International & Thai Martial Arts Games and Festival
The International & Thai Martial Arts Games and Festival is our marquee event
This spectacular event held by The Kru Muay Thai Association (KMA), with Support from the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) and the Ministry of Culture and Foreign Affairs. Our aim is to preserve Thailands National Heritage as well as promote peace and friendship through sport.
The Kru Muay Thai Association has promoted Muay Thai competitions and activities for over a decade and now coming up to our 4th consecutive year of hosting an array of Thai martial arts and ring sports. The KMA is very proud and renown for our dedication in the promotion of the arts, with many committed and loyal followers from around the World.
The event will start off with competitions focusing on Thai martial arts; such as Thai Sword or “Dap Thai”, “Mae Mai Muay Thai” (Ancient muay thai choreographed technical styling) and “Keta Muay Thai” (Muay Thai aerobics).
As part of the Festival, the KMA will hold seminars in Muay Thai Boran instructed by our most honored teachers. As well as, courses in judge and refereeing for muay thai and muay boran competition. Participants will take an instructional course followed by real practice during the second half of the event where the fighting competitions will begin just after the grand opening ceremony.
The second half of the International & Thai Martial Arts Games will host International competitions in Muay Boran (Amateur), Kickboxing (Amateur), Boxing (Amateur) and Muay Thai (Pro-am and Professional).
The games expects up to 60 Countries to participate; starting from age 9 all the way up to 50 years. Competitors from all walks of life who prepare all year round, competing in their home countries in order to prepare for this huge event. The festival is a “Once in a lifetime” opportunity for many of our enthusiastic athletes and it is the Kru Muay Thai Associations honor to bring this event to the people.
The KMA has organized annual World Championships for over a decade and believe that is it the best way to promote Thailands National heritage as well as enhance pride and friendship amongst the community.
The Kru Muay Thai Association would like to thank our Partner organizations as the hosts in their Martial Arts categories: World Muay Thai Organization (WMO), World Muay Boran Federation (WMBF), World Kickboxing Association (WKA), Dap Thai Society and Union Boxing Federation (UBF).
As well as our supporters such as Wings (WMO China) and the Twin Towers Hotel for their contributions to the festival.