On Saturday, 18th of May, the island of Funen will see its first ever amateur Muaythai event, in the island’s main city, Odense. Some people will know the city as the birthplace of Denmark’s famous author, Hans Christian Andersen.
As Denmark’s third largest city, Muaythai continues its expansion across the country, thanks to the work of the Danish Muaythai Federation.
The Danish Championship will once again take place in Copenhagen, but this time in a bigger venue than before! In recent years the numbers of fights has increased dramatically, and spectators can expect a great show with high quality fights.
The event will take place over two days, so it’s a great way to spend a Friday and Saturday evening, for a true weekend of Muaythai! The preliminary fights will be on Friday the 1st of March and the Finals will take place on Saturday the 2nd of March.
The first weekend in August the Danish national team for the World Championship gathered for 2 days on a school outside Copenhagen for the first ever national team training camp.
Both trainers and fighters were participating in the training, to get new inspiration the federation had invited Belarusian Fighter Andrei Kulebin and Trainer Evgeni Dobrotvorski to conduct the training. The workshop included theoretical teaching beside practical exercises and new techniques. The fighters got to try and lot of new and fun techniques.