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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


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: 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

COVID-19 updates

During this crisis MAIA members are receiving regular Bulletins but is important to realise that the situation moves quickly. Please click here to get the latest information from the Government/Health Department website.

Read More » | Date: Mar 22, 2020

Bruce Lee App Released

The much awaited Bruce Lee App has now been released. Described as The Ultimate Bruce Lee Resource it is AVAILABLE NOW On Itunes and Android Google Play

Read More » | Date: Feb 04, 2020

Christmas Break 2019

Christmas greetings and thanks to all of our committee members, coaches athletes and members. Our office will be closed from the 21st of December and will reopen on the 28th January 2020

Read More » | Date: Dec 20, 2019