One Of The UK’s Leading Politics Free,
Independent Martial Arts & Boxing Associations

  • The BMABA (British Martial Arts & Boxing Association) is one of the UK’s leading multi-style, independent associations for martial arts and combat instructors, clubs, senseis & coaches.

    We’re politics free, completely independent, community led and fiercely committed to the development of our industry, leading the way for change and a modern martial arts industry.

    100% of our surveyed members would recommend our association to another instructor, club or professional.

  • Some of our membership benefits at a glance;

    • Access to student, instructor & event insurance
    • Instructor, club, syllabus & grade licensing
    • Martial Arts certification & qualifications
    • A free club website
    • Freedom to run your club your own way
    • Grading certificates & documents
    • Custom clothing & printing
    • DBS checks & first aid guidance
    • Child protection & safeguarding help
    • Business support
    • Club listings & advertisements
    • Networking & workshops
    • Plus loads more
  • Professional Instructor Documentation

    Make sure your hard-earned reputation is properly represented with truly professional, stunning instructor certification.

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  • What Does BMABA Membership Include?

    We don’t believe in charging you the earth for a signed piece of paper and nothing more. Our membership is based on offering you as an instructor or club owner absolutely everything you could possibly need, all under one roof.

    From licensing & insurance through to business support and a community. Free websites and hosting through to certification and club listings. It’s all available with a single price tag and membership to our Association. We work hard to provide what is arguably the most comprehensive martial arts association membership package available anywhere in the world.

Just A Few Membership Features

*Note that membership features may vary by membership type, please check what’s included in a particular package when joining.
  • Instructor Certification & Licensing

    Beautiful & professional instructor, coach & sensei documentation that’s checkable in live time from anywhere in the world.

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  • Student Insurance & Licensing

    Member to member student insurance, licensing, grade recognition, student resources at some of the industry’s best prices.

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  • Martial Arts Instructor Insurance

    Access a tailor made, specialist martial arts instructor insurance policy served directly by the BMABA.

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  • Event & Tournament Insurance

    Access public liability insurance for martial arts events at some of the UK’s best prices to help protect your tournament, course or seminar.

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  • Professional Networking & Community

    Connect, share & network with other professional instructors, clubs and senseis both locally & around the world.

  • Club & Business Support

    Get help finding new members, managing finances, keeping up with regulation & more with our dedicated business support designed to help clubs of all sizes.

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  • Blank Documents & Forms

    Save time & money with professionally designed documents & forms for a range of club and business needs. Professional, branded or white-label.

  • Equipment & Custom Printed Clothing

    From custom printed t-shirts & hoodies through to mitts, gloves, PPE & first aid kits; we’ve got it covered at fantastic trade prices.

  • Free Club Website

    Get your club online, accept payments, connect with more students & more with a completely free BMABA club website! No coding or design skills needed.

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  • Guidance, Support & Framework

    Our professional organisation is helping to develop a range of frameworks, regulatory guidelines & safety provisions.

  • Blank Grading Certificates

    Enjoy a range of professionally designed student grading certificates for use in your club. Printed & digital versions available.

  • Industry Leading Member’s Area

    Enjoy the industry’s best secure member’s only area reserved exclusively for professional BMABA members and available 24/7, 365 days a year.

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  • National Support & Representation

    Enjoy representation from one of the UK’s leading organisations for martial arts clubs, professional instructors & their students.

  • Plus Loads More!

    Enjoy many more premium membership benefits exclusively available to members of the British Martial Arts & Boxing Association. Explore our website to see some of these features.

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  • Our Exclusive & Industry Leading Member’s Only Area

    We’ve worked hard over the years & spent thousands developing a truly ground-breaking member’s only area. Full community profiles, instant online insurance for students, hundreds of resources & licensing services and a secure online store, plus loads more, available 24/7, 365 days a year.

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The UK’s Leading Politics Free
Multi-Styled Martial Arts Association

    • We don’t interfere with the way you run your club. It’s yours and should remain that way.
    • We offer recognised certification that’s linked to a national database.
    • We offer excellent value for money with services & membership features worth hundreds of pounds rolled into a single membership fee.
    • We believe in representing our members and their interests.
    • We’re not interesting in name-throwing or boasting – just honest work and good ethics.
    • We pride ourselves in being transparent, professional & straight forwards.
  • With the BMABA you’re free to;

    • Grade students independently as you please
    • Control your clubs direction and the syllabuses taught
    • Remain a member of style-specific Associations and follow the criteria set by them
    • Develop & grow as an individual and professional as you see fit
    With the UK’s best support, guidance, membership resources, licensing, network, community and more right behind you – all for a single annual membership fee.
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  • Martial Arts Student Insurance, Licensing & Membership

    Our student insurance, membership & licensing allows you to register as many or as fewer students as you please. Enjoy recognised member to member insurance, full student membership, complete student licensing, grade recognition, student support services, student analytics report, live online student registrations and loads more as standard. Available for free with all memberships.

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  •  Combine Membership With Insurance & Get Everything You Need Under One Roof

    Instructor Insurance, Access To Student Insurance, Instructor Licensing, A Free Club Website, Blank Documents And Forms, Guidance & Advice Plus Loads More – All For One Annual Fee 

    Our martial arts instructor insurance is combined with our renowned and internationally recognised BMABA membership. This means alongside a fair priced, legal instructor insurance policy designed to cover your public liability and / or professional indemnity needs you’ll also enjoy access to one of the UK’s leading martial arts associations range of tools, features, resources, membership benefits, licensing provisions and insurances – all for one affordable price tag.

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