• World Championships 2016, Sweden

    The beautiful sport loving country of Sweden will host the IFMA WC 2016 from 19 to 29 of May in Jönköping, Sweden.
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  • European Championships 2014

    The 2014 European Muaythai Championships held in Krakow, Poland from the 21st to the 28th of September featured a record number of participating countries, and athletes.
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EMF Overview

EMF is a representative democracy, comprised of 53 national muaythai associations, and is itself recognised by IFMA as one of six continental federations.

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Our initiatives

Our initiatives are directed to involve more people to the high values of Muaythai and to show men, women and children the superiority of this sport, its uniqueness, traditions and values.

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Structure

The plans and structure of Muaythai.

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Recent news

2016-06-30

Muaythai For All Abilities – Poland

Rafal Simonides, former IFMA and WMC champion, and presently the Ambassador of t...

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2016-06-28

Muaythai Athletes at the Survivor TV Show

Turkish muaythai star, Atakan Arslan and Ibrahim Giydirir have been the particip...

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2016-06-23

Karelian Lynx Natalya Diachkova, Role Model for all Russian Girls

Natalya Diachkova, the silver medalist of the World Championships 2016 in Sweden...

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2016-06-22

EMF Female Commission Chair Introduces Science into Muaythai

Natalia Kogan, the winner of the Best Technical Official award at the Gala night...

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2016-06-17

Israel Invests in Kids before the Muaythai World Youth Championships

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2016-06-15

Muaythai Is Featured at the Sports Festival in Moldova

Moldovan Muaythai Federation and its junior athletes took part in a demonstratio...

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Take Play True Generation Challenge

European Muaythai Federation video channel

Promo video for The International Muaythai The role of EMF – our core mission – can be expressed as follows: "To create the right conditions for the game in Europe to prosper and develop."

The Muaythai Against Drugs (M.A.D.) campaign
“Using Muaythai to help the young is our main goal.”
Sport Is Your Gang is one of our programs
Sport Is Your Gang is one of our programs which engages children to Muaythai and lets them see other side of pastime.
European Muaythai Federation

is a representative democracy

European Muaythai Federation is a representative democracy, comprised of 43 national muaythai associations, and is itself recognised by IFMA as one of six continental federations. The organisation of the administration of muaythai is based on a pyramid system of regulations, with IFMA the world governing body, EMF the European governing body and national muaythai associations the governing bodies at domestic level. Subsidiarity should be a guiding principle in this hierarchy of regulations, with international bodies regulating only where international, or in some cases, worldwide action is required. EMF has therefore the following vision of success: "A united European muaythai family working together to improve enjoyment of the game"

competitions

EMF itself has a philosophy of athletes first. To promote the game of muaythai European Muaythai Federation supports its members and makes sure that athletes are the main beneficiaries of European competitions.

Under authority of EMF big muaythai competitions have been held in Europe. Since 2001, muaythai has spread across Europe from Odessa to Lisbon and today muaythai is a martial art widely recognised in the world of sport due to its unique technique, cultural, historical and traditional features. EMF carries out a wide range of activities to promote and develop European muaythai in its championships, cooperation with government and social events with one aim - making this world a better place through sport.

Muaythai

The first known practice of Muaythai as a “sport”, off and away from the heat and chaos of the battlefield occurred during the reign of King Prachao Sua (1697-1709 A.D.). With a great love of the combat art he often fought incognito in local village contests, often beating the local champions. When the nation was at peace, to keep the army busy he often ordered them to train in Muaythai. It was from this that loosely organised competitions started sprouting up around the country.

He illustrated one of the most favourable elements in Muaythai, an indomitable will to win for honour and willingness to face any odds. This can be summarised as: “Nothing can stand against you except yourself”.

  • European Muaythai Federation

    European Muaythai Federation

    is a representative democracy

    European Muaythai Federation is a representative democracy, comprised of 53 national muaythai associations, and is itself recognised by IFMA as one of six continental federations. The organisation of the administration of muaythai is based on a pyramid system of regulations, with IFMA the world governing body, EMF the European governing body and national muaythai associations the governing bodies at domestic level. Subsidiarity should be a guiding principle in this hierarchy of regulations, with international bodies regulating only where international, or in some cases, worldwide action is required. EMF has therefore the following vision of success: "A united European muaythai family working together to improve enjoyment of the game"

  • Our Competitions

    competitions

    EMF itself has a philosophy of athletes first. To promote the game of muaythai European Muaythai Federation supports its members and makes sure that athletes are the main beneficiaries of European competitions.

    Under authority of EMF big muaythai competitions have been held in Europe. Since 2001, muaythai has spread across Europe from Odessa to Lisbon and today muaythai is a martial art widely recognised in the world of sport due to its unique technique, cultural, historical and traditional features. EMF carries out a wide range of activities to promote and develop European muaythai in its championships, cooperation with government and social events with one aim - making this world a better place through sport.

  • About Muaythai

    Muaythai

    The first known practice of Muaythai as a “sport”, off and away from the heat and chaos of the battlefield occurred during the reign of King Prachao Sua (1697-1709 A.D.). With a great love of the combat art he often fought incognito in local village contests, often beating the local champions. When the nation was at peace, to keep the army busy he often ordered them to train in Muaythai. It was from this that loosely organised competitions started sprouting up around the country.

    He illustrated one of the most favourable elements in Muaythai, an indomitable will to win for honour and willingness to face any odds. This can be summarised as: “Nothing can stand against you except yourself”.