This is one of many resources, tools, licensing provisions, insurances, community features and more included as part of our comprehensive annual memberships.

Our business and club support gives you access to an ever-increasing number of articles, vlogs, blogs, tutorials and podcasts to help you start, grow and manage your club.

You should never feel guilty about making a profit from your martial arts club, provided it’s achieved ethically.

If you run your club like a business – an ethical, social business – you have every opportunity to make a substantial full-time salary by doing what you love to do. Whether you’re happy teaching for fun or you’re looking to build up a million pound academy, we’re constantly adding to our archive of expertly created business, marketing and club management guidance.

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  • Club Management And Best Practice
  • Marketing Strategies and Tutorials
  • Marketing and Advertising Templates
  • Help Managing Club Finances
  • Comprehensive Web Design Tutorials & Management Support
  • Business Support, Including Company Registrations, Structure and Legal Services
  • Practical Articles On Health & Safety
  • Logistical Issues Such As New Equipment & Opening Venues
  • Insurance, First Aid, DBS and Safeguarding Guidance
  • Setting Up Clubs & Starting New Sessions
  • Working With Children And Adults At Risk
  • Providing Professional Services
  • Plus Lots More

What do we know about business?

Started in 2012 with just £20 of capital by the now multi-award winning entrepreneur Giovanni Soffietto, the BMABA is a true success story. We’ve risen to a dominate position as an industry disruptor without receiving so much as a penny in funding, support, grants or loans.

Left: Our Founding Director Giovanni Soffietto receiving the 2019 Sports Business Awards’ coveted ‘Best Governing Body Initiative’ for our work in tackling childhood poverty through martial arts. Giovanni received his award infront of an audience of more than 400 CEOS and NGB heads, and was presented the award block by BBC Sports’ Hazel Irvine and David Sheepshanks CBE, Chair, FA Technical Advisory Board

Some Of The Recent Articles We’ve Published To Our Club Management Section