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Safeguarding Children in Martial Arts (SCiMA) is staffed by volunteers who are practicing martial artists and trained in child protection and safeguarding, and safer recruitment practice. The aim is to provide services for the martial arts community working with people who understand the sector and our particular needs. All our volunteers share our aim to promote a continuous improvement ethos.

How to contact us




++44 (0) 1582 876701

++44 (0) 7760 763529

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What does SCiMA do?

SCiMA is focused on implementing child protection policy, developing safer recruitment practice and enhancing coaching standards with a view to professionalising martial arts instruction, in the United Kingdom and partner organisations in the Republic of Ireland.

SCiMA services will include:

• SCiMA registered martial arts coach database
• Child protection and safeguarding training
• Safer recruitment practice
• Anti-bullying awareness
• First aid essentials

Although self-governing, SCiMA will work in partnership with national and international organisations to promoting best practice in martial arts coaching and organisational management. This includes local and national government organisations, in the UK and internationally.

For more information contact us