Final Destination: Lima, Peru
If you are the real fan of Muaythai, then you must know about this Legendary Muaythai boxer we are going to present you - Samart Payakaroon
Samart Payakaroon is known as the Jade Faced Tiger. He is one of the greatest Muaythai Fighters of all time, becoming a world champion in both Muaythai and Boxing.
Today’s technique is a defensive technique called the “Salab Fan Pla,” or Cross-switch. This is a series of fundamental movements to defend and avoid the straight punch from the opponent by stepping aside to make him miss. Although a lot of these moves and techniques are quite basic, it’s good to break them down and really understand the spirit of Muaythai and what goes into the isolation of each move and step.
As part of WADA’s move towards ensuring Anti-Doping Organizations implement more intelligent and effective anti-doping programs, “WADA, in consultation with International Federations, adopted an International Standard that establishes by means of a risk assessment which Prohibited Substances and Prohibited Methods are most likely to be abused in particular sports and disciplines.” Read More
Next Stop: Birmingham, Alabama Read More
The highly anticipated Spanish super Muaythai gala organized by the WMC, IFMA and Asociacion WMTC Del Mundo Hispano (All Hispanic World WMC Asociation), will commence tomorrow in Tarragona, near Barcelona, Spain. WMC Vice President and IFMA General Secretary, Stephan Fox will be at the event representing both world-recognized organizations for the sport of Muaythai.
This year’s European Championship, organized by the European Muaythai Federation (EMF), was integrated into a part IFMA’s Sustainability Initiative. Sustainability is an integral part of IFMA, especially in the planning of major events like Continental and World Championships.
With thousands of athletes, officials and spectators from over 40 different European countries participating in the event, careful planning was undertaken in order to leave a small carbon footprint in the beautiful city of Krakow, Poland.
Many people may wonder what “Wai Khru Art” or “Ram Muay” is? And why is it so important that every Muaythai fighter must perform it before starting the fight? Well, here are some clues for you to understand more about this intangible cultural tradition – Wai Khru Ceremony. Read More
“Kids are our future, not just in sport but in life.”
Youth development is a very important part of Muaythai as it is important to build good roads for our children to drive on tomorrow. Children live up to what we believe in which is mixing education, sport and cultural understanding together and that is the essence of Muaythai ideology…..
This year’s Asian Beach Games will be held in the beautiful city of Phuket, Thailand. Read More