Muaythai Angels season 1 was a huge success and a second season is already on its way!
A special thank you goes to Khun Jaru, the CEO World Muaythai Angels and his team for their vision, helping to promote female muaythai around the globe. We would also like to thank all the participating girls who has helped made this show such a success.
Season 2 is currently in the making with events planned all around the world. Here are some pictures of the latest Muaythai Angels show organised in Bangkok, Thailand.
These ladies might be looking gorgeous on the outside but they are as tough as steel on the inside!
The WMC/IFMA iGLA Education system is well on track and the portal development team visited the IFMA office for an update and educational briefing. Read More
As we come to the end of 2014 and the holiday season draws near, let’s remember to finish the year strong! Don’t wait until January to get started on your resolutions and keep working on improving yourself to be the best you can. As always, remember to work hard, train hard and apply the core pillars of Muaythai; respect, honour, fairplay, excellence and tradition, to your training as well everyday life.
For the last 24 months, Muaythai has been busy developing a new education system with the leading experts in Muaythai. This education system is called IGLA, which implements the use of the current Khan system which everyone is familiar with, and aids in the preparation of all practitioners of the sport and art of Muaythai to attain the different levels of Khan.
MONACO (08/12/2014) The International Olympic Committee has approved a recommendation resulting in closer cooperation with the International World Games Association (IWGA). Recommendation N° 6 says: The IOC and the International World Games Association should “… closely cooperate regarding the sports program composition and their respective evaluations.” The decision was taken unanimouslyduring an Extraordinary Session of the IOC on Monday. The recommendation is part of the Olympic Agenda 2020, a ‘strategic roadmap’ for the future of the Olympic Movement. Read More
In a spectacular gala event held in honour of His Majesty’s 87th birthday, and in the midst of over one million people, Tengnung Sittasayrung made the Kingdom proud by winning the Super 4 tournament.
A special moment in the evening’s proceedings was when the Royal Cadets marched in the Kings Cup Trophy donated by His Majesty the King of Thailand, to the World Muaythai Council, which is under Royal Patronage.
Chommanee, the pride of Thailand and World Muaythai Angel Champion, truly made her country proud by winning the UNiTE Trophy at the Kings Cup gala event on the 5th of December.
Chommanee was strong in her semi-final bout against Martyna Krol from Poland. Both fighters showed great skill and heart in a highly competitive bout, but it was Chommanee in the end who won the close decision.
Just last month, the 2nd Cross Straits Hong Kong and Macau Muaythai Tournament took place in Hong Kong on November 1-2, 2014. Athletes from China, Taiwan, Macau and Hong Kong participated with in this highly entertaining tournament. It was a very successful competition for all the athletes involved with Hong Kong winning overall with 5 gold medals and 1 bronze medal in 6 different weight divisions.
In a special celebration, IFMA President Dr Sakchye Tapsuwan and on behalf of the FAMA President HE Karim Massimov, awarded special recognition to Asian member federations and individuals who had contributed to promote and foster Muaythai.
The main award was given to Dato’ Shahnaz Azmi, president of the Malaysian Muaythai Federation and IFMA and FAMA Executive Board member, for an outstanding 2014 IFMA World Championship in Langkawi, Malaysia.
The International Federation of Muaythai Amateur would like to give the highest honour to the 87th Birthday Anniversary of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej.
In Honour of His Majesty’s 87th birthday, the Kings Cup and UNiTE Trophy will be shown free of charge on the Elite Boxing TV site, in English.
For the first time in the history of the Kings Cup, the World Muaythai Council under Royal Patronage, a Female Super 4 tournament is held as part of the Kings Cup gala event. A special trophy will be given to the winner by the WMC, IFMA and UNiTE. Muaythai is looking forward to use the power of sport to raise awareness in the joint campaign with UN Women to End Violence Against Women.
In a special press conference in the presence of UN Women representative Sujung Kim and IFMA President Dr Sakchey Tapsuwan, the campaign logo for Muaythai’s joint campaign with UN Women, UNiTE to End Violence Against Women, has been officially announced.
The World Muaythai Council, under Royal Patronage and the International Federation of Muaythai Amateur called a combined press conference to announce the 2014 Kings Cup Gala Event.
Special honour was given to Dr. Jarin Suankaew Chairman of the King’s Foundation, who opened the press conference, and gave a word of congratulations to the World Muaythai Council under Royal Patronage and delighted to have both the WMC and IFMA joining hands in this prestigious event.