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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


LATEST NEWS:

Covid Safe School Certification Being Rolled Out in Canada

MAIA President Walt Missingham has today announced that the COVID SAFE MARTIAL ARTS SCHOOLS CERTIFICATION PROGRAM is being rolled out in Canada. “I congratulate the Canadians in their professional and pro active response” I can also reveal we are we are working with groups in USA, UK, Oceania, Malaysia and Greece who are also aligning […]

Read More » | Date: Jun 10, 2020

MAIA Members Insurance – 3 Month Cover at No Charge

Many members have been enquiring about Insurance Renewals as Insurance is now, more than ever, important. The following Statement issued by MAIA President, Walt Missingham. “I have reviewed the insurance situation and it is, for many of our members, an additional cost that they can do without at this very challenging time. Accordingly I am […]

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Covid Safe Schools Certification Tops 20,000 Instructors

MAIA President Walt Missingham has today congratulated the Martial Arts industry in collectively rising to the occasion in dealing with the Covid 19 Crisis and its impact on our industry. “In less than 3 weeks we have had over 20,000 instructors successfully complete the certification process, it is a credit not just to the MAIA […]

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COVID SAFE MARTIAL ARTS INSTRUCTOR CERTIFICATION MAIA President, Walt Missingham, has today announced the rollout of the ‘Covid Safe Martial Arts Instructor Certification Program’

The program can be accessed here: https://www.openlearning.com/courses/covid-safe-martial-arts-school/ It provides online training for any martial arts instructor. It has been developed by the MAIA as a free service to our industry and provides a pathway via which any martial arts instructor can obtain the training needed for a safe a legal resumption of their classes. Walt […]

Read More » | Date: May 26, 2020

MAIA Accreditation Intakes Suspended

MAIA President, Walt Missingham, has today ordered the suspension of all MAIA Accreditation Intakes until the 1 June 2020 at which time the Covid 19 situation will be reassessed. The MAIA will reschedule accreditation intakes that were to have occurred in the first half of this year once it is safe to do so. Special […]

Read More » | Date: Mar 27, 2020