An Independent Muay Thai Association forma SIMTA - Sitnarong International Muay Thai Association founded in 1986 By Grand Master Sken Kaewpadung
Covid has accentuated why we need to work hard to keep the history and culture of Muay Thai alive MSA Association is doing As much as they can to Support Clubs Instructors and their students. We are bridging the gaps to help students to keep learning by offering easily accessible training and qualifications both Live in a gym environment and On Line for Classes, Personal training and Courses.
We Stand For Quality in Muay Thai Education
Focusing on Instructors and the standards with in Muay Thai teaching. We support instructors with all aspects of quality instruction To keep standards high we offer live and on line training including Muay Thai Qualifications and support for clubs As an MTQ Muay Thai Qualified Instructor you can run your clubs independently or become one of our MSA Academies with the many benefits we can offer them, in the knowledge that you will have quality Muay Thai recourses when you need it.
The MSA Association is based on delivering quality Muay Thai Instructors. right up to Master and Grand Master Level. We maintain the highest standards through unrivalled Muay Thai tuition.
The MTQ Courses deliver basic to advanced Muay Thai education, where we know that every member of the MSA Association has a good knowledge and understanding of the sport and culture.
By ensuring quality Muay Thai training we can be safe in the knowledge that all Muay Thai students can train safely and become the best they can be.
Prices for MSA Association Licence Products
MSA Association Club Membership Basic £50 Annually per club
MSA Licence Fee per student Abraod £10 UK £14
All your insurance needs are provided through Towergate insurance & MSA Association. Club certificates will be issued once you have been authenticated by MSA Association. To apply contact us
The MSA Vision
MSA are aiming to create Muay Thai professionals who raise the standards throughout the industry.
We have worked along side most of the registered bodies in Thailand and are committed to delivering quality and excellence throughout the MSA Association
Club Insurance for MTQ Instructors
For Clubs with in the UK only. We offer an easy way of setting up your club insurance as a club associate MTQ Instructor you will be able to purchase students member to member insurance through MSA Association insured by Towergate Insurance /Allianz Insrance
Annual Licence fees
UK Insurance can be continued annually Instructors renew their students by filling in the relevant forms and submitting them to The MSA Association.
To apply if you are a UK Club all you will need is to be an MTQ Qualified Instructor have a fully enhanced DBS if you do not have a DBS or you do not have Muay Thai Qualifications you can apply by contacting us email@example.com
Muay Thai Clubs Abroad Open to MTQ Muay Thai Qualified Instructor. By becoming a member we offer the same quality Muay Thai programmes through our on line access. All clubs joining MSA Association must hold their own insurances recognised with in their own country. Please contact us for more information
If you want to take advantage of training Sessions can be booked in advance. You can tap in to Grand Master Sken's wealth of knowledge whether it be for Muay Thai Muay Boran or fighting systems. It couldn't be more easy you can now learn from wherever you may be located in the world.
Having as much clarity as possible we keep it simple for you and your students and to be able to concentrate on quality teaching.
MSA Works With You & Your Club
Read About Who We Are and our Pedigree We our proud of our achievements Being independent we can offer a modern approach without loosing our traditions Quality is the key to our success and the survival of our sport.
Grand Master Sken Kaewpadung has been Awarded & Recognised
Grand Master Sken Kaewpadung has been Awarded & Recognised
2009 Contribution to Muay Thai & the Country of Thailand - Minister of Sport of Culture and Education of Thailand
2012 Life Time Achievement Award By Martial Art Illustrated Autherised by Hall of Fame Authority
2014 World Wide Martial Arts Council - As Grand Master Of The Martial Arts Muay Thai
2014 Special Award for the contribution of Muay Thai and Martial Art International Martial Arts Association - Presented By Grand Samuel Kwok
2015 Hall of Fame Golden Award By Martial Art Illustrated
2011 The Martial Art Hall of Fame By Combat Magazine
2016 The Hall of Fame - Awarded By Combat Magazine
1986 Best promoter of the Year By Combat Magazine
2009 Presented Grand Master - By Kru Muay Thai Association
2000 Presented Blazer of Honour for the contribution in Muay Thai and Thailand By Minister of Sport Thailand
2000 Certified - Kru Muay Thai & Krabi Krabong By International Amertuer Muay Thai Federation
1979 Thailand Profesional Boxing Council Presented - Boxing and Muay Thai Instructor
2011 Special Award By the Canadian Ameteur Muay Thai Association
2018 United Kingdom Muay Thai Awards Organisation - Pioneer of Muay Thai within the UK
17 March 2010 Kru Muay Thai Association Assistant Senior Grandmaster ( Mongkol 17 – Gold Monkol )
1st March 2023 - Senior Grand Master -T.C.F.U.K. AITMA & IMTF
MSA Association for quality Muay Thai
MSA Association For Muay Thai Coaches Clubs & their students
Open to all martial artist around the world who wish to learn Muay Thai
Quality Muay Thai education through Grand Master Sken the founder of SIMTA
We provide invaluable resources Independent and politics free
Why Become an MSA Association Member
As an MSA Associate Instructor you can access Muay Thai easily from anywhere in the world via our website www.mastersken.com
Easy to Book
Muay Thai Training - Fitness - Sport & Coaching - Muay Boran
Quality Muay Thai Instructor Training
MTQ Muay This Qualification Level 1 & Level 2 & Master Levels
Instructor Grading Assessors courses.
