Giving back to society is a huge part of muaythai, and IFMA’s Sport is Your Gang social campaign, which won the SportAccord 2014 Spirit of Sport Award, is implemented in many countries through our different federations around the world. This week, we would like to highlight the South African Amateur Muaythai Federation for their social work with Sport is Your Gang.
Last weekend staff from the IFMA Headquarters joined a special celebration to commemorate the 82nd birthday of HE General Pichitr Kullavanijaya, privy councillor to HM the King and Honourary President of IFMA and WMC. Read More
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The IFMA Chair of International Female Commission, Sue Latta, recently returned from a fruitful trip to India in which she was able to witness and experience first-hand the social initiative, Tanishka, headed by the Sakal Group in the State of Maharashtra. Sue joined well-known philanthropist and public figure, Elisa Salinas from TV Azteca based in Mexico, to research and collaborate with Tanishka and work on IFMA’s new upcoming social project, which will be geared towards working with UN Women’s campaign to End Violence against Women.
Ping Ki Wong is one of the top technical officials of IFMA but also a stern supporter of the IFMA and WMC ‘Sport is your Gang’ and ‘Muaythai Against Drugs (MAD)’ campaign. 52 years young, he decided to raise money for charity and fought for the prestigious WMC MAD Belt in a special match verses David Kwon at the WMC ‘The One Legend’ event in Hong Kong.
Quention Chong, president of the South African Muaythai Association (SAMA) and the South African Amateur Muaythai Federation (SAAMF), and fellow muaythai athletes conducted a special Muaythai Aerobics event in South Africa for their National Youth Day on the 16th of June.