The BMABA Is A Professional, Independent Grassroots Martial Arts Governing Body
We represent and support martial arts clubs and participants across more than one hundred and fifty disciplines and styles. Now with membership in excess of 30,000 covering the whole of the United Kingdom, our multi-award winning association is recognised as one of the leading governing bodies for professional standards, promotion of grass roots participation and charitable engagement through martial arts.
We promote, regulate and develop the UK martial arts industry.
4 Key Things We Excel At
Learn More About The British Martial Arts & Boxing Association (BMABA)
Our founder and the association itself has won numerous awards, nominations and accolades from major names, including the Sport Business Awards, GBI Magazine and Association Excellence Awards.
Not For Profit
Our organisation is both an association and a social enterprise, meaning our work is always for the good of the community.
We Help Clubs Grow & Thrive
From insurance, licensing and certification through to business advice, support and regulation – we help clubs and instructors across the UK grow successfully.
SHAPING AN INDUSTRY
INDEPENDENT, POLITICS FREE, COMMUNITY LED
Since 2012 we’ve grown to represent more than 30,000 members from more than one hundred and fifty disciplines and styles in the United Kingdom. We help clubs grow, keep students safe and we promote self defence skills for everyone. Our disruptive model founded by the now award-winning social entrepreneur Giovanni Soffietto is reshaping the martial arts industry, and our charitable work with martial arts is second to none.
Are you an instructor, sensei or club? Explore our clubs website here.