UK Martial Arts Returning And Coronavirus: Your Questions Answered

Over the past month we have all been set adrift in a sea of vague regulatory changes and disappointing delays for the return of indoor martial arts. As we approach the 25th July, the date on which indoor martial arts can return in England, we decided a bit more clarity would be helpful to clubs and ...

Martial Arts To Resume: Saturday 25th July

For those within the martial arts industry who did the responsible thing and sat tight following June’s crushing extension to the continued closure of indoor sport and gyms, we finally appear to have our date!   What’s Happened? ENGLAND On 9th July at 17:12 Oliver Dowden, Secretary ...

Revised Guidance For Teaching Out-Of-School & Summer Camp Martial Arts

The changes to Government guidance is coming at us all thick-and-fast. It was only last week we were told martial arts would not be returning along with gyms and fitness classes. There was then a temporary glimmer of hope, only to be extinguished very recently again. We now have a revised piece of g...

An Open Letter To The UK Martial Arts Community

We know that recent news on the delay to the re-opening of indoor martial arts has created further tension, divide and derision between organisations, associations and clubs from all styles and affiliations. Martial arts is already too fragmented and divided and now, more so than ever before, we wan...

Confirmed: Martial Arts Can NOT Return On July 4th

On 23rd June the UK Government announced a further easing of lockdown measures in England, paving the way for a vast cut of the high street and economy to return. As an industry we were devastated to hear that gyms and indoor fitness classes would not be permitted to re-open until ‘atleast mid...

Martial Arts Resuming 4th July – Changes To Guidance?

Whats The Issue? This week, the Government announced plans that effectively opened all but a few parts of the English economy following lockdown commencing in March. To our tremendous disappointment, indoor sport and recreation, as well as gyms and indoor fitness classes were told they could no...

Can Martial Arts Clubs Return On 4th July In The UK?

What Just Happened? In England On Tuesday 23rd July the collective UK martial arts community awaited news from the Boris Johnson on lockdown measures being eased. With bated breath, we heard how hairdressers, cinemas, museums, galleries, restaurants, shops and pubs joined the long list of other busi...

UK Martial Arts Coronavirus Recovery Strategy – Our Pledge

Today we make 15 pledges to our clubs on how we will help you recover from the impact of Covid-19. We will commit to every single promise made until the last of our clubs recover from the impacts of Coronavirus. From five-figure subsidies on insurance, licensing and qualifications and the guarantee ...

We’re Increasing Our Office Presence To Help Clubs Get Through Coronavirus

We recently announced the launch of our Coronavirus Recovery Toolkit to help thousands of clubs get back to teaching as effectively and safely as possible. This included a free Covid-Aware martial arts instructor training course. Throughout the entire Coronavirus pandemic we have been immensely busy...

We Launch A Covid-19 Recovery Toolkit, Including A Free Covid-19 Aware Martial Arts Instructor Qualification

We have witnessed the devastation Coronavirus has inflicted on the Martial Arts sector here in the UK first hand. We have had to watch hundreds of clubs fail completely, with thousands more pushed to the point of near-collapse. Despite our tens of thousands of pounds of funding, lockdown measures ha...


WE WILL HELP YOUR CLUB RECOVER POST-COVID. 

There is no martial arts association in the UK doing as much as us right now to get your club back on its feet.
 
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