The Silent International Martial Arts Federation (ISMAF), founded in 1978 in Tohoyashi, Japan together with the designer Francesco Faraone President Hiroshi Furumi and Japanese leaders to "Japan Silent", is dedicated to providing access to historical information and archives the traditional education and modern sources as well as the promotion of friendship and cooperation among leaders and enthusiasts of martial arts, fighting sports and self defense.


It was eventually changed the name of the International Martial Arts Federation for the Deaf (I.M.A.F.D) in 1995 in Miami, USA.


Headquartered provisional in Stockholm, Sweden, IMAFD is trying to officially establish with members from around the world to find the official home you will provide the World Congress we will be in Japan in 2018.


IMAF consists of the following divisions: Fitness, Judo, Jujitsu, Kendo, Karate, Aikido, Iaido, Nihon Jujutsu and Kobudo, Taekwondo, Hapkido, traditional Kung Fu, Wushu, Taiji Chuan, Kickboxing, Muay Thai, MMA, Sambo, Brazilian Ju-jitsu, ect.... All deaf fans of martial arts and fighting sports that are consistent with the objectives of the International Federation of martial arts for deaf are encouraged to apply for membership.


As a venue for international certification for martial arts, IMAFD praises deserving individuals by granting degrees, degrees and awards. The Federation sponsors regular exhibitions, tournaments and publishes pertinent information concerning Japanese martial arts.


Among the objectives of IMAFD are the expansion of interest in Japanese Martial Arts, the establishment of communication, friendship, understanding and harmony among member chapters, the development of the minds and bodies of the members and the promotion of global understanding and personal growth.


For more information, please contact the office IMAFD E-mail: branch near you.


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