It is terrible to see the suffering being endured in the central Philippines now. Our hearts go out to you and your country, to everyone who has been affected, all those who have lost their homes and loved ones. Under the leadership of General Lucas Managuelod, muaythai in the Philippines is becoming a stronghold name in the sport. View All Events.
International Federation of Muaythai Associations
5 Reasons Why We Should Promote “Muay Thai” in the Philippines – headturnerssportssalon.com
Caniga Jr. Caniga said the 13 Cebuano kickboxers are among the best he has, some having had a successful campaign in the Batang Pinoy National Finals last month in Baguio City. Caniga said he is more inspired to strengthen the grassroots program of Muay Thai in Cebu after the International Olympic Committee announced that they are giving the sport a provisional recognition as an Olympic sport. At the end of their three-year provisional recognition period, they can apply to become part of the Olympics. Disclaimer: The comments uploaded on this site do not necessarily represent or reflect the views of management and owner of Cebudailynews.
Pakistan Amateur MuayThai Association
The International Federation of Muaythai Associations , or IFMA , called the International Federation of Muaythai Amateur until 27 July , is the sole recognised sport governing body of amateur and professional Muay Thai and Muay boran consisting of member countries worldwide with 5 continental federations after unification of International Federation of Muaythai Amateur and World Muaythai Council. It was officially inaugurated in After the passage of the first half of its life and at the dawn of an exciting new century, IFMA has grown to member countries worldwide with 5 continental federations, all existing under a single, unified regulatory body. Muaythai through IFMA has come a long way from its first World Championships held in when a mere twenty-some countries participated. In the most recent World Championships the participation was overwhelming, with contestants and dignitaries attending from over one hundred countries.
Image source. It was called the art of 8 limbs because it uses fists, elbows, knees, and shins. Muay Thai is not very popular in the country which is why the Philippine Sports Commission PSC has conducted various grass-rooting in some parts of the country. They showed how the Muay Thai is done at the Naval State University Gym starting with the ritual dance to show respect and then the actual fight. They likewise picked some students and taught them the basic techniques of the sport.