given the opportunity to learn and explore top landmarks of one of the world’s most modern cities — Kuala Lumpur. They discovered […]

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2022 Youth World Championship Medals

IFMA believes in blending sport with culture and education and the respect and understanding between the athletes. The spirit of friendship, solidarity and fair play plays an important role. At the end of every competition, IFMA awards and recognizes the talents of the youth in different ways Muaythai Combat, Wai Kru, Mae Mai Muaythai and […]

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Teams are Getting Ready for the Opening Ceremony

The IFMA Youth World Championships 2022 is a celebration of the youth of the world, of determination and a human spirit. The ongoing pandemic has affected all of us. Events had to be postponed or cancelled for the first time in modern history, the Olympic and paralympic games had to be postponed by one year. […]

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History will be made in Malaysia

The IFMA YWC is with no doubt, one of IFMA’s flagship events bringing together youth from all five continents in sporting, cultural and educational exchange. IFMA believes in unity in diversity which is based on one of the most important foundational philosophies of respect – respecting social cultures and backgrounds, gender and opinions, IFMA enhances […]

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Muaythai Officially Included in the 2017 SEA Games

Today is truly a historical day for our South East Asian member federations, as muaythai (muay) has been officially included into the SEA Games for the 2017 edition in Kuala Lumpur. Tan Sri Tunku Imran Tuanku Jaafar, President of the Olympic Council of Malaysia has announced the final 38 sports with the final 4 being judo, triathlon, […]