Institute of Martial Arts & Sciences

Promoting professionalism and quality in the martial arts worldwide

The Complete Martial Arts Instructor

A Manual for Teaching Martial Arts Effectively & Safely, by J Lee-Barron



This groundbreaking work applies modern educational theory and practice to the instruction of martial arts. It contains all the information required for an instructor to plan, deliver and assess learning and attainment, as well as chapters upon teaching different groups such as Toddlers, Special Needs and Senior Citizens.

In addition, the subjects of Equality and Diversity, Health and Safety and Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults are also dealt with, as are some of the contemporary psychological theories that underpin effective teaching and learning. Any/all of this information can be easily integrated and applied to any martial arts organisations internal coaching programmes.

This book is very comprehensive and serves as one of the standard texts for several courses run by the IMAS Including the Martial Arts Instructors Award and the IMAS/TLA Courses as well as the Grad. IMAS. It is also included in the recommended reading list of the International Martial Arts and Combat Sports Scientific Society situated in the library of Rzesnow university in Poland.

It will be of value to both new and experienced instructors alike, as well as for those students of the martial arts who aspire in becoming instructors themselves.

It is in a clear, easy to understand format that can readily be integrated into any martial art organisations internal coach/instructor training programmes.

As well as being a guide for instructors and a textbook for IMAS students, It has also been written in order to help raise some much needed additional funds for the institute, so please support this venture!

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The book retails at £18.99 Delivery