Outdoor Martial Arts Classes Of 5 Students Now Confirmed

We’re absolutely thrilled to announce that Government guidance looks to have changed, now permitting outdoor martial arts sessions of up to 6 people in total (1 instructor and 5 students). This now opens the door to a pathway that could allow clubs to retain students and even begin building ne...

Teaching Martial Arts Outdoors, Government Guidance & Covid-19 Instructor Updates

Around ten days ago, Government unveiled guidance aimed primarily at Personal Trainers that permitted the delivery of one-to-one instruction, outdoors, subject to social distancing and strong hygiene measures. Naturally, martial arts was neglected from this release entirely. We partitioned the Depar...

We Can Announce The Launch Of The BMABA Group Of Social Enterprises

Nearly 8 years ago, the BMABA was founded. We started with just £20 of capital. Our first website was built on a refurbished laptop that came on a £30 per month contract alongside a second hand Blackberry. It was all so basic and so amateur. Fast forward nearly eight years and we are tur...

Coronavirus Major Strategic Update – April 23rd

A month on from Boris Johnson’s lock-down announcement, Coronavirus continues to wreak havoc on society as a whole around the world. We of course will be focusing on the impact this is having on martial arts. In short, it’s been largely crippling and devastating for the industry as a who...

We Have Launched MartialHost – A Martial Arts Hosting Subsidiary

Since our Chief Exec. Giovanni founded the BMABA in 2012, we’ve always been hell-bent on making the use of the latest technology. Our websites, our systems and our processes all use cutting-edge technology and IT to help automate what can be sped up, and keep a human touch on the bits that nee...

We’re pleased to announce the BMABA has attained the Safeguarding Code in Martial Arts for Governing Organisations, and we’re backing the Scheme for our clubs too

Over the years, we have spent tens of thousands of pounds campaigning for better Safeguarding in martial arts. This includes huge investments in the BMABA’s own Safeguarding provisions. Whilst internally, as an association, we have made great progress we recognise that as an industry, collectively, ...

Full Closures & National Contingency: March 20th Update

Covid 19 Coronavirus Contingency This page forms part of our official response to the Covid 19 emergency. << Learn more about our extensive measures to assist clubs in surviving Covid 19. Coronavirus Instructor Briefing March 20th, 19:25 What a week it’s been. This time last wee...

Official UK Martial Arts Coronavirus National Contingency, Video Lessons & Subsidies

 In response to the UK’s closure of schools from Friday, the BMABA has ramped up it’s national UK martial arts contingency planning, effective immediately. We are delivering huge grants and subsidies to enable UK martial arts clubs to remain afloat, providing key provisions such as ins...

BMABA Launches A Full Coronavirus Emergency Contingency Plan For Affected Martial Arts Clubs & Instructors

As Covid 19 (Coronavirus) continues to dominate headlines, so to does it continue to cause great public anxiety and economic hardship. We’ve spent years campaigning for martial arts to be more prominent, professional and safe in the UK. The immediate cashflow difficulties already been experien...

Coronavirus (COVID-19) & Your Martial Arts Club: Official Update

Understandably, we’ve had dozens of enquiries and questions from clubs and instructors worried about Covid 19 (also known as Coronavirus) and the potential impact on their classes. As an association, we’re working with our partners both within and outside of the sports industry to ensure...

Important: We've launched the UK martial arts industry's largest response to the Covid 19 Coronavirus.
This includes a huge amount of funding and subsidies to discount the cost of membership and insurance, effective immediately, in addition to a wide reaching range of additional measures and resources. This is all designed to help our new and existing members to continue throughout the Coronavirus crisis.

 
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