GUWAHATI, June 13 (NEPS): 2-Day Northeast Muaythai Training Camp organized by Assam Muaythai Council (AMC) has successfully concluded yesterday here at the CD Hall, Sector –II, Noonmati. The Training Camp was divided into two sections – “Referee and Judges and Students Muaythai Basics.”
21 senior Muaythai students from almost all the States of the region had taken part in the “Referee and Judges Seminar and Workshop” while 50 students in the Students Muaythai Basics. The Camp was held under the aegis of the Muaythai Federation of India (MFI). The Camp was also organized in view of the upcoming “IFMA India National Muaythai Championship 2011 to be held from August 5 – 7, 2011 at Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh.”
MFI Secretary General and Technical Board Chairman O Manglemjao and MFI Central Board Committee Chairman Ng Jeet Khumancha had given trainings to “Referee and Judges and Students Muaythai Basics” respectively during the 2-Day NE Muaythai Training Camp. MFI President Oken Jeet Sandham had supervised the whole “Training Programs.”
Speaking at the “Award Ceremony Function” held here yesterday evening at the CD Hall, Sector – II, Noonmati, Maj (Retd) SP Singh said Muaythai was one of the fastest martial arts on the planet and going towards “Olympic recognition.” Urging the students to sincerely play and dedicate in the art to reach their goal, the Chief Guest stated that they were very lucky to have Oken Jeet Sandham who had exhibited his amazing leadership in leading the National Muaythai for the last more than two decades in various international Muaythai events. “You should seek his blessings to reach your goal,” he asked the students who had successfully participated in the “2-Day Northeast Muaythai Training Camp.”
MFI President Oken Jeet Sandham was honored by the Assam Muaythai Council for his personally coming and giving “Muaythai Trainings” to the students and officials coming from various parts of the region. All Muyathai students and officials paid obeisance to Oken Jeet Sandham with Assamese traditional gamocha draped him.
Oken Jeet also congratulated leaders of Assam Muaythai Council particularly Bicham Kumar Singha, Pradip Singh for taking leading role in successfully organizing the “2-Day Muaythai Training Camp” at Guwahati. “I hope that with the Muaythai training given to many students from the region, they would be able to take part in the forthcoming IFMA India National Muaythai Championship to be held from August 5 – 7, 2011 at Hyderabad,” he said.
It may be mentioned that Assam Muaythai Council (AMC) is the only State Muaythai Governing Body in Assam recognized by Muaythai Federation of India (MFI). MFI is the only National Muaythai Governing Body in India recognized by International Federation of Muaythai Amateur (IFMA), World Muaythai Council (WMC) and Federation of Amateur Muaythai of Asia (FAMA).
IFMA is also recognized by Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) and Member of World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and SpportAccord.
Muaythai has already been included in Asian Games, Indoor Asian Games, SEA Games, Arafura Games, Trex Games.