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 […]
After a busy summer of Muaythai action, many of the winning athletes have been honoured with awards in their home countries in recognition of their achievements. Winning a medal is about much more than sport, as these athletes are role models to inspire the next generation in physical health and mental strength.
18 months ago IFMA proudly received the honour of being part of the 5 rings by receiving recognition by the International Olympic Committee. The Turkish Muaythai Federation in a special celebration organised their national championships symbolically over 5 Muaythai boxing rings.
Ali Dogan, gold medal winner at The World Games 2017 was honoured to meet with the President of Turkey this week and have his achievement recognised.
Many high profile personalities from the international sporting world came to visit IFMA.
Winning the overall team competition is always one of the highest honours for a country to receive, and it was no different at this year’s Kids and Junior World Championships. It was a very close head-to-head in the male division between Ukraine, Turkey, Belarus and Russia. In the end it was Turkey, the home team, […]
Day 2 saw again a stadium packed, with a great atmosphere, from the opening bell to the last second. Over 30 countries were due to fight, with the cadets once again stealing the show, performing beautiful wai khrus, and skills far beyond their ages. Outstanding sportsmanship was the key, with the kids showing the highest […]
The 7th European Muaythai Championships and 12th European Cup, under the sanctioning of IFMA, kicked off with a fantastic opening ceremony in the beautiful Turkish city of Antalya. The Championships are jointly organised by IFMA continental federation, the European Muaythai Federation (EMF) and IFMA member national federation, the Turkish Muaythai Federation (TMF).