BRITISH ASSOCIATION OF MUAY THAI OFFICIALS
British Association of Muay Thai officials B.A.M.T.O. (Est.1992)
An independent governing body based in Manchester to oversee the judging and refereeing of Muay Thai bouts in the UK.
It was felt that a high standard of officials was needed to help promote the sport of Muay Thai.
Any official from any Muay Thai governing body can register with the Association and can take part in regular courses held by The British Association of Muay Thai officials B.A.M.T.O.
Muay Thai Governing bodies or promoters can request officials from B.A.M.T.O. To adjudicate at their competitions or to be an advisory body for the Competition.
It is important that competitors receive the right results, most competitors will tell you
if they lose they can work on improving themselves, but if they get a bad decision then they do not
know how they can correct this.
The British Association of Muay Thai officials B.A.M.T.O. are here to help the sport grow into
a respected and well organised sport.
Mr Anthony Moore (Kru Tony Moore- Sitsiam Camp) founder of BAMTO announces his retirement from active refereeing and judging in Muay Thai.
Kru Tony will carry on his duties as head of the BAMTO technical committee and in his role as adviser to the Association.
Kru Tony would like to thank the many referees and judges in Thailand who have helped him on his journey,
Special Thank you to Rajadamnern stadium, IFMA and AMTAT for allowing Kru Tony to take part in their judging and refereeing courses.
It is therefore very important that the rules for foot sweep technique should be clarified.
this is a scoring technique.
visual force on contact this can be deemed a defensive technique.
disrupting the flow of the bout.
British Association of Muay Thai officials B.A.M.T.O.
A lighthearted demonstration of the footwork used in refereeing.