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FISU University World Cups: 1st General Meeting

IFMA Director Ms. Charissa Tynan took part in the first coordination meeting of the 2022 edition of the FISU University World Cups, Yekaterinburg, Russia. The Local Organising Committee from the first minutes showed why Russia has been awarded the top level sports events, giving the full briefing of the venues, hosting facilities, hotels, field of […]

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Laan Kru Suar Khlong Toei

Over a decade ago, IFMA began the Sport Is Your Gang initiative to create projects for youth from challenged backgrounds and/or impoverished locations to create safe playgrounds. The initiative has seen locations open up from Thailand to Mexico to Peru to the Philippines and many more. In 2014, IFMA received the prestigious Spirit of Sport […]

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Muaythai Is Getting Ready for the United Through Sports Virtual Festival

Over 60 sports and organisations will participate in the United Through Sports Virtual Festival which is under the patronage of the International Committee, Paralympic Committee, and Special Olympics. IFMA President Dr. Sakchye Tapsuwan stated that this event is a fantastic opportunity to bring the youth of the world together and to move forward in these […]

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Kuwait Online Khan Seminar a Big Success

30 participants were selected for a historical online muaythai seminar organised by IFMA and the Kuwait Muaythai Committee in cooperation with the Kuwait Olympic Committee. His Royal Highness Fahad Nasser Sabah President of the KOC designated Doctor Hisham to represent the Kuwait NOC and he welcomed all the delegates lead by IFMA President Doctor Sakchye […]

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Thailand Sets a Synchronized Wai Kru Championships

Over 800 youth participated in the Khob Kru ceremony held by the department of physical education. Youth from schools from all over Thailand came together to honour the traditions of muaythai. IFMA President Dr. Sakchye Tapsuwan was one of the invited guests. He stated that IFMA will continue to protect the ancient traditions and values of muaythai through […]

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Virtual Muaythai Becomes Reality in Afghanistan

Last weekend Afghanistan saw its biggest event ever withparticipants joining and competing at their national event without leavinghome. Afghanistan Virtual Championships 2020 entered the sportshistory books as the fist event held through internet. Hundreds and hundreds ofparticipants across genders and ages registered to perform their skills in fourcompetitions: Shadow Box, Wai Kru, Max Fit, and […]

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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 Arafura Games Deferred to 2023

In a press release from the Minister of the Arafura Games and the Northern Territory government, it was announced that in light of uncertainty due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Arafura Games have been deferred until 2023.   The Games take years of careful planning, and uncertainties created by the COVID-19 pandemic make it impossible […]