Martial Arts Australia - 03 8601 1124

Martial Arts Australia is the Peak Industry Body that supports all martial arts instructors / school owners offering group deals on insurance, coaching courses and associated business tools. We have been serving the industry since 1993 providing support and direction to over 3000 school owners from all styles. Chaired by Graham Slater the association started out as the Karate Alliance (IKA), then evolved into the Martial Arts Alliance (IMA) to embrace all styles / schools and in 2001 Martial Arts Australia was born to better serve the local community.


Find us on Team AppWHAT WE DO: We work as a medium to liaise with the public about the benefits of martial arts training and the operational codes of practice each clubs uses. We also act as a united voice to government to consult on behalf of the industry in a more comprehensive manner. For thousands of Instructors / Associations / Promoters, Martial Arts Australia is recognised as the ultimate One Stop Shop’  GROUP BUYING FACILITY for their business needs. We make things easier by providing instructors with everything they need to open / operate a martial arts school (government / industry accreditation, legal compliance, qualification standards, appropriate insurance etc).

For just one subscription fee per year members get access to the full range of discounted services - GROUP BUYING FACILITY (martial arts insurance, websites, mobile APPs, direct debit fee collection, bulk SMS broadcasting, marketing, merchant card facilities, instructor courses, business mentoring, video production and gradings).

The biggest draw card for members is extra credibility, when they are issued with an 'Instructor Certification' in either of the following: CPI - Certified Practising Instructor, CSI - Certified Senior Instructor, CMI - Certified Master Instructor status. We assess instructor's qualifications to meet our certification / accreditation process through (RPL) and we offer the option of nationally recognised training courses (Australian Martial Arts Coaching System - AMACS) to those who need help to reach the industry standard.

It's very hard to compare us with other associations because there is no other group in the world that does what we do. The International Martial Art Alliance (IMA) is funded by subscriptions and sponsorship from its commercial arm, Martial Arts Australia (MAA). Together, they form the most progressive and innovative provider of martial art services. They also distribute vital industry news to martial art instructors and school owners via email, social media, print mail, their websites, public meetings / seminars and most recently in their TV programs. Our network is an alliance an industry media provider, a product negotiator, a group of companies, a group of school owners and a ‘library’ of talent and knowledge with an expert panel of masters, consultants and staff.

As a Peak Industry Body we are well placed to serve and grow the martial arts industry on many levels see below:

* Industry requirements are facilitated through active consultation
* Extensive group services and products are made available to members
* Direction of educational programs most appropriate for instructors
* Provides a united voice for the industry in all regions
* Maintain a position of trust and respect to give confidence for the industry
* Create and implement nationally recognised training and make it available to everyone
* Available to lobby and work with local and national levels of government
* Liaise with the corporate sector to obtain group deals and sponsorship for athletes / schools
* Promote the industry’s profile through media including TV to expand its popularity
* Represent a large portion of the industry with our membership and network base
* Hold regular open industry-wide meetings is vital to break down political barriers

Martial Arts Australia - International Martial Arts Alliance - Martial Arts Insurance
Corporate Office: Level 1 / 390 St Kilda Road Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Production Studio: Level 1 / 4b Bluff Road Black Rock Victoria, Australia
Postal Address: PO Box 1170 Box Hill 3128 Victoria, Australia  
Contact Us 03 8601 1124

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