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Welcome To Martial Arts Industry Association

The Martial Arts Industry Association Limited (MAIA) is the Peak Industry Body for Martial Arts in Australia.

The MAIA acts as the representative body for the collective interests of the martial arts to the Federal, State and Territory Governments, the general community and the media.

The combined strength and experience of our members enables MAIA to provide an effective forum for:

  • Lobbying/advocacy on behalf of the industry
  • Representation of member interests
  • Education on a wide range of topics
  • Networking and liaison between members
  • Networking to the wider martial arts community




Our last day for the year will be the 19th of December, we will reopen on  the 27th of January.   A safe and happy holiday to all!  

Read More » | Date: Dec 10, 2014



The MAIA has commenced a program of liaison with the various State Fair Trading Offices together with key media outlets to both publicise and deal with ‘Scams and Fraudulent Behaviour’ within the martial arts industry.   The MAIA has identified the ‘Top 8′ scams on its website. Check them out at   Report a scam by [...]

Read More » | Date: Mar 21, 2014

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‘RETURN TO SHAOLIN’ Film Confirmed

It has today been confirmed that MAIA President Walt Missingham will star in a new Australian/USA Co-production entitled   ‘Return to Shaolin’   The film, which will be screened on a major USA Network, will tell the story of Walt Missingham – from being critically injured over 30 years ago and while still in recovery making [...]

Read More » | Date: Dec 23, 2013



Our last day for the year will be the 20th of December, we will reopen on Wednesday the 22nd of January.   A safe and happy holiday to all!

Read More » | Date: Nov 11, 2013


Master Minds Summit 2014

Martial Arts Industry Association (MAIA) has organized the Master Minds Summit 2014 to be held on Sunday 18th May 2014 from 9am till 4pm at the Liverpool Catholic Club & Mercure Hotel.   An opportunity for all the members and accredited instructors to attend the Business Seminars and training featuring special guest Kym rock, Xma [...]

Read More » | Date: Oct 16, 2013