Archive for November, 2014

IFMA Meets with Thailand’s Department of Physical Education

November 11th, 2014

IFMA President, Dr Sakchye Tapsuwan, IFMA Sport Director Charissa Tynan, and Vice President of the AMTAT under Royal Patronage, Kajorn Prowsri met with the Director General of the Department of Physical Education of Thailand, Dr Patanachart Kridiborworn, to discuss on-going cooperation especially with the upcoming Muaythai University Championships. The Championship is scheduled for February next year, and will be opened on the 6th, which will be World Muaythai Day. The Department of Physical Education once again ...

Congratulations to HRH Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah on His Re-election as ANOC President

November 10th, 2014

Muaythai would like to congratulate HRH Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah on his Re-election as ANOC President. The re-election was held at last week’s historical XIX ANOC General Assembly held in Bangkok, Thailand, and Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah was re-elected as the ANOC President for the 2014-2018 term by the world’s 203 NOCs present at the General Assembly after a successful two year interim term at the helm of the organisation. Patrick Hickey was also re-elected ...

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 of Mexico. TWP has been a ...

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 speech to all the different ...

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 Forum for international sports federations ...

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 the right heel, aiming for ...

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 be further from the truth. ...

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 Hambaryan (Belgium) and Vladimir Konsky ...

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