Kru Muaythai Association (KMA) has been registered and given full authority, mandate with permitted strictly under the guideline rule and regulation of the office of National Culture Commission, Ministry of Culture on 9 May 2003. To bring together of all the masters, grand masters in all arts of Muaythai —Boran by giving assistant to promote register support and develops standard of curriculum, structure for learning, teaching, nationally and internationally.
Mr. Chinawut Sirisompan (Grand Master Woody)
Kru Muaythai Association (KMA) has been registered and given full authority, mandate with permit strictly under the guidelines, rules and regulations of the office of National Culture Commission, Ministry of Culture on 9 May 2003 (T.167/2546).
To bring together all of the Masters and Grand Masters of Muay Thai Boran; by giving assistance to promote, register, support and develop a standard of Muay Thai curriculum, creating structure for learning and teaching (khan grade) Setting up of levels to be accepted as education program within the Kingdom of Thailand and Internationally.
“Muay” means unarmed fights “Thai” represents Thai people and the origin of the martial art “Boran” means ancient.
Which in the past, Thai warriors learned how to use as part of fighting arts combined with weapons such as hand held swords and spears against enemy in war.
Following the war, “Muay” had been used to test the peoples fighting skills, in competition of strength and preparation of war.
Recent times, Muay Thai developed as a sport and for entertainment taken advantage of for gambling.
The introduction of new rules and regulations as sport means many of ancient’s techniques had been forgotten.
Kru Muaythai Association is the main instruments bringing back the traditions techniques and put together and develop as martial arts by set up curriculum and syllabus to education as standard throughout the world.
We are introduced Khan grade levels to indicates level of knowledge’s, abilities and proficiency
By Mr. Chinawut Sirisompan as The Chairman of Association