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Muaythai is Getting Ready for the IF Forum

October 31st, 2014

Muaythai is one of the 109 of world recognized sports by SportAccord and this year will be in in the 2014 IF Forum in Lausanne held from the 3rd to the 5th of November. The Forum will be opened by the IOC president, Thomas Bach, and will feature many guest speakers focusing on the theme of Innovation and Technology. This will be a great opportunity for Muaythai to mingle with all ...

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Throwback Thursday: Challenger Muaythai

October 30th, 2014

For today's Throwback Thursday, we look at the International Emmy-nomitated show, The Challenger Muaythai sanctioned by the World Muaythai Council,the sole recognized professional sport governing body for the art and spirit of Muaythai.  Along with being nominated for an International Emmy, the reality Muaythai show was also awarded the Formats Asia Award for Best Original Asian Format. The show was able to take Muaythai and all its traditions and values to over ...

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IFMA President Chairs the Meeting for Muaythai’s UNiTE Campaign

October 29th, 2014

Dr Sakchye Tapsuwan President of IFMA and General Secretary of WMC chaired the meeting of the Social Responsibility Unit. November will be an important month as it will be the official launch of the campaign which is held in cooperation with UN Women’s UNiTE to End Violence Against Women campaign, the World Muaythai Council and IFMA. Mexico City will be the opening of the launch with special forums for women and ...

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MAX Muaythai in Lumpini Stadium

October 29th, 2014

Starting from November, the well-known promotion, MAX Muaythai, will be covering events at the world famous Lumpini Stadium via “MAX Lumpini Live.” All veterans and true fans of Muaythai are familiar with the name and prestige of Lumpini stadium, one of the meccas of Muaythai. Along with hosting their regular shows at their MAX MT Stadium in Pattaya, MAX Muaythai will now be airing “MAX Lumpini Live” every Saturday on Thai ...

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Technical Tuesdays: Paksa Waeg Rang

October 28th, 2014

Our Technical Tuesday article for this week focuses on the next defensive technique called “Paksa Weak Rang” strategy, or “Bird Peeping Through the Nest.” This is one of the strategies used in defending a punch. It is one of the basic strategies the fighter uses to evade out of the attacking range of the opponent so that the fighter can apply other countering strategies afterwards. Basically, this strategy is used while ...

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Motivation Monday: Roadwork

October 27th, 2014

All hardened, veteran Muaythai fighters are well conditioned to the grind of waking up early in the morning, putting their running shoes on and jogging at least 4-5 miles everday. We all know how much help putting in the roadwork helps, so in today’s article lets go into depth in regards to the real benefits of roadwork, why we need to do regular roadwork and how you can do effective ...

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Angel Fight Extreme in Bangkok: Female Power

October 24th, 2014

Bangkok will come alive , October 27th,  as the World Muaythai Angels promotion will be holding a special press conference followed by eight fights featuring world class Muaythai athletes. The press conference and special event will be held in one of Bangkok’s popular hotspots, the Asiatique theatre, home of the widely popular Muaythai Live show from 13:00 to 17:00. Limited free tickets will be available at the Muaythai Live counter for ...

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Warrior Wednesday: Samart Payakaroon

October 22nd, 2014

If you are the real fan of Muaythai, then you must know about this Legendary Muaythai boxer we are going to present you - Samart Payakaroon Samart Payakaroon is known as the Jade Faced Tiger. He is one of the greatest Muaythai Fighters of all time, becoming a world champion in both Muaythai and Boxing. Samart Payakaroon, real name Samart Tiptarmai (born 5th December 1962, Chachoengsao Province) was convinced to train Muaythai ...

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Technical Tuesday: Salab Fan Pla Strategy

October 21st, 2014

Today’s technique is a defensive technique called the “Salab Fan Pla,” or Cross-switch. This is a series of fundamental movements to defend and avoid the straight punch from the opponent by stepping aside to make him miss. Although a lot of these moves and techniques are quite basic, it’s good to break them down and really understand the spirit of Muaythai and what goes into the isolation of each move ...

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Muaythai Mania taking over Hungary

October 20th, 2014

The popularity of Muaythai in Hungary is growing rapidly. The promoters of "Muaythai Mania," who run full muaythai rules event around Hungary, have been working on becoming a part of the bigger international Muaythai community and family. After succesful negotiations earlier this year, their upcoming shows will be sanctioned by the World Muaythai Council. The first event will be held this coming weekend on the 25th October 2014, in Szentendre, near the Hungarian ...

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Motivational Monday: Proper Nutrition

October 20th, 2014

Always wondered how all the athletes like boxers, manage to look good at all times? How do they look after themselves? Truth is, there is no special or top-secret method to their success in maintaining their physical ability and perfect look. Besides all the regular hard training and high determination for their success, there is of course another essential key to help keep their bodies in shape and rise up ...

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Muaythai Gala in Barcelona

October 17th, 2014

The highly anticipated Spanish super Muaythai gala organized by the WMC, IFMA and Asociacion WMTC Del Mundo Hispano (All Hispanic World WMC Asociation), will commence tomorrow in Tarragona, near Barcelona, Spain. WMC Vice President and IFMA General Secretary, Stephan Fox will be at the event representing both world-recognized organizations for the sport of Muaythai. The evening will be filled with an action packed fight card featuring an Intercontinental fight between local ...

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