04.12.18 Christmas Closure
The dates of the CMAA office Christmas closure and when we re-open in 2019 are now in the Instructor Area
on this website.
26.11.18 CMAA Centre of Excellence Award (COE)
COE application/renewal paperwork can now be downloaded from the club management page in the
instructor area on the CMAA website.
Read more news here.
About The CMAA
The CMAA was founded in 2002 as a National Supporting Body for all Martial Arts and has grown to be one
of the largest groups in the United Kingdom. Our aim is to bring all Martial Arts together in a fair, equal and
open minded manner. As such the CMAA recognises all known styles whether they are Traditional, Freestyle
or Mixed along with proven grades.
With several thousand Members and Affiliates throughout the United Kingdom and Europe and we would invite
any Instructor or Student from any style to join. The most important thing to note is we do not govern or
interfere in the lawful management of your club(s) as we never forget it is your choice to join us, we are simply
here to SUPPORT YOU.
If you have any questions or comments click here to contact us.
Find out what our some of our existing members say about us, click here
Promoting Good Practice, Health & Safety and Safeguarding.
Fully supportive of the guidelines as set by the 'Instructor Standards' ideology - CLICK HERE
Holders of (CMAA Office) The Greater Manchester Sports Partnership Club Mark
Members of the Sport and Recreation Alliance
Registered Umbrella Body With The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
First Aid Training Provider
Martial Arts Standards Agency (MASA) Approved Instructor Training Provider
Ensuring Quality Service and Tuition With The Cobra Centre of Excellence Award
Equal Opportunities and Respecting Diversity - CLICK HERE
Read The CMAA Safeguarding Policy - CLICK HERE
Trade Marks and Logos
The CMAA logos must only be displayed by registered current Member Clubs on literature, advertising
materials or websites. The CMAA logos, along with the CMAA name (abbreviated or otherwise) must not be
used on any of the following unless officially issued by the CMAA
* Certificates of any kind
* Badges or other embroidery / printing on club uniforms
Any person using them who is not a current Member will be infringing on Trade Mark & Copyright Law.
The Cobra Martial Arts Association are registered with and protected by the National Business Registry and
the Department of Trade & Industry. The word COBRA and the CMAA logo are registered Trade Marks
(section 41) for the Instruction of all Martial Arts Within the United Kingdom.
Registration Number: 2369237
"Infringement of registered Trade Marks. This occurs when a third party uses a sign or word identical, or
similar to, a registered mark in respect of identical or similar goods or services"
Cases won to date against non CMAA members using the name = 7
Cases won to date against non CMAA members using copyrighted material = 2
"Martial Arts Instructor UK" and "Cobra Kids" are protected under the same conditions. The Cobra Martial
Arts Association also fully supports The Office of Fair Trading "Approved Codes of Practice"
This website was designed and created in 2002, is protected by copyright and carries a disclaimer which can be