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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 http://maia.com.au/martial-arts-scams Report a scam by [...]
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 [...]
Australian Writer/Producer Stuart Scowcroft has teamed with leading martial Artist and film producer, Walt Missingham to develop a martial arts/action film. The Movie ‘KILL ME IF YOU CAN’ has been written by Stuart Scowcroft who is also Executive Producer. The film is being produced by Global Entertainment Media it has a multimillion dollar budget [...]
Our last day for the year will be the 21st of December, we will reopen on Tuesday the 22nd of January. A safe and happy holiday to all.
MAIA President, Walt Missingham, has advised that 2012 has been the most successful year ever in terms of accreditation uptake. Its only September and we have conducted multiple courses in Sydney and Melbourne as well as Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide, Port Macquarie, Tamworth With many courses being fully booked out. Attendances of 50 to sixty instructors [...]
The martial arts community has been greatly saddened when Grandmaster Lawrence Lee lost his battle with cancer on the 2nd of July. Lawrence Lee was the founder of the kung fu system Tong Kune Do and was a foundation member of both the first kung fu organisation formed in Australia (NSW Kung Fu Association) and [...]
Walt Missingham, one of Australia’s most successful documentary film makers, has released an article on The Forgotten Bruce Lee Film – The Wrecking Crew Click here for the full story.
Congratulations are in order for MAIA Vice President Kevin Blundell who has made the cover as featured martial artist in International Martial Arts Publication ‘EFC All Stars’ ( April 2012 Edition). Congratulations to Kevin Blundell from KRMAS on an informative and interesting interview – its terrific to see the Aussies making an impact on the [...]
Walt Missingham [R] with Garry Lutton (L) at his attendance at a recent Accreditation Course New Zealand Martial Arts Instructor Garry Lutton recently became his country’s first ISO standard Accredited Instructor. Garry commented: “Accreditation is the way of the future for our industry and I am very happy to be a part of that future, [...]
MAIA president has confirmed the rumour that the MAIA will be adopting an international role in the accreditation of martial arts instructors. Walt Missingham, President of the MAIA, confirmed that accreditation courses this year will be conducted in North America, the Middle East and New Zealand. “We have conducted international courses before but we are [...]