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 […]

The Torch of Life – IFMA Youth World Cup a great success!

The National Stadium in Bangkok, Thailand has been the venue for the 7 days of the 2015 IFMA Royal World Cup. The Youth Cup was a separate event where besides the championship, many other activities were held. Cultural understanding, education, sport and fun was the theme and there is no doubt that the youth will […]

UN Women and Muaythai sign agreement

UN Women, the WMC and IFMA have joined forces in a new partnership that will work with young people around the world to promote gender equality, challenge harmful ideas of masculinities and to end violence against women.

Kazakhstan Youth and Junior Championships

Kazakhstan Youth and Junior Championships will be held from January 22-26 in Almaty, Kazakhstan. This will be the official qualifier for the upcoming World Championship held from 1st to 10th of May, in Langkawi, Malaysia. Kazakhstan Muaythai Federation is one of the most active IFMA member federations, and during the presidency of Mr. Karim Massimov, […]