Institute of Martial Arts & Sciences

Promoting professionalism and quality in the martial arts worldwide

Martial Arts Instructors Award

About the Award.


This exciting new course is open to all Black/Brown belts (or equivalent) in any style or system, including kick-boxing and self defence, who aspire to becoming an instructor in their own right and open up a club. It has been specifically designed in order to provide these fledging martial arts instructors with everything they need to get started.

Subjects covered include:

  • Methods of Instruction/Coaching Techniques
  • Child Protection/Safeguarding
  • Health and Safety
  • Equality and Diversity
  • First Aid
  • Insurance
  • DBS


The course fees include:


  • DBS Check (enhanced)
  • Emergency First Aid Training Certificate (Martial Arts Specific)
  • Instructors Insurance
  • Examples of Lesson Plans
  • Templates for Policies
  • IMAS Instructors Award Certificate
  • Your name entered into the exclusive IMAS Instructors Register (Entitling you to quote you are an “IMAS Registered Instructor”
  • Associate Membership of IMAS
  • Access to further training and support
  • Individually tailored website


This is the “full package”. A person successfully completing this course will walk away with literally everything they need to open and run a martial arts club legally, properly and successfully.

Method of delivery:

The bulk of the theory for the course is delivered via supervised and supported distance learning. However, the course culminates in a weekend of classroom based study/assessment. This includes the emergency first aid course.

Entry requirements:

All applicants must satisfy the following entry requirements.

  • Proof of technical competency in their martial art (certificate/license/letter of introduction)
  • Have a good working knowledge of written/spoken English
  • Have basic numeracy skills
  • Be computer literate with regular access to a computer




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