The Polish Muaythai Against Drugs Festival ended on the evening of 21st of April in the city of Stargard Szczecinski. Muaythai Against Drugs is a worldwide campaign, which began ten years ago.
It focuses on encouraging disadvantaged children and youth to stay in school and make the most of their education. Learning the discipline and values of the cultural art of Muaythai, youth are able to find new opportunities in their lives and avoid a drug lifestyle.
The International Federation of Muaythai Amateur and the World Muaythai Council have been involved in two charity projects since their inauguration. “Muaythai Against Drugs” is established in over 50 countries and promotes awareness of the dangers of drugs and the fostering of positive influences in the lives of youth today.
In cooperation with Peace and Sport another important project has been instituted to help guide youth to healthier and safer life choices, “Sport Is Your Gang”. This project aims to take youth from troubled backgrounds and provide them with a sense of belonging in the family of sport, away from gang affiliation.
The Open Polish Muaythai Cup with Muaythai Against Drugs will be held from November 10th-11th in the beautiful and historic city of Bydgoszcz, Poland.
As many of you know, July 18th was Nelson Mandela’s birthday. The WMC and IFMA member SAAMF celebrated this momentous day with the 67 Minute “KICK THE HABIT” Muaythai Challenge. Three of the federation’s development Muaythai champions kicked pads for the entire 67 minutes to help raise funds for the Muaythai Against Drugs Foundation, to which they belong.
Happy Mandela Day to you all! We would like to take this opportunity to wish Mr. Nelson Madiba Mandela a warm and wonderful birthday from the Muaythai world.
To celebrate this special day, Dragon Power Muaythai & Fitness Centre is hosting the 67 minute “KICK THE HABIT” Muaythai Challenge. Three of their Muaythai Against Drugs Foundation (MAD) champions will be kicking pads for the duration.
His Excellency General Pichitr Kullavanijaya is one of the most highly respected people in the Kingdom of Thailand, a man who has dedicated his life to the country and to the soul of Muaythai.
An accomplished individual, his education has spanned continents, beginning at U.S. Military Academy (West Point), U.S.A. (1958), and continuing with Army Command and General Staff College, Royal Thai Army (1965) and the National Defence College (1985). In his younger years he was known as “Big Tiger”, a nickname he earned in the army as a first rate competitor in the ring.
What months for Muaythai, with so many events around the world. Let’s start at the top: Australia had two fantastic female events, with Caley Reece defending her World title, and Kate Heuston winning the Intercontinental title.
Press Release International UMF Muaythai & DL MMA ‘YEAR OF THE DRAGON’ Fight Night and the official launch of the Youth Leadership Training Program at Grand Arena, GrandWest 10th of March 2012 6pm for 7pm
The GrandWest Grand Arena 5000 seated will host a different kind of beat this time as International Muaythai Fight Night Thailand vs South Africa combines the thrill of a gloves-style card and live entertainment, with the evening’s special attraction and the reason for this event being the launch of Youth Leadership Training Program (YLTP) in South Africa “The Sounds of Africa”. Read More
Adelaide will come to live again with the next Knees of Fury promoted by Sheppster Promotions, under the banner of the World Muaythai Council. On this occasion we are all proud to present you Australia vs. USA.
Friday September the 16th at ETSA Park!
The main fight will be held in honour of the “Muaythai Against Drugs” campaign and it will see the WMC World Champion Paul Slowinski (AU) facing off Steven “The Panda” Banks (USA).
This is going to be enormous!
The two undercard fights are:
Justin Buccholz (USA) vs. Kym Johnson (AU)
Aj Fonseca (USA) vs. Myles Simpson (AU)
It will be a Fox Sport event. Stay tuned for more updates.
Tickets will be available from Proticket from the 22nd of July – 1300 12 10 12
The Polish Muaythai Association under IFMA would like to invite all interest member NFs to participate at The Open Polish Championship held in conjunction with the “Muaythai Against Drugs” Festival. The event will take place in the beautiful Polish city of Kracow from 4th to 5th June 2011. And will be competed under IFMA and EMF rules.
The Polish Open Muaythai Championship is the biggest event in amateur Muaythai in Poland. Invitations have already been sent to many foreign clubs, which will increase the attractiveness of the show. The organisers hope to see participants and fans not only from Poland, but from all over Europe. H.E. Ambassador of the Kingdom of Thailand will be the guest of honour at a special muaythai finals gala. Many other celebrities from the world of sport and politics have also confirmed their participation.
Attached the official invitation form with the program of OPC and other information regarding registration, etc. If you have any questions, please contact The Polish Muaythai Association via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
INVITATION POLISH OPEN CHAMPIONSHIPS 2011 (PDF)