BMABA Nominated For The Sports Business Awards’ 2020 Sports Diversity Award

We’re proud to have been announced as a finalist in the prestigious Sports Business Awards’ 2020 Sports Diversity Award category. We have always practiced what martial arts teaches – complete equality separated only by the merits of what we do as individuals – and it’s ...

December 2nd Last Minute DCMS Updates

This evening (1st December) a very large association posted an update to Facebook that turned out to be erroneous regarding the prohibition of adults training in martial arts. We understand how hard the guidance is to interpret at the moment and know full-well the information was shared with the bes...

December 2nd Tier System Update For Martial Arts

Please bear in mind that this guidance is developing quickly as we respond to additional information being made available throughout the week. As always, we’ve done our best to provide accurate and up to date guidance but at the time of writing, many Government sources are yet to be updat...

We’re Extending Our Carbon-Neutral Pledge

Just before our 8th Birthday in September we pledged to not only start running as the industry’s first Carbon Neutral Martial Arts Association but to take it one step further – offsetting all of our Carbon Emissions since forming in 2012. We always said we were keen to extend this effort...

BMABA Introduces Club Website Scrappage Scheme and Updated Free Website Provision

So much of this year’s posts have been about COVID and the damage Coronavirus has unleashed on grass roots martial arts. As we start to approach what we hope will be the last of lockdowns across the UK, we’re starting to focus on 2021 and how best to help our clubs recover. Pre-pandemic,...

BMABA Introduces Brand New Student Packages

We know clubs have a tough few months ahead of them as lockdown relaxes. That’s why we’re spending November’s lockdown redeveloping all of our key resources and tools, to ensure they are ready for 2021 and whatever it throws in the way of clubs and instructor across the UK. A key s...

We’re Working On A Huge Revamp For 2021

For all of our members, the strategy BMABA employs – putting the latest technology at the heart of our association – will come as no surprise. We have always been proud to be at the forefront of the modernisation of the martial arts industry. That’s not to be conflated with an eros...

Exemptions For Working With Children – Make No Assumptions

This morning we posted about a possible exemption for children’s classes which appeared to give way to the possibility of under 18’s activities continuing during lockdown. We urged caution as to whether or not this would be applicable to us because, as we all know only too well, there ha...

Possible Exemption For Children’s Martial Arts – November Lockdown

We’ve been adamant from the moment November’s lockdown was first announced that children’s classes should not close. To us, there was little justification for taking away a source of social, physical and mental wellbeing for people of all ages; especially those under 18 years. A ch...

November Lockdown Regulations & Martial Arts

This guidance is now out of date. Please read a recent update here. It was only a few days ago that we were compiling a comprehensive list of Tier 3 guidance to help clubs in specific areas of England understand whether or not they would need to stop teaching. Unfortunately this evening we ...


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