Muay Boran, also known as “ancient boxing,” is a traditional martial art that originated in Thailand. It is the precursor to modern Muay Thai, and it has a long and fascinating history. The term “Muay Boran” means “ancient boxing” in Thai, and it refers to a range of fighting styles that were used by Thai warriors in ancient times. These styles were developed to help fighters defend themselves against attackers armed with weapons, such as swords and spears. Over time, Muay Boran evolved to become a popular sport, and it was eventually codified into a formal system of rules and techniques. Muay Boran is a highly versatile and practical martial […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
“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.