MSA offer you the essential teaching skills that are required to help you to develop and pass on Muay Thai safely.
Learning and developing structured classes for all age groups genders and abilities
Instructors acquire fresh new ideas from our MSA programmes.
Muay Thai Safety for the Muay Thai student - How to use equipment Safely
Muay Thai for fitness Basic intermediate and advanced
Muay Thai for the sport Basic intermediate and advanced fighters and coaches
Thailand Culture & History
MSA Create mentors who love what they do creating confident healthy happy students
On Line & Live Muay Thai Training
Club affiliation through MSA
24 hour access to Muay Thai Training recourses
MSA Grading accessed through online resources
Live Muay Thai Training for Instuctors increasing your Muay Thai knowledge throughout your Muay Thai journey
MSA Certified Grading Assessments / Certificates live On Line Access
MSA Group Grading classes on line
MSA Club Insurance (UK Only) Club Licence easily accessible through our website.
MSA Instuctors Insurance easily accessible through our website.
MSA Master Sken
The Birth of SIMTA 1977 & MSA 2010 -2020
SIMTA Sitnarong International Muay Thai Association
The BritishThai boxing Council & SIMTA
1985 Sandy Holt Keith Grainger Ann Grainger Grand Master Woody worked tirelessly to find a way to bring Grand master Sken back to the UK from Holland Forming the British thai boxing council with the help and support of Mr John forester, at the time labour MP for Stoke on Trent worked closely with Mr Stephen Canter his solicitor finally brought him back to the UK shores.
Making Grand Master Sken the chief instructor of the newly founded association
In 1981 Grand Master Sken was granted a work permit and visa to stay in the UK
When Grand Master Sken came back to England he promoted Muay Thai more for sport competition and fitness
The British Thai boxing Council disbanded soon after his return where Grand Master Sken formed his own association SIMTA - Sitnarong international Muay Thai Association
Working alongside his newly formed Sitnarong Camp he produced many Instructors and world champions
Between 1985 -1991 Many SIMTA Champions were fighting and winning
Kru Carl the Cat Thompson Became World Champion
Kru Oliver Harrison - World Champion
Kru Sandy Holt European Champion
Martin Holmes European Champion & World Champion Trained by Peo Lindvell under `Grand Master Sken
William Hilditch British Champion
Phil Nurse -European Champion
And many more
SIMTA Instructors also went on to play a large part in the growth of SIMTA creating many British and world champions under the association and Grand Master Sken’s guidance
SIMTA grew over 35 instructors and supported their schools and students to over 4500 members
With The Purpose of SIMTA to support Instructors and their students and to promote Muay Thai through events and promotion through the media and television creating amazing Muay Thai demonstrations in different countries around the world
The SIMTA /MSA Muay Thai Events have been televised around the world by Screen sport TV Night of combat Thailand Live Television-Screen sport and Euro sport
SIMTA /MSA - Grading
The SIMTA /MSA Grading system has been developed to help students to understand Thailand and its Culture, Muay Thai and Muay Boran showing instructors how to teach students of all abilities and levels
SIMTA - MSA promote quality Muay Thai through a deep understanding of the sport and safe instruction.
Accepted by the Martial Art Commission in 1977 SIMTA has used the grading system to support and grow SIMTA/ MSA instructors to develop their schools
Over a lifetime of investment Grand Master Sken MSA has carried the SIMTA legacy on and emerged strong with a mission to continue to give quality training in all aspects of Muay Thai
If you are an Instructor and would like to Join The MSA Association or apply to become a member as an MSA Affiliate Club please contact us at www.mastersken.com
Under the guidance of Grand Master MSA will continue on where SIMTA has left off.