Written by Charlie Penwick March 13th, 2022, concluded the USMF’s World Games Qualifiers, finishing an exciting weekend full of Muay Thai competition and education in Denver, Colorado. Of course, the talented athletes fighting for their spot to represent the USA at the upcoming World Games were at the forefront of the event. However, there were also two clinics available […]

Muaythai gets in the US Army

This year the special Hanuman Guardian exercise at Fort Erawan in Lopburi between the Royal Thai Army and the US Army had a special attraction as muaythai was included in the training programme. Who would be a better Khru than the multiple WMC world champion and IFMA ambassador Buakaw Banchamek who took the top soldiers of this […]

Team USA World Games 2022

Team USA World Games 2022 The United States of America and Birmingham, Alabama will be the host for the 2022 World Games. Thirty-four sports and International Federations will proudly represent themselves, their sports, their countries in this IOC patronized event. IFMA and Muaythai is one of them. The United States Muaythai Federation have worked hard […]

USMF IFMA Joint Meeting World Games 2022

A special meeting took place between the United States Muaythai Federation, the Birmingham Organising Committee of TWG2022 and IFMA. The USMF Executive Board and all leading Muaythai Gyms, the Athletes’ Commission, led by USMF President, Michael Corley, IFMA represented by Director Charissa Tynan and General Secretary Stephan Fox and BOC represented by Steve Mistrot IFMA […]

USA Muaythai Event Breaks Statewide Record: 300 Muaythai Bouts in 2 Days!

Phoenix, AZ: The U.S. Muaythai Open (USMTO) is one of the most prestigious and respectable events in the world and it is the only event in North America that closely adheres to the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) recognized standards for the sport of Mauythai. 2020 was a challenging year for the USMTO as the organizers […]

USMF Athlete & Fashion Designer Fights Covid-19 with Muaythai Shorts

From muaythai shorts to homemade masks that make a difference The IFMA family has always been encouraged to channel the pillars of muaythai into acts of kindness and social responsibility initiatives. It is with great pride and respect to learn about what one of our athletes from the United States Muaythai Federation has been doing […]

Youth Development Leagues showing the way for American Muaythai

Up to 300 very young muaythai athletes have taken part this year in Youth Development Leagues across America as part of a grassroots drive to improve standards. The League is promoted by the United States Muaythai Federation, which recently submitted an application to the National Olympic Committee of America for recognition.

Team USA starting the journey to The World Games 2021

It is every athletes’ dream to participate in the IFMA World Championships. In the run up to The World Games 2021 the IFMA championships also will act as a qualifier for the pinnacle event – The World Games. The next edition of this multi-sport games will be held in Birmingham Alabama.