Zoom webinars held over the past 2 days to accommodate the different time zones saw many faces from over 100 IFMA national federations to receive an official briefing and presentation by the IFMA Secretary General and Director on the IFMA Virtual Championships. During the 90-minute sessions, federation representatives were taken through a step-by-step […]
The Youth World Championships 2018 attracted young muaythai athletes from around the world who showed amazing skills in the ring, became stars of the gala night, tried the seats at the United Nations headquarters in Asia and made friendships sure to last for years to come.
Bangkok has just hosted a week-long celebration of youth muaythai, and the international diplomatic community came out in force to support the young athletes.
There were almost 700 young athletes from 82 countries gathered in Bangkok this week, all showing great muaythai skill and talent. And among them were a few who really stood out either for their ring skills or their exemplary behaviour during the tournament. IFMA honoured these young athletes and some officials at a moving ceremony […]
After the successful 2018 SportAccord Convention in Bangkok, the city once again took centre stage to host the United Through Youth World Forum – Bangkok also being the birthplace of the United Through Sports initiative.
Every muaythai athlete young or old learns a Wai Kru dance to carry out before starting each bout in the ring – and today the young athletes learned from some of the best teachers in Thailand as part of a Giant Open Lesson.
The IFMA executive board meeting took place today during the Youth World Championships with senior representatives from all continents present. The packed agenda covered updates on the current state of IFMA and plans to make the muaythai family even bigger and more united together.