KMA in Chengdu – China
June 8th 2018 Grand Master Woody and his daughter Jade Marrisa Sirisompan were invited to Chengdu, China to represent the Kru Muay Thai Association and hold a small wai kru ceremony and muaythai display for Kuntai muaythai gym. The event was a huge success and was filmed by local tv as part of an ongoing tv show/documentary to promote cross culture exchange between China and Thailand through Martial arts. The event had support from officials of the Thai embassy and ministry of tourism. Chengdu News Channel (Chinese)
Kru Muaythai seminar in Singapore
“Happy coaches expressing their gratitude and intention to further study the Art of Muay Thai Boran” – Mr. Willip Ho The Kru Muaythai Association held the first official Muay boran and Kru Muaythai khan grading 5 day seminar in Singapore, lead by Ajarn Pornkeaw for current and active coaches of Singapore Muay Thai upgrading their skills and knowledge to learn more of the arts that are entailed in muay boran and muay thai, in order to coach and teach their students. Organized by WMO Singapore representative Mr. Willip Ho.
International & Thai Martial Arts Games and Festival 2019
Planning is Underway for the 4th International & Thai Martial Arts Games and Festival. Coming March 2019! Highlight Video For ITMA Games and Festival 2018 Opening Ceremony 2018 Click Here for Schedule and Information for the Fourth International & Thai Martial Arts Games and Festival.
All Female Fight Night at MBK Fight Night
The Kru Muaythai Association in conjunction with the World Muaythai Organization are promoting an all female fight event at MBK FIGHT NIGHT this Wednesday 29th August 2018. In celebration of the Queen of Thailands Birthday month, as well as Womens National Equality Day (August 26) by hosting an all female fight card at MBK Fight Night. The event will be a mixture of Thai and International professional female fighters, headlining Juliana Rosa from Brazil and Natalie Sitjaopho from Hong Kong as the main event. MBK Fight Night is held on the ground floor, outside of MBK Center shopping mall in the city center of Bangkok, Thailand. The fights are free to watch and will start at 6pm sharp, seats are limited but standing is available. We recommend to arrive there early to get the best visible spot. Poster Credit: http://www.grariffik.com When: Wednesday 29th August 2018 What time: 6pm Location: Ground floor, MBK Center – Bangkok, Thailand For more updates on our fighting events by the WMO. Follow the WMO on Instagram at: wmomuaythai WMO Website: Click Here. For more information, follow our partner Facebook pages at WMO World Muay Thai Organization and MBK FIGHT NIGHT
Muay department of Sport Authority of Thailand
The A, B & C license course held by the Muay department of the Sports Authority of Thailand is now in commencement. The first group of 2018 has just completed the course; with muay thai superstars such as Yodsanklai, Dieselnoi, Pudpadnoi and many more. Grand Master Woody (Chinawut Sirisompan) chairman of the Kru Muaythai Assocation, had been invited to the closing ceremony to award the director general of the Muay Thai department of the S.A.T. as well as the deputy minister of tourism and sports, Mr. Itipon Khunprerm. A tremendous honour. Teachers conducting the course were that of the Kru Muay Thai Association; Senior Grand Master of Kru Muaythai Association GM. Jarusdej Ulit and GM. Phosowat Saengsawang as well as director general of muay sport authority of Thailand, Kru Poramate Pakdeekiri Phiwan. The overall aim of the course is to officially certify and recognise muay thai talents, teachers, fighters and long time practitioners by the Sports Authority of Thailand. The course is to restore the cultural value and martial art aspects of muay thai, refreshing in traditional muay boran techniques, creating a respected muay thai community from the course and ending with a common wai kru ram muay dance.
4th International & Thai Martial Arts Games and Festival 2019
The 4th International & Thai Martial Arts Games and Festival is quickly coming up. The spectacular event held by The Kru Muay Thai Association (KMA) is kicking off from the 8th March 2019. Supported by 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 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, where participants will take an instructional course followed by real practice during the second half of the event which starts on the 11th March after the official 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 train all year round and compete in their home countries in order to prepare for this huge marquee 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) for their contributions to the festival. For more information on applying please contact Grand Master Kevin at Siamkev@hotmail.com Official timetable – May be subject to Change
Grand Master Woody seminar in Cyprus and Lebanon
Campeonato Gaúcho de Muaythai FGMM 2019 – Brazil
On 11 May 2019, a massive Muaythai fight night and cultural event took place in Brazil. The Campeonato Gaúcho de Muaythai FGMM 2019 saw competitors from 44 teams, 28 cities competing in 84 fights with over 1000 thousand people watching the action on two rings. KMA would like to congratulate Assistant Master Alexandre Carneiro on his success with a spectacular event.