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IFMA & WMC’s New Social Initative: Female Empowerment through Muaythai (FEM)

November 8th, 2014

As part of IFMA & WMC’s new social initiative Female Empowerment through Muaythai (FEM) and in collaboration with UN Woman’s UNite campaign to Stop Violence against Woman and Girls, The Woman’s Project (TWP) has launched a new foundation in Mexico. TWP’s main objective is to ensure that women and men have equal opportunities of development, The Women's Project (TWP) is a Mexican nonprofit organization created by Elisa and Francesca Salinas ...


IOC President Opens the 2014 SportAccord IF Forum

November 4th, 2014

Tomas Bach, the President of the IOC was a keynote speaker at the opening of the 2014 SportAccord International Federations Forum. The event was held at the Beau-Rivage Hotel in the Olympic capital of Lausanne in Switzerland. The IOC President expressed his delight at the UN’s very recent recognition of the autonomy and freedom of sport and of the IOC’s mission. Mariuz Vizer, President of SportAccord also gave a warm welcoming ...


Euronews and SportAccord Sign Historic Partnership

November 4th, 2014

Euronews becomes the first international news channel for all sports, announcing the launch of its 'Sports United' programme. Euronews and SportAccord signed a historic collaboration for sports programming, which will enable the global broadcaster and the union of all 92 international sports federations to establish a new sports programme. The agreement was signed today between Michael Peters, CEO of Euronews group and Marius Vizer, President of SportAccord, at the annual International ...


Technical Tuesday: Jarakhe Fad Hang

November 4th, 2014

"Jarakhe Fad Hang" or "The Crocodile Thrashes its Tail." In other words, it is the swing-back kick. This technique is used when the opponent would throw the punch towards the wrong target and loses his balance. We would then turn his/her body for a kick by swinging the heel back. He/She would take a step forward, putting the weight on the left leg to then turn around and kick backwards with ...


Motivation Monday: Strength Training

November 3rd, 2014

Last week our topic was about roadwork, but what’s road-work without strength training. In order to keep your mind and body strong, it is necessary to add in some weight training into your daily or weekly exercise routine. A lot of you who exercise or are new to the fitness world feel that strength training might think that this is reserved for the professional athletes or muaythai fighters. This couldn't ...


Video: Topking World Series Paris Promo2

November 1st, 2014

As November 15th and the second round of the  Top King World Series Muaythai event in Versailles, France at the Vélodrome National gets closer, here's a promo to get amped up for the upcoming event. The 70kg tournament fight card will air at 22:03-01:30 (Thailand), 17:30-20:130 (France),  and will feature the following fighters: Crice Boussoukou (France), Hicham Chaibi (Morocco), Marat Grigorian (Armenia), Reece Mcallester (United Kingdom), Abraham Roqueni (Spain), Niclas R.Larsen – (Denmark), Arman ...

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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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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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