Grow Your Martial Arts School

Since 1993, MATA has been the must-have membership for martial arts school owners. Get all the tools, connections, and answers you need to succeed.

The Martial Arts “Teacher of Teachers”

“On his path of inspiration, motivation, and unparalleled success, John Graden has had a profound impact on the manner in which thousands of martial arts are operated worldwide.” — Martial Arts World magazine

WHO ARE MATA MEMBERS?

Black belts working hard to create a great living for their families so they can focus on their passion for changing lives through their schools.

Earn more income

Learn how to create the revenue that you deserve for your hard work and the life-long benefits you provide your students.

Enroll more students

We’ll show you the programs to offer to move a stranger to a student and a student to a black belt and staff instructors.

Become the "go to" school

Learn how to become the school people think of and talk about when “martial arts” are mentioned in your town or area.

Recent MATA Certification Graduates

The MATA Instructor Certification Program provides teachers an effective process
to create and maintain a productive classroom environment.

“MATA is a professional and quality organization. I wanted my Instructors and myself to be certified by the best.”

— Sidney Burns, Blue Ridge Martial Arts

I am continually looking for ways to improve my teaching knowledge and the MATA Instructor’s Certification is one of the finest and most updated courses an instructor can take.

I was impressed by the honesty of the content and detailed explanations of the various issues surrounding the teaching of Martial Arts these days.

Sidney Burns, Blue Ridge Martial Arts Academy

LATEST NEWS AND TRENDS

How to Teach an Anti-Bully Seminar in 2020

How to Teach an Anti-Bully Seminar in 2020

To learn how to teach an anti-bully seminar, go to my 23-minute webinar, How to Stop Bullying: A Parents Guide October is National Bullying Prevention Month If you are planning a bully seminar, please take the time to research the basis for what you are going to...

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New Insurance Injury Waiver for Post C-19

New Insurance Injury Waiver for Post C-19

Do you need a new liability waiver? We asked Jennifer Urmston of SFIC about the need for new waivers moving forward. She recommends that schools update their waiver language. You want to document that your members/students acknowledge their own responsibility for...

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The Coronavirus and Your Rent

With the coronavirus pandemic blanketing the world, many martial arts school owners can’t conduct group classes for at least the next month or two. This creates beehive of complexity and questions. Our guest, The Lease Coach, gives us the answers.LISTEN AND SUBSCRIBE...

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14. 10 Important Questions About Your Curriculum

MATA Podcast Episode 14 10 Important Questions About Your CurriculumThis week, the truth about the martial arts business is that as we move into a new world now is the perfect time to move away from your old world. Listen Where You Get Your Podcasts  Show 14–10...

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Empower Kickboxing Overview

Easy to Teach with Fewer Classes. Easy to Learn. A Simple ComparisonHigh Block in Forward Walking StanceHook Punch in Guarding StanceTO INSTRUCTORS 1. Which skill do you want to teach? Front stance high block or fighting stance hook? 2. What skills do you want to...

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