Guwahati, June 26 (ANI): A "Muay Thai" boxing camp was recently concluded here, where participants from all over northeast had participated including referee and other officials.
The camp was organised under Muay Thai Federation of India registered under International Federation of Muay Thai Amature.
It was very encouraging for the participants to have the President of Muay Thai Federation of India, Oken Jeet Sandham, who is also the Vice-Chairman of IFMA.
Thai boxing is popular worldwide for its special fighting technique that utilizes all parts of the body as weapons of defence as well as attack. It is a unique art of self-defence referred to as "The Art of Eight Limbs", as the hands, shins, elbows, and knees are all used extensively in this art.
It has traditional originated in Thailand and the now it has become a passionate game across the globe.
The world championship of Muay Thai boxing is held from time to time and it is also included in the Asian Games. (ANI)