News Archive


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 » | June 10, 2020 | Category: News

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 […]

Read More » | June 10, 2020 | Category: News

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 […]

Read More » | June 10, 2020 | Category: News

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 » | May 26, 2020 | Category: News

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 » | March 27, 2020 | Category: News

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. https://www.health.gov.au/news/health-alerts/novel-coronavirus-2019-ncov-health-alert?utm_source=health.gov.au&utm_medium=redirect&utm_campaign=digital_transformation&utm_content=health-topics/novel-coronavirus-2019-ncov

Read More » | March 22, 2020 | Category: News

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 https://apps.apple.com/us/app/bruce-lee-path-of-the-dragon/id1478232002?ls=1 and Android Google Play https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.app.brucelee

Read More » | February 4, 2020 | Category: News

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 » | December 20, 2019 | Category: News

2020 Sanda World Cup Confirmed for Australia

KWA President Walt Missingham has today confirmed that the 2020 World SANDA Cup will be staged in Melbourne from the 4-6 September 2020. The event will be the biggest martial arts event ever staged in Australia and the first World Championships to be conducted by KWA. The multi million dollar Event is being fully backed […]

Read More » | November 7, 2019 | Category: News

Martial Arts Industry App Updated

The Martial Arts Industry App has recently gone through some updates. This latest version now has an additional  Smart ID feautre under the Accedited Instructors Search function. You can now find an accredited instructor and get the details by entering either of the search keys in the textbox: instructor name town or suburb postcode type […]

Read More » | September 17, 2019 | Category: News