Libyan National Youth Championship

Libyan Muaythai Federation, a proud member of the IFMA family located in North Africa is fully recognized by the National Olympic Committee. The Libyan Muaythai Federation has engaged in a very active youth development program in cooperation with the African Muaythai Union and IFMA focusing on muaythai for all, for health and fitness, cultural development […]

#MuaythaiConnects2.0 Art of 8 Limbs from Estonian Youth

Hello to all my sisters and brothers of the IFMA World Muaythai Family. My name is Vasilia Tatarnikova. I am 6 years old and I am from one of the smallest, but definitely most beautiful countries in Europe, Estonia. If we look to the north, we have the Gulf of Finland. If we look to […]

#MuaythaiConnects2.0 Inspirational Social Message from the Youth of Greece

Hello from Athens, Greece. The place which gave birth to the Olympic Games. Greece has had the honor of being members of the Panhellenic Muay Thai Federation and part of IFMA’s Family. From Ancient times our ideals have been: honor, braveness and compassion, the same ideals that represent IFMA. Today, Monolis shares his love for […]

Thumbs Up for IFMA YWC

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 […]

IFMA Contribution To UNESCO Publication: Youth Development Through Martial Arts

UNESCO has a long standing history of supporting youth in a proactive manner that places them right where they should be, at the centre. The uniqueness and vast array of qualities martial arts and combat sports have, was given acknowledgement by UNESCO particularly towards positive development of youth. The GAISF family has 15 IOC and/or […]

IFMA using sports to inspire deviant youth in Kazan

It goes without saying that the five foundational pillars in the sport of Muaythai of Respect, Tradition, Honour, Excellence and FairPlay go beyond the field of play. IFMA prides itself in it’s social projects, initiatives and collaborations, with it’s main campaign Sport Is Your Gang, under patronage of Peace and Sport spanning 70 countries across […]

IFMA’s Young Athletes UNiTE to End Violence Against Women

IFMA and the sport of Muaythai stands proud of its collaboration with UN Women Asia and the Pacific in the UNiTE to End Violence Against Women Campaign. We are proud of our champions who continue to be role models in changing and redefining attitudes towards women and girls. Read about our latest collaboration with UN Women at our […]