The Four Stars: Signify three governing branches of American Muay Thai; the USMTA,(Muay Thai) the AMTJRA (Judge & Referee & Officials), the newly incorporated MBL (Muay Boran League), and the top One Star is in recognition of our fallen.
The Blue Thai fighter: is in recognition of "Nai Khanom D'Thom", noted as being the first Thai fighter to compete outside boarders of (Siam) now Thailand some 200 years ago.
The Elephant: Is a symbol for "Good Luck", and also the emblem of the King's Stadium, "Rajadamnern" Stadium in Bangkok, Thailand. It is also one of the Royal symbols of H.R.H. The King of Thailand.
The Red Fighter: Is in recognition of the Late "Arjarn Chua Chakshuraksha" 1906-1982, of Thailand, who is known as the "Architect of Modern Muay Thai".
The Shield: The colors on the shield, Red White & Blue are the joining of the national flag of the United States of America, and the national flag of the Kingdom of Thailand.
The Laurel leaves: Are a symbol of growth for the association and to strive for continued excellence.
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