Kru Muaythai Association
The Kru Muay Thai Association (KMA) is a non-profit organization, with focus on the teaching and grading curriculum of Muay Thai and Muay Boran.
Accredited by Thailand’s Ministry of Culture and Education since 2003.
To recognize and reward dedicated Muay Thai practitioners by educating them on the techniques, rules, culture and KMA teaching system, in order to be certified as a professional Muay Thai “Kru” or teacher, so to spread knowledge of the art globally.
To preserve Muay Thai and Muay Boran culture, to withhold the key values through the promotion of various Muay Thai projects.
The Kru Muay Thai Association would like for Muay Thai and other Thai martial arts to be recognized for their valuable art form and Thai heritage.
To grade dedicated practitioners as teachers so to spread the culture, arts and noble principles Worldwide.
Kru Muaythai Association (KMA)
Once being recognized as a ‘Kru’, following the KMA system, teachers are then allowed to examine and grade their students accordingly following the KMA ‘Khan’ system.
The KMA supports all Krus by giving assistance in promoting our teachers as well as developing a standardized world class Muay Thai curriculum.
Now established over a decade and with over 1000 teachers in 60 different countries, the Kru Muay Thai Association is the most rewarding and professional Kru Muay Thai system to date.
“Kru Muaythai Association is the main instrument that revives the traditions of muaythai-boran as a martial art, acknowledging the culture and techniques by the set up of a structured curriculum and syllabus for education as the standard learning pattern to follow throughout the world. With the introduction of Khan grade levels to indicate ones level of knowledge, abilities and proficiency in Muaythai/Muay Boran.” – Mr. Chinawut Sirisompan, Chairman of the Kru Muay Thai Association (KMA).
Kru Muaythai Association (KMA) has been registered and given full authority strictly under the guidelines, rules and regulations of the office of National Culture Commission, Ministry of Culture on 9 May 2003 (T.167/2546).