Mallakhamb Federation of USA is incorporated in 2015 and is based in New Jersey. The objective is to be a governing body for Mallakhamb in the United States of America. This is similar to other Amateur sports organizations in the United States of America.
Mallakhamb Federation USA will be responsible for the selection and training of the men's and women's teams that represent the United States in international tournaments, men's and women's, as well as for the promotion of Mallakhamb amongst prospective players, spectators, and fans. Mallakhamb Federation of the USA will represent the USA globally and the men's and women's National Mallakhamb teams in the United States.
THE NATIONAL TEAM
The national teams feature a designated number of mallakhamb players for men’s mallakhamb, women’s mallakhamb, and artistic mallakhamb. Members of the national team are selected based on performances in the all-around at the national championships or through an alternative system established by the respective program.
The men’s national team has 10 senior and junior elite members. The junior national team is broken into two age groups, 12 & below, 12-15 and 16-18. The number of junior and senior members fluctuates depending on the timing within the World Cup Cycle. The men’s senior national team is selected after the National Championships, based on performances at the event, points earned through the points-evaluation system and other factors considered by the committee. For the most part, the junior team members are chosen based on performances at the U.S. National Championships.
The women’s national team includes a total of 12 junior and senior members. The number of junior and senior members fluctuates depending on the timing within the World Cup Cycle. In the year before the World Cup, the senior national team will include mallakhamb player who will be 12 years in the calendar year of the World Cup. The U.S. women’s national team is named based on finishes at the U.S. National Championships and approved petitions to the team.