Discover Muaythai: a project for disadvantaged youth in Malaysia


An early morning start is the first lesson for youth taking part in the Discover Muaythai project in Malaysia; offering discipline and hope for teens who have lost their way. Already in its third round of funding and action, the partnership between muaythai and social groups is showing the true meaning of community sport. Read More

Muaythai brings a Second Life to the Elderly in Italy


Here at IFMA we often say muaythai is for everybody, but maybe even we didn’t understand how true that can be. Up to 100 elderly residents in Italian nursing homes come to weekly lessons, and the coaches say it’s given everyone a new lease of life including the muaythai community. Read More

United Through Sports showing results for disadvantaged children

Julia Govinden with Minister of Tourism and Sport His Excellency Weerasak Kowsurat launching United Through Sports

Social projects are a natural fit for the muaythai community; the spirit of respect and solidarity in the sport means helping those less fortunate and uniting to bring change is a natural fit. Four months since the launch of the United Through Sports campaign, under patronage of the IOC, the partnership between SportAbility and IFMA with support from the wider sports family is showing results. Read More