The Philippines saw two IOC recognized sports, muaythai and basketball come together with support from UNESCO to build a sport space for urban children lacking opportunities for exercise. Basketball and muaythai enjoy a close cooperation from the top level and it is notable to see that the President of SportAccord represents basketball and Vice President of GAISF represents muaythai. Read More
Welcome to Jincheon!
The beautiful city of Jincheon in Korea this week welcomes young martial artists from around the world. The Youth join together in a celebration of martial arts including muaythai. Read More
Muaythai Peru, AltoPeru project in Lima
UNESCO representative, Ms Caroline Baxter Tresise, and Secretary General of The Philippines Muaythai Federation, Ms Pearl Managuelod, recently travelled to Lima, Peru to observe some of IFMA’s strongest social programmes run by the Peruvian Muaythai Federation under Mr Rodrigo Jorquera. The purpose was to test a new UNESCO Evaluation Framework for Social projects that is being trialled with IFMA as part of a global MOU between the two organisations. Read More