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Young North-East Martial Artist Named World Champ

A NORTH-EAST schoolboy has emerged from an international martial arts competition as a world champion. Jordan Murphy, from Darlington, took gold for Team GB at the International Federation of Muaythai Associations Youth World Championships in Kuala Lumpur, in Malaysia. The 13-year-old fighter, who attends Hummersknott Academy, said: “I’ve been Thai boxing since I was four […]

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Salamat Hari Merdeka, Malaysia Happy Independence Day!

Today commemorates Malaysia’s Independence Day and is celebrated every August 31st. On this day, the independence of the Federation of Malaya was declared from British colonial rule in 1957 when over 20,000 people gathered at Merdeka Stadium in Kuala Lumpur and government officials shouted “Merdeka!” seven times in declaration of freedom. This is why this […]

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FAMA Meets in Malaysia

The Asian member countries of FAMA, the Asian continental arm of IFMA, met in Malaysia and important agenda points were discussed with the full report on SEA Games 2022 in Vietnam, the Senior World Championships in Abu Dhabi which was praised as an outstanding event and the cooperation between all Asian countries towards highest recognition. […]

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Semi-finals Malaysia, Boleh!

It was an amazing day at the 2022 IFMA Youth World Championships and the Sunway Lagoon Entertainment Center yesterday. It has all come down to who will make it to the finals and who will settle for bronze. The entertainment center was filled to the bursting point with spectators, fans and VIPs to cheer for […]

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IFMA Celebrates International Youth Day

Muaythai has a strict philosophy built on non-discrimination, inclusion, equality and no one stays behind. IFMA tackles inequality in everything they do and the youth are the future of Muaythai. Over 2000 youth from all five continents including displaced refugees are taking part in this event and Friday, August 12th, IFMA joined the International Youth […]

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Teams are Getting Ready for the Opening Ceremony

The IFMA Youth World Championships 2022 is a celebration of the youth of the world, of determination and a human spirit. The ongoing pandemic has affected all of us. Events had to be postponed or cancelled for the first time in modern history, the Olympic and paralympic games had to be postponed by one year. […]

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Poland Ready for the Youth World Championships

After the great success of the Polish national team at the IFMA World Championships in Abu Dhabi now it is time for the youth to shine. The Polish Youth Muaythai Championships was not only a competition but a cultural exchange between Poland and the motherland of the sport, Thailand. Muaythai in Poland is fully recognised […]

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Turkish Youth Championships in Full Swing

The Turkish Youth Muaythai Championships are currently taking place in Antalya from the 10 to the 16th of June with over 700 athletes competing in the 6-day event. The Turkish Muaythai Federation is the sole federation of IFMA recognised by the National Olympic Committee of Turkey and the Sports Ministry. Turkish muaythai believes in youth development which is now […]