Omicron Variant & Planning For Winter

We know that for many clubs across the UK the media’s announcement of a new Coronavirus variant named Omicron will be of immense concern. We’re here to support you throughout the coming months, whatever this variant may mean for martial arts. At this stage we don’t yet know if...

New BMABA First Aid Qualifications Unveiled

As we rapidly approach 2022, we’re revamping our collection of in-person and online training offerings. Having only just announced brand new standard and lead safeguarding qualifications, we’re pleased to now confirm that a new BMABA Martial Arts First Aid Essentials award is available, ...

Shop St. Introduced As New, Free Membership Benefit

Anyone who has ever dealt with BMABA before will know we’re big on packing a punch when it comes to membership. That’s why we already provide over 120 membership features as standard for our paying members and this is set to increase further into 2021. In the build-up to Black Friday and...

New Safeguarding Qualifications Now Available

We’re thrilled to announce the introduction of a new range of BMABA specialist martial arts instructor qualifications for martial arts safeguarding. Created by industry experts, our new Safeguarding In Martial Arts Qualification and our new Lead Safeguarding Qualification for Martial Arts&nbsp...

We’re Finalists For The Sports Business Award ‘Best COVID Response’

“Most Innovative Business Response To Covid 19 – UK Finalists We’re thrilled to have been nominated as a finalist for the 2021 Sports Business Awards, in the category tributing the best response to COVID across the sporting industry. We’re the only martial art...

BMABA Turns 9 Years Old!

We’re thrilled as an organisation to be today celebrating our 9th Birthday! Founded on 1st September 2012, BMABA has enjoyed a meteoric success within the martial arts association industry, establishing ourselves as not just a major player in less than a decade but also ‘first-in-class&r...

BMABA Unveil Industry’s First Maternity Cover Provision

We understand that pregnancy can be a really difficult time for many of our female members and that’s why BMABA are proud to unveil the industry’s first ‘maternity cover’ provision to assist in providing flexibility during this crucial time. For many women who teach as a sole...

New Extended Hours & Late Night Opening

During COVID we’ve kept our office open on it’s full-time basis with phones, emails and other support online. As we now move into the next phase of a ‘return to normality’ we’re looking ahead at how we can adapt our office hours to better suite our members. We’re ...

19th July Covid Update (England)

As Boris Johnson announces ‘Freedom Day’ is to go ahead on 19th July, we’re all left wondering what this means for our instructors, clubs and students in the weeks and months ahead. Giovanni Soffietto, our Chief Executive Officer, has issued the following statement to clubs who are...

New Exclusive Bookings From ASDA & Yeo Valley Rewards Scheme

We’re very proud to announce a new and exclusive relationship with a national marketing organisation that will place BMABA as the sole martial arts provider of taster sessions to consumers using both the new ASDA loyalty card, and Yeo-Valley Tokens too. This is expected to generate massive foo...