The 2018 general assembly of the World Martial Arts Masterships Committee was held in Cheongju, Korea under the chairmanship of the esteemed governor of Cheongju province, Governor Si Jong Lee.

Representatives from around the world traveled to Cheongju to participate in the World Martial Arts Leaders Forum which saw many important speakers such as Emmanuel Mendibure from Eurosport, Vlad Marinescu from RSportz,  Professor Nam Sang Baek from Hanyang University among others.

The afternoon General Assembly was focused on the organisation of the upcoming 2019 Games, under the honourary president of former UN General Secretary, Ban Ki Moon, and the President for 2019 of the World Taekwando Federation. The governor opened the assembly followed by GAISF Vice President, Mr. Stephan Fox, honouring the late President Patrick Baumann with a minute of silence.

Many AIMS member federations participated in that meeting including AIMS Vice President and President of Ju Jitsu, Mr. Panagiotis Theorodopoulus

A special honour came to IFMA as IFMA Director, Charissa Tynan was voted as a new member of the executive board.